The LittleBigPlanet servers have been temporarily disabled by Sony due to ongoing attacks, causing despair for fans.
In April as reported by Eurogamer, much of the community content in a number of LittleBigPlanet games was inaccessible for around six weeks at the time. Reports had suggested that the LittleBigPlanet issues were caused by a DDOS campaign.
Back in March, Eurogamer also reported that the reason why the LittleBigPlanet servers were being hit by DDOS attacks was due to a disgruntled fan of the series that was “unhappy with Sony’s treatment of the franchise.”
On May 21st, the initial server issues were acknowledged by the official LittleBigPlanet Twitter page.
“We are aware that some of our community are experiencing issues with the servers. Please be assured that we are investigating these new attacks and will update you when we know more.”
Then, just a day later, a new update was tweeted informing followers that due to the severity of the server attacks, the LittleBigPlanet servers will be temporarily disabled.
“LBP Server Update: Due to the severity of the recent attacks we have no other option than to temporarily disable the game servers. We do not take these attacks lightly especially when they target our loyal community members. Thanks for understanding.”
LittleBigPlanet is a series that thrives so much on its community creativity, so it’s a shame that servers have been taken down online, even on a temporary basis. Let’s hope that the issues are resolved soon and fans can get back to enjoying this beloved Sony franchise.
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