Update (5:26 p.m. ET): As of 5 p.m. ET, PlayStation Network’s status page says all services are running now.
Original story: The PlayStation Network is having problems again, for the second time in three days. It’s not a comprehensive outage, but gaming and social services are “experiencing issues,” according to PSN’s network status page.
“You may have some difficulty launching games, applications, or online features,” says the note, stamped at 10:48 a.m. ET. “Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience.”
PlayStation’s help Twitter had this to say yesterday for those still having trouble accessing PlayStation Network.
If you're still having issues accessing PSN, please try these steps:— Ask PlayStation (@AskPlayStation) January 27, 2018
1. Log out of the account that is having difficulty
2. Power down the PS4
3. Access https://t.co/5QZlIWPW2N and sign in.
4. Confirm signing into the website
5. Turn on the PS4 and log in
PSN began having trouble on Friday around noon, the same day two big games launched — Dragon Ball FighterZ and Monster Hunter: World.
The monitoring site downdetector.com showed the latest trouble began around 7 a.m., seemed to tail off around 9 a.m., then quickly returned, peaking at 2,127 reports of trouble around 10 a.m.