Last week, we covered the steps to get your hands on the PlayStation Plus collection on your PS4, although the offer is generally only available to PS5 players. Some saw it as an opportunity to share their luck for free, others saw it as an opportunity to make money with Sony. The Japanese publisher did not appreciate the approach and went to war with the PlayStation Plus sellers.
a definitive ban
In recent days, some PS5 owners have seen their accounts blocked by Sony. The reason ? The illegal sale of the PlayStation Collection, a set of 20 PS4 classics, is offered free of charge to PlayStation Plus subscribers who own a next-gen Sony console. As PushSquare reports, among the victims of this witch hunt would be a player who had planned to resell this package to Malaysian players for the modest sum of 7 euros.
As a reminder, you will need to link your PSN account to a PlayStation 5 in order to add the PlayStation Plus Collection games to your account. However, this unfortunate player had to face the wrath of the Japanese giant, which does not take this illegal transaction very positively. It’s important to note that the PlayStation Plus collection is valued at around $ 475.
Some illegal sellers have reportedly managed to find up to 50 customers. Traffic that Sony quickly recognized. Sellers risk a permanent ban if buyers face a temporary two-month ban. Attempting to deceive Sony repeatedly, however, exposes the bad guys to greater punishment. Getting the PlayStation Plus collection by logging into a trusted person’s PS5 is still possible, although the threat remains high.