Updated 10:45 a.m. Pacific time Friday, July 13 with continuing issues.
PlayStation Network is having some connectivity problems, according to numerous complaints on social media. These issues began Thursday, July 12, and they have continued into Friday. Sony has confirmed the outage on its PSN Status page, and it says it is trying to get it fixed.
“You may have some difficulty launching games, applications, or online features,” reads the PSN status site. “Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.”
These connectivity problems are preventing players on the PS4 and some services like PS Now on PC from logging into their accounts. It is also preventing those affected from booting up online multiplayer games like Fortnite and Call of Duty: WWII. Fans are also seeing error messages when they try to play primarily single-player games that require online authentication or a connection to an online server.
Not having access to PlayStation Network also means that anyone who plays the battle royale shooter on consoles can’t get into their account, which makes me wonder if PSN is down, does your Epic account exist at all? And the answer to that is, well, yeah. It does. Go log into Fortnite on your PC or mobile device. No, not you, Android users!