PSN is experiencing outages related to online gaming and social features. A notice on the official status page reads “You may have some difficulty launching games, applications, or online features.” According to some, games affected include Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, and others. [Update - 10:44pm]: It’s working.
Rocket League players on Xbox One will soon be able to play against PC players, as well. Microsoft said it’s now possible for developers to connect with “other console and PC networks,” potentially opening up true cross-platform play. Whether Sony would play ball, however, is an open question.
Sony says PlayStation Network is—once again—having issues. PSN was down for me earlier today, but appears to be back online. Given The Division only has another day in closed beta, it’s not a great day for it to have issues!
August PS and Games With Gold lineups are out! On PS Plus, it’s Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (PS4), Limbo (PS4), Sound Shapes (PS4, PS3, Vita), Stealth 2 (PS4, PS3, Vita), God of War Ascension (PS3), CastleStorm (PS3, Vita). On Xbox, it’s MGS: Ground Zeroes (XB1), How To Survive (XB1), Metro 2033 (360), and Metr…