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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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 ...
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Downloading games to PSVita from other stores than the Japanese

Is it possible to download PSVita games to an imported device without using a Japanese account? That is, before its launched in EU for example.
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PSN Website My Lists Feature Doesn't Work

I've searched for a similar problem and haven't had any luck. So here goes... Signed in to PlayStation US, there is a feature called "My Lists". No matter which combination of filters I use I can't ...
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Is it possible to play using a friend's game pass?

My friend brought Uncharted 3 so that we can play multiplayer, but the game keeps asking me for a game pass (I've logged onto the PSN account on which he redeemed his game pass). Is it console-bound ...
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How do I regain my login bonus after a network error?

After a couple of seasonal or remote races, I sometimes receive a random network error and I am logged out of PSN. When I log back in to PSN, I've lost the percentage bonus for logging in for the ...
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Where can I find my Playstation Plus expiration date?

I have a Playstation Plus account in the US market since july 2010. I purchased a whole year and I believed that it will expire around october 2011 but even today in december the wallet was not ...
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How to check internet speed on PS3?

I have a new very fast internet, however I'm not sure if PS3 supports it (my laptop for example is only able to use 1/3 of the speed). How to check what speed PS3 can use?
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Can I rename my PSN account?

Is it possible to change the online ID associated with my PSN account? If it's possible, how do I go about changing it?
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How to fix error 749 on Gran Turismo 5

A few months ago I posted a question about the "network incompatibility error 717" issue that was plaguing some of our regular racers: How to fix "network incompatibility error 717" on GT5 ...
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How do I reset my Playstation Network password?

After the downtime with Playstation's Network, I seem to be having trouble logging in. The error message is "The sign-in ID (e-email address) or password is incorrect." What is the best way to reset ...
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What is contained in the Dungeon Defenders PlayStation Plus Free DLC?

On the PlayStation Blog's PS Store update for the Dungeon Defenders launch, it specifically cited that, in addition to releasing Dungeon Defenders itself, also available for download would be: ...
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How are the ranking points decided for a win/draw/loss over PES 2012 online quick matches?

Sometimes I win and get 8 points, sometimes I get 10, etc. The worst thing is, sometimes I draw and lose points while the opponent gains some. It was brought to my attention that the teams you've ...
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Can I use a US PlayStation Network card if I live in a different country?

I'm trying to buy some DLC for my games, but since I'm living outside the USA I can't use my credit card to add funds to my PSN wallet. My country was not listed when I created a PlayStation Network ...
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Fate/unlimited codes multiplayer

I was considering getting Fate/unlimited codes off of PSN. I only own a PS3, but I remember hearing that you could play PSP games on your PS3 if gotten through PSN. Since this seems to be a fighting ...
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Why can't I export Rock Band 1 songs to use in Rock Band 3?

I am trying to export Rock Band 1 songs for my PS3 so I can reuse most of the songs in Rock Band 3. I read that the method to do this is installing the update for Rock Band to enable the option ...
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Can I still get my free games from the PSN Welcome Back promotion?

When the PlayStation Network came back online, we could download 2 full games for free. I downloaded Infamous, then decided to wait to download the second one. Do you know if I can still download ...
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How are Gran Turismo online games physically hosted?

A group of my friends have been having regular GT5 evenings using Community > User > My Lounge. We were wondering how games are physically hosted. Are they managed by one of the PlayStations (denoted ...
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Installation error 80029564 on PS3

I have a problem when installing the game Midnight Club Los Angeles: Complete Edition, which is available for a test of 60 minutes via the PlayStationPlus membership. All went well during the ...
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Delete Pixel Junk Racers first version?

I own the game Pixel Junk Racers. I am also the owner of the second version, Pixel Junk Racers: 2nd Lap. Both games are very similar, but 2nd Lap offers some improvements, so I do not play with the ...
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My PS3 suddenly says it has the wrong WPA key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PS3 keeps saying my WPA key is wrong. My PS3 has been perfectly fine then it suddenly claims I have the wrong WPA key but I know its the right one since my PS3 was fine ...
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How do I determine connection quality on my PS3?

Is there an option or is there a site that will let you rate connection quality and tell you if there is some particular mechanism (like an unavailable port) that is not working? Is there some app at ...
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How do I use the Round weapon in Space Invaders Infinity Gene effectively?

I am having difficulty getting the hang of the Round weapon in Space Invaders Infinity Gene. While the "bullet eating" effect is handy, I'm not sure how best to use it in general because of the way ...
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What are the differences, if any, between Little Big Planet GOTY Edition, and the one in PS3's Welcome Back offer?

I recently purchased LBP GotY edition, just before realizing the game would be available in the Welcome Back offer after the outage in PSN. Before returning the game (which has yet to be delivered) ...
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Would a caching proxy help with PSN?

I've been getting lots of errors, presumably due to the "Welcome Back" offers etc., in Playstation Home (x80710D36), and in the Store (don't remember the code). I'm wondering if anyone has looked at ...
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Can I buy PSN games and DLC without giving Sony my credit card info?

In light of the recent security problems at Sony, I'm very hesitant of giving PSN my credit card info. Is it possible to buy games, DLC, etc. without giving my credit card to PSN?
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If I had a game on disc and I buy it from the Playstation Store, can I use the same data?

I finally got a PS3 recently. I've been trying to catch up on everything I missed, so I bought inFamous a couple of days ago, but now I've discovered that it's free from the PlayStation store. So I ...
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What happens to online saves after PlayStation Plus expiration?

One of the benefits on using PlayStation Plus is online saving of your savegames. I don't plan prolonging my registration to the service. But what will then happen to my save games once I'm no more ...
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Getting a PS3 for Ratchet & Clank Future. What about PSN?

My brother plans to get a PlayStation 3, and I get to play on it. That means I'll finally (!) be able to play the Ratchet & Clank Future series. In the wake of the recent attack on PSN, I'm now ...
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As a PS3 gamer, what can I expect in the aftermath of the PSN security breach and system outage?

I've seen a few vague (very) details from Sony, including the free month of Playstation Plus for existing users, but I don't know exactly what to expect and what I'll get. The last I read the ...
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What Portal 2 functionality is unavailable when the PSN is down?

What Portal 2 functionality is unavailable when the PSN is down? Can Portal 2 owners still play the single player game?
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Is there a way to use Netflix on PS3 without PSN?

When I initially heard of the PSN outage, I thought it would be no big deal for me. After all, I don't play a lot of multiplayer or online games on that system. For that matter, it's been awhile ...
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Is there known PlayStation Network Status page?

Right now my PS3 is having difficulties signing in to the PlayStation Network. Has anyone found an official status page for the PSN?
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What exactly is the chaining rules in Porco in the Sky

I know that chaining is the key to scoring the big points and not getting overwhelmed by numbers in Riff: Everyday Shooter. However I'm having trouble on some of the levels working out exactly how to ...
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Does Sony remove games from the PSN Store?

I just bought the french edition of "Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together". I came with a promotion code for a 50% discount on "Vagrant Story" on the PSN. I did enter the code, and it was accepted ...
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What is the difference between Breath of Fire III for the PSX and for the PSP (or PSPGo)?

I am aware that some games (like the early Final Fantasy titles, Disgaea) which are on PSP (more appropriately, PSN) are later versions with a small amount of extra content. Normally it is fairly ...