All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now.
PlayStation Network is down for a significant number of PlayStation 4 players around the world. Fans are complaining across social media about the outage. But so far, Sony’s status site is not confirming the PSN-down status.
These connection errors are preventing players from getting online to play multiplayer games like FIFA and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. PS4 owners are also encountering issues logging in to primarily single-player games that require a connection to an authentication server.
If you check the PlayStation Status page, however, it continues to say that “All services are up and running.” But dozens of people per minute are asking why PSN is down on sites like Twitter. This outage comes on the cusp of evening in Europe, and that is where the bulk of the social-media complaints are coming from.
When attempting to log into PSN, many people are seeing an error message. That notice says that Sony has PSN undergoing maintenance. But it is unlikely that this is scheduled maintenance because Sony gave no prior public warning.
GamesBeatGamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
- Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
- The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
- Networking opportunities
- Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
- Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
- And maybe even a fun prize or two
- Introductions to like-minded parties