PlayStation Network undergoing maintenance for 11 hours today [update]

The PlayStation Network will be offline for maintenance today, for approximately 11 hours. During that time, users will not be able to access the PSN store, have difficulty signing into PSN and will "not be able to play online game."

The maintenance begins:
  • 8AM Pacific
  • 11AM Eastern
  • 4PM Albion
  • 5PM Gaul
We should have more specific information on what this maintenance is about later today.

Update: It's in prep for online storage of PS3 game saves.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.