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News: PSN Down Ahead of the Thanksgiving Holidays

PSN Down Ahead of the Thanksgiving Holidays

Offline and out

Ah, of course: it's that time of the year where we all collectively hold our breath praying for the PlayStation Network to stay online. With many of you across the pond getting ready for Thanksgiving, you may be wondering when the PlayStation Network is going to go down. Well, we can report that it's literally just collapsed; the...

News: Could PSN Name Changes Be Right Around the Corner?

Could PSN Name Changes Be Right Around the Corner?

Changes are afoot behind-the-scenes

It's by far the most requested feature on the PlayStation Network, but it looks like name changes could about to become a reality. Temper your expectations because this rumour stems from an Unreal Engine update, but it mentions that Sony has recommended all PlayStation Network accounts now be identified by their...

News: PSN Down as Engineers Work to Resolve Issues

PSN Down as Engineers Work to Resolve Issues

Offline and out

We thought that Sony was on top of these PlayStation Network outages, but a major DDoS attack seems to have unsettled the firm's good run of form. The service is down again this morning, with the platform holder reporting that engineers are on the case as we type. Offline time has been kept to a minimum of late, so there's a good...

News: Another Friday, Another Case of PSN Being Down

Another Friday, Another Case of PSN Being Down

What, again?

Eh? Is this a regular occurrence now or something? The PlayStation Network is once again having issues on a Friday, although they don't seem to be impacting everyone. We're online just fine here at Push Square, but we're seeing reports of service outages all over the web - and Sony has even acknowledged the problem on social media...

News: It's Friday Night, So PSN Is Down

It's Friday Night, So PSN Is Down

Jeez

Just in time for the weekend, eh? There are reports whipping around that the PlayStation Network is experiencing some issues - although thankfully, they don't seem to be too widespread. Follow us on Twitter for more immediate updates on this outage We can confirm that we're online without any problems here at Push Square Towers, but...

News: PSN Down For Third Time in Two Weeks

PSN Down For Third Time in Two Weeks

Let's hope it's another blip

Uh oh, the PlayStation Network seems to be down again. Over the last couple of weeks, there have been two widely reported outages - although neither has lasted more than a few hours, thankfully. With any luck, this latest downtime will be a similar story. Weighing in with our own experience, we currently can't connect...

News: PSN Down for Some as Web Rages Over Connection Issues

PSN Down for Some as Web Rages Over Connection Issues

Offline and out

Battlefield 1's servers may be a bit more functional today, but Sony's aren't it seems. While not everyone appears to be affected, reports are swirling that PlayStation Network is having a few hiccups – despite the platform holder failing to comment at the time of typing. Most likely this is just a temporary blip, as was the case...

News: PSN Down Just in Time for the Weekend

PSN Down Just in Time for the Weekend

Typical, eh?

Uh oh, it looks like the PlayStation Network's down. We can't sign into the service here at Push Square Towers, and we're getting buried in reports from unhappy users. Sony's official status website suggests that there's nothing wrong, but clearly, that isn't the case. We're not looking to jump the gun here, but it's at least worth...

News: Secure Your PSN Account with Two-Step Verification Now

Secure Your PSN Account with Two-Step Verification Now

Lock down

It's taken an embarrassingly long time to be introduced, but two-step verification is now available in most regions for the PlayStation 4. To set it up, scroll to 'Settings', 'PlayStation Network/Account Management', 'Account Information', 'Security', 'Two-Step Verification'. You'll obviously need a working mobile phone to set everything...

News: Uh Oh, PSN Appears to Be Down

Uh Oh, PSN Appears to Be Down

Urk

We should be enjoying a nice comfy bed instead of penning this super early morning article, but, as they say, there's no rest for the wicked. There are numerous reports flying around claiming that the PlayStation Network is down. We've tried logging in ourselves with no success, and there seem to be more complaints by the minute on social...

News: May Madness Sale Brings Big Discounts to PS4 in Europe

May Madness Sale Brings Big Discounts to PS4 in Europe

The Witcher 3, The Elder Scrolls Online, and more

Well what do you know, there's another sale happening on the European PlayStation Store. This time around, the selection isn't that broad, but there are still some good deals going down. For example, if you're looking for a meaty role-playing game to keep you busy this summer, you may want to check...

News: PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

Welcome to 2005

Well, this is a pleasant surprise: Sony's adding two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network, it's confirmed. First requests for this feature were found etched into cave drawings by Neanderthals, so it's nice to know that the Japanese giant's heard your feedback and is on the case. "In order to further safeguard our users...