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 Portable, and PlayStation Vita systems.

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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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Can two PS4s log in to the same PSN account?

Both myself and my boyfriend have PS4s. Can I just get a single PSN account and sign both consoles into the same account, or do I need to get two separate accounts?
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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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Can a single PS Plus subscription be used on two different profiles on the same PS4? [duplicate]

Both my girlfriend and I play on the PS4 at home, so there are 2 profiles on PS4. When we set our profile in PS4, we set the console as the primary console. Now we want to buy PSN Plus subscription, ...
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Can I download and play games from a friend's PSN account on a PS4?

So this is the situation: My brother received a PS4 on his birthday. He doesn't have a PS+ account, and I don't have a PS4, so I activated it as my primary PS4. Based on what I've read on the FAQ, ...
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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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Can I gift a game via the PlayStation Network?

Is it possible to "gift" a game (e.g., Castle Crashers) to someone through the PlayStation Network? I don't have a PS3 but was considering buying Castle Crashers as a gift for a friend so that we ...
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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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Can you check if a PSN code is valid without redeeming it?

I have a code for additional content on a Playstation game, and I want to know whether it is still valid, but I don't want to redeem it for myself. If I enter it in the Playstation Store (on PS3, PS4 ...
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Using a PSN account from India in Germany

I have a PSN account from India in which I have a lot of trophies, but no games. I used to live in India, but recently moved to Germany. I bought a new PS4 pro today in Germany and I was wondering ...
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Migrating game progress to a new psn account

I want to completely delete my playstation network account due to the country established, so I want to create a new one. I have a game that I get for free on ps+, is there a way of migrating the game ...
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Can You Redeem a PSN Code for a Game You Already “Own” through PS Plus?

If you get a "freebie" game via Playstation Plus and later decide that you want to own the game independently of your subscription, can you enter a code for a game (say from Amazon) while your PS Plus ...
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Can I transfer trophies and data to a new account?

Okay I have created a sub account on my ps3 as a new user. I wanted to change my psn online id. So I have copied all game data from the old account to my new account, but when I go to play the game it ...
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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 buy a game from PSN on ps3 Is it permanently mine?

If I buy a game from PSN, will I be able to play it without Wi-Fi?
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Can I play Destiny without PlayStation Plus?

Today I went to a store to buy Destiny for PS4. I have been played Destiny in the demo 1 month ago. I play just a few hours per week and I don't want have the PlayStation Plus signature. At the ...
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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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Can I have two PlayStation 4s, two accounts and still only use one PlayStation Plus subscription?

Here is an example: PlayStation 4 #1: PSN account name: Jack PlayStation 4 #2: PSN account name: Harry Jack has PlayStation Network Plus, Harry does not. Jack confers his PlayStation ...
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Can you swap online progress from one account to another?

I had a high rank on my girlfriend's account, but now have my own place and want to take my progress from her account to mine. Is this possible? Starting back from 0 doesn’t seem right, I had houses, ...
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What will Sony do if someone uses my account as primary on another ps4 without my knowledge?

What will Sony do if someone uses my account as primary on another ps4 without my knowledge? Will the account be banned? Or will the other guy that has my account as primary be banned? After how long? ...
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How to use the Playstation shop when it's not available in your region?

While I am a proud PS3 owner, I live in a country where the PSN isn't really available and as a direct result have absolutely no access to the Playstation Shop, unless I create a fake account which "...
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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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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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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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Buy games in Online Stores for PS4

I want to buy some game for my PS4. I saw a couple of them that are in sales in some online stores, like Amazon, or CDKey Webs. But actually I don't have PSN Plus, and I want to know if is needed to ...
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Is it possible to circumvent European censorship?

I've bought South Park: The Stick of Truth on the European PSN. Unfortunately, some scenes (mainly the abortion and anal probe scenes) are censored: I first thought it was a joke, as the censored ...
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Is PS3 / PS4 Online Multiplayer Cross-Platform?

So now the PS4 is out... Does anyone know if PS4's and PS3's online multi-player is cross-platform? For example, can someone playing COD:Ghosts on a PS3 play with someone on COD:Ghosts on a PS4?
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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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How do PSN accounts and primary console work? [closed]

I just ordered a PS4 Slim and was wondering how PSN and primary console accounts work. I'm a PC gamer and I've never really touched a console, I mainly bought this PS4 for my SO since she can ...
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Bloodborne The Old Hunters purchase but no download

So on Monday 22/11/2015 I downloaded the 1.07 Bloodborne patch ready for the new DLC. This morning at 00:20 I purchased The Old Hunters addon, I looked around the store after I purchased it and I ...
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GTA-V, Online PS3 and PS4 [duplicate]

I have PS4 and GTA-V, my friend has the GTA-V too, but he have PS3. I have PSNPlus, but my friend not yet. The reason he don't have it, is because we want to try to play GTA-V online, but togheter. ...
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I have DLC and want 2 PSN accounts

So I have an online PSN account with DLC and I want to make a second online PSN account and I want to keep the DLC. Would the DLC be on both online PSN accounts?
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PS4 DLC code and region

I'm looking to buy the Rocket League Collector's Edition- I already have the base game, I just want the DLC codes which come with the Collector's Edition. My PSN account is Brazilian but I'm ...
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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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Linking two Ps4's

I just got my second PS4. My brother and I have the same individual account for each Playstation, so they are linked. On our main PS4 we have had Playstation plus for a year. On our second PS4, it ...
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Sharing PS4 games between 2 consoles

I have a (probably reposted) question about PS4. Im thinking of buying it and one of the main reasons is that I will be able to share the games with another person, meaning that we can go 50/50 on the ...
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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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Transferring PS3 PsPlus to Ps4 and keeping games [duplicate]

I am thinking of getting a PSplus subscription. What I currently have is a PS3 but in the future I will buy (sometime) a PS4. Will the games that I acquire now from my subscription on PS4 redeemable ...
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Will the save file for the retail version of Persona 4 Arena work with the digital version?

I’m planning to get the “Ultimate Edition” from PSN that includes all the DLC. However, will the save file for my retail copy work on this version?