BY GOD SONY HAS FINALLY DONE IT!! PSN ONLINE ID CHANGE IS COMING TO THE PS4!!

BUT THERE’S A CATCH!!!

When you change your online ID, you will have the option to display your previous ID with your new ID, so your friends can recognize you. Once you decide to display your old ID or not, you won’t be able to adjust this after completing the online ID change process. 

This feature is compatible with PS4 games originally published after April 1, 2018, and a large majority of the most-played PS4 games that were released before this date. However, please note not all games and applications for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita systems are guaranteed to support the online ID change, and users may occasionally encounter issues or errors in certain games. If for any reason you experience issues after changing your ID, you can revert back to your original ID for free at any time (you will only be able to revert once during the preview program). Reverting back to an old ID will resolve most issues caused by the ID change. In addition, when this feature officially launches, a list of compatible games published before April 1, 2018, will be provided on PlayStation.com for reference before you make a change.

Also, the first name change is free, then it’ll be $9.99 per change for non-PS+ members/$4.99 per change for PS+ members.

Kudos once again for Sony getting this to work, buuuuut the limited availability of the function is a reminder of how Sony royally screwed the pooch with this waaaaaay back in 2006. It’ll be interesting to see how many publishers/developers will update their older titles to reflect these changes.

The Preview program will begin soon for PlayStation users who are also members of the Firmware beta testing program and will conclude at the end of November, with full rollout in early 2019.

What do you think, Brah? Better late than never? Or should they have even bothered with the PS4?

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