PlayStation Network Experiences Server Issues

PSN is down according to Sony's server status page, with issues coming just as the weekend arrives.

Here's what we know so far.

PSN Server Status - Connection Problems

PSN Sever Status Page Issues Reported
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BAD NEWS: PSN is reporting some connection issues

These issues are described with the following: "You might have difficulty launching games, apps, or network features. We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience."

Sony haven't commented on the PlayStation Network issues just yet - but we expect the team is on the case with the problem reported from the server status page.

But while Sony hasn't acknowledged the server problems anywhere yet, affected game developers have.

PSN Down Game Developer Tweet
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RIPPLE: Game developers are noticing connection issues with PSN this evening

These new PSN issues come just 1 day after Xbox Live experienced an 8+ hour outage.

While PlayStation enjoyed a nice viewership boost with Xbox Live going down just ahead of the first PS State of Play of 2021, Xbox may get the last laugh if PSN connection problems worsen.

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