- Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel
shared details today on how you can upgrade PSN Sub Accounts to Master Accounts below.
To quote: 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.