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Save your hard-earned cash by learning how to gameshare with friends on PS4

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Sharing a game is no longer as easy as passing a cartridge of your favorite game to a friend. With so many games stored digitally, it’s become incredibly hard to navigate the endless requirements to play your games when and where you want. Thankfully, there are ways to share your games across multiple PlayStation 4 consoles, so you and a close friend or family member can play without having to log into your account every time. Even better, it’s actually a pretty simple process. Here’s how to gameshare on a PS4.

How to gameshare on PS4

This walkthrough will teach you how to gameshare on PS4. In the simplest terms, it allows you and someone else to connect your libraries of downloaded games and access them with fewer restrictions. For this process, you’ll only need access to your friend’s PS4 and your own account info.

1. Start by logging into your PlayStation Network Account on a friend’s console.

2. Select the Settings tab on the main menu.

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3. Select Account Management.

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4. Select Activate as your primary PS4.

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5. Select Activate.

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You should now be able to access all of your games on your friend’s console. You or your friend will still have to download them, but there’s no need to sign back into your account on that PlayStation. If you are exchanging access to your digital game libraries, have your friend or family member complete steps 1-4 on your PS4.

Warnings and Precautions

Be aware that if you need to make significant changes to your account or user settings — for example, if you grab a PlayStation 4 Pro — you’ll need to redo the process. If the person you’ve shared your account with is someone you trust (and we strongly recommend you only share accounts with close friends or family), then that person will need to deactivate the device as your account’s primary system so you can set up your console. After your new console is set, you can redo this process to set up gamesharing again.

You can also deactivate a console remotely by using the PlayStation account management tool in your web browser. However, you can only do this once every six months. Keep in mind that if you don’t have access to your primary console, other users who log into your PlayStation 4 won’t be able to access your digital library of games. You’ll also be out of luck playing PlayStation Plus titles if your internet goes down.

You can share your account with an unlimited number of people but you can only do this process, which allows you to play the same game on two consoles at the same time, with one other person. If you try to hook up three friends, for example, and all four of you want to play a game together, your account will be flagged and blocked.

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