Sony announces that it will reduce the download speed of PlayStation, because of `` Internet stability ''
The spread of the new coronavirus has caused many people to spend more time at home, and the
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Sony Slowing Game Download Speeds In Europe To Help With 'Internet Stability'
Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), the owner of the PlayStation brand, said in an official PlayStation blog, `` Working with European Internet Service Providers to Manage Download Traffic and Entire Internet Community We will protect the access of the. '
Regarding this initiative, Ryan said, 'An unprecedented number of people are at a social distance, and this has increased our reliance on Internet access, raising concerns about Internet stability.' And comments. In order to maintain a stable Internet connection especially in Europe, which has been severely affected by the new coronavirus, it will reduce the download speed of PlayStation.
In addition, Ryan said, 'Player can download games a bit slower but still enjoy stable gameplay. Take steps to make sure everyone has Internet access. Thank you for the support and understanding from the community. '
On March 15, 2020, Microsoft's online service 'Xbox Live' was unavailable for about 2 hours .
Should Once Again Players Be Able To Sign In And Access Xbox Live Services Normally! Thank You For Your Patience And As Always, We'Re Listening. Https://T.Co/fD18Mjpx6W— Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) March 15, 2020
On March 17, 2020, Nintendo's online service 'Nintendo Switch Online' will be unavailable in the United States and Europe for about 9 hours.
Unfortunately, We'Re Having Some Issues With Our Network Services. We'Re Looking To Rectify The Situation As Soon As Possible. Thank You For Your Patience. Https://T.Co/O9u3MXDZG6— Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) March 17, 2020
It is unknown if the two online services became unavailable due to increased access. However, Mr. Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's game division, says that he is `` experiencing unprecedented demand '' due to the effect of the new coronavirus, and as self-isolation is progressing around the world, to game services It seems certain that access is increasing.