Find out how to activate your primary PlayStation®4 console and the activation limits for your PlayStation consoles.
If you’d like to share games and subscription benefits on a PlayStation®5 console, please visit the console sharing and offline play guide.
Activating a primary PS4™ console links the console to your account and enables these features:
For more information about activating a primary PS4 console, visit the Online User Guide.
If you find that you can't manually deactivate a PlayStation console, follow the guide below to perform a remote deactivation of all PlayStation devices. This action can only be performed once every 6 months.
There are no primary activations on PS3 consoles.
There are no primary activations on PS Vita/TV.
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