PlayStation 4 is an amazing gaming console, you’ll find almost everything you’re looking for in a modern console, but one problem users are complaining is that Sony is giving priorities to some regions. When you take the U.S region as an example, they enjoy games at discounts than other regions, some games will not even stream if you’re not from the specified regions and hence users are looking for ways to change the regions in PS4 so that they can enjoy full benefits of the console. This article is for those that want to change their PlayStation 4 region to unlock more features in their gaming console.
Create A New Account
You need to understand that you’ll not be able to change your region once setup for your PlayStation, but you can change and connect another account and then make it your primary account. This way you’re able to create a new account and connect it to your console, your remaining credit can’t be transferred to another account, it’s important to use all your left credit before moving to another PSN account.
Here are the steps for creating PS4 account with the U.S as the region even if you don’t live in the U.S;
How To Order From PSN If You’re Not From The U.S
Just changing your region isn’t enough because you’ll have to be making payments and you need a credit card issued in the U.S or PayPal with U.S address. The first method involves buying a credit card with U.S billing address, there are a lot of services out there that are offering virtual credit cards with any address on them. This can be tedious for some people and that’s why the best method is to use PSN cards.
Getting PSN cards isn’t hard, but even for the PSN cards, you cannot buy them without credit cards with American billing address and hence you’ll have to order from third-party sellers. There are a lot of vendors out there that will buy the PSN cards with their U.S cards and sell to anyone that’s interested and will accept your payment method.
The best way to shop from the PlayStation store is to grab these PSN cards and then redeem in your PSN account which you’ve registered with U.S address. PSN cards are available in smaller and higher units like $10 PSN cards, $20 PSN cards, $50 PSN cards or $100 PSN cards. Once you have the codes or pin on the card, you can easily redeem in your new PSN account and order whatever you want.
PSN Cards is a very popular product in countries like the Philippines, Bahamas, Qatar, Egypt, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bermuda, United Kingdom, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria, Mauritius, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Serbia, Aruba, Peru, Germany & Kuwait.
That’s it, you can now enjoy all the benefits a U.S resident can enjoy from the PlayStation Store. Share your thoughts in the comments below on how things work out for you.