Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

PlayStation announce when you'll be able to change your PSN ID

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Sandy Mccarthy | 10 October, 2018, 16:40

Also, after you do change your name, you could display your old one to help people recognize who you are.

Last week we heard from multiple developers that Sony was about to unveil its PSN name-changing service: something Microsoft rolled out many years ago that Sony fans have clamored for.

The PSN Online ID Change feature beta will initially become available in the PlayStation Preview Program, which includes select users that have participated in system software betas in the past. For those that do get access, you'll be able to do your first change for free. The first change is free, while any change after that will cost $9.99 United States dollars / $9.99 CAD / €9.99 / £7.99 for regular users and $4.99 USD / $4.99 CAD / €4.99 / £3.99 for PlayStation Plus members. The pricing for Europe will be €9.99/£7.99 for regular PSN members, and €4.99/£3.99 for PlayStation Plus subscribers.

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To make the change, authorized users can access the feature through the Settings menu or via the Profile page of your PS4. This preview program will end in November 2018. PlayStation is making it clear not all PS4, PS3, and PS Vita games are guaranteed to support the feature, so users might see issues or errors in certain games. You can, however, revert once to your original ID for free, and that should fix any glitches.

That being said, when the feature officially launches, Sony will provide a full list of compatible games so you can plan ahead and weigh your options.

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