Important consumer notices

  • The equipped features of the PS4™ system vary depending on the model. For details, refer to the instructions supplied with the system.
  • Use of the PS4™ system and its features is governed by various user agreements that might be modified from time to time. Visit the SCE website for your region for the latest copies of these agreements, up-to-date terms and conditions for the PS4™ system, and changes to this User's Guide and other documentation.
  • Always update your PS4™ system to the latest version of the system software. By updating, you can enjoy additional features, improved usability, and enhanced security.
  • Always use the latest version of the system software or applications on the device that is connected to your PS4™ system, such as a PlayStation®Vita system or a smartphone with PlayStation®App installed. When features are being used across connected devices, some features may not be available depending on the version of the system software or application in use.
  • PlayStation™Network and Sony Entertainment Network are only available in specific countries, and in specific languages. Also, the types of content and services provided by PlayStation™Network vary by country and region. For details, contact customer support in your country or region.
  • Some products and services are available only in certain countries or regions. For details, contact customer support in your country or region.
  • Before giving the PS4™ system to an authorized service for repair, make sure that all users on the system are signed out of PlayStation™Network. This will help prevent unauthorized access to or use of your credit card or other personal details. To sign out, select (Settings) from the function screen, and then select [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] > [Sign Out].
  • Before transferring, returning (where permitted), or disposing of the PS4™ system, deactivate it, and then initialize it. For details, see "Transferring or disposing of the PS4™ system".
  • To use the PS4™ system's network features, a broadband Internet connection is required.
  • You are responsible for Internet service fees.
  • The assignment of the buttons used to perform "Enter" and "Cancel" operations (the button and button) might differ depending on the country and region the PS4™ system is sold in.
  • Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. owns or administers some or all of the rights to the images and other copyrighted content in this User's Guide. Use of the images and other copyrighted content (including copying, reproducing, modifying, uploading on a network, displaying, transmitting, distributing, licensing, selling, and publishing) except as used herein, is prohibited to the extent allowed by law.
  • This User's Guide is subject to change without notice.
  • Information about system functionality and images published in this User's Guide might vary from those for your PS4™ system, depending on the system software version in use. Also, the illustrations and screen images might vary from the actual product.
  • The websites used in screen images throughout this User's Guide might be fictitious instead of being actual websites.
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  • To use various features of the PS4™ system, you must sign in to PlayStation™Network using a Sony Entertainment Network account. This User's Guide assumes that you are signed in. If you select a feature that requires you to be signed in and you are not, the screen for signing in is displayed. Follow the screens to sign in.