Sony Clamps Down On PSN Gamesharing, Limits Content Activations To 2

by Mike Bendel November 4, 2011 @ 4:58 pm

In an effort presumably aimed at clamping down on gamesharing, Sony has reduced the number of content activations to a mere 2, down from 5.

This means content purchased from PSN can be activated on up to 2 PSP or PS3 systems at any time, including the unit said content was purchased from. However, the policy only affects game content purchased after November 18, so existing shares above the revised count are safe.

Additionally, Sony plans to provide a new PlayStation Network account management website where users will be able to deactivate devices attached to their PlayStation Network account via their PC. Currently, deactivating accounts must be done while logged into your PSN account on the PS3.

It’s safe to assume the upcoming PS Vita will have the same limitation when it comes to sharing content.

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