Sony’s PlayStation Network experiencing outage Saturday – The Verge1 min read

An interruption of Sonys PlayStation Network that began Friday afternoon appeared to be persisting on Saturday early morning. According to an upgrade on the status page timestamped 6:33 PM (unclear what time zone that is) on February 26th, the impacted platforms are PS Vita, PS3, PS4, and PS5.
“You may have difficulty releasing games, apps, or network features. Were working to deal with the problem as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience,” the upgrade checks out.
Engadget reported that the interruption may be impacting some games however not others; Fortnite appeared to be available but Minecraft and Call of Duty: Warzone were not.
The PlayStation Network outage began a day after Microsofts Xbox Live service suffered a global blackout for 5 hours. On February 10th, the PlayStation Network was down worldwide for about an hour.
Weve reached out to Sony for details about whats triggering the blackout, how prevalent it is, and when it might be solved, and will upgrade when we find out more.

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