PlayStation 3

Heads Up, “Phat” PS3s Having Difficulties Connecting To PSN

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    imageYou may have heard about this already, but if you haven’t PlayStation3s, typically pre-slim PS3s, are having problems connecting online.

     

    A dreaded 8001050F error blocks PlayStation Network access, trophy synchronization, PSN games, dynamic themes, and even retail titles such as Heavy Rain. Reports from “phat” PlayStation 3 owners state their console’s date rolled back, which may be the cause of the problem.

     

    Slim PlayStation 3 owners appear to be unaffected. “Readers/followers are confirming that "slim" units (120/250 GB models) are connecting normally,” states the PlayStation Twitter account.

     

    The PlayStation Blog says Sony has “narrowed down the issue and have engineers working to restore service.”

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