PSN Down: Server Status Latest as PlayStation Network Stops Working (31 August)

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PlayStation's PSN network appears to be down this evening, with reports spiking of possible sign-in problems for PlayStation users on PS4 and PS5.

Problems with the service first began at around 7pm BST with reports on social media sites rampant with players experiencing issues with the service.


Independent outage monitor Down Detector has received a surge of PSN down reports with the majority of issues relating to ''sign-in' issues.

There's also countless reports of the ws-37398-0 error message, but there's nothing you can do to correct this error message as it's related to a server issue on Sony's end.

Last we checked there have been 3609 reports as of 8.10pm BST.

For those who do not know, DownDetector is an independent website that tracks social mentions around certain topics to detect outages across the globe.

The Down Detector outage map says that the PSN issues are hitting users across the world, but most of all in the UK, Europe and North America.

There's currently no word on what is causing the issues or when they will be fixed but it's impacting numerous online games.

This includes Call of Duty Warzone, FIFA 21, Fortnite, Overwatch, Rocket League and more.


PlayStation Network Service Status Reports

A look at Sony's PSN server status web page shows a warning which reads:

"Some services are experiencing issues."

There's also issues impacting the following services:

  • Account management
  • Gaming and social
  • PlayStation Now
  • PlayStation Video
  • PlayStation Store

There's no word from Sony's Official Twitter support for PlayStation in the UK.

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