PSN, Steam Are Down Along With Big Chunks Of The Internet [Update: It’s Fixed, Sort Of]
Update: Akamai, the CDN responsible for hosting a ton of websites, said a fix for the widespread DNS failure has been implemented and “service is resuming normal operations.” Some of the affected websites, like the PlayStation Network and Steam, are reportedly back up and running.
We have implemented a fix for this issue, and based on current observations, the service is resuming normal operations. We will continue to monitor to ensure that the impact has been fully mitigated.
— Akamai Technologies (@Akamai) July 22, 2021
However, Down Detector reports that other services are experiencing issues. This includes games like Destiny and Titanfall, as well as Grand Theft Auto V mod FiveM. Apparently, even McDonald’s is having problems. Microsoft is also looking into issues with launching Xbox game streaming titles.
We are aware that users may experience issues launching Game Streaming titles with a controller from https://t.co/Z1MXwRHqwb. We are currently investigating and will update here & on our status page as we learn more. https://t.co/PzAdjUFMJj
— Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) July 22, 2021
Original Story: Tons of websites and games–including Fortnite, the PlayStation Network, Steam, and Warframe–are experiencing a Domain Name System (DNS) failure, resulting in pages that won’t load and titles that can’t be played.
Content courtesy of Gamespot.com published on , original article here.