According to the PlayStation Network service status page, PSN is experiencing connection issues on the PlayStation 4, specifically with its social features and online games. PS4 users cannot access their party, friends list and cannot play online games. Some are even reporting crashes and crashes.
“It is possible that you may have difficulty launching games, applications or online resources. Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience, ”reports the PSN service status page.
Problems started to arise after the release of firmware update 8.00. It is unclear whether the two are related, but some users are unable to load their friends list, along with error code WS-44369-6, after installing the update.
We’re aware users are experiencing difficulties accessing specific functions of PlayStation Network at this time. We’re currently investigating. Thank you for your patience.
— Ask PlayStation (@AskPlayStation) October 14, 2020