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It looks like you want to upgrade his account to a master account. You can find the details on how to do that here, but quoted here are the steps below: How to upgrade a sub account Sign in to the sub account using Playstation Network sign in details: PlayStation App Tap the PlayStation Store on the home screen and go to [Online ID] > [Account Settings]...


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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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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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Once you've 'purchased' an Instant Game Collection game with PSPlus, you can access it as long as you're subscribed. Subscribe again, and you can access it again (or download it again, if you need to). From the PlayStation Plus FAQ: Q: What happens to the games and Add-Ons I downloaded free through a PS Plus membership, and I decide to not renew my ...


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Unfortunately, there is no way to retroactively redeem past PS Plus games. If you haven't redeemed those games when they were free, you'll have to either purchase them or wait until they're offered for free once more. To redeem a PS Plus game, simply "purchase" it while it is still free. You don't need to actually download the game.


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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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You will only be able to download the games from past PS Plus months if you specifically claimed the games during the month they were available. You can claim games you don't actually have the console for, but you do have to claim them all individually to add them to your download list. If you added the Vita games by completing the checkout in the ...


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No, I don't think this is possible. You may be able to talk to Sony customer support, but I doubt they will be able to do anything for you regarding trophies and purchases linked to your current account. He's just going to have to bite the bullet and start from scratch (his sub-account turned into a master).


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No, there's no benefit for you to not select and download the games offered to you each month. PS Plus gets you a set number of games each month, decided by Sony--not adding these games to your library when available will offer you nothing except a missed game. As to why the PS Network doesn't just automatically add those games to your library... they've ...


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If you delete a digital game that you have purchased through the PSN, you can redownload it from the store as long as you are logged into the account that purchased it initially. I constantly delete and redownload games depending on what I feel like playing, as I do not have enough storage space on my PS4 to hold all of the things I have purchased digitally, ...


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In addition to Zero Stack, besides the purchased items there is no possible way to transfer account data in Destiny. The reason for this, is to ban the concept of selling account/items. As a Destiny player, I think starting from scratch is not desirable in this stage of the game, while this is the only option for you. bungie post Bungie q&a page


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The majority of the time most online/multiplayer activity on PS4 games requires a Playstation Plus membership. Same thing applies for Xbox Gold membership for Xbox games. But not always the case as the Battle Royale does NOT require PS Plus. Source here.


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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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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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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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Yes, You will still be able to play games that you have purchased after your PS+ subscription has expired. Even if they are PS+ exclusives. Only games that you obtain for free from PS+ are no longer playable after your subscription expires.


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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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Yes, the PS+ time you buy is cumulative. This means that you basically have a buffer of 3 months time left. When you add 12 months, you'll have 15 months left. So once your first 3 months expire, you'll still have 12 months in your account, which will be used automatically.


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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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They do stack. If you have a look at the expiration date for any PS Plus content you've downloaded, you'll see it has been expanded by 1 year exactly. On PS3, navigate to any PS Plus game, press , select Information, then scroll down to Expires. On PS4, navigate to any PS Plus game, press OPTIONS, select Information, then scroll down to Valid Period (End) ...


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You cannot claim free games from past months. For instance, it's April now, meaning if I didn't visit the store and download Bloodborne through PS+ last month then I can't go back and do so now, even if my subscription is still active. However, if you already claimed a free game in the month it was offered, then wait a few months and remove it from your ...


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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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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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To share your PS Plus benefits with other users on the console, you have to activate your console as the primary PS4 for your PS Plus account. It's not enough to just have a Plus account on the console. Have a look at the PS4 User's Guide for more information about activating a PS4. Here is an excerpt: You can activate only one PS4™ system per ...


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If you already have any of the free games then its tough luck. You do not get anything extra. Its worth noting though that the version you actually purchased will work whether you have an active plus subscription or not where as the free copy will only work while you have an active subscription. Whether you can get the extra content or not will depend on ...


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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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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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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 are differences in local accounts and PlayStation Network (PSN) accounts. A local account is just a name to identify a user on the PS4. A PSN account is an email + password combination to that identifies you on Sony's servers. In your special case let's say you got two local account: Shudy Girlfriend both without any linked PSN account. And you ...


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