PlayStation Network is back from the dead. Shuhei Yoshida, the SCE President thanked everyone for their patience and apologized on Twitter.
Things are running smoothly but still no explanation for what happened.
As people are tweeting, PSN is back online. Very sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. https://t.co/y3aO5iiWfn
— Shuhei Yoshida (@yosp) January 5, 2016
Playstation also tweeted an update to look out for PS Plus subscriptions and video rental extension.
Thanks for your patience today – stay tuned for details on PS Plus, PS Now, and video rental extensions.
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) January 5, 2016