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You don't need to physically download the games to your device, but you do need to go into the storefront (either through an appropriate console or through the web interface) and "purchase" the items by adding them to your cart and going through the checkout process. Once you complete checkout, those items will be added to your Download List permanently and ...


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If the main thing you're concerned about is online multiplayer, then yes, all accounts on a single PS4 can play online if at least one if them has an active PS Plus subscription, and that PS4 console is set as the PS Plus account's "Primary PS4." From Sony's FAQ: PlayStation®Plus benefits available to other non-subscribing users on your Primary PS4™: ...


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You'll still have access to the games you've downloaded, even if they're removed from the collection or you've deleted them off your system, as long as you're still a subscriber. If your subscription ends, you won't be able to access those games, but they'll still be available again if/when you resubscribe.


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Sony has made it clear they will continue the free games promotion with PlayStation Plus and will have a free game every month (at least) for the PS4 (two the first month) and they will almost certainly continue the free games promotion for the PS3 and PS Vita as they have done for the last couple years. Unlike Xbox Live Gold, PlayStation Plus started as a ...


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If it's a 30-day trial (that comes with some games now, definitely God of War: Ascension), rather than a 3/12 month card, then it's likely that they want you to enter your credit card details, so that when the trial runs out, your subscription will automatically take over. The way around this is as your friend suggests, enter the credit card details, and ...


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It's in the settings menu, with your other Account information (I forget if this is it's own top level thing of if it's under Play Station Network) there's a "Services" section. Inside Services you'll see Playstation Plus and you can see the begining/end of your service date and your auto-renew setting.


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Yes, local accounts are those that exist - are/have logged in - on the same console, whether created there or elsewhere. The Playstation Plus subscription is tied to the SEN account, but that account can specify a single PS4 console as its primary PS4, which enables other (non-PS+) accounts to access everything on the console. So any account using that ...


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There's a Copy Multiple option that lets you select all content period. Just hit Square to change the sorting; you can sort by game title (stuff appears in folders) or by all. When not sorted by all you can use Copy Multiple to select all data at once rather than going through each folder. Best I can tell this copies everything, at least in the PS3 Data ...


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You're limited by system activations, not per-game activations. Once your account has been activated on two different consoles, you can only play games owned by this account on these consoles, you can't "mix and match" games between an infinite number of consoles.


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According to this article, this has been happening increasingly ever since the 1.7 update which introduced several features. It's important to notice that this HAS happened before to other users but it wasn't as often or to as many people as now. It's important to notice that I did not find any official statement from Sony regarding this.


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For PS3, short answer is no. It will not back up every save you have on your system. When you play a game, you'll get a pop up asking you if you wish to back up the game's save to online storage. Also, it doesn't work for PS1, PS2, PSP, and MINI saves and you have only 1024 MB of space for saves, so depending on how large these saves are, you might not get ...


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Easiest way is to go to the Sony PSN website and look under Media (hopefully you've downloaded a few of the Instant Game Collection). You'll see the expiration date which correlates to your PS+ expiry date.


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PS+ has limited support for + features for other accounts on the console. PlayStation Plus benefits available to other non-subscribing users on your Primary PS4: Online multiplayer (subject to any parental control settings on sub accounts) Play downloaded games purchased with PlayStation Plus discount Play downloaded IGC games PlayStation ...


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The drive is separate from your account, and the PS3 backup isn't reliant on PS+ subscription. You don't lose anything owned by your account by deleting it from your PS3. If your backup fails, try deleting unnecessary files like game install data (under Game Data Utility on the Game category on the XMB), I had a problem when install data for one game was ...


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Yes, it's likely to help as long as the savedata is uploaded to PS Plus before the corruption happens. It's a good idea to disable the auto-upload feature if you're worried about corrupted data being saved to the cloud. I haven't experienced any savedata corruption, but I assume that corrupted savedata would be uploaded to the cloud too as the cloud ...


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You're right that new games are added to the "Instant Game Collection" each month, but they don't all disappear again at the same time. Some games only stay for the month, but others stay longer. For example, in October 2013 in Europe, Metal Gear Rising and Remember Me were both added at the 23rd, but Metal Gear Rising disappeared in November and Remember ...


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Yes, you are 100% correct in your understanding. To prevent access to the PSN store, you have two options. 1) turn off "auto-login" for PSN. This way anytime you want to purchase/download something you need to provide the password. 2) delete the wi-fi profile off of your Vita after it's activated so it can't connect to the Internet. From there you can ...


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What matters here is whether Auto Renew is on or not; to check auto renew, go to Settings > PSN > Account Information > Services List > Playstation Plus. Here you should see a list with the PS+ activation record. Select that one that says "subscription" on the right, it should list your start/ending/next renewal date for the subscription. There's a big ...


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PlayStation Plus online play limitations currently appear to be at the developer's discretion from my personal experience. Although this may change in the future. Your mileage may very over time. Case in point: Using a PS4 with several user profiles created. Two of the accounts have PSN+ subscriptions. The others do not. On the recent Destiny Alpha. The ...


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There can only be two active systems per account on PSN. Also there are only so many times it can be force deactivated on the SONY site per year so be careful what you do. So you can only game-share with one friend at a time. If they want to be able to share your account it will have to take some corridenation and have to deactivate and reactivate when ...


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I recently bought a 2nd PS4 (unit 2). I gave my old PS4 to my son (unit 1), which was my primary. On unit 1 all user has all the benefits of ps plus, multiplayer included. On unit 2, since I will be the only user on it, will have to sign in my name at all times to have my ps plus benefit. Currently I can play destiny multiplayer, download free games on ...


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It really depends on the game, I'm afraid. Some Vita games store their saves on the cartridge, rather than the console, and some of the download versions of games on PS+ aren't the exact same version as those sold at retail, so the saves aren't always compatible/accessible. That said, unless your downloads are capped, then you've nothing to loose by ...


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No, you shouldn't need to re-download all of them as you discovered. You only have to force the system to refresh it's licenses. When you download any of the free PSN+ content, it automatically stamps that content with an expiration date that is the same as your subscription expiration at that moment. When you extend your subscription, it doesn't update all ...


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One: You can back up save files and then restore them at a later time even to another account. If you are a PS+ member you can back them up to a server and they will be linked to your PSN. However in your case, you'll probably want to back them up manually, which can be done as so: On the XMB (cross media bar), go to the Game section. Go to Game ...


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FIXED: Its take time to reflect the price in psn. Now all the available seasons are marked as FREE. Thanks.


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The Season Pass does not include the first episode. You need to purchase the first episode separately. Here is the description for the Season Pass on xbox.com. I assume it's the same for PSN: Buy The Wolf Among Us Season Pass for the best value and get all 4 remaining episodes (Episodes 2-5 to be released periodically) in the 5-part series once ...


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You should check if your psn account is activated as your primary ps4 and check your son's account for the same thing. If he has his account not activated as his primary ps4 other user's wont be able to enjor playstation plus memberships.


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Sony stated that online multiplayer requires a PlayStation Network account and a paid subscription to PlayStation Plus. Each subscription is tied to the console rather than the individual account, which means that multiple accounts on one console can play multiplayer without having to purchase individual subscriptions for each account. I found this on the ...


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Somewhat. On the XMB, if you navigate to GAME then SAVED GAME UTILITY (PS3), you'll get a list of games you have saves for. Press triangle to get the side menu to appear and select COPY MULTIPLE. You'll be able to check all your games and then have them copied to online storage. You have only 1024 MB of online storage, so you might not get them all. At least ...


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You'll have the option if you want to overwrite or not. When copying data using the Save Data Utility, if the destination (whether the PS3, a storage device or the PS+ online storage) already has a save of the same game (on the same slot, if applicable), you'd see a prompt asking you if you wish to overwrite the save, so you can do the copy process without ...



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