From today those of your with PSN Sub Accounts will be able to upgrade to PSN Master Accounts, Sony has today announced via a post over on the PlayStation Blog.
PSN Sub Accounts have been designed for those that are under the age of 18 to access the Sony’s PlayStation Network which is require to play online games via the new next-generation PlayStation 4 for a monthly or annual subscription fee.
Now once you have turned 18 years of age certainly will allow the PSN Sub Account to be upgrade to a PSN Master Account. Sony explains as
“Starting today, PlayStation Network (PSN) users will gain the ability to upgrade a sub account to a master account. We’re always listening to user feedback, and this is a feature that many of you have asked for. You’ll be able to upgrade an account first through the web and later through PlayStation 4. Instructions on how to start this process through the web can be found here.
In case you aren’t familiar, sub accounts allow users under the age of 18 to access PSN while letting parents or guardians manage their online experience. A variety of PSN features can be limited through sub accounts including messages, monthly spending limits, and gameplay broadcasts. Additional information is available on our Knowledge Center, here.
If you were on a sub account and turned 18 (Happy belated birthday!), you may want to upgrade to a master account to access the full feature set of PlayStation’s online experience, including PlayStation Store. Your profile will be carried over when upgrading to a master account, along with items like your friends list and Trophies.”
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