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Cutting my kid loose from my PS account?

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 ...
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Can I get free PS+ games 'retroactively'?

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 ...
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Accessing old games in my playstation plus subscription

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 ...
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Cutting my kid loose from my PS account?

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 ...
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Are there any benefits of opting out of free PS plus games?

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 ...
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Cutting my kid loose from my PS account?

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 ...
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Can I re-download digital copies of games I've purchased without Playstation Plus?

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 ...
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Can you play Fornite on PS4 without PlayStation Plus?

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 ...
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Is PS+ mandatory for PSN account?

TL;DR You don't need to pay to buy games online, only to play them online with other players. I think you may have some confusion between the PlayStation Network (PSN) and PlayStation Plus. PSN is ...
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Can I get free PS+ games 'retroactively'?

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 ...
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Will my Minecraft worlds stay in my game after my Playstation Plus expires?

According to a previous post on our site: Your game save file will be on their server for 6 months, no matter if you canceled subscription, or expired. The only exception would be if you choose to ...
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I can't get PlayStation plus to work on all of my accounts

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 ...
Kodama's user avatar
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PS Plus Monthly Games Already Owned

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 ...
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If I cancel my PS Plus subscription, will my game saves that I uploaded to the cloud disappear?

No. Your game save file will be on their server for 6 months, no matter if you canceled subscription, or expired.The only exception would be if you choose to delete save files on the cloud, though ...
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Can't I play PS4 without paying PS Plus?

The short answer is yes. And the long answer is yesssssssssss. But more seriously, you will need a Playstation Network Subscription to play online with your friends. You can play local multiplayer ...
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I don't have playstation plus and deleted my saved data

Unfortunately, your most recent data is gone. If you previously used PS+ trial and had auto-upload enabled, it's possible that your saves were uploaded during that trial time. You can check if you ...
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Monthly free games same as ones received as PS4 collection

According to the official Playstation webpage: The PlayStation Plus Collection Redeem and play a curated library of PS4 games that defined the generations. Access the entire collection on your PS5. ...
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Can another account share its Playstation Plus membership to play my Plus games again?

If your friend activates your PS4 as their primary and they have PlayStation Plus while you do not, then you can play whatever games they have licenses for (what is in their Library). If you have ...
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Cutting my kid loose from my PS account?

There's not a clean way to divvy up purchases made by an account, especially not by game. My recommendation to you is creating a new account for yourself and giving your kid your old one, then having ...
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Sharing PS4 games between 2 consoles

According to this site, you are able to do what you described for you and your friend to share games. However, in order to play your own games, you will be required to have an active connection to the ...
Vemonus's user avatar
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Am I able to play a free game on a PS Plus account that was downloaded from an ex-PS Plus account?

No, you will not be able to play your downloaded games. Any free games you downloaded will be unavailable once your membership has ended, since they are linked to that account. What happens when your ...
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Does having a Sub acct add charges?

No, having a sub account does not cost anything. If your PS4 is activated as the primary console for your mom's PSN account, some of her PS Plus benefits (like playing online) will be shared with all ...
Kodama's user avatar
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Can I download free games with an expired PlayStation Plus subscription?

When your subscription lapses so does your access to the games (except those actually bought for at least some money). You get access back by subscribing again.
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Does Undertale need WiFi or Playstation Plus on PS4?

PlayStation Plus is only required for multiplayer games with online functionality. Undertale is an offline single player RPG, so it does not require PlayStation Plus.
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If my Playstation Plus account expires, will I lose any of my data?

You can renew your Playstation Plus subscription whenever you want. When you buy the subscriptions from the store while you still have time left it adds onto what you currently have. ie you have 3 ...
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Three boys, two systems, one PlayStation Plus account

As been stated before, you are not able to use the same account on multiple systems simultaniously. As soon as you log in on another system, the other will log out, because each account has an ID and ...
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What is Gameshare, and what should I do if I did?

So as a summary: you bought a couple of games, you then downloaded those games from the PSN store and gave your games to your brother, and now you're worried you broke some sort of rule that states ...
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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?

No, nothing has changed about the way PS Plus works now that PS3 games are no longer part of the deal. You won't be able to play the games you got for free once you cancel your PS Plus subscription. ...
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Can I check playtime on PS4 without PS Plus?

No There Is no official way for a user to check their playtime statistics. And as for checking RDR2 playtime exclusively Rockstar didnt include the ability to check it unlike their former games (you ...
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PS Plus Collection - what is it and how do I access it?

If you try to get the game from the store, it will think you are just buying it. With the subscription you own the "PS Plus Collection", you just have to download the games from there. The ...
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