Yesterday we posted an article which suggested that the PlayStation Network was back online in Japan, however a recent article posted on GamersMint suggests that Sony has in fact seemingly confirmed that the PSN is not back up.
GamesMint asked the Senior PR manager of Sony UK (Jonathan Fargher) if the PSN service had been restored in Japan, Jonathan said that this was not true, which completely apposes what we were led to believe in our previous post.
Jonathan then went on to say that Sony will begin a phased roll out of the PSN (region by region) over the coming week, nothing else was said on the matter, therefore we will have to keep you posted as we hear more.
There is no guarantees that GamersMint’s article is genuine, but they are usually spot on with their news so we trust them, also we have seen no evidence showing any Japanese gamers playing their PS3‘s online since posting the news yesterday, therefore we are a little skeptical.
Perhaps you know someone living in Japan who can confirm this. if so let us know in the comments section below, we would love to hear extra confirmation of this.
Also See: PS4 5.50 update notes for March 8