In news that will send shivers down the spine of everyone who suffered through the great PSN outage of 2011, the PlayStation Network is currently down. This is not scheduled maintenance--something doesn't seem to be working correctly.
The news (like all news these days) comes to us via twitter. A tweet from Sony posted two hours ago reads:
"We're aware that some of you are having issues trying to log into PSN. We're working to resolve the issue, and we'll update you here."
UPDATE: 2:18 PM Reports are coming in from gamers all over the net that the PlayStation Network is back up and live. So get playing! Go! Go!
UPDATE: 12:30 PM PlayStationEU, the European twitter account for PlayStation, has confirmed the problem is being addressed and is expected to be go back up in 2 hours.
"Current indications are that we'll be restoring PlayStation Network services in approx. two hours. We appreciate your patience."