PlayStation Store Popular payment methods are removed for PS3 and PS Vita
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Poor news for all players who still regularly play on their Playstation 3 or PS Vita and also like to buy new titles: Sony has now announced that from 27 October on these systems can not use credit cards or payment methods like PayPal, To buy digital content or recharge the PlayStation account.
In the future, players need to use things like PlayStation Store Gift Cards to make 3 or PS VITA purchases on their PlayStation 3 or PS. However, credit cards, PayPal, and other payment methods continue to work on the PC, mobile devices, the PlayStation 4, and the PlayStation 5. So you can theoretically charge your account on one of these systems to purchase a new title on your PlayStation 3.
DLCs for your games you can continue to acquire in the in-game stores, but you now have to use the credit on your account. Via credit card or PayPal you can not complete these purchases anymore.
Especially for players in Japan, these changes are a big problem. Title with a Cero-Z rating, so those who own age restriction of 18 years must be purchased by credit card to confirm the age of the buyer. The Japanese support page explains that players will simply no longer be able to acquire titles with the Cero-Z rating.
Some time ago, Sony actually wanted to take the shops for the PS3, PS Vita, and PSP completely offline, but after very negative community feedback they are partially backed. The stores of PlayStation 3 and PS Vita are still open to players, but the PSP was sent to the cemetery.
Sony really does not want players to buy new titles for these meanwhile quite old consoles. The Store could be saved, but without common payment methods, players will probably be much heavier to acquire digital content for these systems.
From Daniel Link
05.10.2021 at 18:50