Sony is making it just a little bit tougher to purchase video games digitally on the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita. Starting October twenty seventh, you gained’t be capable of use a bank card, debit card, or PayPal to buy video games or add cash to your pockets on these techniques, in response to a assist doc. As a substitute, you’ll have to make use of a PlayStation Retailer present card or load up the pockets tied to your account on the PlayStation Retailer on the net, your cellphone, or on a PS4 or PS5.
This disappointing change is the newest in one thing of an ongoing story of Sony’s assist for its older consoles. In March, Sony introduced it will be closing the PlayStation Retailer for the PS3 and Vita, nevertheless it reversed that plan just a few weeks later, saying it “made the unsuitable determination.” As a part of that authentic March announcement, Sony additionally stated it was dropping remaining PlayStation Transportable buy performance on July sixth, which now means you may now not purchase new DLC for PSP video games.
Happily, you may nonetheless purchase PSP video games from the PS3 and Vita digital storefronts if you’d like. However beginning in just a few weeks, you’ll wish to ensure you load up your pockets upfront.