Console Sharing and Offline Play on PS5 consoles

Console Sharing and Offline Play on PS5 consoles

Find out how to enable Console Sharing and Offline Play on ‎PlayStation®5 consoles to share your purchases and some subscription benefits with other players.

How to enable PS5 Console Sharing and Offline Play

PS5™ Console Sharing and Offline Play is automatically enabled on the PS5 console you use to sign in to PlayStation™Network for the first time. To enable Console Sharing on a new PS5 console, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings > Users and Accounts > Other > Console Sharing and Offline Play.
  2. Select Enable.
  1. Go to Settings > Users and Accounts > Other > Console Sharing and Offline Play
  2. Select Disable.

What is PS5 Console Sharing and Offline Play?

When you enable console sharing and offline play, anyone who uses your PS5 console can:

  • Play your games and media even when the console is offline.
  • Play games and media you've purchased and downloaded.
  • Enjoy some benefits of your PlayStation Plus membership, such as online multiplayer and Game Help.

PS5 Console Sharing and Offline Play limits

  • You can enable Console Sharing and Offline Play on one PS5 console at a time. 

PS5 Console Sharing and Offline Play does not affect your other console activation limits.

How to remotely disable PS5 console sharing

To deactivate a console you no longer have access to, sign in to Account Management and deactivate all devices. Please note, you can only remotely deactivate all devices every 6 months.

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