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Sony investigating PlayStation Network outage


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Corp. is investigating the outage of its PlayStation Network, a system that links gamers in live play worldwide.

The company first blogged about the outage Wednesday, and on Thursday said it could take a “full day or two” to get the service back up and running. It did not indicate what it believed to be the cause of the outage.

Posts on a PlayStation message board on Friday afternoon indicated the system was still down.


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Sony representatives did not return messages left seeking comment.

The outage comes just after Tuesday’s release of the game “Mortal Kombat,” which is available on the PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360. It also comes as Amazon.com tries to restore computers used by other major websites as an outage stretched beyond 24 hours.

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