Share PlayStation Plus benefits 

Share PlayStation Plus benefits on PlayStation consoles

Learn how to share the benefits of PlayStation®Plus on a PlayStation®5 console and a PlayStation®4 console.

How to share PlayStation Plus benefits

You can share certain PlayStation Plus benefits on one PS5™ console and one PS4™ console. 

  • On your PS5 console, enable the Console Sharing and Offline Play setting.
  • On your PS4 console, select the Activate as Your Primary PlayStation 4 setting.

PlayStation Plus benefits that can be shared

While you are a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can share selected benefits on one PS5 console with Console Sharing and Offline Play activated, and one PS4 console that is activated as your primary PS4 console.
  • Online multiplayer (subject to parental control settings).
  • Downloaded games purchased with PlayStation Plus discount.
  • Downloaded Monthly Plus games.
  • PlayStation Plus game and classic catalogue games (depending on membership plan).
  • Game Help (PS5 consoles).
  • Buying PlayStation Plus discounted products from PlayStation™Store. 
  • Redeeming PlayStation Plus games on another account. 
  • Online storage. 
  • Auto patch download.
  • Early access to time-limited game trials.

Sharing PlayStation Plus benefits with child family members

Child family members are able to subscribe to PlayStation Plus using funds from their family manager’s wallet to pay the recurring PlayStation Plus subscriptions fees (within the child's set spending limit).

Alternatively, if you are a family manager and you share a console with child family members, you can subscribe to PlayStation Plus and share some of the main benefits of PlayStation Plus with child family members on one PS5™console and one PS4™console. 

Please note that child family members can only access content through PlayStation Plus that is age-appropriate (according to the age rating of the content). Child family members will only be able to access age-appropriate content based on parental controls set by the parent.

Can I share PlayStation Plus with a friend on another console?

No. You can only share your games and PlayStation Plus benefits with accounts on one PS5 console with Console Sharing and Offline Play activated and your primary PS4 console.

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