PSN down reports are flooding in right now as scores of PS4 gamers have been hit by PlayStation Network issues.
Independent outage monitor Down Detector has registered a huge spike in PSN down reports.
Out of those affected some 85 per cent are experiencing PSN sign in issues while 10 per cent are having general PS4 online gameplay issues.
The official PlayStation Network Status page says “some services are experiencing issues” right now.
As the PSN outage hit PS4 gamers flocked to social networking site Twitter to report issues with the service.
One PSN user tweeted: “#psndown”.
Another posted: “I cant get on psn i think its down”.
One added: “PSN Down”.
And another wrote: “PSN down, uk. Anyone else?”
The Ask PlayStation UK Twitter has been busy responding to PS4 fans affecting by the PSN server issues tonight.
They’ve confirmed that they are aware of the PlayStation Network problems and that the PSN team are looking into it.
In a message to one PS4 fan they said: “Hello! We are aware of network issues that we’re looking into.
“If you’ve got access problems, please keep an eye on https://status.playstation.com/ and attempt to log in later on.”
The official PlayStation Network Service Status page says the following PSN services are experiencing issues…
• Account management
• Gaming and social
• PlayStation Now
• PlayStation Video
• PlayStation Store
• PlayStation Music
Under the gaming and social section, the PlayStation Network Service status said the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita are all affected.
They added: “You may have some difficulty launching games, applications or online features. Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.”
More to follow…