Would it be possible to buy a game off the website before actually owning the console?

1 : Anonymous2021/05/08 13:39 ID: n7pg2p

Title says it all really. I am planning to try and get one soon and there is a game on sale that I want, and the sale ends in like a week.

Would I be able to buy the game off the website before I own the console so I don’t miss the sale?

2 : Anonymous2021/05/08 13:43 ID: gxdxfx7

If you have a PSN account then nothings stopping you. Just make sure you sign in to that account when you eventually get your hands on the console and you’re good to go

ID: gxdxu4z

So if I create an account and buy the game, then sign in with the account once I get the console, I will have the game? I just want to make sure I’m not getting anything wrong

ID: gxdy4eo

Correct. You’re legally buying ownership of a digital product that you can download and use as and when you want. When you eventually get a ps5 it will be always available for download, even years after purchase

ID: gxeit0p

Yes, ownership of the digital games is tied to the account. The console is just a tool into which you can log into to actually play the games.

ID: gxey3hr

Just do this now, turn on Two Factor Authentication. Do this now do not forget.

This one action that takes a minute or two could save you massive heartache in the future. It makes stealing/hacking your account a lot more difficult to do.

If you stay around the community you will see threads weekly with how an “intruder” stole their account, changed their password, and now a stranger has free reign on their account.

Depending on the timing(what day of the week, Holiday) you might go 2-3 days before anyone could help you to ATTEMPT to get it back.

Turn on Two Factor now.

3 : Anonymous2021/05/08 13:47 ID: gxdxsdv

yes, if you have a PSN account.

4 : Anonymous2021/05/08 14:20 ID: gxe1hf2

If you have a PSN account sure.

Just an FYI the sales are a regular rotation so they'll be back on sale soon and possibly cheaper.

Psprices.com should help show pricing history

5 : Anonymous2021/05/08 13:50 ID: gxdy429

Yes. I often buy games from the website while logged into my account and later get on my console to download them

6 : Anonymous2021/05/08 15:37 ID: gxeaarv

Both from website or from PS app will be fine.

7 : Anonymous2021/05/08 20:24 ID: gxf9746

Of course just make psn account if you dont already have one and buy

8 : Anonymous2021/05/08 21:44 ID: gxfio79

It's not Nintendo, of course you can.

9 : Anonymous2021/05/08 23:02 ID: gxfrq3l

Doing this via the app might make sense too. Sign up to PSN, and it all links in once you get a Ps5.


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