PlayStation Network down for seven hours on Monday

By Brenna Hillier, Thursday, 9 October 2014 23:03 GMT

The PSN is going down for quite an extended period early next week, for scheduled maintenance.

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The PlayStation Network will be down for an estimated seven hours, Sony has announced.

The downtime kicks off at 10:00AM PDT on October 13. Click the link to see it in local time; it’s most inconvenient for European gamers.

“During this time we will deploy a series of back-end improvements to the network,” Sony wrote.

“If you’ve signed in to the network any time since October 8th, you will be able to play games online and access partner apps such as Netflix during this maintenance period. The PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home and Account Management will not be available during this time, and users may receive a maintenance notification when attempting to access these services.

“We thank you for your patience and support and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.”

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