Updated 28 September 2018

Getting started on PlayStation Network with your new PlayStation system

This article contains a general introduction to getting started on PlayStation Network.


If you’ve never used PlayStation Network before or want to learn more about the features of the service, please check the information here.

If you have upgraded your PlayStation system to PlayStation 4, getting started with PlayStation Network on your new system is easy. Sign-in with your existing account details when you first turn it on.

If you don’t have an account yet - it’s simple to set one up and free to join.

Once you’ve created your account we recommend that you learn how to manage the settings to get the most out of PlayStation Network. Click on an account function or search FAQs to learn more: