If you’re at work right now and are counting the hours until you can
go home and spend some quality time with your friends on the PlayStation Network,
we have some bad news for you. The PSN has been down since 6 AM this
morning and will be down through midnight Pacific Standard Time tonight.
According to Sony, most online gaming
will be unaffected. Sony also claims the people who were already logged
into the PSN, should be able to remain logged in. However, there will
be some services that aren’t available until tomorrow. Those services
include the PlayStation Store on the PS3 and other Sony devices.
will also be blocked from accessing PSN account management, PSN account
registration, and HomeMusic Unlimited. Video Limited services will also
be unavailable. Sony says this is for routine maintenance, but
scuttlebutt is that Sony is getting ready for the launch the Vita in the