The PSN will undergo maintenance today for a scheduled period of nine hours. Though the service is not expected to go dark for the duration of the tidy-up, you may get unceremoniously booted off the network at 21:00. Does that mean there’s maintenance every day? I’m joking.
Full text from Community Team Leader MusterBuster follows:
Please be aware that the PlayStation Network will undergo scheduled maintenance today from 16:00 GMT.
During the maintenance, you will still be able to sign-in to the PlayStation Network provided that you have signed in recently (eg: within the past month). However, you may experience an unexpected sign out towards 21:00 tonight when we restart our systems. Also: Account Registration, Account Management and the PlayStation Store will be unavailable for the entirity of the maintenance.
Maintenance will take place between:
16:00 – 0100 Tuesday 12th Jan – Wednesday 13th Jan