Error code: ce-33743-0 – PSN down, Steam down, Xbox down July 22

The internet is aflame once again

ce-33743-0 error code
PlayStation appears to be experience DNS errors as of July 22. Image via Sony.

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It is that time again where the internet randomly stops working. Several of the internet’s biggest websites, including Amazon and HBO Max, all the way to gaming’s Steam, Xbox Live and PSN are down with the PSN error code ce-33743-0 appearing.

The outages on gaming platforms are experiencing issues likely down to internet infrastructure connected to a web host called Akamai. On the company’s website, Akamai has released a statement saying it is investigating the issues relating to the DNS errors popping up for gamers and web surfers alike.

The statement reads: “We are actively investigating the issue. If you have questions or are experiencing impact due to this issue, please contact Akamai Technical Support. In the interest of time, we are providing you the most current information available, which is subject to changes, corrections, and updates.”

Is PSN down?

PlayStation fans are currently reporting that the PSN is down. Some gamers are getting the psn ce-33743-0 error code, while some are getting a message saying the PlayStation is a network currently busy.

As it stands, there are no fixes you can do on your end to alleviate the issues. The PSN issues are all server-side on Sony’s end, which relates to wider networking issues worldwide. You will merely have to wait for the problems to fix itself.

Is Xbox Live down?

Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S fans are currently experiencing issues with Xbox servers. Fans are reporting that it is somewhat slow, while the store is somewhat unresponsive. It doesn’t seem as bad as PSN or Steam, which are currently getting error codes or black screens.

Is Steam Down?

At the time of writing, the Steam Store is currently experiencing issues. Anyone who happens to click on the Steam Store will get stuck on a black page, unable to navigate Steam’s store. However, it appears that the game library and friends list are working as intended.

As of 18:50 CEST, it appears the Steam Store is back up and running.


It seems like many websites and gaming services are slowly getting back to normal, If you are still experiencing issues, perhaps try restarting your device or waiting just a little longer for the DNS errors to course correct.