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29 Sep 2013
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Gamertag change on PS4?

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Have Sony said anything about PS3 gamers upgrading to PS4 being given the choice to change their gamertag to a new username?
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Re: Gamertag change on PS4?

It's not a Gamertag. Go wash your mouth out :smileyhappy:

They haven't said anything, though. Sucks.
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Re: Gamertag change on PS4?

You must mean PSN ID. Gamertag is for Xbox. No news at all that we can change the PSN ID to keep all your profile stats.
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the amount of money they could make, people would be throwing their money at sony!

 

even with this online name, some people will like to play behind a alias and being able to change that would be great.

 

either way ill be using my online id / real name but would love it if we could have the option to change

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Re: Gamertag change on PS4?

Gamer Tag or ID  be it steam, psn, xbl, wii u and others it's all  the same thing :No-no:

 

It's a tag/id you play your games on

 

some people are more up tight than me!

 

 

Sony have said no plans to enable change

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Re: Gamertag change on PS4?

Well they havent said its not coming
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They could charge me twenty quid right now and I'll pay it....
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ive heard ps wont allow you to change your PSN ID, but saying that you can create a new account/new email address, if you do your lose all your stats and have to start from scratch, 

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They didnt say its not coming they said its a highly technical problem that their engineers have looked at but the system has not been built in a way that was intended for this. But they are always looking at a solution. Maybe one day as its a total cash cow. On 360's life span I reckon I changed mine around 15 times at a cost of £6-7 and I know people who have done a lot more than that.

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