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[PS3™ system] Updated 03/27/2014

Online passes, pre-paid PlayStation Network cards, pre-order bonuses, and in-game promotional items are a few of many types of transactions that use codes on the PlayStation Store.


How To Redeem Codes

Whether the code is for an item, service, or adding funds, the process to redeem the code is the same. Click the relevant link below to learn how to redeem codes on your specific PlayStation system.

Top PS4: Redeem Vouchers Through the PS Store
  1. On the PS4 Dynamic Menu, go to the PlayStation Store icon (PlayStation Store).
  2. Highlight "Redeem Codes" and press the X button icon button.
  3. Here you will be able to enter your code. Once the code is entered press the X button icon button to Continue.
  4. Now you will see the item for redemption. Highlight the confirm option and press the X button icon button.
  5. Once the voucher is entered, press the X button icon button on "OK".
  6. The content will now show under the "Library" option.
  7. For this example we redeemed an add-on for Assassins Creed. To find this content we will highlight Assassins Creed and press the X button icon button.
  8. Now highlight "Related Items" and scroll over to "My Add-Ons" and press the X button icon button.
  9. Here you can choose the items and download them to your console.
Top PS4: Redeem Vouchers Through the Wallet
  1. On the PS4 Dynamic Menu, go to the Settings icon (Settings).
  2. Highlight PSN icon (PSN) and press the X button icon button.
  3. Highlight "Account Information" and press the X button icon button to continue.
  4. Highlight "Wallet" and press the X button icon button.
  5. Highlight "Add Funds" and press the X button icon button.
  6. Highlight "Code" and press the X button icon button.
  7. Enter your code, then select "Continue" and press the X button icon button.
  8. Here you will see the content you have redeemed now, press the X button icon button to confirm.
  9. Now you have successfully added the item to your account.
Top PS3: Redeem Vouchers through the XMB
  1. On the PS3 system XMB, go to the PlayStation Network icon (PlayStation Network). (Skip this step if you are already logged in.)
  2. Highlight Account Management icon (Account Management) and press the X button icon button.
  3. Highlight [Redeem Codes] and press the X button icon button.
  4. Enter the code printed on the voucher or PlayStation Network Card. The funds or item will be added to your account.
  5. Please not that the code is case sensitive. Be sure to enter the code exactly as it is printed. Using the on-screen keyboard? Learn How

  6. Once the voucher is entered, games will appear in the Download List.
Top PS3: Redeem Vouchers through the PS Store
 

To redeem voucher code through the PS Store on your PS3, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the PlayStation Network icon (PlayStation Network), choose PlayStation Store icon (PlayStation Store) and press the X button icon button.
  2. After the PlayStation Store loads, you will see "Redeem Codes" at the bottom of the main menu on the left-hand side of the screen.

  3. Navigate to "Redeem Codes" by pressing down on the D-pad of the DUALSHOCK 3 Controller, and then press the X button icon button to show the Redeem Codes field.
  4. Press the X button icon button again to display the on-screen keyboard.
  5. Then, enter the 12 digit code exactly as it is written on the voucher by using the D-pad to select the letter or number followed by the X button icon button to enter it.
  6. Once the code is entered correctly, press the "Start" button on your controller to submit it.

After the code is submitted, you will receive a confirmation.

Top PC or Mac: Redeem Vouchers through the SEN website
 

To redeem a code through the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) website:

  1. Go to http://www.SonyEntertainmentNetwork.com
  2. Click "Manage Account" and sign in with your Sign-In ID(E-mail Address) and Password.
  3. Click on "Redeem Prepaid Card".
  4. Enter the code printed on the voucher or PlayStation Network Card and click "Continue".
  5. If the code is valid, you will be presented with a description of what the code will deliver to your account. Press the "Redeem..." button to add the item or funds to your account.
Top PS Vita: Redeem Vouchers through the PS Store
 

To redeem a code on your PS Vita system:

  1. Open an account on the PlayStation Network (or use your existing account).
  2. From the PS Vita's Home Screen, tap the Image PS Store icon. This will open the PS Store's LiveArea.
  3. Select the Image "Redeem Codes" icon from the LiveArea.
  4. Enter the online pass code exactly as displayed.
  5. Once the online pass code has been entered correctly, tap Next.
  6. Once you accept the terms, you will be taken to the download screen.
  7. Once the download is complete, you're all done -- no further action is required. Have fun!

To confirm that the online pass is installed correctly:

  1. From the PS Vita's Home Screen, tap the Image PS Store icon. This will open the PS Store's LiveArea.
  2. Tap the Start icon in the center of the PS Store's LiveArea. (It will say "Continue" instead of start if the PS Store is running in the background).
  3. Then, tap the Options button is the lower right-hand corner of the screen.
  4. Finally, tap the Services List menu option to display a list of services associated with your account.
Top PSP: Redeem Vouchers through the XMB
 

To redeem a code on your PSP system:

  1. On the PSP system XMB, go to the PlayStation Network icon (PlayStation Network) and select Account Management icon (Account Management).
  2. Highlight [Redeem Codes] and press the X button icon button.
  3. Enter the code printed on the voucher or PlayStation Network Card. The funds or item will be added to your account.
  4. Please note that the code is case sensitive. Be sure to enter the code exactly as it is printed. Using the on-screen keyboard? Learn How

  5. Once the voucher is entered, games will appear in the Download List.
  6. PSN Card funds will be added to the Wallet.

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Additional Information

  • The Voucher Code field is not a sticker. Do not peel the silver part off. It is designed to be scratched off. If you attempt to peel the silver part off, you may peel the code off completely which may make the code unreadable, and you won't be able to redeem the voucher.
  • The only way to tell if a PSN card has been used, is to enter the code and try to redeem it.