Find out how to activate your primary PlayStation®4 console and the activation limits for your PlayStation consoles.
To share games and subscription benefits on a PlayStation®5 console, please visit the Console Sharing and Offline Play guide below.
Each player can have one PS4™ console activated as the primary PS4 console for their account. If it's your first PS4 console, the console is automatically activated as your primary PS4 console.
If you want to deactivate a console you no longer have access to, you can remotely deactivate all devices every 6 months.
There are no primary activations on PlayStation®3 consoles.
There are no primary activations on PlayStation® Vita/TV.
Having a family manager account on your PS4 console allows you to decide what kind of content can be accessed by your children by setting up parental controls.
For more information about activating a primary PS4 console, visit the Online User Guide.
*Console Sharing and Offline Play
If you use your account on multiple PS5 consoles or PS4 consoles, you can only activate one each.
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