Only 1 PSN account per Vita?

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Feb 24, 2012

Only 1 PSN account per Vita? by haddad at 12:46 AM (4,215 Views / 0 Likes) 36 replies

  1. haddad
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    Guys, can I only have 1 PSN account per Vita? They better alow multiple user's, cuz this is gnna suck
     


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    yes, but there is a easy way to swap if you have multiple memory sticks.
     
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    It doesn't make much *sense* to allow *multiple user accounts* for a *portable* - much like with mobile phones and other personal devices, handhelds aren't expected to have multiple accounts. Why would it "suck"?

    As mentioned above, the account is tied to your memory card, so you "can't but can" use multiple accounts.
     
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    OK what if I bought a game on PSN Store in my account, and then I do a factory reset and I activate the Vita with my brother's account, can I at least login to the PSN store to download the game I bought?
     
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    It would be neat if they would follow Apple's lead on this. My wife and I share an Itunes account with our ipods, thus able to play the same games music ect...
     
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    I thought there was news you could use multiple mem cards for multiple PSN...but but like a week later Sony said that was actually wrong.
     
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    If you bought a game from PSN, your purchase is registered in the SEN network forever-after. You will be able to re-download the title as many times as you want, but there are "ways" to do this without re-downloading.
     
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    If I bought the game ON MY ACCOUNT, and I want to get it on my brother's memory card. How would I do that?
     
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    so you essentially want to give your brother a free copy? I don't think that's possible.
     
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    The only way to do this would be if he played with your account. The game is attached to the account it was bought with, you couldn't buy a game on yours, put it on your brothers SD card, and have him play without having access to your account AT ALL TIMES.
     
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    So I have to be logged into my account? Dammit..........

    But on the PS3, if I buy a game on my acc, my bro can easily login and use it
     
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    One PlayStation account can register and share games on two platforms, so provided you had two Vitas, both could be registered on the same account, share content etc.
     
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    That I didn't know, cool!
     
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    Found something on gamespot that's handy


    I'll be getting a Vita soon...
     
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    So can I download the game bought on my acc on my bro's psn memory card?
     
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    This is a two-edged sword, remember that "over-registering" your devices may lead to "not being able to register them anymore". Many PSP users suffer from that issue (registering each time they change CFW can have its faults. :P )

    Plus, I'm not sure if Game Sharing works on the Vita, I haven't checked myself.
     
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    I deactivated and restored my vita to factory settings BUT I DID NOT FORMAT MEMORY CARD (mem card has uncharted game)

    then when I rebooted the vita and I re-activated ity with my bro's account, he can still see the game!

    Is this correct?
     
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    Try playing it. I actually started reading the thread on gamespot and people are completely clueless if you can actually PLAY the game after doing this, lol. Works for free content...hrm.
    Damn. I hope paid content works.
     
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    dammit, it said my bro had to buy it :(
     
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    Damn.
    There goes import capabilities. That's a pain.
     

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