PlayStation Network, often abbreviated as PSN, is an online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service for use with the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation Vita systems.

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I have DLC and want 2 PSN accounts

So I have an online PSN account with DLC and I want to make a second online PSN account and I want to keep the DLC. Would the DLC be on both online PSN accounts?
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Is there a list of my owned psn games?

I bought some psn games before, some psp and psx games, and one vita game. But I'm not sure which ones since it has been a while and not all of them are stored on my memory card anymore. Does Sony ...
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PS3 - The backup operation could not be completed 80010038

I'm a PlayStation Plus member who is planning to upgrade my PS3's 120gb hard drive and am trying to back it up to an external hard drive (FAT32 format). I've ran the backup utility three times and ...
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PSN plus: Once games are free, are they free forever? [duplicate]

I know that with the Playstation plus membership, they will away free games every month and giving away different games every month. So, I were to get a free game, then a month later, that same game ...
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Can't add funds to my Qatari PSN store

I asked the bank and they said there was no problem with the credit card. The credit card is from Qatar and I use it on the Qatari PSN and still get the Can't add funds to your wallet error. What can ...
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Will the save file for the retail version of Persona 4 Arena work with the digital version?

I’m planning to get the “Ultimate Edition” from PSN that includes all the DLC. However, will the save file for my retail copy work on this version?
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Is there a way to get DLC for a PSP UMD using the PS3

i found out that the encryption on my router is not supported on PSPs in general (the security is WPA however the encryption itself is not supported), while looking on the next, mostly every answer i ...
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Do I need to run PSP System activation in order to use DLC

I have Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days in which I can get DLC from the Australian PSN Store. I plan to buy Black Rock Shooter from the UK PSN Store due to the fact that the licences agreement NISA made ...
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Do i need a seperate Memory Stick Pro to access a different Playstation Store on PSP

Black Rock Shooter is out however despite the fact that it's released on US and UK Playstation Network Stores it's not available in Australia, I messaged NISA and they repplied I regret to inform ...
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Playstation + subscription and games

If I hypothetically purchase games that are discounted because I am playstation+ member do I get to keep the game after the end of the subscription?
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Changing PSN log-in on one user

I accidentally used my old PSN log-in on my primary gaming user, is there a way to log into my new PSN account on that one user? I tried logging out and logging into the new one, but it said I cannot ...
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Can you sync PSVita trophies from a NTSC Game with a PAL Account

I know that a PSN Account is tied to the memory card which means if you wanted a NTSC (US) and PAL (UK, Aus) PSN Account you would need 2 memory cards. With that said, in terms of trophies, can you ...
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Is lossy compression used on PlayStation Store games?

I downloaded the Bioshock Infinite 60-minute trial from the PlayStation Store. It contains the full game but the download was about 6 GB. I might buy the full game off PSN but I'm not going to pay ...
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Does R1 game update in PSN Asia account

I bought a game in R1 region. Now my PSN account is logged in and I am registered in Hongkong and located in Philippines. Will the game still automatically see the update for my R1 game?
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How do I get my $50 PSN credit after my first Playstation Card purchase?

The PS3 menu shows an offer to sign up for a Playstation card and receive $50 worth of Playstation Network (PSN) points after the first purchase. How does this work, do I get the points immediately, ...
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Unaccounted trophy, not appearing in ID

I earned some trophies in AC3. Unfortunately, my internet was down at the time, and I did not log in. Therefore, the trophies are displayed as earned, but no time is displayed as for when they were ...
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How to play against friends in Medal of Honor?

A friend and I both have Medal of Honor for the PS3. We want to play against each other in online multiplayer mode, but we don't know how. Do you know if it is possible?
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What do the stripes in the diamond icon in AC III multiplayer mean / why did they disappear?

I'm playing Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer for a while now. As my rank increased I also noticed that I got more and more stripes in the diamond icon. Last week I played and was at rank 33 and had 3 ...
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What is the difference between “Final Fantasy Tactics” and “FFT: War of the Lions”?

First, see here: (PSN - Final Fantasy Tactics) ...and here: (PSN - Final Fantasy Tactics - War of the Lions) I don't have a Sony system, but I do own an iPhone. From the App Store, I have downloaded ...
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Do PSN wallet funds expire?

I recently applied a $50 PlayStation Network credit to my account, but I only used part of it. How long will this money stay in my account, and does it ever expire? Will I get a notice if they do? ...
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Will an Australian Mastercard work on a UK PSN Account

I know that you can't use an Australian Mastercard on a US PSN Account, i've tried but i'm wondering if a Australian Mastercard will work on a UK PSN Account since DLC for UK Games can be brought from ...
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Purchased a PS3 with games already on it

My wife, because she is wonderful, bought me a PS3 for Christmas. She bought it used on craiglist and probably paid extra for it because it already had a LOT of games on it. I am wondering, if I set ...
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Is there any way to transfer save data to a PS3 without overwriting the original save data?

A while back, my old PS3 died. Recently, I got a new PS3 and started playing some games on it. Eventually, I'm going to see what I can do about getting someone to fix up the old PS3 so that I can get ...
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Playstation card problem

I bought two Playstation cards to add to my Playstation store wallet, but every time I try to add the funds, it says to me that the number its wrong or invalid. After that, I knew that my account ...
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Backing up saves to computer (while subscribed to PS+)

After much searching, I managed to find my saves in the Content Manager, but only under "Online Storage" (PS+). The heading for PS Vita System → Online Storage is "Saved Data (PS Vita)". When ...
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Does the PSN+ free games require an internet connection to play on the Vita?

I'm trying to decide if I want to give the PSN+ service a try since it offers a bunch of free games. However, the only time I usually use my Vita is times where there is no network access (such as ...
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Playstation Plus: Buy game from “Instant Game Collection”?

I'm a new subscriber of Playstation Plus and I've downloaded a few games in the "Instant Game Collection" that are offered free right now to subscribers. I know that I can play these games as long as ...
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Can I use downloaded content with another account?

I had an account on PSN and downloaded lots of stuff on that account. But when the PSN hack happened, I forgot my password. I got my account back but still forgot my password. I got a new account that ...
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PSN Avoiding DLC Region Locking Processes confirmation

From my research, while PS3/PSP/PSV hard copy games (not downloaded from the store) aren't region locked their DLC is locked to the store of the region the game come from, example, Hyperdimension ...
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Can't add fund to PSN wallet with a US credit card while accessing from outside U.S

I just moved to Hong Kong recently for work. I have a valid US credit card but I can't seem to add fund to my PSN wallet. Does Sony even stipulate that I have to be in US to use my US credit card? I ...
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Is it possible to download and transfer PSN games to PSVita from PC?

Is it possible to download PSN games (PSVita, Vita-compatible PSP games and minis) via PC software (i.e. Media Go) and then connect Vita with the PC and transfer Vita-compatible games (either by using ...
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What's the difference between downloadable games on XBLA and PSN?

I've recently found myself in possession of both an Xbox 360 and PS3, and in addition to having to having to choose between the platforms for normal console releases (How do I choose between the ...
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What happens to free games obtained through PlayStation Plus after it expires?

I bought a three months membership for PlayStation Plus some time ago. This membership has already expired. While it was active, I got the classic PSOne Resident Evil titles for free. Will I be able ...
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Can I change my credit card country in PSN?

I've just changed country and moved from Italy to UK to work. I'd like to buy a game from PSN using my PSP and my new English credit card. However it seems impossible to change my country in the ...
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What's the easiest way to change Playstation Network date of birth?

I must have set up my account when I was 17 because my DOB is a year off. I'd like to have it right in case I need to recover my password/account. What's the easiest way? I couldn't find it ...
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Can you add friends on the PSN website?

I looked in the "friends" section of the PSN website, and I couldn't find any way to search for other friends to add. Can this be done anywhere online or can it be only done through the console ...
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How to deactivate a pre-owned PS Vita?

How would I deactivate PS Vita (3G/WiFi) without knowing anything about previous holder? I live in UK, and I suspect that system was sold with O2 contract.
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Most convenient method to switch between PSN accounts to access PS Vita content from different Playstation Stores?

I have a Japanese PSN account, as well as a US PSN account. On my PS3, I get the best of both world since I have access to Japanese Playstation Store as well as US Playstation Store. I can purchase ...
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Will playing offline affect trophy acquisition?

I'm picking up Demon's Souls again so I can play through it before the servers close. However, while trying to plan for a trophy run and somewhat efficient playthrough, everything I've read recommends ...
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PSN+ on all profiles on same console?

Please tell me that Sony doesn't expect me to pay for full subscriptions per account just to enable backing up game data to the cloud? I just got a subscription just so me and my family won't have to ...
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Does PSVita not support PSOne classic games? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Vita's backwards compatibility with PSP games extend to PS1 games? Amazon's description of the PS Vita states: Vita can play PSP titles, minis, PS one ...
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Purchasing PSVITA game / and its digital counterpart

I purchased Uncharted and Rayman as my first two games for the Vita. Already I find it annoying to have to keep going back to my bag to get the game I want to play, whereas if I just installed it or ...
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Are all PSN PSP games compatible with PS Vita?

It is well known the PS Vita is not backwards compatible with any UMD-based PSP games, as it uses a different, not compatible storage media. Sony also confirmed that PSP games purchased through PSN's ...
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Do PlayStation Plus cloud saves automatically update?

If I put save games in to the PlayStation Plus cloud storage, will they be automatically updated if I play more of the game and save again? Or would I have to remember to keep updating the cloud ...
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Will I have to purchase a cross-play game twice?

I'm pretty excited about the the idea of continuing my PS3 save game on the go with the PS Vita. This is one of the deciding features for me when it comes to whether or not I will invest in one of ...
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Is it still possible to get Diner Dash on the PS3?

The IGN page for Diner Dash says it was released for PS3 in November of 2009, but I can't find any information about it in the PlayStation Store or on the PlayStation website (US & UK). Is this ...
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What does the percentage displayed under each PSN username mean?

When you compare trophies with someone on PSN, a percentage is displayed under both usernames. What do the percentages mean? (I'm not talking about percentages on each game.)
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Do PSN games have some sort of ID number, like a barcode?

I was recently building a small section which is basically a collection of video games (along with some books and movies) that I own. I was storing all these items by the UPC or ISBN number associated ...
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PSN sharing games

I buy & download a game from PSN on my user account on PS3 #1. Then I switch to PS3 #2 and login with the same PSN account. Can I download the same game without paying twice?
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Problem with PS3 games sharing

My brother got a PS3 and I want to share my PSN games with him. When I connect on my account and I go on my list of download, when I try to download a game, I got a message telling me that there's ...