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PSN down in some regions, are you affected?

We have had some of our readers contacting us and saying they cannot access the PlayStation Network, and it seems that it is down in some regions around the world.

According to the EU PlayStation blog a message has been posted via twitter which says “PSN is currently down for maintenance. We’ll update you with timeframes as soon as we can.” At the time of writing we think the problem is affecting the United States and Europe.

The official line is planned maintenance but could have Anonymous restarted their campaign against Sony? The group did say before they would stop hitting gamers with attacks on the PlayStation Network, but could have changed their tactics.

But it could be because Sony is strengthening security for the service due to previous attacks by Anonymous. Normally when Sony plan to work on the PSN service they give advanced warning, so it could be a round f fresh attacks.

Is the service down in your area? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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