This article was published on October 21, 2016

PSN and Xbox Live are down for some users — it’s time to panic

PSN and Xbox Live are down for some users — it’s time to panic
Bryan Clark
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Bryan Clark

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After today’s massive DDoS attacks we’re left with a barely functioning web that’s basically hit-or-miss when it comes to visiting our favorite sites. Hell, even TNW is affected (you may notice a lack of images on some posts).

The one solace we all had on days like today is that we can turn off our laptops and instead zone out to some chill time playing Thumper, Arkham VR, or Madden 17. Not today though, dear friend. The internet gods have seen fit to take this away from us too. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you can choose to abandon your PSN brethren and instead turn on the Xbox One — Gears of War 4 is definitely worth playing.

That’s if you’re a lucky one — Xbox Live users are now reporting issues with logging in or gaming online as well.

If not, you’re going to have to suck it up and find something else to do. Or, you can bitch about it on Twitter like these people:

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