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Altering your PSN ID could trigger you to lose DLC, save knowledge, and extra

Years after the Xbox, Sony has introduced that it’ll lastly enable nickname modifications on the PlayStation Community. Customers who take up the choice could find yourself paying a steep value, nevertheless.

The corporate is at the moment conducting a beta to check the upcoming identify change possibility for subsequent yr. In response to these within the beta, the change may trigger customers to lose a major quantity of knowledge, similar to saved video games and, most significantly, even DLC they’ve bought. The identical might be true of digital currencies in video games.

Video games launched after April 1, 2018 will totally assist identify modifications, however these launched earlier than that date could endure from bugs and incompatibility in consequence, and a participant’s outdated nickname might also be seen in some situations.

Fortunately, Sony did point out in its preliminary announcement that to be able to circumvent such technical hurdles, it will give avid gamers the choice to change forwards and backwards between their new and outdated IDs, that means if a sport is supplying you with bother, you possibly can nonetheless entry your content material by reverting to the outdated nickname quickly.

Obtainable subsequent yr, identify modifications on the PlayStation Community will probably be free for the primary use, and can then value $9.99 for each subsequent use. PlayStation Plus members will probably be charged a reduced value of $4.99.

Supply: ResetEra through GameSpot

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