Questions tagged [psn]

PlayStation Network, often abbreviated as PSN, is an online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service for use with the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation Vita, and PlayStation Portable.

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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 do I sign in to PlayStation Network on a second hand PS3?

I bought a second-hand PS3, which still has the previous owner's old account on it. I have no way of knowing the last owner's info for PSN. I've tried to sign in to my own account but can't. How do I ...
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Password change effective against signing in from another PS4 console?

I was recently being logged out of my PS4 (PS+ account) automatically when someone else somehow signed in to his PS4 using my ID. I have changed my password as soon as I saw that. But I would like to ...
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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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My PlayStation account doesn't link to Ubisoft account

I play Rainbow Six Siege (R6) on PC with steam (that I had linked it to my Ubisoft account before), but now I want to link a PlayStation account to my Ubisoft account, and I did it so. But when I open ...
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If I factory reset my PS4 and sign in on another PS4 years later, will my game progress carry over?

If I factory reset my PS4 (getting rid of all accounts saved on it) and sign in with my PSN account on a different PS4 (in a couple of years) will I be able to play the games right from where I left ...
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Two PS store accounts with same priviledges, but cannot buy game on one of them

I'm trying to buy The Elder Scrolls 5 on my son's account which has no restrictions set. I can find the game in the PS store under my account, but not on his. We have a PS4 with my account as primary ...
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How can I check when a PSN gift card “top-up card” got used? (Or maybe other meta data about its use.)

I got a Playstation Network “gift card” code, whose code got used before I did. Is there any official or unofficial way to see when that code got used? Or how much that code was initially worth? Or on ...
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Can I play multiplayer on two consoles with game from the same account?

My brother shared with me his PSN account and set my console as primary to allow me to play his games. Sometimes I play games from his PSN account, but I'm logged on to my PSN account all the time. A ...
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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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When trying to sign into my PSN account on my PS4, it says the email is already being used

I can sign in on my laptop fine, but it says 0 consoles tied to my account. When I try the steps in settings on the console to tie it to my account, those options aren’t there. When I try to sign in ...
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Are Gift items and other special items in Xenoverse 2 locked behind a PS Plus subscription?

Gift items in Xenoverse 2 are special items that can be bought from a merchant in the main city lobby of the game. It is my understanding that they shown up into the shop only when the player is ...
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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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Using a DLC purchased by another account [duplicate]

I have a disc game on PS4 and I want to buy DLC for it, but my progress is on an account that can't use dollars on its store. If I buy that DLC from another account on the same PS4 can I use it on the ...
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Can I share add-ons on my PS4 with other accounts?

I purchased Rainbow Six Siege Deluxe on my purchase account (because I live in Germany now and my main account is from Poland), and I don't have the add-ons on my main account. Can I fix it/can I ...
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Is it possible to get Platinium in closed-server games with online multiplayer trophies?

Is it possible to achieve platinum trophy in some old games, which have dead multiplayer, with multiplayer trophies listed? Do situations like that have any exceptions, which allow completing the game ...
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Amperage for Fat PS2 with IEC C13 Female Lead Plug To UK 3 Pin Plug?

Was trying to find the amperage for a FAT PS2 using a IEC C13 Female Lead Plug To UK 3 Pin Plug. Can't seem to find the information anywhere.
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How do I delete the main PSN account on a PlayStation 3 without the password?

When I got my PlayStation 3, I used a school email address to make my PSN account. I didn’t use my PlayStation 3 for a couple of years because I thought it had the red light of death. When I realised ...
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Do games for some PS versions work for other PS versions?

E.g. 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 coincidental. ...
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What does the little yellow minus mean on the psn?

When on the PlayStation network sometimes I find that I or my friends have a yellow minus instead of a blue circle or a red "X". I thought this might mean the power is off but I find that I ...
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How does Genshin Impact integrate with the PSN and what can PS players do to increase privacy?

This is a question that came to mind while chatting in one of the network chatrooms about a recent event in the game that will force players to play random co-op to be able to participate Apparently ...
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Why aren't the V-Bucks I bought on PlayStation showing on Fortnite? [duplicate]

I have a PS4, bought a 10$ PlayStation card, entered the code in PlayStation wallet, it showed I have a balance of 10$, then I purchased 1000 v-bucks from Fortnite application for 7.99$, I paid from ...
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PlayStation store error?

On the ps3 when I go to install a game I already bought it just tells me a error code and I don’t get to install my game and now I’m sitting here looking stuff up but I’m not finding a good answer to ...
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Playstation Plus account for a *child* account? (PS4)

I'm looking to get a Playstation Plus account for my eldest. I have setup a Family and my PSN account is the "parent" account. I am aware that if I activate the PS+ subscription on "my&...
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Playstation network signed me out?

So I recently turned on my PS4 & my PSN account was signed out, unfortunately I don't know my password nor do I have access to the email address associated with the account. I've never experienced ...
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How can I log out of PSN on a friend's PS4?

How do I logout of my PSN account on my friend's PS4? I've tried 'delete user' but my account still seems to be there somewhere even though the users gone. I deleted my account same one of mine and ...
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If I download a shared Playstation game and then buy it, will I keep all my progress?

If I downloaded a game off my friend's account on my PlayStation and then I decide to buy the exact game, would I lose all my progress on the game or not? I’m currently confused as to what to do, and ...
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With the PlayStation website re-design, how can I browse and download PS3 games now?

I used to my my computer (with the help of the PSDLE plugin) to browse and download my PS3 games, but with the new website update that doesn't seem to be possible any more - it only lists PS4 and PS5 ...
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Can i access an edition pack I bought on my PSN account with a second account logged in?

I bought octane edition on one account, can I access it on the other account?
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Multiple external HDDs on PS4

Is it possible to connect two external Hard Drives to one PS4? I have a lot of digital games and I just like to keep it installed, but free space on current HDDs (one internal, one external) is quite ...
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Can I have 2 accounts from different regions and access the online store on PS5 all digital? [duplicate]

At the moment, I live ing India. When I get my PS5, I will link it with a PSN account that has its region set as India with an Indian credit card connected. In two years, I will move to France. Once I'...
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If multiple accounts own different DLCs for a game, can every account in the console use them?

Let's say that my friend has DLC A and B for game X on his account, and I want to buy the DLC C with my own account: Would both account be able to use all of the DLCs? (both accounts have the console ...
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I'm from Europe and I wanna give someone from the US a PSN gift card. How can I do that?

This person's birthday is soon, and I'd love to give them a gift card since they love PlayStation so much, and I thought they'd enjoy it. However, we live in different regions, with different ...
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Why cant i buy Skylanders Imaginators (a PS Now game)?

I tried to buy Skylanders Imaginators for the ps4 but there is no buy or purchase option on the screen. What do I do to get it?
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Can you transfer ps4 games/accounts from one playstation to another

I just bought a used ps4 for my 5 year old nephiew. It came with the previous owners psn account logged into the playstaion but not the playstion network. His passwords have been removed, and i have ...
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Can I transfer my purchased games to the PS4 by signing in with same PSN account?

I have PS4, but I bought a new PS4 and I want to sell and format the old one. Can I transfer my purchased games to the new device, by signing in with same PSN account?
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Ps4 free monthly games

I have a question. I am subscribed to PS+, and I started downloading a free game in June. Can I download it anytime I want or is there a deadline before they charge me for it?
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Can Minecraft PS4 edition connect to local LAN servers without PlayStation Network?

Some context I have a home LAN where I connect Wifi Router Playstation 4 Playstation 3 Desktop with Windows 10 Laptop with Windows 10 Android Tablet Android Phones I have bought Minecraft for my PS4....
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PSN login issues

So I have two PS3s in my house. One belongs to my brother. He bought his PS3 from another person and I reset his system so that he can have his own account on the PS3. We set up his account online but ...
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Could I get banned for buying PSNow on my American PSNow Account and then playing the downloaded games on my Romanian account?

Would I risk to get banned? I live in Romania and my Romanian account is my main one. My American alt account has PSNow and I've been thinking about playing my PSNow games on my main account (Romanian)...
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How to pass age verification on the US Playstation store? (I’m old enough, but how will I have to prove it?)

I have a US-based “Playstation Network Account” on which I plan to buy a game via pre-paid PSN code “cards”. I’m reluctant to add the money to the account, because I’m not sure how Sony will do the ...
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Digital game and The CD

I bought Digital game on PSN (ps4) , my son found “The lost CD of the same game” and he insert it on the PS4. Now i cant start the “digital game” without the cd game. Why ?
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Is it possible to play Playstation Network games on my phone without owning a Playstation system?

I want to play the games I own on PSN on my Android. I had to sell my PS4. Is this possible?
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Can I play purchased PSN games without a PSN subscription?

I want to purchase one particular game- GTA 4 from PlayStation Network but I don't want it via any subscription. Can I make a GTA 4 purchase, download it and play on my ps4?
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Can I use a physical copy of a psn plus free game to play it?

So I got cities skylines for free with psn plus trial, I do not plan to renew my psn plus, but if I went and bought cities skylines for ps4 from a store such as eb games. Will I be able to play it ...
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PS3 and PS4 switch [duplicate]

If I have PS3 and I have gta online on it and I use same PSN ID on PS4 will I still have same gta online account? Thank you for answer
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Is it possible to transfer game data from one account to another on the same PS4?

I would like to transfer my progress in Bloodborne from my account to my Dad's account on the same PS4, and continue playing the game on my Dad's account. That's because I have registered myself as a ...
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Are Playstation Plus subscriptions region locked?

I currently live in the UK, however Playstation Plus is cheaper for the American version (£27) than the UK version (£41) on CDkeys. I am unsure if this will work or not - I do not care about the games ...
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PS4 Confused about who needs a PSN account

I have setup a PSN account for myself and sub accounts for my children. When they atempt to play a game they are asked to sign into their PSN account but the following screens are asking them to ...
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How to remove psn account from ps3 [duplicate]

When I got the ps3 I had a different psn account then I do on my ps4. I want to remove the psn account from my ps3, but since I had loads of trophies(achievements) that I got before a psn account was ...

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