Downtime headlines

  • PSN is down for some UK users, with 'server maintenance' errors rife

    The PlayStation Network is down for some users, prompting your usual flurry of social media complaints.

    3 years ago
  • Destiny servers will go down for a hot fix Tuesday morning

    Destiny server issues? Bungie has an update designed to remedy them, although the shooter will be offline briefly as a result.

    6 years ago
  • Nintendo eShop down for maintenance March 13

    Nintendo has announced an extended maintenance downtime for the 3DS and Wii U eShop later this week.

    6 years ago
  • Battlefield 3 suffers server outages after attack

    EA and DICE’s Battlefield 3 and Battlelog server network has experienced some downtime today in the wake of what appears to have been a deliberate attack.

    7 years ago
  • Ubisoft apologises for Uplay downtime

    Ubisoft’s Uplay system, which acts as an always-on DRM for many of its PC games, went down overnight – right in prime PC gaming time, thanks to the Steam sales. A representative for the publisher has issued an apology for the inconvenience and said servers are back online – but not before the downtime generated […]

    8 years ago
  • Quake Live back up after seven hour downtime

    Somewhere in the world, somebody had the free time and the inclination to play Quake Live, and they were seriously disappointed. Rejoice, free-to-fraggers: your world is restored.

    9 years ago
  • PSN to go down for maintenance today

    Sony’s confirmed PlayStation Network will go down for maintenance later today.

    10 years ago
  • Steam downtime confirmed for this week

    Steam going down for three hours on Thursday, from 6-9.00pm PST.

    10 years ago
  • PSN to go down tonight for maintenance

    SCEA‘s announced that the PlayStation Network will be down today from 9am PST to 11am PST, that’s 5pm BST to 7pm BST tonight.At that time, you wont be able to play games online, wont be able to sign into the PSN and you’ll see a maintenance page for whenever you try to access the PSN […]

    11 years ago
  • Steam down on Thursday night

    Steam will be offline for up to three hours on Thursday night, from 6.00-9.00pm PST.Affected will be the Steam Community, in-game matchmaking or lobbies, downloading games from Steam content servers and making purchases from the Steam store.The announcement’s here.

    11 years ago
  • Don't panic: VG247 will be down for a small while tomorrow night

    Just a heads up. We’re being moved onto new hardware tomorrow night, so there’s going to be a bit of downtime. VG247’s being prioritized in the shift, so all being well we should be back up and running in less than two hours.Just so you know when the lights go off.

    11 years ago
  • PSN gets scheduled maintenance today

    According to this post on the EU PS boards, PSN is going to be down for maintenance from 4.00pm-6.00pm GMT today.No reason has been given for the work.

    12 years ago
  • Xbox Live is d-d-down

    Yep, it’s down. No one can connect to Live at the moment for some unknown reason. We’ll let you know when it’s back up.

    12 years ago
  • Live down for 24 hours next Monday

    According to the Major, Xbox Live will be completely offline for up to 24 hours next Monday, September 29. This looks to be a priming update for New Xbox Experience, which will release “later this Fall,” according to the exec.More through the link.

    12 years ago
  • Age of Conan back after short outage

    Conan’s mighty strength wasn’t enough to heft the prodigious weight of his game’s masses, seemingly. Massively’s reporting that Age of Conan’s servers suffered a proper outage today, causing user trouble on an official thread you can only see if you’ve got a game key.Fortunately, Funcom’s now confirmed that the servers are back up and ready […]

    12 years ago
  • Xbox Live downtime on Monday

    Major Nelson informs us on his blog that Xbox Live is due for some maintenance work on Monday.“On Monday April 21st from 0200-1000 PT Xbox Live will be offline for maintenance. As a result, the ‘My Xbox’ section of will be unavailable, and the Xbox forums will be in read only mode (you won’t […]

    12 years ago