A man plays on a Playstation 4 on Nov. 9, 2013 in Madrid.
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December 27, 2014 10:00 AM EST

Sony’s Playstation network is “gradually coming back online,” the company announced early Saturday, two days after a hacking group claimed responsibility for downing it.

A group known as “Lizard Squad” said they hacked both the Playstation network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live just as new users were launching consoles they received on Christmas. The console’s networks allow users to play games with an online community.

On Friday, the Xbox network was “up and running,” according to NBC News.

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