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PSN name change CONFIRMED

11 October, 2018, 01:34 | Author: Tara Roberts
  • PlayStation announce when you'll be able to change your PSN ID

However, only users who've registered for previous system software betas will be eligible.

All PlayStation 4 games published after April 1, 2018 are compatible with PlayStation Network online ID changes, as are a large majority of the most-played PlayStation 4 games released prior to this date.

During the preview period, testers will be able to change their PSN names as many times as they want.

When you change your online ID, you will be given the option to also display your old one along with your new ID so that your friends will be able to recognize you. However, unlike the previous setting, this option is only available while applying the change and not after.

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Sony is trialing a feature which will finally allow PlayStation users to change their PlayStation Network Online ID. Subsequent changes will cost $9.99 USD / CAD, while members of PlayStation Plus are afforded a hefty 50 percent discount at $4.99 USD/ CAD per change.

Here's another kicker and the key to why PSN ID changes have been such a struggle for PlayStation to implement. For PS Plus members, changes will cost £3.99 / $4.99.

The format holder confirmed the news in a post on the PlayStation Blog, revealing that a beta for PSN ID Change (as it's officially known as) will be released in November, before rolling out to all PS4 owners in early 2019. So 24 year-old TW33NY_BOppErZ can now rest easy that they can change their handle to something more palatable in the new year.

Unfortunately, not all applications and games for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita are guaranteed to be compatible, and "users may occasionally encounter issues or errors in certain games" after changing their name. Are you excited to be able to change that (admit it) slightly embarrassing gamer tag? If you wish to revert, you can do so for free, though you can only do this once during the preview program.

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