Yes, the PSN is Down [Update: Well That Was Effing Quick!]
Update: Seems we’re back!
Experiencing some PSN issues? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. As many users are reporting, from different locations, there are problems about. Sony’s own official status page lists nearly all services in the red and labels them “experiencing issues,” as depicted in the screen grab above.
While it’s very dark in a lot of our readership’s home territory in the totally offline greatest game of all time, I hear the Capture the Flag mini game is best enjoyed during summer nights when it’s pitch black. Hey I’m just putting that out there.