Many gamers found they had been unable to redeem codes for Playstation Plus or Playstation Now yesterday. Whereas many, together with ourselves, assumed this was one other case of Sony’s servers changing into overwhelmed, the official PlayStation assist chat had different concepts. In a chat with a involved buyer, they claimed gamers could be unable to redeem codes on already lively accounts to forestall the stacking of memberships forward of the change to the brand new Ps Plus tiers.
Why has Sony blocked gamers from stacking subscriptions?
Any participant with an lively Ps Now subscription when the brand new PS Plus tiers are launched in June will get migrated to PlayStation Plus Premium in the course of their membership. If that participant has each PS Now and PS Plus, they are going to be transformed to PS Plus Premium in the course of the longer of the 2 subscriptions. This information meant gamers had been attempting to extend the size of their memberships to get essentially the most out of the changeover. If what Ps assist mentioned is true, it looks like Sony wasn’t too completely satisfied about this.
I’ve checked the voucher and your account and may conclude that as of now there’s a briefly deactivated operate for PS Plus/PS Now subscriptions which doesn’t permit for stacking of both membership on already lively memberships.
That is solely momentary and as quickly as we’ve extra details about we are going to let our gamers know, for extra info concerning information for the brand new launch of our service please take a look at our weblog.
The rationale for this transfer by Sony is unconfirmed. It could possibly be that Sony is attempting to cease gamers from cashing in on what will likely be a free improve to many, or it could possibly be that there are real technical points behind the scenes which have prompted the momentary deactivation. As quickly as we hear extra, we’ll let you understand.
In different information, PlayStation’s new sport preservation workforce is focusing on archival efforts in the meanwhile and never on the additional growth of PS3 emulation. Elsewhere, the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Assortment is predicted to release on PC in June after one more leak, this time from the Epic Video games Retailer.