PSN maintenance scheduled for December 9th

Update: Sony’s now  confirmed  PSN will be in maintenance for North America as well. The PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home and Account Management will be inaccessible. The maintenance will start  at 9 AM PT / 2 PM PT (12 PM ET / 5 PM ET).

Original: Sony has announced PSN will be under maintenance this upcoming Monday, December 9th for European users. .

PS3, PS4 and PS Vita users will experience an eight-hour period of  downtime between Monday and Tuesday.  The maintenance will start  from Monday 9th/Tuesday & 10th Dec between 16:00 and 00:00 GMT.

The following services  that will be unavailable  during the maintenance are:

  • PlayStation Store
  • PlayStation Home
  • Account Management
  • Account Registration
  • Transactions via the console
  • website

Users who attempt to sign in before the maintenance will be able to remain on their online sessions.