Playstation Network Down Showing maintenance error np-35000-8


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Playstation Network Down

First of all, you are not alone in who is facing this issue. Yesterday, I tried to log in to PSN, but getting the message Playstation Network is currently undergoing maintenance ( NP-35000-8 ).

We have seen these days; gaming service is not providing service like before. Due to Covid-19 traffic has increased on PlayStation 4

However, employees are not doing work properly because of health concerns.

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Many users report they are not able to stream games. Moreover, Users also reported on Twitter about this issue.

Here is the official statement on the PlayStation website PlayStation Network services are up and running, but there are external, internet-wide issues that might affect your experience. Once these external issues are resolved, you should have no problem connecting to PlayStation Network.

However, many users experienced Network down issues and the main effect while they are sign-in problems.

You don’t need to worry about PlayStation employees working for resolving the PSN Down issue.

Why Playstation Network Down?

I think the spike in traffic is the primary cause of this error. Sony is officially yet to confirm this issue. 

No one knows why some users are facing maintenance errors. Others are communication problems with PlayStation Network. 

Also Read: Fix PS4 YouTube error code NP-37602-8

Some Players are getting messages to renew their PS Plus subscription, although they have already up to date.

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You can also check server status from PlayStation follow the link. I checked the status and shows all services are up and running.

How to Fix PS4 error np-35000-8 

I am sharing some possible solutions to get rid of this error. If someone sharing on Twitter, Don’t log in with your primary account. 

You have two options either create a new account without login or sign in with another PlayStation account. 

Now you will get new users after doing many skips, and then you can switch your primary users.

You can also try turning off your PlayStation console four and then turning it on that might help to sort out problems.

Solution 1: Wait for Scheduled Maintenance to Finish

If the np-35000-8 error occurs during a scheduled maintenance period, the best course of action is to be patient and wait for the maintenance to complete.

Sony usually provides an estimated timeframe for the maintenance window on the PlayStation Network Service Status page.

Once the maintenance is finished, you should be able to access the network and its online services again.

Solution 2: Restart your PlayStation Console

Sometimes, the maintenance error can persist even after the scheduled maintenance is complete. In such cases, try restarting your PlayStation console.

Power it off completely, unplug it from the power source, wait for a few minutes, and then plug it back in.

Turn on the console and check if you can connect to the PlayStation Network without encountering the np-35000-8 error.

Solution 3: Check Your Internet Connection

Ensure that your internet connection is stable and functioning correctly. Verify that your PlayStation console is connected to the internet and that you have a reliable network connection.

You can perform a network connection test on your PlayStation console to diagnose any connectivity issues. If necessary, troubleshoot your internet connection or contact your internet service provider for assistance.

Solution 4: Clear PlayStation Network Cache

Clearing the PlayStation Network cache can help resolve various network-related issues. Follow these steps to clear the cache on your PlayStation console:

  • Power off your PlayStation console.
  • Unplug the power cord from the console and wait for about 10 seconds.
  • Plug the power cord back in and turn on the console.
  • Go to the “Settings” menu.
  • Select “Network,” then choose “Internet Settings.
  • Follow the prompts to complete the network setup process.

Solution 5: Contact PlayStation Support

If none of the above solutions resolve the np-35000-8 error, it’s recommended to reach out to PlayStation support for further assistance.

Visit the official PlayStation support website or contact their customer service directly to report the issue and receive personalized troubleshooting guidance.

Last Words

I hope you get the idea of why the Playstation Network is Down and possible solutions to fix this error. If you are facing the same problem, then comment below.

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