Is Your Playstation 3 Not Working? It’s Not Just You

According to various news sites across the Interwebs including Joystiq, 1Up, and Kotaku, Playstation 3 consoles across the globe have been suffering from what looks to be a global network lockdown. While it sounds like this would just affect people’s ability to do things like sign into their accounts, check their trophies, use dynamic themes or access the PlayStation Network, some users have reported that they can’t even play games.

Consoles most affected seem to be the older PS3 models, not the PS3 Slims released last year. Titles that are giving players issues, like the newly released Heavy Rain, will give users a screen stating “Registration of the trophy information could not be completed. The game will quit.” The console then reboots and returns to the main screen. This is incredibly frustrating, because even if the PSN is down, gamers should still be able to play their games offline without a problem.

Sony is aware of the PSN connection problems and is telling users to “stay tuned” for updates. But in the meantime, they advise you not to use your PS3. Hopefully, this is something that will be fixed very soon.

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  • Wickedclown
    April 22, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    i was playing socom4 yesterday when it froze so i turned it off and when i turned it back on i cant play any games or watch any blue ray movies what the hell

  • Jspeeler
    March 10, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    My PS 3 will not power on either. It starts to spin the disk, the goes from green light to a yellow light to red light, then the red light flashes and NOTHING! Can someone help with this problem?

  • Fransiscoguevara
    January 16, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    my playstation wont power on

    • Jspeeler
      March 10, 2011 at 8:16 pm

      What happened with your PS 3? Mine is doing the same thing.

      • God_of_Terror91
        July 6, 2011 at 6:13 am

        Mine is doing the same thing with going from a green light to yellow to flashing red light.

  • Chris Ullrich
    March 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    Nice day to be an XBox user, that’s for sure.

  • Anonymous
    March 1, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    hopefully this will be fixed asap! still better then xbox though. i heard xbox live was down for 10 days at one time.

  • debby
    March 1, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    whatevail playstation is candy

  • Anonymous
    March 1, 2010 at 11:15 am

    common already this is really annoying me. i swear with all these problems i shouldve bought a dang xbox 360. i remember the first fef days that mw2 was out ps3 was down and i was piised

  • mark
    March 1, 2010 at 10:24 am

    hurry up driving me insane iv got withdrawal symptons

  • Anonymous
    March 1, 2010 at 10:23 am

    yeah this is happening to me 2, i cant sign in and when i launch mw2, it does the same thing says it cant load trophys and just quits!

  • Anonymous
    March 1, 2010 at 10:19 am

    FIx it already!!!!!

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