What changed?

We want to let you know that we’ve made some changes to the PSN Terms of Service and User Agreement (“Agreement”).


What’s changed?

We’ve made several changes throughout to improve clarity.  The most notable changes are explained below:

  • Clarified requirement to provide accurate and complete information related to your Account – Sections 3.1 and 3.6.
  • Updated and clarified storage and use of authenticating information – Sections 3.3, 3.4, and 8.7.
  • Simplified use of “a child” and a “Child Account” – Sections 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, and 4.9.
  • Updated our Code of Conduct – Section 5.
  • Clarified requirement for current, valid, and third party payment methods – Section 8.1.
  • Updated the possibility of conducting promotions that offer discounts with certain purchases, which may be subject to additional terms and conditions – Section 8.10.
  • Relocated the definition of Virtual Items and updated restrictions on the availability of cheats or transferring of PSN Content – Section 8.13.
  • Updated our ability to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions related to information on the PlayStation Store or related websites – Section 8.19.
  • Updated restriction on the use of bots or scripts for use with PSN Content or your Account – Section 10.7.
  • Clarified actions we may take in the event of a violation or potential violation of the Agreement – Section 12.2.


We encourage you to review the revised document in its entirety.