The PlayStation Network is currently down for some users as fear grows the console has been hit with yet another DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack.
Reports are circulating that an unknown group has launched DDoS attacks on various well-known websites, including Twitter and Amazon. The focus of the apparent attacks is on a DYN, a service that hosts the majority of big named websites, including those mentioned above.
The downtime comes on the launch day of Battlefield 1, one of the bigger titles to release on the PlayStation 4. Sony has acknowledged the issues through Twitter, asking for gamers to be patient as they investigate.
We’re aware that users are experiencing issues logging into PSN. Thanks for your patience as we investigate. https://t.co/0H0knweLYq
— Ask PlayStation (@AskPlayStation) October 21, 2016
Thousands have taken to social media to share their displeasure, with the PlayStation Network getting hit with a range of DDoS attack over the past number of months.
It seems those in Europe are feeling the brunt of the issues, with North America and the rest of the world sparsely reporting problems signing in.
Once we learn anything new we’ll make sure to let you know, but for now, it’s offline gaming comrades.
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