Sony Corp. this week said the Playstation Network division will be down for maintenance Aug. 25.
The maintenance period is expected to take seven hours from 9:40AM PST to 4:50PM PST.
Users who have logged in since Aug. 20 will be able to play games online and access partner apps. The Playstation Store, Playstation Home and Account Management will be unavailable during maintenance.
The Playstation Network includes online game services, and game, music, and movie purchase options via the Playstation Store.
Playstation Plus membership offers discounted games, cloud saves, automatic game updates, early access to beta programs, and the Instant Game Collection.