Sony has announced that it will perform regular maintenance on the PlayStation Network next Tuesday, May 24. According to the Korean company, the maintenance will begin at 9:30 PM PST and end at 11:30 PM PST (2 hours), that’s 5:30 AM to 7:30 AM on your Local Timezone.
The maintenance will affects only PlayStation 4 console. During the period of the maintenance, users will not be able to access the PlayStation Store, account management or PlayStation Video. But anyone who signed in before the maintenance starts can play games and use “most” applications without interruption.
“We strive to ensure that PlayStation Network services are available at all times, but occasionally we must take PlayStation Network offline to perform essential maintenance and implement feature enhancements. We are working hard to reduce the duration of each maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.”
Sony Corporation was founded by Masaru Ibuka, Akio Morita. The Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation is headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming, entertainment and financial services. It’s latest console, the PlayStation 4 (PS4) is a home video game console developed by it’s subsidiary, Sony Computer Entertainment. It was launched on November 15, 2013 in North America, and November 29, 2013 in Europe, South America and Australia. It competes with Microsoft’s Xbox One, as part of the eighth generation of video game consoles.
PlayStation Network (PSN) is a digital media entertainment service provided by Sony Interactive Entertainment. PlayStation Network’s services are dedicated to an online marketplace (PlayStation Store), a premium subscription service for enhanced gaming and social features (PlayStation Plus), movie streaming, rentals and purchases (PlayStation Video), a cloud-based television programming service (PlayStation Vue), music streaming (PlayStation Music) and a cloud gaming service (PlayStation Now).