PlayStation Network was down internationally for longer than 60 minutes
Multiplayer, leaderboards, and store downloads were all not working
On the off chance that you were having issues with the PlayStation Network (PSN) this evening or evening, you were in good company. The help endured a blackout, with multiplayer, store administrations, and more going down for around 60 minutes. The blackout gave off an impression of being worldwide — the authority Ask PlayStation Japan Twitter account announced the issue, and we saw numerous clients from Europe likewise revealing issues.
It appears as though it’s settled now, with the PSN status page showing that everything is going. I’ve additionally affirmed that I’ve had the option to download a game from the PlayStation Store, and bounce into a multiplayer match.
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The blackout influenced every one of the classifications recorded on the PSN’s status page — account the board, gaming and social, PlayStation Now, PlayStation Video, PlayStation Store, and PlayStation Direct — all were set apart as being down for about 60 minutes (however reports of the blackout began rolling in around 20 minutes before the status page lights began becoming red).
During the blackout, various Verge staff members experienced issues downloading things from the store, playing multiplayer games, checking leaderboards, and stacking the PlayStation application on their telephones. Reports on Downdetector crested around 44,000, after they began to stream in at about 5PM ET.
Sony didn’t answer to a solicitation for input.