What Can I Buy With a PlayStation Store Gift Card? A perfect gift?

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The PSN store is the PlayStation’s Digital Store, and Playstation gift cards are pre-paid cards redeemable in the PlayStation Store to buy a lot of things such as games, game add-ons, season passes, movies, and much more. If you are thinking of purchasing a PlayStation store gift card for yourself or for a friend who has a PlayStation console, these tips will come in handy.

You can purchase the following things with a PlayStation store gift card:

  • Your favorite game from a library of thousands of titles.
  • Game add-ons
  • Season passes
  • Movies
  • In-Game credits

Many gamers are looking for new games during the holiday season, so finding the right gift for those gamer friends is the key to a successful Christmas gift! PlayStation Store has many great gift cards available that won’t cost you a lot of money! Several denominations are available, so there are options to fit almost every budget.

Let’s look into the detail of all things you can buy from the PlayStation story using a gift card:

  • Games: First and foremost, you can easily use a PlayStation store gift card to buy your favorite games. There are a ton of options available on the PlayStation Store, and the PSN store also offers various discounts and frequent sales so that you can enjoy the latest games without affecting your budget.
  • Game add-ons: All the different add ons that are being offered by the PlayStation titles are available for purchase using the PlayStation store gift card.
  • Season Passes: Many publishers offer “season passes” on the PlayStation Store that allows players access to additional content with a one-time purchase. A few examples are downloadable content (DLC), virtual currency, and in-game items. These are also purchasable using the PlayStation store gift card.
  • Movies: You can also buy and watch all the latest movies using the PlayStation video app. Please note that the PlayStation video app is currently available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and as a mobile app that is available for both Android and IOS, so that you have an option to watch your videos on the move too.
  • In-Game credits: You can also buy in-game credits using a Playstation gift card which can then be used in your favorite games. For example, you can buy a chest of currency coins for your favorite AAA game using the PlayStation store gift card.

Where to buy Playstation store gift cards?

You can buy the gift cards from your favorite online retailer, such as GameStop, Walmart, BestBuy and Amazon.

How to redeem a PlayStation store gift card?

Redeem your PlayStation store gift card using the following ways:

From Browser: 

  • Visit the PlayStation Store and click on your Avatar.
  •  Choose the Redeem Codes option.
  •  Enter the code and select Redeem.

From PS5 

  • Navigate to Settings and then Users and Accounts.
  •  Go into Account, and then Payments and Subscriptions, and then Redeem Codes.
  •  Enter the code and select Redeem.

From PS4: 

  • Navigate to PlayStation Store and then Scroll down to select Redeem Codes.
  • Enter the code and select Redeem.

You can also read about this in detail at how to use and redeem a PlayStation Store Gift card?

PlayStation Plus gift cards and PlayStation Now gift cards

PlayStation Plus offers players a range of exclusive benefits, including online multiplayer, monthly digital games, cloud storage, and exclusive discounts. To access online multiplayer, you will also need a PlayStation Plus subscription. You can read in detail about PlayStation Plus and its benefits at All-New PlayStation Plus: Which tier is best for you?

Although you can buy PlayStation plus membership with your Playstation gift cards, separate PlayStation plus gift cards are also available for you to buy, so it boils down to your personal preference only which one you want to buy.

PlayStation Now might be one of the most underrated services offered by Sony. Thanks to PS Now, you can instantly stream PlayStation 4 games, PlayStation 3 games, and PlayStation 2 games. You can read in detail about PlayStation Now and its benefits at What is PlayStation Now subscription and should I get it? (Update: Replaced with All-New PlayStation Plus Service)

Like the PS Plus membership, you can also buy the PS Now using the PSN gift cards.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is it possible to buy games with a PlayStation store card?

You can buy games with your PSN card at the PS store by first redeeming the PSN gift cards at the PSN store, and then you can buy your favorite game. You can read about this in detail about buying PS5 digital games in our following article: How Do You Buy PS5 Digital Games? In case you have a change of plans for any reason then you can also refund a digital game on PS5 within a limited time frame.

I have a Sony PlayStation gift card. Can I get cash from it?

Unfortunately, there is no official way to sell PSN cards and get a refund as cash at the PSN store.

Do PlayStation store cards work for PlayStation Plus purchases?

You can buy Playstation Plus cards using PSN cards just like you buy games or add-ons by first redeeming your PSN cards at the Playstation store and then purchasing the PS Plus.

Is it possible to buy a PlayStation gift card online?

You can purchase gift cards from your favorite online retailer such as GameStop, Walmart, BestBuy, Amazon, etc.

Can PlayStation Store gift cards be used on the PS5?

Playstation store gift cards can be used on the Playstation 5 console; follow the below steps to redeem your PSN gift card:

  • Navigate to Settings and then Users and Accounts.
  •  Go into Account, and then Payments and Subscriptions, and then Redeem Codes.
  •  Enter the code and select Redeem.

My friend wants PS Plus, can I buy it for him as a gift?

Just purchase a PS Plus gift card from any online retailer and gift the code to your friends. Your friend will be as happy as we would be if someone gave us a free PS Plus gift card 🙂

Is there a way to buy games without a credit card on PSN?

PlayStation Network Gift Cards can be purchased at any retailer, and these pre-paid cards can be redeemed in the PSN store, and then funds will be added to your wallet as per the amount of the PSN card you purchased. In this way, you can use PSN cards in place of credit cards in the PSN Store.

Does PlayStation offer a $100 gift card?

Playstation does offer a $100 gift card; you can buy these cards from any of the retailers.

Do PlayStation gift cards expire?

PSN Cards expire one year after the date of purchase. Therefore be sure to redeem them before the expiration date.

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