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This article was published on January 4, 2016


(Update: PSN is back now) Sony’s PlayStation Network is down worldwide

(Update: PSN is back now) Sony’s PlayStation Network is down worldwide
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Update: PSN’s status page says the service is now up and running, as of 3:30AM GMT.

Gamers across the world are reporting issues accessing core features on the PlayStation Network today, including online play and the PlayStation Store.

Sony acknowledged the outage on its status page, which is now showing that all services are offline with the message, “Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.”

So if you had planned on some afternoon gaming, you’re going to have to sit tight while Sony gets its act together.

➤ PlayStation Network Service Status [Sony]

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