Sie PlayStation Network charge is a charge for using PlayStation Now subscription or rental services on your sie account. You can check the current rate of such charges in the [Bill and taxation information] on the PlayStation website.
Can you use a prepaid card on PlayStation Network?
Yes. You can use gift cards, prepaid cards, PlayStation Network Cards, or any other balance top-up methods on your sie account unless they are restricted. However, if there are restrictions on the usage of the prepaid card with a billing address outside Japan, you may not be able to use it on a PlayStation Now subscription or rental services. To verify whether your prepaid card is restricted for use with a billing address outside Japan, please visit [Prepaid Card Usage and Restrictions] on the PlayStation website.
How do I add a payment method to PlayStation direct?
You can add a payment method by accessing the PlayStation website, then clicking the [Account Management] > [Add Funds to your Wallet] button. Please visit our support page for more information on adding funds to account management here.
What are the methods of payment available for PlayStation Now subscriptions?
You can use MasterCard and VISA cards as your payment methods for a PlayStation Now subscription.
Does Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited or SIE Japan Asia charge any fee when I purchase the “PlayStation Now” Game Pass?
Yes, there is a purchase fee of £0.99 / €1.19 / ¥120 when you purchase the “PlayStation Now” Game Pass via the PlayStation Store. The purchase fee will be billed separately.
Do I need a PlayStation Network account to?
Yes, you need a valid PSN account to subscribe to the PlayStation Now subscription. The PSN account should be linked to your sie region before you can purchase and use a PlayStation Now subscription on PlayStation Store. If you want to play games without subscribing, please visit [PlayStation Now Game Library] for details.
Can I play online with PlayStation now?
No. PlayStation Now is a streaming service, currently, you cannot play online with PlayStation now.
Can I use the controller with PlayStation now?
Yes, you can play using the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller on your sie account if your sie account is registered to a primary sie that has PlayStation Now service in your region. In that case, the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller needs to be activated with your sie account before use when you turn on the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller for the first time after purchasing or logging into PlayStation now.
Can I continue to use PlayStation now if I terminate my sie account?
Yes you can. However, you will not be able to renew your subscription after the termination of your sie account. You will lose access to games that were installed on your console but will still own them and be able to redownload at any time by reactivating your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with your sie account after you terminate the account.
How do I activate my DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller to use with PlayStation now?
Please follow the steps below to activate your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller for use on PlayStation Now: Connect your Razer Raiju Ultimate or Nacon Revolution Pro controller via USB cable to your PlayStation 4 console. When you connect your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller to the console for the first time, a message will pop up on the screen asking if you want to activate it with your sie account. Note: This only works once every two weeks per DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller. If you are not able to activate it after trying multiple times, you will need to try again the next day. In case of issues with activation, please visit our support page for more information on activating your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller here.
Can I bring my save data from PlayStation now to a different site?
No. The save data obtained through PlayStation Now is only valid for the site it was created on and cannot be brought to a different site.
What data does PlayStation now use when I play?
PlayStation Now uses an internet connection to deliver video streaming content. When playing games through PlayStation Now, we may collect gameplay information such as your inputs and level of completion and save this information to our servers to monitor system performance, analyze trends, provide marketing reports of usage, and for other purposes.
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