Earlier this year, Sony planned to close the PlayStation 3, PSP and PS Vita stores. The original plan was to close the PlayStation 3 and PSP stores in July 2021, while the Vita would live a little longer until August 2021. The backlash from fans changed Sony’s mind, and the PS3 and Vita stores have changed their minds. ultimately was not closed. The PSP store still ended up closing.
The backlash is because PS3, PSP, and Vita stores are still the only way to buy certain games. Many PlayStation One games are still only available in these stores – at least the only fordding way for many.
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PS3 and PS Vita stores are still running out of steam, and important notices that Sony sent out further support this idea, revealing that starting October 27, customers will no longer be able to use a credit or debit card to complete. purchases on the PS3 and Vita stores. PayPal will also not be available for these stores.
Customers will still be able to make purchases at PS3 and Vita stores, using funds in their PlayStation Store wallet to purchase games and other digital goods on PS3 and Vita. To add funds to their wallets, customers will need to access PlayStation Store via desktop, mobile device, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation 5. Funds can be added using PlayStation Store gift cards, Paypal or by using a credit or debit card. .