Visitors at the Sony Building in Tokyo play Sony's
PlayStation 3 in this November 2006 file photo. (AP
Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)
Sony says it has taken down its online PC gaming service
due to a problem it found while investigating the security
breach at its PlayStation service last month.
Sony Corp said on the Sony Online Entertainment website that
it has temporarily suspended service because of an
undisclosed issue. A spokesman says it is not due to a second
The site matches up players for PC games such as "Free
Realms" and "DC Universe online."
The company says it found the issue while investigating the
recent security breach.
Sony executives have apologised for the PlayStation Network
security breach. The breach compromised the personal data of
some 77 million player accounts.