Playstation Network Down for Two More Days – Twitter Reacts

Posted on Apr 22 2011 - 1:46pm by Thomas Sharp

Millions of gamers across the world are switching on their PS3’s to discover that the Playstation Network is down many of whom assumed it’s a minor glitch. Sadly this isn’t the case as Sony confirms that the entire network could be down for a further 48 hours meaning online game play could be out of the question until Saturday at the earliest.

That would mean the network will be down for around five days in total (worse case scenario) which has prompted many users to ask for an explanation. James Gallagher, who heads up the official Sony blog, has admitted that the problems could have been caused by outside interference. He explained via the blog on 21st April; “we wanted to alert you that it may be a full day or two before we’re able to get the service completely back up and running”.

The outage has come at a rather unfortunate time for SCEE as Portal 2, Mortal Combat 4 and SOCOM 4 all come with online game play and with a rely heavily on the PSN network. However they are still pushing heavily via social networking channels to promote the games with one tweet reading “What are you doing over the long weekend? Let us help.” Which spurned a lot of responses relating to PSN, some of which where more colourful than others.

One replied “@PlayStationEU waiting for the psn I’m hoping your fixing it” whilst another said “@PlayStationEU not playing on PSN by the looks of things!” – If you ask a silly question like that you are only going to receive honest answers.

So it seems PSN gamers will have to wait, how has this affected your gaming and attitude toward PSN?

UPDATE: Playstation has issued another statement.

Source: PS Blog

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  1. sam April 22, 2011 at 2:09 pm - Reply

    hurry up im bored

    • jay April 22, 2011 at 3:23 pm - Reply

      cant belive ps3 doing this right now im borred aswell

    • baz April 22, 2011 at 3:55 pm - Reply

      its sunny outside

    • wayno April 22, 2011 at 8:01 pm - Reply

      i'm bored aswell sony a muti-million pound company gets crippled by brainless hackers and take so long to sort it out

    • @trey0189 April 23, 2011 at 1:35 am - Reply

      I KNOW RIGHT I JUST WANNA PLAY BLACK OPS_

    • lordajax April 23, 2011 at 3:53 am - Reply

      sony has stuffed up again i'm taking my playstation back as faulty and getting an x box

  2. leon April 22, 2011 at 2:15 pm - Reply

    hackers are sad nerdy c#!?! sitting in their basements… get a life!
    you may be able to hack into sony but maybe you should try hacking into a womans pants instead you spotty virgins!

    • deft1 April 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm - Reply

      lmao..so true!!

    • baz April 22, 2011 at 4:02 pm - Reply

      youre right mate, put them onto getting our money back from the bankers

    • John April 22, 2011 at 5:33 pm - Reply

      Nice work Leon !

    • faKer April 22, 2011 at 7:53 pm - Reply

      and you would be outside whilst playing on your playstation?

      or getting it on with your virtual girlfriends?

  3. Rob April 22, 2011 at 2:15 pm - Reply

    PSN Are just proving all its Xbox fan critics right that XBOX Live is better than PSN but i refuse to use xbox live why should you have to pay for a subscription to game online, truth is PC Online gaming has always had the upper for this !

    • chris April 22, 2011 at 3:57 pm - Reply

      "proving"? – really? It is VERY unfortunate that hackers have decided to target Playstation Users, they may actually be intelligent to to good some good somewhere but, instead they decided to pick on me. They claim that sony is only "renting" the PS3 units to us because they can't hack the hardware and run pirated stolen illegal games. Well, let's be clear, I purchased my PS3 so I could load MY photos, MY music, MY videos and run games that I purchased AND OWN and have NO problem with the terms of agreement. You want to be able to hack, write, re-write, mod everything just like the XBOX. Thats NOT why "I" bought MY PS3 – You are hurting "me" and "us" not SONY, we are not idiots, we know SONY isn't doing this to us, it is you…..GROW UP, BUILD YOUR OWN CPU!…HUH? HOWS THAT?….I D I O T S

    • sonny April 22, 2011 at 6:06 pm - Reply

      xbox 360 waste money

    • Kevin April 22, 2011 at 7:32 pm - Reply

      Not true, XBL could probably be hacked just as easily, and if that were to happen the users would be much more upset than us.

      Imagine paying for the service and having it go down! The only thing I'm losing is time, and a few days on PS+ but I'm sure I can have sony extend that without an issue. So what? The network went down for a while. Don't any of us have anything better to do?

      Sure, I'm upset I can't get my 14th prestige over with, and that I can't play Portal 2 co-op; but who cares? It's a holiday, it's a weekend, I have family, I have friends, and I'm not paying for a service so nothing was stolen from me!

    • Justin April 22, 2011 at 9:54 pm - Reply

      u only have to pay for a gold account…..and u also get what u don't pay for…lol….xbox is a much better set up all around ie party chat in game,not having to exit the game to change system settings….if we had to pay for psn things like this would not happen every month….it has never happened on xbl unless it was scheduled and notified in advance….i own both systems and am not a xbox "fan boy"

    • Justin April 22, 2011 at 9:57 pm - Reply

      matchmaking is more on the game manufacturers not just microsoft….u get what u pay for is based on the whole experience….u can't even play single player games and talk to other people on psn playing other games

    • chris April 23, 2011 at 1:29 am - Reply

      xbox live is better then psn, i own a wii , ps3 and xbox 360 ad xbl is the best, and yes you must have a subscription to xbl but you can get that for free, check out my site http://absolutely-freestuff.com, i have personally gotten xbl gold for free and over 3200 msp with out paying once cent! although i do use the ps3 to watch netflix, and it does make it kinda hard when it says i need to be signed in to watch it and there is this error.

      • lordajax April 23, 2011 at 4:04 am - Reply

        it's a scam you tool !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Jeff April 23, 2011 at 4:00 am - Reply

      your an idiot. xbox live was down for weeks back in 07 why do you think I switched to ps3. Playstation will fix this problem and will be better then ever. so keep your xbox and stay off psn. Don't cry later on.

  4. unreal playstation April 22, 2011 at 2:20 pm - Reply

    time to turn on my XBOX

    • Mike April 22, 2011 at 3:17 pm - Reply

      get out of here then, you fool.

    • eric April 23, 2011 at 5:30 am - Reply

      too bad the xbox was hacked looooooonngggggg agoooo……… good try though

  5. gina April 22, 2011 at 2:21 pm - Reply

    WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS EASTER WEEKEND ?? My son loves black ops….now he's bored out of his skull…..please hurry and fix the problem,..,please

    • f4tyh April 22, 2011 at 2:28 pm - Reply

      its not their fault. someone hacked it

      • david pollitt April 22, 2011 at 3:10 pm - Reply

        you would not say that if it was your bank. regards dp

        • Synyster gates April 23, 2011 at 5:20 am - Reply

          Haha DP..

    • Ralph April 22, 2011 at 2:31 pm - Reply

      How bout taking him to do something more positive rather than killing peopel and listening to them curse FOOL!

      • Moolicious April 22, 2011 at 4:53 pm - Reply

        Spend time with kids, they can kill people when they are older

    • deft1 April 22, 2011 at 3:37 pm - Reply

      get it turned back on now!!!!!!!!!!!! all kids are home from school …i made them finish vacation h.w…i made them clean..took them out all week and now they want to chill!!!!!!!!.. get it working today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • ffs April 22, 2011 at 4:37 pm - Reply

        Ffs. You yourself are just a little kid. No one over the age of 18 would use so much punctuation.

    • Nq2 April 22, 2011 at 4:10 pm - Reply

      Try some effing soccer, make the fat-ass run around a bit.

    • thenadlad April 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm - Reply

      Get him minecraft.

      • dont have one April 22, 2011 at 5:58 pm - Reply

        MINECRAFT FOR THE WIN!!…its so epic you have to spell it out FTW =) or play catch with your dog =D or just get out there an play!

    • brap April 22, 2011 at 11:08 pm - Reply

      you're the best mum ever.you're son is lucky………

    • Dave April 22, 2011 at 11:12 pm - Reply

      its not the end of the world. try taking him park. wastemum!

  6. dont have one April 22, 2011 at 2:23 pm - Reply

    wtf im tired of this sh3# fix it

  7. Ryan April 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm - Reply

    Sony should be sued. Bunch of irresponsible gits.

    • Mark April 22, 2011 at 4:22 pm - Reply

      You should be sued for diluting the gene pool.

      • Brian April 22, 2011 at 9:30 pm - Reply

        omg i want to high-five you right now for saying that mark

    • Bob April 22, 2011 at 4:52 pm - Reply

      yes sony should be sued for getting hacked -_-

    • golo April 22, 2011 at 8:22 pm - Reply

      Sued for what? There isn't a strong reason is there?

    • ?????????????????? April 22, 2011 at 10:09 pm - Reply

      its not their fault that people that have no lives and hack

    • Jesse April 23, 2011 at 7:38 pm - Reply

      Its free so cant really complain. Maybe you would like to start paying for it? Get off your @$$ and go do something…..

    • hackersRnerds April 24, 2011 at 4:22 pm - Reply

      you say SONY should be sued.
      why.for giving you a FREE service.
      you effin moron.

      sony owe you NOTHING.
      its a privilage.NOT a right.

  8. greycloud April 22, 2011 at 2:32 pm - Reply

    The other day I bought some Dragon age 2 DLC and now it won't let me download it, it worked good enough to take my money….

    • hackersRnerds April 24, 2011 at 4:24 pm - Reply

      if you REALLY did purchase the dlc.
      then you got NOTHING to worry about.
      dlc can be downloaded 5 times.

  9. R700-_-Arr0W April 22, 2011 at 2:33 pm - Reply

    hey I'm trying to get some good games in on this weekend but now i cant but believe that they will get PSN up and running soon

  10. Marcus April 22, 2011 at 2:34 pm - Reply

    Sony shouldn’t have fucked around with Linux and just left it! Now were getting F’d over for their stupid and unnecessary actions! We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us!

    • Mark April 22, 2011 at 4:24 pm - Reply

      Consider this, if the childish hackers had not used the OtherOS as a back door means of hacking the PS3 then Sony would have had no reason at all to remove the feature…can you say irony?

    • chris April 22, 2011 at 4:37 pm - Reply

      "We are Anonymous"?. "We are Legion"?….you are IDOTS, the REAL hacking community is based on a certain level of "geek respect", the fundamentals of hacking are being exploited by "ANONYMOUS" (very original name, by the way) – I respect "true" hackers with sometimes, odd but understandable reasons but, you are not…you are rubbish….you are picking on a community NOT a corporation. You are driven by your own PERSONAL agenda and thoughts and ARE NOT representing the true gaming community, not to mention the PS3 is supposed to be a multimedia device NOT a specific gaming device. Go buy the games like we did instead of worrying about being able to pirate everything….get a job….build your own console "ANONYMOUS STATION 4"…I'm sure your popularity will help you sell one or two.

    • Stumpy1 April 22, 2011 at 8:55 pm - Reply

      I call BS…you are not part of the hack group that did this. If you were, you'd know that this post can be tracked back to you, dick.

  11. i hate this shit April 22, 2011 at 2:37 pm - Reply

    if it wasn't for the red ring of death i would have been playing pes on my x-box right now.

  12. Lionheart April 22, 2011 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    please try and fix this problem before saturday, c-mon your sony for fuck sake this just gaves xbox live the upper hand

  13. KREPTiiK April 22, 2011 at 2:39 pm - Reply

    This is realy starting to do my head in now =(

    All i wanna do is play a bit of COD nd i cant even do that.. I dont no how hard it is to fix these sorter problems.. But taking upto 4days to fix it is taking the pi$$ dont you think??

    Cant they just reset their system or sumin like that lool

    • PS3 LOVERS ANONYMOUS April 22, 2011 at 9:22 pm - Reply

      restarting the system would take days i believe think about it

  14. Steve April 22, 2011 at 2:40 pm - Reply

    It's a free service, annoying but ultimately out of our control. Must be a serious issue if Sony with all their means are down for 4 days……

    • Syruel April 22, 2011 at 8:40 pm - Reply

      I understand the "free" service argument, but when you have games like "MAG" that are 100% online, well, it's just a coaster if PSN is down….the consumer has to suck it up in silence?

  15. Simon April 22, 2011 at 2:40 pm - Reply

    I might buy an xbox sony are peeing me off

    • lkdj April 23, 2011 at 2:45 am - Reply

      dont do it!

  16. jake iz sexy April 22, 2011 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    we should have something for this incovience of waiting, id like 5psn money plz

    • matt April 22, 2011 at 9:40 pm - Reply

      more like $15 so u could acctually make a purchase. I feel like beating my head into the wall. hurry up sony!!

    • Mazsi April 22, 2011 at 9:49 pm - Reply

      That sounds good………lol

  17. Mario April 22, 2011 at 2:42 pm - Reply

    That is BS

  18. Dan April 22, 2011 at 2:46 pm - Reply

    Ha! typical my internet has been crap for few days now, finally it working and….. PSN is down!!! WTF!

    FU anonymous DDOSing little b!tch.

    Sony sort this crap out and let me mash up some zombies!

    • sk8erdi April 23, 2011 at 2:47 am - Reply

      lets play zombies yo, sk8terdi add me

  19. MrTwistsGame April 22, 2011 at 2:46 pm - Reply

    that person that hacked is gay because its Easter people want to play online toraments like fifa11 black ops its very sad i want to go on hot pursuit online meanwhile have to play offline grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!! 🙁 🙁

    • dahc April 24, 2011 at 3:21 pm - Reply

      what the f*** does gay have to do with it

  20. unrealhacker April 22, 2011 at 2:47 pm - Reply

    i heard tht it will be up and running abt 4 pm today 😀

    • Dan April 22, 2011 at 2:56 pm - Reply

      where did u hear that? post link??

    • leon April 22, 2011 at 3:16 pm - Reply

      bullshit

    • beastly phenom April 22, 2011 at 4:59 pm - Reply

      WROOOONGGG!!!!!!!

    • f4tyh April 22, 2011 at 5:22 pm - Reply

      its past 4pm and it aint workin

      • zach April 22, 2011 at 5:48 pm - Reply

        Not Here =D maybe it is the truth…

      • wayyy2freshh April 22, 2011 at 5:53 pm - Reply

        its not even 1 yet?

        • Tickle72 April 22, 2011 at 11:45 pm - Reply

          where do you live ? Mars ?

    • smartie-man April 22, 2011 at 6:45 pm - Reply

      and is it ??????

    • Randy April 22, 2011 at 7:59 pm - Reply

      They said that shxt yesterday!!!

  21. Dan April 22, 2011 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    Ha! typical my internet has been crap for few days now, finally it working and….. PSN is down!!! WTF!

    stupid hackers, wheres my damn post.

  22. dshurl April 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm - Reply

    freedom is not free, there is a battle going on for your rights, whether you will use them or not should be your prerogative as a ps3 owner. Suck it up.

    • Sinseer April 22, 2011 at 3:11 pm - Reply

      Idiot. The hackers aren't fighting for some high and noble cause, neither are they Neo from the Matrix – They're just a bunch of losers with a bit of skill who've decided that the best way of using their talents is to ruin other people's enjoyment. They aren't beating 'sony' just inconveniencing legitamite people who have paid for consoles and games.

      Freedom isn't having the 'right' to steal software from developers to use on illegally modified consoles. What would the end result be – no one develops software 'cos there's no money in it and no one brings out new consoles as there won't be any software.

      Thonk people, ffs.

      • dshurl April 22, 2011 at 3:40 pm - Reply

        i write siftware, had my account banned for playing around with linux, i stole no software.

      • K .Wade April 22, 2011 at 11:59 pm - Reply

        Amen

    • ali April 22, 2011 at 3:15 pm - Reply

      looooooooooooooooooooooooooool

    • John April 23, 2011 at 4:17 am - Reply

      no, this battle is taking away our rights as ps3 consumers, and no one gives a damn about linux and homebrew software anyways, which is why this whole hacker thing started. idk about you but ive spent over 1000 bucks on sony products, so i dont want to hear this "suck it up" bullshit from people who want the freedom to cheat the system they set up for us.

  23. Dan April 22, 2011 at 2:57 pm - Reply

    http://www.covertgaming.com/forums/showthread.php…! heres how "annonymous" did it why make crap like this?? how could it possibly benifit whoever created LOIC?

    • McNasty April 23, 2011 at 6:06 am - Reply

      Genius post, you fool. Spread the info so other idiots can attack the network. Brilliant.

  24. kdtrapmane April 22, 2011 at 2:58 pm - Reply

    thats what u get when u want free sh’% i rather pay 60 bucks and not deal with this BS

    • FrazzofAz April 22, 2011 at 6:28 pm - Reply

      your right im a big ps3 guy and always said id never pay for online gaming but im starting to think about it now! PSN str8in ur shit out so i can prestige again! or at least hook us up with some kinda perk for being loyal and inconvenienced on a long weekend!

    • matt April 22, 2011 at 9:46 pm - Reply

      Not true I recall a few times my xbox live was down for a couple days at a time. xbox will always blow

      • chris April 23, 2011 at 1:13 am - Reply

        I've had an xbox for longer than I can remember, and not once has xbox live ever been down. From my experience with both consoles, Xbox has had the superior online experience, not to mention the customer service. I've had nothing but troubles since I've boughten my PS3, which I only did because all my friends have it. I've never had a spot of trouble with my xbox. And you say Xbox will always blow? I laugh at the ignorance of small minded shilds such as yourself.

    • Brosbeforebrosbro April 22, 2011 at 10:53 pm - Reply

      You really think that just because you pay for XBL that this couldn't have happened to them. Money going into the pocket of a company doesn't mean that there will never be problems, especially when something is sabotaged from the outside.

    • John April 23, 2011 at 4:20 am - Reply

      a couple years ago xbox live was shut down for a total of 13 days including christmas. were they paying money then? yes they were.

  25. lil_k2010 April 22, 2011 at 3:00 pm - Reply

    sony need to get better secure software on the severs so gay hackers cant hack it

    • ???? April 22, 2011 at 3:35 pm - Reply

      This is a typical example of the war fare n terror in our world. Hackers bring down networks nd the UN bringing down nations. Why because of there own selfish needs n desire regardless of the millions left hurt wounded by there actions. What do we do we debate until another network or nation becomes a target.

    • K . Wade April 22, 2011 at 11:56 pm - Reply

      There is always going to be someone who can hack any system . Instead of using their time to better their on life or those around them , they choose to punish people who work hard (Many whom has helped their sorry arse in the emergency room , Doctors or Dentist office when they were feeling like crap .) What can I say what comes around go's around . I bet they will remember that when it's their turn to get the shaft . Oh it will happen I hope they enjoy them selves now in the moment .

  26. Dan April 22, 2011 at 3:03 pm - Reply

    "anonymous" is Bill Gates :p LOL

    • FEV April 22, 2011 at 6:16 pm - Reply

      LOOOL

    • OOP April 24, 2011 at 11:47 am - Reply

      that would make sense
      Bill Gates= annonymous

  27. KREPTiiK April 22, 2011 at 3:04 pm - Reply

    I think the gezza whus ed it will be up by 4pm is chattin bolox tbh

    if it was gunna be up im sure they would tell us sumin

    but i am suprised they havnt told us anything since yestaday morning

  28. Dan April 22, 2011 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    I dont get it, i thought Linux was secure?? go hack XBOX make these guys flaunting the fact they pay for a service get knocked down a peg or few"hundred" pmsl

  29. samfuzzy19 April 22, 2011 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    all these idiots saying how stupid Sony are and how they will up and go to XBOX, hacks can happen to anything, wouldn't you rather they turned it off and removed it all and stopped it instead of leaving us to be hacked freely? They say they aren't targeting the customer, just the company, but once someone has hacked it, there would be no stopping other people also hacking in and stealing DLC's, credit card details and manipulating games, which is something that should never happen. Get a grip and go outside FFS you useless scumbag nerds

  30. Tasha April 22, 2011 at 3:08 pm - Reply

    So, PSN is down?

    Xbox may be a ripoff, but we never have to put up with this sort of crap- if we did, Microsoft would get sued BIG TIME., and they know it.

    • Thomas April 22, 2011 at 5:34 pm - Reply

      You DO know that XBox Live has been down for up to two weeks, riiight?

  31. Harvey April 22, 2011 at 3:10 pm - Reply

    People have said it will be back late tonight if this is true i reckon around 9, And whats the point in hacking the PSN anyway as sony have shut down the online feture to all PS3 so the hackers caint even play online pointless!

  32. Who cares? April 22, 2011 at 3:11 pm - Reply

    How about stop moaning and go outside you bunch of sad acts.

    I like to game online as much as anyone using Sonys FREE service, but look out the window for once, the sun is out.

    • Dan April 22, 2011 at 3:20 pm - Reply

      Says you?? arent you sat inside on your computer??
      practice what you preach! Moron

      • Who cares? April 22, 2011 at 4:24 pm - Reply

        iPad in the garden, moron.

        • Isme April 22, 2011 at 11:28 pm - Reply

          It's raining outside, wank

        • Dan April 23, 2011 at 12:22 am - Reply

          touché ; )

  33. ali April 22, 2011 at 3:11 pm - Reply

    ps3 don't give sheet about as they know it's free online game and no one will live as .

  34. edwardo April 22, 2011 at 3:21 pm - Reply

    It's free so I can't complain, but I wouldn't buy PSN Plus.

  35. Cel Bwoi April 22, 2011 at 3:21 pm - Reply

    I don't really care. Im not paying for online gaming anyway.I mean what sense does it make complaining about something that is free? Watch some basketball,go outside,read a book. This is the time you can use to find out there is more to life than a video game.

  36. Four20 April 22, 2011 at 3:24 pm - Reply

    Its not all bad, not being able to get online has forced me to complete some of the AI events on GT5.. im richer than evarr! :]

  37. angry man April 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm - Reply

    i haven’t played my computer for like 2 months and just thought I’d do some late night gaming……….NOW I CAN'T…….i going to learn hacking just to hack anonymous…………you don't mess with an angry gamer

  38. shady April 22, 2011 at 3:33 pm - Reply

    4days home from work an i got to wait 5 dayd

  39. Thetruth April 22, 2011 at 3:39 pm - Reply

    Sony better fix this or I'm going to upgrade my gun via pack a punch and kill some Sony zombies. But I agree get outside, spend time with family, read a book or figure out how you can make more money this year..you know, something productive.

  40. jrdrunner April 22, 2011 at 3:43 pm - Reply

    Wow you negative gamers are pathetic.this is what you have become a bunch of whining bit@hes
    Because the site is down for a bit. Get a life go outside you albinos,get some sun,try it. Yes I. Would
    Like to play all the same. Oh well it will be fixed soon enough,it is free after all unlike xbox live. If
    You don't like it switch to xbox ,,goodbye you cry baby bit@ches..

    • Andrew April 24, 2011 at 12:28 am - Reply

      I couldn't have said it better!

  41. jojo April 22, 2011 at 3:47 pm - Reply

    why dont you hackers go and find something else to do with your fingers, like stick them up your a@#e and stop messing with the Playstation Network!!

  42. jrdrunner April 22, 2011 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    playstation rocks ,get over it ppl. Go get your bottle you crybabies and a life. You will never get laid unless you get out of that house ,hey here is your chance to get some…lol

  43. John Jay April 22, 2011 at 3:51 pm - Reply

    Im upset about the PSN being down, but id rather wait than switch to XBOX. I refuse to pay for xbox live.. I pay my ISP now i gotta pay Xbox to use that service.

  44. baz April 22, 2011 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    thought about buying psplus is it worth it. or just buy an x box

  45. Experianced Gamer April 22, 2011 at 3:58 pm - Reply

    Xbox is better. I gave PS a chance and look what happens. I own both PS3 and Xbox 360 and I have to state that i have had more upset with the PS3. So what's the deal here? At least Xbl gives you a notification when the network will be down for repairs.

  46. john jay April 22, 2011 at 4:04 pm - Reply

    A lot of post about hackers. But we the gamers can put a stop to them to0. Via Scm confrontration how many times did we saw cheaters & hackers & no 1 reported them. blame them but us as well. we may not stop all of them, 1 at a time.

  47. Jesus Loves You! April 22, 2011 at 4:34 pm - Reply

    I admit I was frustrated when I could not get on at first, but once I saw that playstation network is tyring to fix it I calmed down. Yelling at them won't make anything go faster, and since it's easter weekend how about you try praying to god and thanking him for what he did for all of us, easter isn't a day about some fake easter bunny it's a day where we should thank him for everything.

    If anyone actually reads this, I am expecting rude comments, so do youur worst it doesn't bother me.

    • $#*+ April 22, 2011 at 7:16 pm - Reply

      Amen!!!

    • rkokid April 23, 2011 at 2:37 am - Reply

      You are exactly right god is good . i love video games but i will never forget who is my savior.There are a lot of terrible thing that are going on in this world from earthquakes to terrosist its endless.So do let a hacker blind you and dont forget that that jesus christ is everything.Anonymous may can interupt the PSN.But jesus christ gets all the glory and honor.

  48. Im_Jackel April 22, 2011 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    I wonder were I put my Nentendo.

  49. MOFO April 22, 2011 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    This never happens on XBOX. So until they (SONY) learns how to keep their system up and running, I will XBOX it. Being in the IT world I know this is not an easy task, but yet and still is the job of IT to have a 7/365 system up and running even if it requires the company to have a identical back up sever farm running offsite.

  50. is X-box the answer? April 22, 2011 at 4:56 pm - Reply

    I think is time for me to try the X-box for the first time, maybe I'll like it who knows.

  51. Miss-_-Marvel April 22, 2011 at 4:59 pm - Reply

    -_-" Minecraft here I come…
    Seriously do you know how many people just lost money because of this… like youtubers who make gameplays for a living !
    Eff this im on spring break and have the opportunity to play COD today and I turn on my ps3 and boom UNABLE TO CONNECT TO PSN -__- this is just major bs. The times I stood up for PS3 against XBOX players and now they have more reason to diss PS3.

  52. OMFG April 22, 2011 at 5:01 pm - Reply

    I Play D.C Universe Online & I pay monthly, so this is really annoying the F outta me… I'm wasting money not playing mofo

  53. Phoenix April 22, 2011 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    Mean While all of us on xbox live are having a great time lol

  54. hilbertron April 22, 2011 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    It would be nice to watch Netflix without connecting to the PSN

    • JUNIOUR April 23, 2011 at 12:56 am - Reply

      u couid just click it then itl oad up then press O

  55. Konner April 22, 2011 at 5:14 pm - Reply

    This is Lame i pay monthy for my online Games im bored shitless there is only so much tv to watch befor i get bored with that Come on for being a multi billion dollar

  56. HazZa April 22, 2011 at 5:25 pm - Reply

    Time to do black ops story mode. GG

    • 6stringsamurii April 22, 2011 at 10:00 pm - Reply

      srry dude i met to thumbs up your comment but hit the wrong button. But yea, definetly time to bust out campaign mode!

    • jayc April 22, 2011 at 11:15 pm - Reply

      yeah man, play ittt! its a wicked game, don't think id have bothered if it wor 4 psn being down but so glad i did, loved it mate

  57. yo moma April 22, 2011 at 5:27 pm - Reply

    this is lame man ps3 really f*cked up

  58. ELK April 22, 2011 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    this sucks!!! can't play my FIFA

  59. Really!!! April 22, 2011 at 5:32 pm - Reply

    ok ppl its not the end of the world cause ur gaming internet is down ur live without it for a few days!! lol

  60. cliff April 22, 2011 at 6:09 pm - Reply

    this is bs !! niqqas dieing!!!!!

  61. FUTBOY April 22, 2011 at 6:12 pm - Reply

    What a discrase, Sony should give any1 a free 20Euro to spend in playstationstore, if it's 5 days more. They let you pay for everything and no service F*CK THIS S*%T happends to much and to long, Bad bad service for the price you pay, don't score points with this BS

  62. Jon April 22, 2011 at 6:15 pm - Reply

    Maybe I'm done with Sony I should not buy anymore Sony system

  63. Psn-nada April 22, 2011 at 6:31 pm - Reply

    Buy an xbox – psn losers

  64. Getalife April 22, 2011 at 6:32 pm - Reply

    Its down, dont worry it will be back soon im sure. we dont pay for it…

    you must have more to do in your lives, i love online gaming and this is annoying but hey its a good time to get some sun and for some hardcore gamers have a shower…

  65. BillGates54 April 22, 2011 at 6:33 pm - Reply

    Ha Ha!!!!!!!!

  66. chelsea April 22, 2011 at 6:34 pm - Reply

    aaaaaahhhh i want to play black ops this suuuuuccckkss! stupid hackers gotta ruin it for everybody. now what is a girl supposed to do with her free time???? this better be fixed SOON

  67. Cris April 22, 2011 at 6:35 pm - Reply

    Why do all the people complaining have bad grammar and either bad engrish or dyslexia. Life goes on…Its not gonna stay down forever and its free. I'd rather not pay and have a couple bugs every now and then as opposed to paying a monthly after paying 60 bucks for a game.

    • jayc April 22, 2011 at 11:25 pm - Reply

      re-check your grammar before posting lmao

  68. AMH April 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm - Reply

    It's a Jihad on Sony
    The Anons said PSN network users were collateral damage.

    If it was hackers, I hope the Feds get involved!

    Lets face it, these Anons are smart, yet confused on what reallly matters in this world.
    If they want to seek revenge and they believe they are right, then they should bring it to a court of law, and let the information fall where it may!

  69. xNSKxSi-Nahx April 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm - Reply

    WTFF . ! Cant even play Z O M B I E S w/ my pplz at nitee like c'mon son im tryn bust axx online and get ppl mad cuz they think iHACK cuz im that nice like NSK & u2Ez up in this ishh ahat we the BEST doe

  70. rick jaymes bitch April 22, 2011 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Im just really shocked at how long sony is taking to resolve this situation. With that said, once the systems are back up and running, its gonna be like nothing ever happened. Sony is too cheap to compensate us online gamers for lost time. And for all u people who are saying "hey u cry babies should go outside" ur jus as bad as we are because if u didnt care about the situation , u wouldnt be here talking down on people like me who live, think, and play online games 24-7. You are no better that we are so u can go SHUT urself.

  71. smartie-man April 22, 2011 at 6:47 pm - Reply

    anyone know how long its gunna b , getting pissed off now .

  72. jds7002 April 22, 2011 at 6:58 pm - Reply

    Wow it sucks but some people could use some time away from the couch get a job loosers

  73. AR_Mugsy April 22, 2011 at 7:00 pm - Reply

    just because someone hacked psn doesn't make xbox better! look at microsofts operating systems, they're a joke! microsoft has been hacked more times then sony ever will be, thats why they update like twice a month! i feel sorry for these xbox fanatic losers, get a real console!

  74. sol April 22, 2011 at 7:02 pm - Reply

    yawnnnnnn ! come onnnnnn

  75. Katicus April 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm - Reply

    I love the PS3 and I have a 360 also but PS3 has way too many problems with connections and what not and it almost makes it worth it to pay for xbox. Just got SOCOM4 and can't even play multiplayer, plugging the xbox back in… Screw you PS3 hackers get a gf

  76. mudhose April 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm - Reply

    since the psn crash i’ve noticed this attractive woman and nine year old girl sitting in the other room claiming to be my wife and daughter. is this some sort of new mmo or the latest update to playstation home?!? i’m scared.

    • KREPTiiK April 22, 2011 at 11:58 pm - Reply

      Ha Ha.. Jokes

  77. isaiah April 22, 2011 at 7:26 pm - Reply

    c'mon sony up i wanna play black ops!!!

  78. dgk April 22, 2011 at 7:33 pm - Reply

    dsa

  79. Chris April 22, 2011 at 7:40 pm - Reply

    Lighten up people!! It's just game!!

    PSN will be back. I suggest that you get up (which means to actually move your probably massively overweight) and leave the room for a day or two and smell the roses (that's a flower, you uneducated nerd).

    Or better: Don't get up!! I don't wanna see you out on the streets anyway.

    • Travis April 22, 2011 at 8:32 pm - Reply

      Chris why are people like you criticize and act like you are not concerned about the system being down. Point is that if you didnt care you wouldnt be here. I just got my PS3 so I am a little irate on a 3 day weekend. Do not down people for wanting to do something and living their lives. Do you have a cell phone? what if that whole system went down. I gaurentee you would be bitching about that.

  80. Randy April 22, 2011 at 7:54 pm - Reply

    Xbox time. Sony is a big industry, somethin is terribly wrong with them. They should be prepared for this kind of stuff, there should be back up servers and they should even have a tech team for all of this. Im really disappointed that psn ws hacked, because this shouldve never happened in the 1st place. If youRe such a big company why isnt your security up to date. No1 should be able to hack yall. Now since this happened, youRe startin to lose all your customers. So many people have restarted their ps3s to their defaults recently and have lost many games. Now, while we wait on your service our easter holidays are ruined. Mostly every kid i know got out of schooll and early and turned on their ps3s and wam error: you have been signed out of psn. This is terrible, now i have to buy a whole new dc universe game subscription just because mine has just been cancelled by psn. Thanks alot sony!

  81. HurpDurp April 22, 2011 at 8:14 pm - Reply

    Hey all you whiny little f**ks, how much did you pay for PSN? Nothing? Exactly! Quit your b***hing!! Good lord, how many 100s of hours have you spent online & now you're gonna piss & moan because it's been down 48 whole hours? Really!? DO SOMETHING ELSE. If games dominate your life(or extreme lack thereof) this much, you need to make some serious lifestyle changes.

    • Jay April 22, 2011 at 9:16 pm - Reply

      lol coming from the one who comes online to talk shit to a bunch of ppl pissed off because they payed 100's of dollars to not be able to play. 500 for a system, 60 a game… map packs and ect. People have no right to be pissed? only one who needs a lifestyle change is you… "DO SOMETHING ELSE"… beside talk shit to a bunch off pissed off customers. When mommy and daddy quit buying you things then come and talk.

  82. dan April 22, 2011 at 8:21 pm - Reply

    i sold my x-box because i was fed up with paying for live should of kept it pull ur finger out sony quick time

  83. Bluej1975 April 22, 2011 at 8:34 pm - Reply

    Yeah, were all frustrated but I agree with most on here. Just a bunch of saddos who are ruining it for everyone else. Let Sony sort it once and for all and maybe these mindless gimps can go get a real life!!!!

  84. andrew April 22, 2011 at 8:41 pm - Reply

    time to pull out the ole ps2

  85. Micky April 22, 2011 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    You are SONY one of the biggest companies on planet Earth you would think you could at least let your loyal fans know what's going on. I know you will be trying to fix the problem but how hard are you trying? Why is it taking so long to sort out? Have our accounts been hacked with all our card details? Will all of our scores etc still be there when we login?

    Come on SPEAK TO US PLEASE!!!!!!!

  86. Dan April 22, 2011 at 8:44 pm - Reply

    Strictly speaking, PSN is not free. We pay for it when buy our consoles and games. If it were a paid service, I may well have bought an XBox instead – PSN was the sweetener that helped seal the deal.

    So they've been hacked and they're defending theirselves. Fair enough. The hackers say they should be able to use the console they own however they want, but we all know 99.9% of them will use a cracked console to play pirate games.

    I support Sony in their action. I just wish it wasn't taking so looooooooooong…

  87. Micky April 22, 2011 at 8:45 pm - Reply

    You are SONY one of the biggest companies on planet Earth you would think you could at least let your loyal fans know what's going on. I know you will be trying to fix the problem but how hard are you trying? Why is it taking so long to sort out? Have our accounts been hacked with all our card details? Will all of our scores etc still be there when we login?

    • JaSyn April 22, 2011 at 9:02 pm - Reply

      Pretty sure that card information is hard drive specific. Also if memory serves, I remember it asking if you wanted the card info to be stored or not. If you were smart and anticipated something like this, you would have selected no. Even if you said yes, I believe the info is still hard drive specific. Not stored on Sony's server.
      As far as online game scores go, of course they'll still be there. We don't play online games through Sony, we play them through whichever company who made and their server. So for example, Call of Duty MW2: it's run through Activision. Black Ops: through Treyarch. And so on and so on.
      As for trophy levels, it won't be hard to resync if they get erased. So chill.

  88. jackofalltradez April 22, 2011 at 8:45 pm - Reply

    There is NOTHING free about PSN network…all you are getting is a universal PSN id to play online games with…THATS IT!…all games dont run on Sony servers…only Sony games…call of duty games run off activision servers…DUH!…its just the CONVENIENCE of not having multiple id's to play online with…that is ALL you get with PSN…the network can easily be irrelevant…

  89. JaSyn April 22, 2011 at 8:48 pm - Reply

    Alright, to all of you who are bitching about not being able to play online, get the hell over it. It's just online. The games you bought have a single player campaign, do they not? Play that instead of griping over not getting to participate in the routine bullshit of online play. The PS3 isn't all about being able to play online. I admit I'm a little annoyed at the fact that I can't sign in, but at least I still have the sense to play the single player on the games I bought. I'm not gonna let a bunch of low life dickheads ruin my weekend because they decided "LOL LET'S GET BACK AT SONY AND HACK THE SHIT OUT OF THEM". They took away our ability to play online but they didn't take the ability to play the game itself.

    • K .Wade April 23, 2011 at 12:15 am - Reply

      Its not just Games you idiot some of us pay for other services on the network and yes some games are online only . Get your shit together before you bash others , you are on this forum so follow your own advice and get the hell over the bitching . Some people use services like netflix instead of cable and have younger children that cant go out and play becouse its 40 degrees and rainy outside .

  90. MatthewGent April 22, 2011 at 8:56 pm - Reply

    That's it. Waited long enough, it's time for drastic measures. I'm renewing my xbox live subscription.

    • JaSyn April 22, 2011 at 9:19 pm - Reply

      Lol, you're a sad sad little boy. No online play = no fun? How about playing the single player like I said you can do above. Get over not being able to play against others. Think of it this way, I'm sure at some point during your online play you get pissed at someone who's being annoying. Then you go on and on about it. Then you eventually get really aggravated with the game being "gay" or "shitty connection" or people being "fags". Playing single player eliminates all that.

  91. FUTBOY April 22, 2011 at 9:13 pm - Reply

    yeh like extra levels and stuff are free, it should be yeh, games are expensive enough and the service suxxx
    but let them think everything is free, TAKING TO DAMN LONG

  92. TabGuy! April 22, 2011 at 9:13 pm - Reply

    I am happy that PSN is finally fixing it’s horrible speed- oh wait, they’re not? So they’re going to improve the P2P interface? No? They- they’re just down…? Gahdammit… I don’t get it, though. I feel like there are more people on this post bitching about the other bitching people than there are people bitching period. That’s gotta be a paradox.

  93. Psn is Shit April 22, 2011 at 9:14 pm - Reply

    i get this all the fking time PlayStationNetwork is currently undergoing maintenance. well im over the top with this shit so ive just sold my ps3 earlier today got me a xbox kinect with Mw2

  94. john April 22, 2011 at 9:31 pm - Reply

    anon is doing this for freedom of information……………also for a good DDoS to work it takes many, many, PCs world wide………so this is not just one person doing this.

    i think it is crap………but it is hard to be mad at Sony other than that they were so blind to not be prepared for this…..DDoS attacks of this size rarely happen.

    check anonnews to get an idea as to why they are doing this. simple google search……….

    hope PSn is back up soon.

    hope it is back up soon…………though i

  95. Dylan Dubois April 22, 2011 at 9:34 pm - Reply

    seriously this should not be a problem. we shouldnt have to go through this BS. they should have already fixed this. now im saying to myself if it dont work im taking this back and getting an xbox because we payed for this and we cant even enjoy what we payed for. seriously learn to care about your costumers this crap better be up and running by tmmorow the lates. i aint having the option to game.

  96. Katicus April 22, 2011 at 9:35 pm - Reply

    Lets all beat Anonomys with our PS3 controllers with duel shock (heavier) . Plugging my xbox back in it never has outages like this for this long. I like both systems but all i wanted to play was SOCOM and MK for the weekend. PS3 systems are def. built way better than the 8 xbox's i've owned but there online is better. I'll always buy both systems but since this outage PS3 owners are switching back or just pissed about this situation that keeps happening every other week

  97. von April 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm - Reply

    To all the lil *%^$ suckers who keep saying go outside and enjoy the sun, you can lick the snot out of my (&*^ stick. It's -1 and raining, think I'll stay inside. Also, there are many people who use ps3 as a form of social networking. Just tired of the fanboys too balls deep in sony to see that not being able to sign in for 3 days is kind of a problem. Fix this situation sony before you lose too many customers.

  98. Katicus April 22, 2011 at 9:38 pm - Reply

    PS3 needs a special server lock code like a picture of a naked woman so the hackers will get all confused and not know what to do.

  99. OOP April 22, 2011 at 9:43 pm - Reply

    some where out there , the whimps annonymous must remember… psn is 70 million strong.. some ps3 junkie knows who they are and will turn them in.. we have to unite and share what we know to show them that they cant BULLY US ! we have to take it upon ourself to protect ourself

  100. josh April 22, 2011 at 9:57 pm - Reply

    stupid psn only if xbox would make an offer to trade in a ps3 for an xbox and make online game play free. we wouldnt have this problem.

  101. ????????????????? April 22, 2011 at 10:17 pm - Reply

    k sony is the best k so lets suck it up and hope its over

  102. Tyler April 22, 2011 at 10:28 pm - Reply

    Why is everyone so angry? It's a free service.. what did you expect?

    Complaining about it isn't going to get you any where.. in fact, you should count yourselves lucky that they are fixing it. They also don't owe you an explanation. So seriously, give them a break.

    Both systems have their problems. I own both an Xbox and a PS3, and I've had issues on both. However, not everyone can afford to pay for LIVE, and that's understandable. But if you're getting something for FREE, then you shouldn't be able to complain. Don't expect to be compensated for this downtime.

    Play offline for a bit.

  103. iiNTeNSe_GaMiiNG April 22, 2011 at 10:40 pm - Reply

    Are you kidding me?!?!?!?! I JUST PAYED A $50 DOLLAR ENTRY FEE FOR THE BLACK OPS TOURNAMENT THAT WAS TODAY!!! AHHH FML!!!!

  104. dannyhefc69 April 22, 2011 at 10:43 pm - Reply

    No gud all this didnt no it woz happenun coz I avnt bin on ir al wk then I go an get mk9 2day which is unreal by the way an I wonted 2 smash afew people up online so an stuck lookin at sites givin info on this very not funny problem. Defo not a happy chappy

  105. Me !! April 22, 2011 at 10:45 pm - Reply

    yea this really sucks !! but there aint alot we can do but support sony and hope they get there s h i t under control !!

    Just do what iv been doin an give urself a bit of hope keep tryin to sign in every hour or so and hope u get lucky lol

  106. guest1234 April 22, 2011 at 10:49 pm - Reply

    i'm kind of glad it went down cuz now i can play singleplayer for once 🙂

  107. Talkinnow April 22, 2011 at 10:51 pm - Reply

    Cant really complain if you dont pay for it but if i had the playstation plus i would definetly be looking for some type of payback. It does really make you wonder how big a problem it is if a major company cant fix it within 4 days. Unless sony just has a bunch of lazy idiots working for them. I thought asains were supposed to be some of the smartest people in the world? If this is because someone hacked it cmon whoever you are do you really not have anything else to do beside try and ruin peoples fun? Is your life that meaningless really. Must be an Xbox loyalist trying to prove a point PS3 is still better hahaa

    • Truth April 22, 2011 at 11:22 pm - Reply

      We DO pay for it sheesh! PSN has pay services now! #ignorant

  108. jerzeyguy April 22, 2011 at 10:53 pm - Reply

    Stop complaining and play offline for now geeeeez

    • voodoochild2112 April 22, 2011 at 11:07 pm - Reply

      I can live with out psn for a while my big worry is,IS ANY OF OUR DAMN PERSONAL INFO BEEN COMPROMISED!!! I THINK WE NEED TO KNOW DON'T YOU SONY CORP???!!!

  109. long dong April 22, 2011 at 11:08 pm - Reply

    Come on sony I'm bored out of my mind!

  110. USER34 April 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm - Reply

    im getting me and my family Xbox 360s… this psn error/ maintenance crap is always happening -__- im done with ps3 >;O

    • JaSyn April 22, 2011 at 11:26 pm - Reply

      It's not always happening. And usually when it is it's because they're trying to better your experience with their product. Trying to appease YOU. So quit bitching about it. Seriously.
      If you want to get mad at anyone, get mad at the hackers who constantly decide to break the terms of agreement that they said yes to when making their accounts. They're the reason why PS3 is "always" doing maintenance. Other than that, it's them trying to better the product.
      So get over yourself.

  111. xan April 22, 2011 at 11:47 pm - Reply

    my ps3 has just got the ylod so i wont be able to play anyway =(

  112. win April 22, 2011 at 11:51 pm - Reply

    Loic haha….40/m's who front like 16/f…I thought this was a cause…tools using tools…

  113. JUNIOUR April 22, 2011 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    MAN ITS ALREADY BAD ENOUGH IT FREZZEZ HERE AND THIER, NOW I CANT EVEN PLAY ONLINE THIZ IZ BULL ISHH

  114. Beer April 23, 2011 at 12:13 am - Reply

    It's annoying as hell but we just gotta wait.

  115. Aknofear April 23, 2011 at 12:17 am - Reply

    Well.. its been three days since i have used my ps3 think i might sell it and just play my
    Wii because "crackers" = Bad Hackers, deside that they are done playing with there hand banana and have nothing better to do then to get on the internet and messing with other peoples stuff how bout anonymous should take out the worm or fix what they have done so that we can all go back to gamming on all of are favorite network because XBOX is crap and so is microsoft

  116. Nile April 23, 2011 at 12:20 am - Reply

    Honestly these hackers may have been” book smart” but they lack common sense. Skills to bring down the entire psn could make some serious cash. They will be caught they will pay for years for a stunt that lasted a few days they have F’d themselves, while we wait. If you’re stressing take a step back, open your minds, and realize their punishment. Next understand that a few days of your lives without games is ok.

  117. LOYAL_1 April 23, 2011 at 12:21 am - Reply

    I've been with PSN for 8+ years…first time i've witnessed this….. It's free…. take your time and fix it right! You crybabies need to support them and stop downtalking…..Find something else to do,.spend time with the family….WOW! All you faithfull Stationheads…..stay true… I know I will still be here when its back up….LMAO

  118. Guest April 23, 2011 at 12:30 am - Reply

    I hardly have been using my ps3 this year, and having time off now I decide to play some good online fun & the few games I bought this year have online gaming, loging in etc..but noooo..
    Since this later on the 19th it (PSN) went down we're being told it might talk another 48 hours? WTF?

    Knocks on Sony's head, hell-o?!? Is anyone home? Oh and thanks for now changing the error code to say there is a maintence issue with PSN and will be down. etc=BlahBlah

  119. NullxZoid April 23, 2011 at 12:41 am - Reply

    This is really getting annoying, I thought something was wrong with my internet connection through the PS3 but once i checked out the browser it was working perfectly. It's true sony can't do much they are probably doing the best they can to get the servers back up. I'm pissed off because i just got black ops and i can't wait to play online again. But what can you do! Relax and wait for it to end! 🙂

  120. ashl April 23, 2011 at 12:43 am - Reply

    what makes you all think its hackers also sony hurry up and sort the problem i want to go on cod 😛

  121. joe April 23, 2011 at 12:46 am - Reply

    I've never seen so many irate nerds.

  122. bhyjyyh April 23, 2011 at 12:51 am - Reply

    this sucks we should get something for free

  123. Jayson April 23, 2011 at 12:54 am - Reply

    I believe and love GOD! 🙂

  124. jayson April 23, 2011 at 12:55 am - Reply

    It's a free service so there is nothing to complain about 🙂

  125. jayson April 23, 2011 at 12:56 am - Reply

    Sony is trying their best to fix this problem so Guys chill out 🙂

  126. eric April 23, 2011 at 12:58 am - Reply

    i needs the psn so i can play mag one of the only games that has to have the internet to evan play. it way better than cod or any other fist person fix it now please

  127. Eric April 23, 2011 at 1:01 am - Reply

    The service is free but I am bored out of my mind. I'm not too pissed but I'm not happy either

  128. josh April 23, 2011 at 1:21 am - Reply

    sony need to give us more regular, more detailed posts on what is happening

  129. hacker2 April 23, 2011 at 1:47 am - Reply

    I'm hacking the PSN as soon as it comes back on. I'm pissy about dumping money into the damn thing!

  130. Corin April 23, 2011 at 1:59 am - Reply

    Just stop bitching, if you really cant do w/o ur ps3 for 2 frikin days then you need to get a life losers. I personlly play my ps3 a lot too, but i can do w/o it for a while. Go outside, or did you just already get your yearly exercise by turning ur ps3 on and off a couple time to see it it was a glitch….

    • JaSyn April 23, 2011 at 4:26 am - Reply

      Lol. +1

  131. JaSyn April 23, 2011 at 2:02 am - Reply

    I just got done playing Undead Nightmare and Rock Band. Didn't care if there was online or not. At least I wasn't bored. So all of you, grow a brain and do the same.

    • ODM April 23, 2011 at 3:45 am - Reply

      I agree, spent time playing Mortal Kombat, Modnation Racers and a few other games. Like you I wasn't bored still had fun..

  132. @qelmalcriao April 23, 2011 at 2:10 am - Reply

    there should be something in return for this f'up…what r we gona get for this

  133. moses April 23, 2011 at 2:12 am - Reply

    all you guys stating you dont pay for this free online service, you f***ing do, black ops for example, off line gameplay =1hour and a half at best, it was made for online, you guys know this, so when the service is down WE have every f***ing right to complain, if my big mac came with no buns id complain….. kapish

    • PlayStationEU April 23, 2011 at 4:47 am - Reply

      I agree

  134. jose April 23, 2011 at 2:19 am - Reply

    I think is good the hackers did this

  135. jr2 April 23, 2011 at 2:22 am - Reply

    these japs need to hurry up and fix this and fix it fast

  136. moses April 23, 2011 at 2:28 am - Reply

    And all those saying go outside and do something else, I play my ps3 at night time, no sun, not warm, not good, I am entitled to complain i have payed for 7 ps3's in its time of release cos of faults and spent thousands on games, headsets, add ons and themes you name it, WE as consumers spend spend spend all for these muppetts to fail on their firewall protection, I think they have all checked out for the weekend have skeleton staff and thats why its down for 4 days to save money, cod is the same, 4 years of no advertising cos they know people will buy the game, when they do they release it with faulty servers that are still not fixed, map packs that cost a small fortune although you bought the game at a high price. ALL peolple want is as least a honest answer, I dont know about anyone else here (uk) i have also noticed lots more than usual ps3 adverts on the tv why is this i wonder, anyway i will contact sony on tuesday with a healthy fat complaint cos i care for us the CONSUMER.

  137. Unleashed360 April 23, 2011 at 2:31 am - Reply

    As much as I bitched out about this at first, I realized that nothing we do or say will ultimately make the process of getting Sony's servers back up quicker or less painful for us gamers as it is. So if you have faith in Sony, then lets wait it out. If you can't do that then none of you have the right to call yourselves Sonymen or ps3 fanboys.

  138. Daemon999 April 23, 2011 at 2:51 am - Reply

    Hey heres an idea GO OUTSIDE AND GET FRESH AIR and this is good and bad at same time but its pathetic how much people love online play, how about enjoying single player for once? Heres an old school idea how about having a friend ACTUALLY come to your house?? WOAH!!! Have some Couch co-op. Honestly i am a little glad about this. I just wish it would happen to xbox as well

  139. gayhackersthesedays April 23, 2011 at 3:00 am - Reply

    hurry up already man i need to play MW2

  140. coolwitit April 23, 2011 at 3:07 am - Reply

    Hey! There's these things that we either use now, or did. BOOKS lol. Brighter side of this maybe lose a couple 100,000 fans and free up the system. Watch out Xbox!

  141. John D April 23, 2011 at 3:11 am - Reply

    I'm… uhh.. working, y'know?

    having a life. watching netflix.

  142. clayguy1 April 23, 2011 at 3:44 am - Reply

    Hey, It's probably the wiz's at Xbox that did this hack.. lol Follow the money.. lol

  143. cj worthy April 23, 2011 at 3:46 am - Reply

    come the hell on Psn i have f****** testing next week i want to chill on 4/20 weekend if you know what i mean

  144. 2027 April 23, 2011 at 3:48 am - Reply

    Message to all hackers"you best be carefull who you hack"because what goes around comes around!i hear that theres a anti hacker group going around,and they fined hackers and then they look for the hackers and do realy awful things to them"so like i said be carefull hackers"verry carefull.

  145. Nathan April 23, 2011 at 3:59 am - Reply

    holy crap people. quit complaining, grow a pair and wait. its not the end of the world

  146. marvin April 23, 2011 at 4:03 am - Reply

    damn that sucks i can't play super sf4 or marvel 3 rank modes.
    i get mortal kombat at the end of this month i hope it gets fix soon.
    i am training for street fighter 4 arcade edition

  147. razor April 23, 2011 at 4:05 am - Reply

    switching to ps3 was mah biggest mistake, back to xbox although i need to pay but atleast i dont need to figure out wtf m i supposed to do in this long weekend

  148. John April 23, 2011 at 4:23 am - Reply

    this is to all xbox fan boys: in 2007 around xmas time, xbox live was shut down for 13 days. they were paying for it back then too, so this is not a reason to throw your money at a system which will break down on your entirely within a year.

  149. Guest April 23, 2011 at 4:32 am - Reply

    You people are so impatient. It's not like online gaming has been around for the past 50 years. Let them do their job and they will fix it as soon as they can. Go read a book or something!

  150. javier April 23, 2011 at 4:48 am - Reply

    we all should get something from psn because all of the time they makin us wait a least we should get free add ons for one game like call of duty

  151. Big Spank 13 April 23, 2011 at 5:06 am - Reply

    just a lil pissed thats all.

  152. JEW BEAR April 23, 2011 at 5:07 am - Reply

    BOUGHT A XBOX SOLD THE PS3

    • stephen April 24, 2011 at 5:26 am - Reply

      damn, your fickle arent you. If your that easily swayed, im guessin youll get rid of your xbox in a few months and go back to ps3 when you get tired of paying extra for something that could be free. What about all your gaming friends on ps3? I dont know, im sure as hell not going to trade for an xbox. The controller is so uncomfortable. but thats just me.

  153. ben April 23, 2011 at 5:15 am - Reply

    Im glad hackers hit it up and all these prepubescent kids calling these hackers "no life losers" ect…ect… when in fact its gamers who most likely have less of a life…..otherwise you wouldn't be posting online about how bad it sucks……hurt cases it's you who needs a life or job, or girl friend and not hackers who at least do SOMETHING in real life…..I support anonymous and I play on psn….but for this weekend ill be outside.

    • Honest John April 23, 2011 at 10:01 am - Reply

      You tool

  154. McNasty April 23, 2011 at 5:43 am - Reply

    So anonops says they will continue to attack Sony. Then they release a statement saying they are not responsible for the crash and suggest maybe it's because Sony is incompetent. 2+2=4 in my book. Taking credit for the attacks just made them look like aholes….and they were. But if they make Sony look incompetent then they make SONY look like aholes. I'd like 20 mins alone with whoever pulled the trigger on this attack. You guys are nothing but al qaeda. Go die. Painfully.

  155. WoRsT rAgEr! April 23, 2011 at 6:54 am - Reply

    Ha got the most random idea ever…. What if sony is doing this because of Earth day or something or they dont want people playing for a couple days?

  156. Loken-Lunawolf April 23, 2011 at 7:36 am - Reply

    i want to know what they gonna about people who now pay subscriptions such as plus and dc online afterall there losing money

  157. PS3SUX1 April 23, 2011 at 7:50 am - Reply

    XBOX wins again

  158. CHRIS April 23, 2011 at 8:24 am - Reply

    I don't want my Wii coming back to life T_T

  159. ssshhhhhhicaca April 23, 2011 at 9:21 am - Reply

    i like my ps3 but its not the end of the world…it happens its not as if we payed money for it and are losing out right now…and to those saying go outside apparently your not outside if your here talking about this so you can do the same..and this has all happened to xbox before so stop acting as if xbox never went down before

  160. gcell4 April 23, 2011 at 5:26 pm - Reply

    Its free whats the big deal take a break go outside and breath some fresh air.Its the holiday weeken go and enjoy with family.Happy Easter everyone.

  161. josh April 23, 2011 at 7:30 pm - Reply

    hurrry up sony,i want to play some skate 3 online

  162. greg April 23, 2011 at 8:06 pm - Reply

    wack. but FREE!

    hopefully sony can dive into this issue and make sure stuff like this never happens again! like WTF about my CREDITCARD info?!?!?!?!

  163. Adam April 23, 2011 at 9:13 pm - Reply

    Looks like I might need to get an Xbox

  164. stephen April 23, 2011 at 11:38 pm - Reply

    I think the responses show what a spoiled sad lot we are that play online video games. WE cant be patient and wait for playstation to fix whatever is going wrong? They are fixing it cause it obviously needs to be fixed. I was just glad to find that after 2 days of worry, it wasnt something that was wrong with my personal system! what a relief! kudos for playstation taking care of their problems so we can continue to have a great gaming experience. What a bunch of sorry jerks. Cant stop playing online for a week? are you serious! get a life! maybe you should go outside more. And another thing, at least we dont have to pay an annual fee to get online right? hello. Spoiled jerks who aint got nothing better to do. What, are we all on crack here? lol.

    • Brandon April 24, 2011 at 12:34 am - Reply

      Agreed 100%

      • stephen April 24, 2011 at 5:21 am - Reply

        Thanks bro. lol. Im not gonna lie. Every 4 hours i attempt to get on and still..nothing. lmao. Im just as hooked as anyone on this every since i finally got my ps3 8 months ago! Its kinda scary. So im preachin to myself too. Maybe they are messin with us..take it away for a little while only to make us that much more addicted. smart move if they are doing this. Kinda scary if it were true. Its already scary though. its like 'ps network could be down for another 48 hours!!!" and its an uproar. crap, i thought they were gonna say for a month. lol. Technology is scarin me right now. I mean, look how many of us are so used to quickly going anywhere we want at a touch of a button. Its like crack. this proves it. WE are all hamsters arent we? ahh scary

  165. hackersRnerds April 24, 2011 at 4:30 pm - Reply

    EVERYONE blaming SONY.

    get a life. its NOT their fault some
    idiots decided to hack them. and
    the others saying we better get free
    stuff. like FREE psn cards or something
    because of all this.

    I say.. its a FREE service. SONY owe
    you NOTHING.if anything,you/we OWE them.
    from ALL the online gaming they give us.

    SONY is making their network stronger.
    now i cant use the PS3 at all.until psn
    comes back.cos i formatted mine. but
    im not complaining. it will be up,when its up.
    im a TRUE sont supporter. I DONT want
    free stuff (like alot have been demanding)

    i MISS my gaming to. but be Patient.
    they are working as hard as they can.
    give them a DAMN break.

  166. hackersRnerds April 24, 2011 at 5:50 pm - Reply

    moderators. wheres my other comment/

    didnt swear or anything?

  167. Mauro nakada April 24, 2011 at 6:02 pm - Reply

    PSN IS ONLINE NOW


    stranger?

    • Lois June 2, 2011 at 1:54 pm - Reply

      Thanks alot – your answer solved all my problems after several days strugnglig

  168. Mauro nakada April 24, 2011 at 6:05 pm - Reply

    Psn is online now:

  169. Gonz April 24, 2011 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    Bullshit External. No way in hell an external source could hack multiple Dev Accounts before Sony noticed. THIS WAS INTERNAL. I hope whoever did that inside Sony has a good lawyer because I am sure that Sony will be so far up thier ass with paper work

  170. leatherf8ce April 24, 2011 at 9:22 pm - Reply

    thats funny mine is working

  171. irishboy April 25, 2011 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    selfish people on here are complaining about how they cant use psn over the weekend and that they want somthing in return but if u hadnt noticed the people who work at sony arent getting a easter holiday as they are REBUILDING their network for us to use it without hackers and even more selfish people took the weekends away from those people by deciding to hack the ps3 if u ask me those people are low life jerks taking peoples easter away from them, i have been a loyal playstation customer since the early days of the ps1 and have had a ps3 for the past 4-5 years and this is the first time i have ever had any trouble wit hackers so all those people complaining about getting 5 years of free, hackerless online from sony are ungrateful people. I am happy to wait for sony to rebuild the psn as i know after all this i can get back to the great ps3 i know and love
    if u want to see where it says they are rebuilding the psn click on the link here :http://blog.us.playstation.com/2011/04/23/latest-update-for-psnqriocity-services/

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