- Sony is going to close PSP, PS3, and PS Vita online stores this summer.
- It will provide some services but can’t purchase any new content.
- The PS3 and PSP stores will be shutting down on July 2
Sony has officially announced that it is going to shut down PlayStation Stores For PSP, Playstation 3, and as well as Playstation Vita.
It means you can’t purchase digital copies of games for PS3, and PS Vita this summer. Moreover, you will not able to make in-game purchases through these games. It will even not allow you to redeem PSN wallet fund vouchers.
Don’t worry, Sony provides you the option of utilizing your PSN wallet funds on PS4 and PS5 products. PS4 and PS5 products can be purchased from the website or the consoles.
The closing dates are also out now. The PS3 and PSP stores will be shutting down on July 2. Whereas PlayStation Vita’s store will close on Aug. 27. It means PlayStation Vita users still have much time.
But the players can easily access purchased software and will still be able to re-download content once the closure is finished.
Features that you can still enjoy after the Shutdown
- Players can easily use and download again the already purchased game titles
- Users can access previously purchased video/media content
- Ability to redeem valid game and PlayStation®Plus vouchers
- To re-download and play claimed game titles through PlayStation Plus while subscribed to the service
Features going away
- You can’t purchase any PS3, PS Vita, and PSP digital content, including games and video content
- There is no feature to make in-game purchases through games on PS3, PS Vita, and PSP
- No longer able to redeem PSN wallet fund vouchers on PS3, PS Vita, and PSP.
People have mixed responses to it. No matter, PS4, and PS5 sale are increasing day by day but there is still a large percentage of gamers who wants to remain attached with their old device.