Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

PSN down: PlayStation Network breaks for first time in 2016 as Sony acknowledges service is 'experiencing issues'

Published 04/01/2016

PlayStation said they were aware that some users were having problems accessing certain services
PlayStation said they were aware that some users were having problems accessing certain services

Sony's PlayStation Network has buckled for the first time in 2016.

The online service is required for playing games online, as well as for other features of the console like videos and its store.

Sony said only that the network was "experiencing issues" and its status page showed that the problems were affecting all of its major services.

PSN suffered some problems over the Christmas period, including issues playing online on Christmas Day. But the outage is the first problem of 2016.

Sony's "Network Service Status" page only showed that the problems were affecting all of the company's platforms, including the PlayStation 3 and 4 and web services.

It said that people were having problems getting online and that its "engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible".

Independent

Independent News Service

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More