PlayStation 4 users can finally change their online ID

PlayStation 4 owners can now change their Online ID on the PSN network, PlayStation has announced.

The ability to change your PSN Online ID will be available for games published since 1 April 2018.

PlayStation tested this feature in October and November 2018 through its PlayStation Preview Program, and has now officially released the feature worldwide.

To change your ID using your console, you need to do the following:

  • Navigate to “Settings”.
  • Select “Account Management” > “Account Information” > “Profile” > “Online ID”.
  • Choose your Online ID and follow the prompts.

Alternatively, you can change your PSN ID through a browser:

  • Sign in to your PlayStation Network account and select “PSN Profile” in the menu.
  • Select the “Edit” button that’s next to your Online ID.
  • Choose your Online ID and follow the prompts.

The first online ID change will be free; any additional changes will cost $9.99 each, or $4.99 for PlayStation Plus members.

Online ID changes are not available to PlayStation 3 or PlayStation Vita gamers.

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