Sony announced the PlayStation Network will be down for 1 hour in next week. Sony now says the PSN maintenance on 24 April for one hour. PlayStation Network will be performed under maintenance for approximately 1 hour on 04/25/2017, 10:30 AM to 04/25/2017, 11:30 AM (Your Local Timezone).
During the PSN Maintenance, Anyone who already has an account can still sign in to their PlayStation Network profile, play games, and use most applications while this maintenance is carried out. You will not be able to access PlayStation Store and Account Management during this maintenance.
As Sony always says, “we recommend activating your PS4 as your primary console before maintenance begins so you can continue to play most games and use 3rd party services during maintenance.
To activate your console, sign in to your PlayStation Network profile and select [Settings] > [PlayStation Network/Account Management] > [Activate as Your Primary PS4] > [Activate].”
Sony also suggested “We strive to ensure that PlayStation Network services are available at all times, but occasionally we must take PlayStation Network offline to perform essential maintenance and implement feature enhancements. We are working hard to reduce the duration of each maintenance”.