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Sony on PSN: Upgrade PSN Sub Accounts to Master Accounts

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3w ago - 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.
 

Square Enix Details Final Fantasy XIV: Upgrade From PS3 to PS4

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47w ago - Square Enix Community Project Manager Hergen Thaens detailed how to upgrade Final Fantasy XIV from PS3 to PS4 today.

To quote: Hello again. It's Friday, the week is almost over, and for some of you, early access on PS4 is about to begin. A weekend full of adventures in Eorzea lies ahead – the first of many!

So, for those of you who have already been playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn on PS3, only one question remains: "How in the world do I upgrade my PS3 version?!"

And this is what we'll help with you, right here, right now.

Some general information before that:

• If you've played Final Fantasy XIV on PS3, you can upgrade to the PS4 version for free.
• The upgrade will be available from today until at least the end of the year.
• Make sure that you've logged in on your PS3 version at least once, so it's correctly registered in our systems.
• Remember that you will not be able to access the game from your PS3 anymore after the upgrade to PS4 has taken place!

Step 1: Get Your Promotion Code

Important: the upgrade option is currently scheduled to go live at approximately 1:00 AM Pacific on Friday, April 11th.

1. First of all, log into the Mog...
 

How to Nearly Double Your DualShock 4 (DS4) PS4 Controller Charge Life

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59w ago - Today scooby609 reports that he nearly doubled the charge life of his DualShock 4 (DS4) PS4 controller simply by replacing the battery pack with an aftermarket DualShock 3 (DS3) battery pack.

Below are the details, to quote: The battery in the DS4 is a 3.65V 1000mAh battery.

The aftermarket DS3 batteries fit perfectly in the DS4 with no modding required!

One I got is a 3.7v 1800mAh battery (the mAh rating is the charge life rating) it cost me under $9 shipped!

I have gone from around 8hrs per charge to nearly 14hrs per charge with the new battery!

Finally, below is a DS4 Accumulator Mod / DualShock 4 Accumulator Mod Tutorial from Reidenschi as follows:

Hello everyone!

Today I want to tell how to make 2400 mAh accumulator for your DS4.

We need two mobile phone accumulators "BL-4J" 1200 mAh 3.7v each, one accumulator connector ( I get one from old videocard cooler) and tools for disassembling DS4 and soldering accumulators together.

In first you need to take off accumulator, accumulator holder and reset button.

 

How to Swap In / Upgrade a PS4 HDD on the PlayStation 4 Detailed

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72w ago - Today German site Computerbild.de have shared preliminary details and pictures on how to swap in / upgrade a PS4 HDD on the PlayStation 4 video game console.

To quote: "German tech site Computer Bild has gotten their hands on a PlayStation 4 console and show us all how to open it up to swap out the HDD via a few pictures.

It seems like a simple enough process and there is also a fancy, customized PlayStation screw that has the Square, X, Circle, and Triangle symbols we all know and love. The HDD is under the piano black plastic and it seemingly pops right off to allow users access to the internal workings of the PS4.

This is great news for PlayStation fans everywhere, since one of the best things about owning a PlayStation 3 is the ability to swap out hard drives for bigger ones. Considering the amount of digital content PlayStation Plus subscribers are in for, this has always been a godsend.

Sony recognized that this ability would give gamers even more options to customize their PlayStations according to the storage sizes they needed, and so they've aptly...
 

How to Upgrade Select PS3 Games to Their PS4 Versions Guide

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76w ago - Social Media Manager Sid Shuman made available a guide today on how to upgrade select PS3 Games to their PS4 versions below.

To quote: As announced during PlayStation's Gamescom press conference, there will be a simple way to upgrade to the PS4 digital version of four select games, for a low discounted price, when you buy the PS3 version of those games.

Here are the full specifics so you're set for November 15th - click here for full step-by-step instructions.

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Watch_Dogs, and Battlefield 4 are the supported titles for this program. When you buy the Blu-ray Disc or digital version of these select PS3 games, for a limited time, you will receive an entitlement to download a PS4 digital copy of the same game from PlayStation Store when it becomes available, at the discounted price of $9.99.

Gamers who purchase a PS3 Blu-ray Disc of these four games will find a code packed into the PS3 version that they can redeem on PlayStation Store. To play the PS4 version of the game when it becomes available, you'll need to insert the original PS3 disc in your PS4 to activate and play the PS4 version, so hang onto that PS3 disc!

Gamers who purchase the digital version of...
 

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