Can You Use a Gift Card to Buy Games on PS4?

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By Ralph Torres

Have you ever received a gift card and wondered if you could use it to buy games on your PS4? Well, the short answer is yes!

You can use gift cards to purchase games and other content on your PS4. However, there are a few things you should know before using a gift card on your console.

Firstly, it’s important to note that there are different types of gift cards available for the PS4. The most common ones are PlayStation Network (PSN) cards, which can be used to add funds to your PSN account. These funds can then be used to purchase games, DLCs, and other content from the PlayStation Store.

Another type of gift card is the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) card. These work similarly to PSN cards but can also be used to purchase movies, TV shows, and music from the PlayStation Store.

Once you have obtained a gift card for either PSN or SEN, using it on your PS4 is pretty straightforward. Here’s how:

1. Turn on your PS4 and log in with your account details. 2. Go to the PlayStation Store from the main menu. 3.

Select ‘Redeem Codes’ from the store menu. 4. Enter the code printed on the gift card and select ‘Continue’. 5. Follow the prompts to add funds or purchase content using the gift card balance.

It’s worth noting that some gift cards may have expiration dates or other terms and conditions that apply. Be sure to read these carefully before attempting to redeem them.

In addition, it’s important to keep track of your account balance when using gift cards for purchases on your PS4. If you try to make a purchase that exceeds your available balance, it will not go through unless you add more funds first.

Lastly, if you’re having trouble redeeming a gift card or making a purchase with it on your PS4, there are several resources available to help. You can visit the PlayStation Support website for troubleshooting guides and contact information for customer support.

In conclusion, yes, you can absolutely use gift cards to buy games on your PS4. Just make sure you have the right type of gift card and that you read any terms and conditions carefully. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to make the most of your gift card balance and enjoy all the great content available on the PlayStation Store!