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Sony Managing ‘Download Traffic’ on the PlayStation Network in North America and Europe

Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan has issued an announcement concerning the PlayStation Network in Europe’s efficiency following the unfold of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Since there’s an elevated variety of customers logging on to obtain video games and play on-line, the corporate revealed it’s attempting to higher “manage download traffic.” This is being carried out in an try to preserve the community from happening so everybody can proceed to play.

Here is Ryan’s full official assertion, which was posted on each the North American and European PlayStation Blogs.

Playing videogames allows gamers all around the world to attach with family and friends and luxuriate in a lot wanted leisure throughout these unsure occasions. Sony Interactive Entertainment is working with web service suppliers in Europe to handle obtain visitors to assist protect entry for your complete web group.

We imagine it is very important do our half to handle web stability issues as an unprecedented variety of persons are working towards social distancing and have gotten extra reliant on web entry.

Players might expertise considerably slower or delayed sport downloads however will nonetheless get pleasure from strong gameplay. We recognize the assist and understanding from our group, and their doing their half, as we take these measures in an effort to protect entry for everybody.

This is a part of Sony’s persevering with response to the unfold of the coronavirus. Initially, it canceled its PAX East 2020 plans. It then determined to keep away from attending GDC 2020, earlier than the occasion was canceled. Instead, it shared the PlayStation 5 architecture announcement from Mark Cerny in a video online in March 2020.

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