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Can Fortnite Vbucks cards be used on any console?

My son has multiple consoles linked to his Fortnite account. I just bought him a Vbucks card from Walmart, does it matter what console I pick? If I click Nintendo Switch, can he spend them on the ...
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How does Bloons TD 5 on the PS4/PS5 keep track of the Daily Chest Reward

How does it keep track of when the game was last played? If you disconnect the internet and change the date and time and play the game it still knows the last time the game was opened?
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Migrating a local PS4 profile to PS5, preserving trophies and save games

I just bought my PS5 and still own the old PS4. While I successfully transferred games for my PSN profile, I thought data transfer copied everything from the old console to the new. The point is that ...
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Padlock on a downloaded PS5 game

So, I bought a PS4 game in 2017 that was removed from the PlayStation Store a few years later. It doesn’t even show up in my transaction history, weirdly enough, and I obviously don’t have the order ...
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How often should I clean the interiors of Playstation 5?

New to PS5. How often should I clean the interiors like fans and all ? I don't want to clean it often, because I am afraid that I will damage the circuits. How often ? Every 15 days, 1 month or some ...
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Transfer game to new account on PS5

My son had a PS4 which I was playing GTA5 on. He transferred his account to his new PS5. Now both consoles are using one account, is it possible to create a new account on the PS4 and transfer GTA5 ...
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Why does my PS5 change the screen size sometimes?

Occasionally when I turn on my PS5 by pressing the controller PS button, the console will not use the full screen size of my TV. Sometimes it's the correct size, let's call that 100% Sometimes it's ...
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Is the PS5 still USA geo-locked?

[Note: unsure if this can be considered on topic. Technically it is about the console hardware, but it does not strictly relate to games unless some horrible company tries to put geo-lock on games too....
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Cloud Save Download not available for PS5 games

I am playing both PS4 and PS5 games on PS5. Now, I find that in PS4 games, there are both options to Download and Upload Cloud Save from Console to Cloud and vice versa. But this feature is missing in ...
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Recognize PS5 Dualsense controller models from the box

Recently while researching the Dualsense analog stick drift common issue I have read some comments pointing out that at least two different joystick versions exist: the original one and a later ...
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Will leaving a DualSense controller (PS5) connected after it is fully charged shorten its battery life?

After fully charging it, will leaving a DualSense controller (PS5) connected to the console shorten its battery life?
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PS5 requires multiple power key press to turn on

Since few days, the power key of the PS5 needs a few presses for the Console to start. Earlier, it used to start with just one press, but I am observing that I need to press the power button 3-4 times....
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Why PS5 is showing a game as "In Library" and also an option to purchase?

I recently bought a PS5 with a PS Plus Extra Subscription. I wanted Bloodborne and Demon Souls as the first few games. However, I found it quite confusing. I claimed Bloodbrone and Demon Souls as they ...
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Will PS4 game discs work on PS5 Console? [duplicate]

I recently bought a PS5, after loooooooong wait. So, the first few games that I plan are - Bloodborne and Demon Souls. The only discs for PS4 available on Amazon India are that from PS4. So, will ...
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Jedi Survivor Deluxe Edition: access bonus content from other local accounts?

My son pre-ordered Jedi Survivor: Deluxe Edition on PS5 through the PlayStation Store. I guess he bought it through my account as it’s the “parent” account, and his is a child’s account. He can access ...
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PS5 dualsense controller disconnecting

I tried to totally disconnect from WiFi. That did not help. When I try to connect the second controller it stays connected for 5-10sec and then disconnects. This happens when connecting to an iPhone/...
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Open source and not for profit alternative to Metacrict and OpenCrict [closed]

Are there any sites like Metacrict or OpenCricit focused on video games that are open source, provide data easily and are built entirely by the community and not for profit?
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WWE 2k22 for PS4 not loading on my PS5

Today WWE 2k22 PS4 version got added into PS Plus catalogue Downloaded the game created account accepted terms and conditions selected play -> one on one -> normal -> selected characters -&...
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How can I play GTA roleplay on PS5?

I have GTA 5 premium edition, also GTA online. I heard that GTA 5 roleplay is modded PC version and not playable on PlayStation but with the help of a Roleplay Discord server I joined, I heard you can ...
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FIFA 23 on PS5 from the PS store as a Christmas present

Sorry, this is a full on “Mum hasn’t got a clue” question. We have bought our son a PS5 for Christmas. He has no idea he is getting it. He has FIFA23 Ultimate Edition on his PS4 and whilst I know this ...
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Stuck transferring God of War Ragnarök saved data from PS4 to PS5

I got a PS5 today and wanted to transfer my saved data of GOWR from PS4 to PS5. The system transfer worked and I can see the game saves on the PS5 game. But when loading in it get stuck on a progress ...
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Is there a true PS5 version of GTA 5?

I purchased the remastered version of Grand Theft Auto 5 for the PS4 Pro. My question has two parts: Is there any difference between the a) remastered version of GTA 5 for the PS4/PS4 Pro and a b) &...
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Borderlands 2 save game corrupted on ps5

I was playing borderlands 2 on TVHM on my PS5. I had saved my game 2 days ago before starting the tiny tina DLC (Ii had reached level 55 at this point). Today all of a sudden my game crashed when I ...
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If I delete game progress from my PlayStation, will it remove it from the ps+ cloud?

I’m trying to delete some things to get some more space for a new game, I noticed that my saved game files take up a fair amount of room. I have saved the one I want to delete from my console to the ...
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Transferring saved games to PSN account

I have just bought a PS5 recently and tried to transfer my PS4 saved game files to the new PS5. So I formatted the whole PS4 system to sell. However, when I tried to transfer its saved files from my ...
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How can my Logitech G432 headset render 3D when plugged to the PS5?

I've recently bought a PS5 and I was planning to buy a Pulse 3D headset to benefit the most from the system. But before that, by curiosity, I plugged my Logitech G432 headset to the system and got ...
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PS Plus Collection - what is it and how do I access it?

I’ve signed up for PS Plus Essential which includes the Playstion Plus Collection: According to Sony’s own website, this includes a list of games: However, taking the first game on that list as an ...
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PS4/PS5 Region And PSN Account?

Can I login to my PSN Account on a console from a different region and purchase DLC, and PS+ using that account?
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Does connecting a PS5 controller to a PC via Bluetooth work and if so does it require additional software or drivers to function?

I have bought a Dual Sense Playstation 5 controller, and a USB 5.0 bluetooth dongle. I've tested the dongle by pairing it to my phone and my bluetooth speakers, and it works well. The controller is ...
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What's the best way to redeem a Collectors Edition on PS5?

I preordered the (physical) Collectors Edition of "Horizon: Forbidden West" for my son for Christmas, and it should get here soon. I understand that it doesn't come with a physical disc (...
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PS5 controller doesn't charge

I have bought controller to use on PC. But when I connect it to USB to charge, orange light glows once and stops. If I connect it to Mac, it glows solid orange with white middle light. It should blink ...
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Can my PS5 still access the Playstation store with old Firmware

I got a PS5 several months ago direct from Sony. Truth is I've only used it a couple times, and I don't play games with friends and don't like to update my operating systems unless there is a real ...
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PS5 - How to request restricted game?

My son got a PS5 for Christmas and I’ve set him up an online account and profile on the console. Everything I’ve read says that to play a game rated older than his age he can request it. So far, all ...
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What kinds of external Hard drives are compatible with PS5?

I'm looking to see if anyone knows off hand types of external HDs to look for specifically for PS5/PS4.
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Unable to register warranty for PS5

Bought my PS5 couple of days ago and tried to register my warranty online. It requires me to select the model number as well as the 17 digits serial number which I did. I tried to register it but it ...
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Unable to Play Game of Online Invite with PS5 and Mortal Kombat X

I have Mortal Kombat X on my PS5 which I downloaded from the PS Plus store. A friend of mine has the disc version of the same game. We went to Online -> Private match and tried sending invites to ...
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Does the PS5 controller support haptic feedback on PS3?

Does the PS5 dualsense controller have haptic feedback on PS3?
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Can PS5 use HDCP DRM in games?

I intend to connect using a HDMI splitter with a projector and/or television and haven't made any effort to ensure that my chain of devices is HDCP-compatible. Since my usage will be purely gaming-...
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Can I still play my PS4 disc games on a PS5 without disc drive? [duplicate]

My PS4 has served me well over the years, but in the coming months I'll probably upgrade to the PS5. However, I'm not sure of the choice between the digital or disc edition. My main concern is: Can I ...
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Playstation store having games PS5/PS4 and PS4 [closed]

What's the deal with Playstation Store having certain identical games tagged with PS4/PS5 and another version only for PS4. The example is Ride 4 currently in store. They even have the same exact ...
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Monthly free games same as ones received as PS4 collection

I have a PS Plus subscription on my PS5 and one of the games from PS4 you receive as a subscriber is Mortal Kombat X - the game that is this month's free game. So what's the point of that game then if ...
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Change language (or region) of PSN account

I live in Bulgaria, and bought a PS5 recently. Of course, I've set the English language for my account, but since my native language is Russian I would like to play games with Russian voice acting. I ...
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Does Modern Warfare support split-screen/co-op modes on PS5?

I'm not a big gamer, but I used to have a PS2 and played Modern Warfare. What I liked about the game is that I could play 2-player/co-op/split screen campaigns. I tried playing Modern Warfare for the ...
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Playstation 5 Network Issues with Store and Now

I have a launch Playstation 5 and when connected to wireless, or wired, it randomly cannot access anything on the store or Now. In so far as I can tell other things work and if you go to the network ...
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Backing up PS4 game data to external USB drive - missing a critical step?

A few months ago I followed a guide in the official Sony page Back up and restore PS4 data with external storage device. It claims this will backup all adult and child accounts. It all seemed to work ...
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Can the digital edition of PS5 play discs?

I am thinking about trying to get a PS5 Digital Edition. I want to know if I could buy a game disc at GameStop and use it on my PS5 Digital Edition. I do not own any other PlayStations. Would I have ...
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I Fought the Law Quest bug - Can't Talk To River

I went to meet River at the Warehouse so we could investigate the Red Queens Race but when I arrived and got off my bike, the quest marker suddenly jumped back into town next to the Luxury Apartments. ...
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Do PS4 games still get a performance upgrade on PS5 if run from external storage?

The PlayStation 5 (PS5) has the option to run PlayStation 4 (PS4) games from an external USB drive to save space on the main drive for more intensive PS5 games, which can only be run from the internal ...
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error on PS5 when I try to load a PS4 saved game

When I try to play Assassin's Creed Valhalla PS5 version in the main menu it shows me my saved games from PS4, but when I choose a saved game and tried to play the game crashes and sends this message: ...
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Do games for some PlayStation versions work for other PlayStation versions?

AS an example, a game was made in the era of PS2. But then, you get a PS4. Can you play the PS2 game on PS4 or a PS4 game on PS2? P.S. The PlayStation versions were just an example and purely ...
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