There have been problems with the PlayStation online service recently, which has made it difficult for many players during gameplay or just to download a title.
Between February 27 and February 28 there were problems with the PlayStation Network server and this caused numerous annoyances to players, regarding online gameplay and access to their personal PlayStation account. According to the official PlayStation Status website, PlayStation Network is still experiencing problems not only in the company’s next-gen console but also on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and even PlayStation Vita.
The site stated that, during this period, you may have difficulty launching games, apps or functions on the network, such as changing account information, etc.
According to several sources, the PlayStation Network problems do not seem to interfere with the PlayStation Now, PlayStation Music and PlayStation Video services but there are problems, for example, in downloading titles from the PlayStation Store on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 platforms.
How can I check if the PlayStation Network services are working?
For some time Sony has made available PlayStation Status, a website that allows you to see in real time if every PlayStation service on the network is working 100%. If you encounter any problems playing or downloading titles from the PlayStation Store or listening to music via PlayStation Music, you just have to access the service to see if it is actually a Sony server problem or not.
Another very interesting service is DownDetector, another website that allows, through user reports, to see if there have been any failures or problems with any server, including those of PlayStation.
According to the latter, the PlayStation Network reports of problems occurred around midnight yesterday and continued throughout the night. Only in the early hours of the morning did the reports of faults from users decrease.
Unfortunately, even now, the situation has not improved and I advise all players to keep an eye on the services mentioned above to observe the situation of the servers. The official PlayStation Status site still highlights several issues across all affected platforms including: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation Vita.
Hopefully, Sony will be able to solve this problem as soon as possible by allowing players to return to everything as before. Let us know yours in the comments!