The PlayStation Network will be offline this Thursday (26 July) from 4pm (BST) until Friday morning at 8am (BST).  This will effect the PlayStation Store, PSN Account Management and Registration, as well as not be able to sign in to PlayStation Network from eu.playstation.com.

PlayStation Network is offline for scheduled maintenance from 16:00 BST on Thursday 26 July 2012 to 08:00 BST on Friday 27 July 2012.

During the maintenance, you will be unable to access the following services:

  • PlayStation Store on PS3 and PSP.
  • PlayStation Network Account Management.
  • PlayStation Network Account Registration.

In addition, you will not be able to sign in to PlayStation Network from eu.playstation.com.

During this maintenance, you can continue to collect in-game trophies and these will be updated on your profile once PlayStation Network is back up and running.

If you have any questions about this down time, feel free to visit the official PlayStation Forums at community.eu.playstation.com where you can post your query and a member of the Community Team will get back to you.

For the latest maintenance updates, visit the PlayStation Blog at blog.eu.playstation.com, keep an eye on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SonyPlayStation and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/PLAYSTATIONEU.

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