18w ago - Sony Senior Manager Matthew Harper of PlayStation Digital Platforms has confirmed today that PSN maintenance is scheduled for Thursday, January 17th 2013.
To quote: Hi everyone! 2013 is off to a roaring start here on PSN, with tons of great games and promotions for PlayStation gamers, from the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta for PlayStation Plus users, to the recent digital release of PS3 favorite Demon's Souls, to pre-orders going live for the digital version of Dead Space 3.
In order to continue bringing you the best online games experience on PSN, we will perform routine maintenance beginning the morning of Thursday, January 17th.
This maintenance will start at approximately 8:00AM PT (9:00AM MT / 10:00AM CT / 11:00 AM ET) and last until around 8:00PM PT (9:00PM MT / 10:00PM CT / 11:00PM ET). During the maintenance period, you may receive a maintenance notification when attempting to access PSN.
The PlayStation Store and Account Management will not be available during the maintenance period, but you will be able to access online play and apps provided that you have signed into PlayStation Network at some point between now and the time of the maintenance.
So please be sure to sign in now if you wish to access the Network during Thursday's maintenance...
47w ago - Dust 514 Community Manager Phil Wang has announced that the Mercenary Pack arrives on PSN today and grants Beta Access this Thursday with details below, as follows:
Later this year, there will be an unprecedented level of combat in gaming raging across the entire EVE Universe, from the mighty capsuleers far above in Eve Online, to the relentless onslaught you and your squad will bring to bear against your enemies on countless planets in DUST 514.
The first, harrowing drumbeats of war started not long ago and have been increasing ever since during our beta tests. Until today, this has been of very limited scope while we've introduced some of the EVE Universe's most faithful players to planetary warfare and trickled in some of the earliest of adopters who have picked up their rifles and laid low the opposition.
But that all changes this weekend when we'll be opening the doors to thousands of new combatants through our beta events. There's still time to sign up over at our official Beta Web site to participate in this important, and early, testing period for the game.
Signing up for the beta and playing DUST 514 is completely free! But for those who want to try an assortment of the pay-for items, get guaranteed access to beta weekends,...
52w ago - Sony Senior Manager Matthew Harper of PlayStation Digital Platforms has announced today news of PlayStation Network scheduled maintenance slated for tomorrow - Thursday, May 24th 2012.
Below are the details, to quote: It's been a busy month on the PSN front, as we put together yet another jam-packed PlayStation Plus update, kicked off the massively-popular Mass Effect 3: N7 Weekly Challenges, dropped the PSN exclusive game PixelJunk 4am as part of an epic PlayStation Store update, and more!
Regular maintenance is a necessary part of operating a service such as PSN. As part of our efforts to continue to deliver you a world-class online entertainment experience on your PS3 and PS Vita devices, we will be performing maintenance on the network on Thursday, May 24th, starting at approximately 8:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT and concluding around 11:00pm PDT / 2:00am EDT.
During this maintenance period, you may receive a message that states "PlayStation Network is undergoing maintenance" when attempting to access the PlayStation Store or PlayStation Home.
Online play will not be affected and you will be able to enjoy apps such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video during this maintenance as well, provided that you have signed into the network within 5 days prior to the start of the...
81w ago - Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation Home Community Manager Locust_Star has confirmed that the PlayStation Home Redesign wil be coming this Thursday!
To quote: The next stage of PlayStation Home's evolution will arrive on your PS3 this Thursday, November 3rd.
This enormous update integrates games, quests, community events and user-generated content, while providing players with additional navigation, shopping, socialization, and entertainment options.
This massive PlayStation Home redesign will launch with a number of new, free-to-play games, including:
• Bootleggers '29: Set in the seedy underbelly of the Roaring Twenties, this PlayStation Home exclusive first-person shooter found in the Action District pits cops vs. criminals in a Prohibition-era game of Capture the Cask. Boasting real-time multiplayer action, a variety of vintage weapons and unlockable rewards, and the unique ability to play as your PlayStation Home avatar, Bootleggers '29 is a 100% free-to-play game that introduces a classic narrative to the modern shooter genre.
• PlayStation Home Hold 'Em: A series of backroom poker tables hosted in the brand...
143w ago - PlayStation Home Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has announced today that virtual AlphabeTees are hitting PlayStation Home this Thursday alongside the best of the PlayStation Home Community.
To quote: Last week we offered you a preview of a brand new game known as AlphabeTees - a social trivia game exclusive to PlayStation Home.
The reaction from the community was, to say the least, incredibly positive. Your overwhelming enthusiasm is the reason why it brings us such pleasure to announce that AlphabeTees will be releasing this Thursday into the wide world of PlayStation Home.
AlphabeTees takes the standard trivia game to a whole new level. Think: Scrabble (or a crossword puzzle) that requires teamwork, with you and your friends using clothing to answer VeeMee's trivia questions. Here's a quick overview of the AlphabeTees game play:
• Buy the AlphabeTees Game Pack from Central Plaza (or Threads in the PlayStation Home Mall).
• Look out for questions on the Central Plaza Jumbotron screen.
• Find friends who own the AlphabeTees game pack.
• Solve the question by lining up with your friends and spelling out the answer using the AlphabeTees shirts.
• Take a photo of you and your friends spelling out the answer using your PlayStation...