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PlayStation Network Scheduled Maintenance Thursday

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PlayStation Network Scheduled Maintenance Thursday

PlayStation Network is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance tomorrow, August 11th, from about 8am until approximately 7pm Pacific Time. During this time, registration and Account Management will be inaccessible, including the password reset process. While some users may experience difficulty signing into PSN and the PlayStation Store, the majority of users will be able to play online as well as sign in to external sites that require PSN authentication (like this one).

Stay tuned to the PlayStation Twitter feed for updates and a notice when maintenance has concluded.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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198 Comments

  • Cross-Game Party Chat

  • maintence again last time that it was april 19 till may 31 so don’t do maintence people.

  • We’re going to have to start paying Tax on PSN games again aren’t we?

  • thanks for the heads up!

  • good also fix pshome cp freezing while your at it guys cause it crashing me and my friends ps3s with where in cp for only 4mins

  • Put in cross game chat while you’re at it.

  • At least they’re warning us, but isn’t 7pm PST like 11PM EST?!? That kinda sucks that ~half the PSN users are gonna be without service all evening!

  • Thanks for letting us know.

  • Would really love to see some of the ideas on https://share.blog.us.playstation.com/ implemented!!

  • I hope we get cross game party chat I always wanna talk to friends and not have to ply tue same game

  • @3

    wow way to let them know about something they might not have known about…… smh

  • WE WANT CROSS GAME CHAT

  • really they give a nice update so that when they tell use that they are going under maintenance it doesn’t make us as enraged with Sony? Ok maybe not enraged but really you had nearly a month to do “Maintenance”. If you are about to release new features great if not, no more PSN breaks please…

  • cross game chat

  • CROSS GAME CHAT NOW

  • You all DID read the part that said “While some users may experience difficulty signing into PSN and the PlayStation Store, the majority of users will be able to play online..” right? Big deal, you can’t change your avatar today.

  • Thanks for the heads up!

  • 8 AM TO 7PM…OH WELL I GUESS IT GIVES ME ENOUGH TIME TO BEAT THE LAST RACHET AND CLANK GAME BEFORE I TRADE IT AND RESISTANCE 2 AND UNCHARTED 2…IN FOR SOME DOE OFF OF RESISTANCE 3. IM LOOKING FORWARD TO PAYING NO MORE THAN 4O BUKS FOR IT..EVEN THOUGH IT LOOKS GREAT..WITH ALL THE BUGGS GOING ON IN THE BETA..:/ I DONT LIKE HOW ITS A NEW CHARCTER…I LIKED THE GUY FROM R1 AND 2…NATHAN..HE SHOULDVE STAYED ALIVE AND HAVE US PLAY HIM IN R3 WITH SOME CHIMERA POWERS :P…OH WELL..I GUESS I CAN JUST NJOY THEN NATHAN OF UNCHARTED 3..ESSPECIALLY WITH THE FIGURINE ITS COMING WITH…:P

  • @mixedkidbx

    I highly doubt they haven’t noticed.

    I think it’s more likely that they are completely aware of it and it’s just taken them a long time to fix. Possibly because they don’t want to take PSN down any significant length of time to fix it so shortly after a month long outage.

  • I hope Sony gives us the ability to change our PSN IDs!

    5 years and still waiting!!!

  • If they really haven’t noticed they haven’t been collecting sales tax on PSN since It’s been back up, something is seriously wrong with them.

  • now every time im playing a game it ask me if i want to access auto save storage every time.
    PLEASE REMOVE THAT!
    and BTW WHY I CANT SORT ALL MY 150 PSN game BY FILE NAMES (ALPHABETICALLY)??????????

  • lol ppl asking for cross game chat on a psn maintenence….

  • @18 – maybe read the entire blog post before commenting next time.

  • really well it better be back tomorrow when i come back from work

  • Hope it has to do with CROSS GAME CHAT

  • I was planning on a Final Fight: Double Impact marathon too, which of course has that “always gotta be online” DRM…

  • Hey, thanks for fixing the Friends List organization issue. It is currently in alphabetical order, but before it was fixed, it was technically in alphabetical order, but capitalized letters were first and lowercase last.

    EXAMPLE
    Before: A B C a b c
    After: A a B b C c

    Anyway, it was a small issue, but thanks for fixing it. =D

  • Some of you guys really need to read.

    “During this time, registration and Account Management will be inaccessible, including the password reset process. While some users may experience difficulty signing into PSN and the PlayStation Store, the majority of users will be able to play online as well as sign in to external sites that require PSN authentication (like this one).”

    You will be able to get on and play like normal. SOME people will experience difficulty signing in. DIFFICULTY, so it just means it might take a few tries. You might also get signed out randomly, but you will be able to sign back in.

    Hope this helps.

  • omggg shuut up about cross game chat already freaking nerdsss. get ah freaking phone and put it on speaker. goodness

  • lol cross game chat

  • How about the ability to give away virtual items as gifts on home, that would be neat. And don’t worry about cross game chat, that’s a stupid idea. The kind that belongs on other kiddie consoles.

  • SMH @ ppl still asking for Cross Game Chat…..In a PSN Maintenance post lol

  • I think its great you all made an OS update today. Yesterday night some $&@! pissed me off in MAG since they where inside the spawn area planting explosives so as soon as you spawned basically dead… NO FUN

  • single player gameplay sessh all day tomorrow! woot. its so hard playing 1 player games when the network is up, at least with maintenence i can take multiplayer breaks, lolz, thanks for the nod!

  • IM GOING TO TRADE IN ALL MY GAMES AND MY PS3 CAUSE OF THIS POST THAT I DIDNT READ THAT SAYS THAT PSN IS FOR A FEW HOURS LOL.

    Psh. Haters gonna hate. haha. Learn to read guys seriously. It clearly says that PSN is unaffected, and only account management is going down. *rolls eyes*

  • CROSS GAME CHAT PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • good timing, I can hide from a friend of ine because she’s angry at me…she’ll force to sign in on MSN but hopefully not tomorrow lololol

    I will enjoy playing some SP games tomorrow =D

  • is the PSN gonna be back up in time before the Killzone 3 Tournament Finals start tomorrow? because im competing and don’t wanna not be able to log on

  • This is a good reason to sign off tomorrow.

  • PSN ID CHANGE

  • Glad I’m DJing at a bar tomorrow night.

  • Thanks for the news @Patrick Seybold.
    Hope everything in the maintenance checks out ok.

  • SONY!!!! WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO TELL ALL OF YOUR POOR FAITHFUL CONSUMERS THAT CROSS GAME VOICE CHAT IS NOT POSSIBLE ON THE PS3?
    IT IS EXTREMELY DISRESPECTFUL TO CONTINUE TO LIE TO THEM AND LEAD THEM TO BELIEVE AND WONDER WITH EACH UPDATE THAT IT’S COMING.

    I WILL NEVER EVER EVER BUY ANOTHER SONY CONSOLE BECAUSE THE WAY YOU HAVE TREATED YOUR LOYAL CONSUMERS ON THIS ISSUE. FROM NOW ON I WILL BUY ALL MULTIPLATFORM TITLES ON THE CONSOLE THAT DOES HAVE PARTY CHAT.

    TO THE FELLOW PS COMMUNITY MEMBERS: IF YOU AGREE WITH ME AND ARE TIRED OF GETTING THE COLD SHOULDER FROM SONY ON THIS TOPIC AND WANT A STRAIGHT AND HONEST ANSWER FROM SONY ON THiS MATTER I SUGGEST YOU POST EVERY SINGLE DAY ON THIS BLOG IN EVERY BLOG POST STATING THAT WE WANT AN ANSWER AS TO IF CROSS GAME VOICE CHAT IS POSSIBLE ON THE PS3 AND IF SO WHEN IT IS COMING AND WHY WE HAVEN’T GOTTEN A STRAIGHT ANSWER FOR YEARS!

  • I’m pretty sure cross game party chat would require and update, not maintenance.

  • Thanks for the heads up guys.

  • Not to bad for us in central time

  • no biggy i still need to pass some games any ways and get trophy thanks for the head ups and put cross game chat for every body ightt.

  • It’d be nice to know what you’re working on, but thanks guys.

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