PSN Schedule Maintenance announced, will begin on July 26

Sony has announced a new PSN Schedule Maintenance for July 26 (This Thursday). The maintenance will begin exactly at 4PM GMT, and will be restored on Friday (July 27th) at 8am.

PSN subscribers in Europe, Australia, Ireland and New Zeeland will not be able to access various PSN features during the downtime including PS Store, Account Management and Registration.

Sony said in a press release, “If you wish to play online during the maintenance, then you may be able to do so if you sign in to PSN before the start of the maintenance window,”

“However, please note that all the services listed above will not be available, even if you are signed into the Network.”

“During this maintenance, you can continue to collect in-game trophies and these will be updated on your profile once PlayStation Network is back up and running.”