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PlayStation Plus is a paid for PSN subscription service which provides enhanced PSN services such as automatically updating your PlayStation, backing up game saves to the cloud, discounts on DLC, and more.

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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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Cutting my kid loose from my PS account?

So my kid is 15 now, and heavy into Destiny and other such games. We've had a PlayStation for years, and when you first started needing an account, I created one for me, and the kids played on my ...
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Can one PlayStation Plus subscription be shared between multiple PSN accounts on the same machine?

I just purchased a new ps4 and found out that PlayStation Plus is required for online gameplay. My ps4 is shared with someone else at home so I want to ask if one PlayStation Plus subscription can be ...
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Where to find expiring data for Playstation Plus on the PS4

I was looking around for an equivalent to PS3s account management but it seems not to exist or is it hidden? I would appreciate some help on the matter since I need to know when my Playstation Plus ...
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My ps Plus Account ended. when I renew, will I get back the items I got using Ps Plus?

I forgot to renew my ps plus account and it ended. When I will renew but I was wondering. Will I get my games back when I renew my account or am I doomed?
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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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Can I get free PS+ games 'retroactively'?

I just discovered to my utter dismay that I was paying for Plus membership (for over a year), thinking that it is required to access PlayStation Shop. I would have continued to do so, but luckily I ...
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Can I re-download digital copies of games I've purchased without Playstation Plus?

Can you delete a game purchased from the Playstation store then re-install without a subscription at a later date?
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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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Check download progress while away

I started downloading three games yesterday so I left the PS4 in Rest Mode. Now I'm at work and I'd like to see the progress but going to https://store.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/#!/en-us/download/...
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What determines whether a PS4 game can be played online without PS Plus?

The Playstation 4 requires a PS Plus account for online play. However, I have noticed that various games have some online functionality without a PS Plus subscription: Watch_Dogs online hacking and ...
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PS Vita and PSN: Limit purchasing ability

I have a PS3 with a PSN account and a Playstation Plus subscription. Now I have a new PS Vita that will be used by a minor in the household. I cannot create and use a PSN subaccount on the PS Vita ...
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Do I need to claim my Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection?

Just signed up for a year of Playstation Plus. Do I need to download games to claim them for my collection or will any games in the collection be automatically considered owned as long as I am ...
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Do PlayStation Plus cloud saves automatically update?

If I put game saves 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 saves?...
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Upgrade from 3-Months to a Year of Playstation Plus [duplicate]

If I purchase the year of Plus whilst my 3-month is still active will it automatically start the year once the 3-months has expired?
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Can you play Fornite on PS4 without PlayStation Plus?

Can you play Fornite on PS4 without PlayStation Plus? If so, how do you do it?
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How can I tell if my game saves are backed up?

I'm a PlayStation Plus subscriber. On my PS3, I get a message every day saying which game saves were backed up that night. On the PS4, I don't get any messages about the success or failure of my game ...
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Playstation Plus for PS4 on multiple Console accounts?

When paying for a Playstation Plus subscription, for online gaming with the PS4, is the subscription tied to one account on the console, or the console itself? To provide some scope, I'm assuming ...
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Accessing old games in my playstation plus subscription

I have a 1 year playstation plus subscription playing on my ps4, six month passed now from this subscription. I want to buy a new playstation vita. My question is, will I be able to download the old ...
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Is PS+ mandatory for PSN account?

Is a monthly membership in the PSN necessary just to buy a game now and again to play? I just bought a PS4 and agreed to a trial membership but do I have to continue a monthly membership to shop for ...
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Can I play downloaded (classic) games after my PSPlus subscription expires?

I want to get a couple of PS2 classics on my PS3 but they require PS+. If I buy Playstation Plus and buy these "exclusive PS+ only games" after my subscription is over will it let me play the games I ...
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Do I lose access to games I've downloaded when they're removed from the Instant Game Collection?

If I download a game from the Instant Game Collection, and it is later removed from it, can I still access it? Do I keep it till I delete it or unsubscribe? PS Plus seems like a great deal but it ...
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If I cancel my PS Plus subscription, will my game saves that I uploaded to the cloud disappear?

Recently, I bought a 12 months subscription for PS Plus and uploaded some game saves to the cloud. Then, I canceled my subscription and requested a refund which was approved and bought a 3 months ...
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Can I check playtime on PS4 without PS Plus?

I have been playing a log of RDR2 recently. I have bought the PS4 only to play exclusive games. Hence, don't have a PS Plus subscription. I want to know how long I played the game. Is there a generic ...
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I can't get PlayStation plus to work on all of my accounts

I have 2 accounts on my ps4. One is PlayStation Plus enabled. I know that as long as one account on the system has PlayStation Plus, then I'm good to go. However, for some reason, every time I log ...
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Playstation Plus - Will different account subscription activate locked games?

I bought PlayStation 4 a year ago which was also my first PlayStation. My friend recommended that I should have two accounts. UK Account for playing games with PlayStation Plus subscription. Already ...
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What are the implications of a PSN account country?

I just bought a PS4, and want to purchase PS Plus for multiplayer gaming. I read on the internet that you can't change the country of a PSN account after creating it. What are the implications of ...
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Does the duration of multiple PlayStation Plus cards stack?

I bought a PlayStation Plus card for my account. A couple of couple days later, I bought my brother one. I didn't know at the time you can share online accounts. I had two 3 month ones; do I have 6 ...
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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 says I already have Playstation Plus but Overwatch says i don't

I have my own PSN account which was created on my mom's PS4 (not a sub account I’m over 18) and so I recently bought my own PS4. Without PlayStation plus from my mom I went to go purchase a ...
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How many time can you use a free 14 day ps+ trial after creating an account?

I have already used one trial on my main account and used another trial on a second account. So how many time can I do this?
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Does PS Plus help prevent savegame corruption?

I recently encountered a crash in Battlefield 4 and decided to take a break. Out of curiosity, I browsed my PS4's storage to see what's stored inside, and noticed that only the Battlefield 4 savegame ...
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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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PS+ server question

I live in Mongolia, where I am unable to access the Playstation Network. I have a relative living in the UK, and I recently purchased a UK PS4 from there and shipped to me here. If I open a PS+ ...
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Is there a way to set my auto upload settings to a default yes, instead of asking me every time I play a game?

Also, is there a way to make the PS3 auto upload all my save data without inserting the game? Basically I want it to upload everything I have saved, and upload every new save automatically.
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Can I successfully obtain a PS+ account from Europe with a US PSN account?

I am from Europe and have a US PSN account. If I buy Playstation Plus through the PS Store, will I be able to play online multiplayer games through that account as I'm not from US?
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Are there any benefits of opting out of free PS plus games?

I always was wondering if my free games of the month deal is somehow limited. I heard that there is a assurance that the games I get for free in PS plus should exceed particular cost. At the same time ...
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renewing account before it expires

I had about 2 months left on my account, and recently I added another 12 months to my account. I was wondering, do the months stack up or does it continue with the two months and then use the 12 ...
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Does The Walking Dead Season 2 Playstation Plus offering include all episodes?

I do not have a Playstation 4 yet so I cannot test, but I am purchasing all the games offered on my PS Plus membership for PS4. I was wondering though, it is described that in this month the are ...
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Can I share one PlayStation+ account between two PS4's?

I just bought a second PS4. I have one in the living room and one in my game room. My son uses the one in the game room. I only have 1 PlayStation Plus account. If I make the new PlayStation my ...
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Easily copy all saved data to PlayStation Plus?

I've got nearly 20 folders in my PS3 Saved Data Utility, many of those having 4 items or more in them. I want to copy them to PlayStation Plus, but can't seem to find a way to do them all at once. ...
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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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Do I need to keep my PS Plus subscription to play my free PS3 games now that PS Plus is no longer giving away PS3 games?

It has been expressed by Sony that soon PlayStation Plus will no longer be providing PS3 games. I only own a PS3 and not a PS4 so it will become useless to me after this (until I buy another console ...
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Does Playstation Plus only works when is a primary account?

So, I have two accounts, Canadian and USA. I used my USA account for Playstation plus and is my primary account in the system, my Playstation plus have expired. So, I'm planning on getting the card ...
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I bought a PS Vita used, help me get the old PSN account off

So everywhere says to go to system settings and just restore back to factory settings, but it doesn't let me get to that point because of the old users account on the Vita. I don't have the guys info ...
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PS+ 1gb online storage limit shared between consoles?

PS+ offers 1GB of online save storage. Is this shared across consoles? That is, if I own a PS3, PS4, and Vita, do I get 1GB per device? Or 3GB total?
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Data with same name has been uploaded from another PS4?

I just turned on my PS4, and received a notification to tell me a saved game could not be automatically uploaded. Looking at some more detailed information I was told that "Data with same name has ...
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If my PS Plus account expires, do my free packs expire as well?

I know you lose free games, such as the free monthly games, when your Plus expires. But what about the free packs you've downloaded? I have Tera — a free game you can get without PS Plus, and since I ...
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Do I have a PS Plus subscription?

So I recently ordered a PS4 on Gamestop's website. I ordered a PS4 and a year-long subscription to Sony's Playstation Plus. I used the code on my account, but the purchase didn't go through because I ...
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If I buy a secondhand PS4 can I still get the 1 month free PS Plus Trial?

If I buy a secondhand PS4 can I still get the 1 month free PS Plus Trial? Or since it's second hand, do I have to pay for it? And by paying, do you pay on the PS4 or do you have to buy a PS card?
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