Sony temporarily shuts down LittleBigPlanet servers amid ongoing attacks

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by James Batchelor

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The servers for the LittleBigPlanet series have been closed for an indeterminate period while Sony beefs up its security.

The franchise’s official Twitter account confirmed the shutdown on Saturday, thanking the community for its patience.

“Due to the severity of the recent attacks, we have no other option than to temporarily disable the game servers,” the company posted.

“We do not take these attacks lightly especially when they target our loyal community members.”

The tweet refers to ongoing DDOS against community-made content in various games from the series, according

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