PSN Down Right Now, Maintenance Messages Popping Up (Update)

January 26, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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Update 3 (9:30am PT): Ask PlayStation UK says, “All services should be back up and running.”

Update 2 (8:45am PT): Gaming and Social is back up, but Account Management and the PlayStation Store are still having issues.

If you’re a Destiny player, the servers will be undergoing maintenance from 9am PT until 11am PT. Bungie says, “Player impact is expected to be minimal. Players who are returned to the title screen should be able to resume uninterrupted gameplay after logging back in.”

Update (7:30am PT): The PSN is still down, with Ask PlayStation saying, “We are aware that some users are experiencing issues logging into PSN. Thanks for your patience as we investigate.”

Original Story (7:15am PT): The Ask PlayStation, For Honor, and Elder Scrolls Online Twitter accounts have all revealed that the PlayStation Network is experiencing issues right now, with players reporting that maintenance messages are popping up.

According to the PSN Status Page, “some services are experiencing issues,” with every single aspect of the PSN on every PlayStation platform currently affected. Here’s what Sony says about some of the issues:

Account Management (PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Web, Other)

You may have some difficulty signing in or creating an account on PlayStation™Network. Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.

Gaming and Social (PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Web, Other)

You may have some difficulty launching games, applications, or online features. Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.

PlayStation Store (PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Web, Other)

You may have some difficulty accessing features and products on the PlayStation®Store. Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.

According to Sony, issues have been experienced since about 6:30am PT/9:30am ET.

PSN maintenance isn’t scheduled until January 31, so this is an unscheduled downtime. We’ll let you know of any updates to the PSN’s status.

Is the PSN down for you?

[Source: PSN Status Page, Bungie via Reddit, For Honor, Elder Scrolls, Ask PlayStation (1), (2)]