Sony has added a name change to PlayStation Network, and here’s how to do it.

In October 2018, Sony announced the possibility of changing the name on the PlayStation Network. After six months, innovation

got to the users, and now all sorts of "nagiboryory9000" can start a new multiplayer life.

What is known

The change function PSN Online ID became available forusers in North America are April 10, and now European gamers can change their nicknames. For the first name change, Sony will not take money from you, but then get ready to give the company $ 10 or $ 5 if you are a PS Plus subscriber. Return of the old online name is free. The change of nickname is not limited by the time or number of requests, but you cannot change the Online ID for a child account.

After changing the name, you can turn on the displayold nickname for 30 days, but you can activate the option only during the ID change. You can change the online name in the game for the PlayStation 4, but only if it came out after April 1, 2018, and projects for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita are not supported at all. See a list of games that allow you to change the nickname, please visit Sony.

How to change PSN Online ID

To change the name via PlayStation 4:

  1. Go to "Settings"
  2. Choose “Account Management”> “Account Information”> “Profile”> “Online ID”;
  3. Next, enter the desired nickname or choose from the proposed ones;
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions.

To change the name through the browser:

  1. Log in to your PlayStation Network account and select PSN Profile from the menu;
  2. Click "Edit" next to your network name;
  3. Enter a new desired Online ID or choose one of the suggested ones;
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions.