PSN PlayStation Network Error 8002A537

If you're trying to play online on your PlayStation 3, you might be out of luck. Lots of users are reporting trouble logging into PSN on their PS3 consoles, with the error code 8002A537 popping up on screen.

It seems as though this is affecting quite a large number of people around the world, with the PS3 subreddit flooded with complaints about the issue. Fortunately, Sony seems to be aware; PlayStation Japan has issued a statement on the matter, assuring fans that it's investigating the error.

While things appear to be offline for now, we'll update this story if and when things are resolved. Have you encountered error 8002A537 on your PS3 console? Tell us in the comments section below.