I doesn’t exactly look like barbecue weather this bank holiday weekend, so there’s bound to be a ton of people in the UK at home on Monday evening, wanting to get a spot of online gaming in. Sony has slightly different plans for your free time.
Between 17:40 BST on Monday 25 August 2014 and 00:50 BST on Tuesday 26 August 2014, PSN is going to undergo maintenance.
The services affected by this and to be taken offline are as follows:
- PlayStation Store on all devices.
- PlayStation Network Account Management.
- PlayStation Network Account Registration.
- Entertainment services.
- Online gameplay – however, you may still play online if you are already signed into your SEN account via the relevant device before the maintenance begins.
So, basically no online play on Monday night, but you have to wonder if this a malicious and targetted campaign to deprive UK-based gamers of their precious bank holiday fun times Apparently not, as one of PlayStation’s Online Support Co-ordinators replied on Twitter:
@garymufc7 major maintenance's are always on Monday. Unfortunately this sometimes chashes with the bank holidays
— SuperFastZombie (@SuperFastZombie) August 21, 2014
I guess if you want more conveniently timed PSN maintenance, you’ll just have to move country: