PlayStation™Network is an online service that lets you expand your enjoyment of your PS4™ system. When you sign in to PlayStation™Network, you can use a wide variety of features and services.

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To sign in to PlayStation™Network, you must have a Sony Entertainment Network account and an Internet connection. Creating an account is free.

Creating an account

For details, see “Sign In to PlayStation Network”. You can also use an account that's been created on a PlayStation®3 system or a PS Vita system.

If children will be using your PS4™ system, a parent or guardian must have an account. As a parent or guardian, you can create accounts for your children when creating your own account. You can also restrict access to certain features by using parental controls. For details, see “Family Management”.