There’s more than one reason to get PlayStation gift cards in the UK and the US, besides, of course, gifting someone from the UK or the US. For example, if you don’t live in either location, getting gift cards from these countries might be a step towards getting better prices for your PS4 and PS5 games.
While buying gift cards is an easy process in itself, it’s good to know where to buy PlayStation gift cards in the UK and the US and how to redeem gift cards. Besides, you might need to troubleshoot some issues with the gift cards themselves.
So, without further ado, let’s get some answers as we find out where to buy PlayStation gift cards in the UK and US.
PlayStation Gift Cards UK & US: Where To Buy
Gift cards in the UK and the US can be bought in two ways: physically or digitally.
Digital gift cards can be bought online. Physical gift cards can be bought in physical stores, or online. For the latter, there might be a shipping cost included, so it comes out more expensive.
Buy PS Gift Cards In the UK
Examples of websites to buy gift cards in the UK include:
Buy PS Gift Cards In the UK
As for websites with gift cards in the US:
– Best Buy
These places sometimes have cards for other regions too, so make sure you get a card for the right country.
If you’re considering other websites, the main rule is to find a trusted place that doesn’t charge too much beyond the gift card’s face value.
On the other hand, many physical stores in the UK and the US sell physical gift cards, even if they’re not gaming related.
How To Redeem PlayStation Gift Cards
In order to use a PlayStation gift card from the UK or the US, you need to redeem it first.
In order for the gift card to work, you need to have an account with the same location as the card’s. With that checked out, you have two ways to redeem: with your web browser or with your console.
To redeem the gift card with your browser, log in to your PlayStation Store account and click on your avatar. Select Redeem Codes and type the code on your gift card. Now, just click on Redeem.
On the console, the step by step to redeem the gift card is different between the PS4 and the PS5.
With your PS4, go to the PlayStation Store and scroll the sidebar to the bottom, until you find Redeem Codes; select that and type the code from your card, then redeem. For the PS5, go to Settings > Users and Accounts > Account > Payment and Subscriptions and, finally, Redeem Codes. Type the code and redeem.
Alternatively, you can also use the code during checkout on the PS5 or within the PlayStation Store.
PlayStation Gift Card Not Working
If the gift card isn’t working, the first thing you have to look out for is your account’s location. If you bought a UK gift card, but your account is from another region, the gift card won’t work.
Another issue is expired codes. Check the card’s expiration date before buying or using it, especially if you’re buying in a physical store.
Also, take a look at the PlayStation Network status to see if it’s up and running. If it’s not, you might get errors when redeeming.
There are times when simply logging out and back in your account will do the trick; logging in with only one device may help, too.
Finally, it’s quite important to remember individual codes can be redeemed only once. You can’t get infinite $50 funds with the same gift card, unfortunately.
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