As an avid PS gamer, you are probably always up-to-date on the latest games released and the ones that have yet to be released. And since it seems that there’s a new PS game every month, buying them will definitely eat a chunk of your money, even if you allot some cash for this endeavor.
Aside from cash, you can also choose to use your credit card to purchase PS games and other apps. Unfortunately, you will incur some charges with this option. And there is always that risk that your sensitive banking information can fall into the hands of unscrupulous hackers.
If you can’t resist the temptation of buying the latest releases of PlayStation but don’t want to use your credit card and still want to save some money in the process, consider getting a PSN card. A PSN card contains a code that you can use to buy items from the PlayStation Store using any of the suitable devices.
One of the advantages this card offers is that it allows PS users to unlink their credit card from the PlayStation store and still buy or download games, movies, and other apps they are interested in. Also, with this card, you can also purchase other items from the brand’s entertainment network store.
This option also offers buyers the opportunity to save some money. How? Read these tips and tricks below:
Be on the lookout for promos. Online and brick-and-mortar merchants offer discounts on PSN card purchases from one time to another. These promos include discounts that come with buying a certain number of cards or as a reward for being a loyal PS user. It’s easy to find out which merchants offer these promos since you can simply go online to search for this information. These promos though usually last for a limited time only so you have to be quick in snatching them up.
If the game you want to buy has a time-trial demo, test it before making the decision to buy it. This will help you avoid wasting money on a game that you won’t even like. If you get bored playing a game within an hour, you have no obligation to buy it.
Lastly, before buying a game, always double-check the final checkout price. There may be some extra charges that can be added at the last-minute and you don’t want to be surprised with this. Also, this will give you some time to discontinue your purchase if you don’t want pay for this additional charge.