However, according to the company’s status page, everything is now all-clear.
However, there was no word on what caused the problem but users were able to play games on their PlayStation devices again.
One affected user, unable to login into his PS4 console, said: “Even when I try to log in into the site of PlayStation goes 404 error.”
Another posted: “I just wanted to play reset my password and then everything crashed.”
App outage tracking website DownDetector had started tracking reports of issues after the issues surfaced.
A message from Sony confirmed that issues were affecting the account and management system on PSN.
“You might have difficulty signing in or creating an account for PlayStation Network. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience,” the company said.
Earlier, the Microsoft Xbox network also has had issues that disconnected gamers and even kept them from launching their games.