Here at Hackinformer, we hate to spring last minute stuff on you, but sometimes we have to. Sony just let the cat out of the bag themselves in terms of when and how long the maintenance of their services would take.The maintenance will start tomorrow, May 23rd at 3PM. This will be 3PM local time and will last one hour.
Just to clarify, the entire PlayStation family of products will be affected. This includes the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation TV, and the PlayStation 3.
If you have a PlayStation Network account you will still be able to sign into your respective Sony gaming device. You will also be able to use most applications while the improvements are being made. What you will not have access to, however, is the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Music, PlayStation Video, and Account Management. Some gaming and social stuff will also be heavily limited.
“We apologize for any inconvenience,” one Sony representative said. “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.”
So, you can’t be too entirely mad at Sony. You can further improve your experience if you act before the maintenance. If your PlayStation 4 is activated as your primary console prior to the start of the maintenance, you should be able to keep playing most of the games and use all of those great third party features and services.
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