Sony has announced that its Sony Online Entertainment service will be down for maintenance on Monday April 23 starting at 12:01am pacific (3:01am on the east coast of the US and 8:01am in the UK) and will last for 24 hours. Logins for any game using the service "will be affected."
"Commerce transactions, including purchases on our websites and in-game marketplaces will be unavailable," says the notice. "Account management will be unavailable." Sony issued an apology for the interruption ahead of time and that users will be able to resume use of the service as soon as they are done with the maintenance.