The PlayStation Network will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on the morning of Thursday, 3rd March 2016 for approximately 2 hours. The maintenance will take place between 5:30am GMT and 7:30am GMT, which won’t affect many gamers in Europe, but will hit gamers in North America, especially those on the West Coast.
For North America, the maintenance period will actually take place on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, between 9:30pm PST and 11:30pm PST, affecting your evening gaming session.
As per usual, during the maintenance period, the PlayStation Network and related services will be inaccessible. Which means you won’t be access your PSN account, the PlayStation Store or PlayStation Now.