People are devastated.
Many PlayStation Network users are reporting that their accounts have been “permanently suspended” for no apparent reason.
Users impacted have flocked to social media, explaining that they received a message from Sony out of nowhere which stated that their account had been suspended for good due to “violations of the PlayStation Network Terms of Service and User Agreement”.
Many of these people are understandably devastated as they no longer have access to the digital PlayStation games that they already paid for.
You can read several of these complaints from PlayStation Network users right here:
Without any notice, @PlayStation / @AskPlayStation permanently banned me from the #PlayStation Network. No one knows why! I don't have a chargeback, I can't appeal & no response to suspension status. CS says to create a new account & disconnected me.#sony #psn #gaming #ps5 pic.twitter.com/YdoeHM76Iv— Michael Dhaliwal (@michaeldhaliwal) December 4, 2023
PlayStation users’ accounts are being permanently suspended for no apparent reason
Anyone know anybody at Sony? My PSN account was permanently suspended for some reason and all my games / saves are gone. I don’t even play games online! How do I get my shit back lol pic.twitter.com/Ia93YkZmwG— Ian de Borja (idb) (@iandeborja_) December 4, 2023
Woke up this morning to find Sony permanently suspended my Playstation account due to violations of the PlayStation terms. All I did was bought Spiderman 2 and Hogwarts Legacy recently! No support and no email from@Sony@PlayStation— Ben Ho (@benhomie) December 5, 2023
. This must be a mistake, someone please help.
I finally got a chance to sit and play some games after about a month and supposedly my account is permanently suspended!? Guess it is happening to others. This better be a huge mistake.I was told they would get back to me in 3-5 business days. @Sony @PlayStation @AskPlayStation— Kudos (@Ku_dos) December 5, 2023
Sony has not addressed these reports as of yet, with tech news website The Verge stating that it is currently unclear how widespread these suspensions are.
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