How to change your PlayStation Network Name

Rejoice, the day we revealed was coming nearly a year ago is finally here! Whether your PSN ID is hugeballs69 or RVPdieTRAITOR you’ll be able to change it to whatever you like. That’s right, it’s true, after years of internet screeching name changes have arrived on PlayStation Network. The good news is you can change it as many times as you like (£7.99 after the first free change) and you can even revert back to your old ID whenever you choose. The bad news is there’s a small list of game’s you’ll lose progress in, you can find more information on that here. There’s two ways to change your ID.

 

You might be wondering though, how do I change my PSN name?

 

PS4 console:

Step 1: Go to [Settings] on your PS4.

Step 2: Choose [Account Management] then [Account Information] then [Profile] and finally [Online ID].

Step 3: Choose your new Online ID! Some options will be provided.

Step 4: You will be guided through the remaining steps on screen.

 

Web browser:

Step 1: Sign in to your  and navigate to the ‘PSN Profile’ section.

Step 2: Next to your Online ID there’ll be an ‘EDIT’ button.

Step 3: Choose your new Online ID! Some options will be provided.

Step 4: You will be guided through the remaining steps on screen.

 

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And there you have it! You’re a new person, freed from the shackles of the name that your teenage self picked in order to pwn noobs in COD4. Enjoy!

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