Sony promises to extend PS Plus and PS Now subs after last night’s outage

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 08:23 GMT By Sherif Saed

Yesterday’s extended PlayStation Network service interruption will not affect your running subscriptions’ balance.


The PlayStation Network went offline for ten hours yesterday all across the world. Users couldn’t access the store on PS4, PS3, or Vita, and were unable to play any games that relied on a server connection.

Although the service is now back online, Sony never said what caused the outage. The platform holder did however promise to reimburse those of us with PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now subscriptions, in addition to those who had movies or TV shows rented through the store.

Sony took to twitter to confirm users will receive subscription extensions, and promised more details soon.