How to play PlayStation 4 games online

How to play PlayStation 4 games online

The fourth console developed by Sony offers a large number of services in order to meet the expectations of its most demanding users. PlayStation Network (PSN) is a free online platform, through which we can access PlayStation Plus, a subscription utility that will allow us to access the online multiplayer modes, games, and competitive modes of all games available on PS4.

How to register on PlayStation Network?

From the web browser

  • Go to Account Management and click on Create a new account.
  • In the New Sale, click Create Again.
  • Fill in all the fields with your details and click > Next.
  • To verify your email address, check your email inbox.
  • Then, access the message you received and continue by following the steps indicated there.

From the PS4 Home

  • Access the quick menu by pressing and holding PS.
  • Select Power > Change user > New user > Create a user.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and fill in all your details.
  • Verify your email address by checking your email inbox.

Which consoles is PlayStation Network available?

PSN is accessible from PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PS Vita, and PlayStation Vita TV or from the official PlayStation website.

PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus is a monthly PSN subscription service that allows access to online gaming on the PS4. In addition, it offers a number of free downloadable games and access to premium content without time limitation to play during the subscription period. Among all the advantages we can find great discounts on the games of the moment, automatic updates and cloud storage., terms of service may apply from country to country and according to confirmed age.

  • To sign up, all you have to do is log in to PSN and go to Settings > Account Management > Account Info > PlayStation Subscriptions and select the appropriate plan.
  • You can also access through the official PlayStation website and select the subscription that best suits your needs:

Best online games without PS Plus

In case you decide not to sign up for this service, below is a list of some of the free to play online multiplayer games that do not require a PS Plus subscription so that you can still enjoy this game mode:

  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Rocket League
  • Apex Legends
  • Fortnite
  • Destiny 2
  • Crossout
  • Star Trek Online
  • A king’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Lite
  • Smite
  • Rogue Company
  • Dungeon Defenders
  • Hyper Scape
  • DC Universe Online
  • Dungeon Defenders II

And there are much more PS4 games available! To discover them all, visit the free video games offered on the PlayStation Store.

How to play online with users from other platforms?

For this, it is essential that the video game supports crossplay. Although it is true that this feature is not usually included in a visible way in the features, we can always do an online search and see the comments of other users to make sure that this modality is allowed in the selected game.

Once confirmed, the player should add the user who is using another platform to its friend’s list, and then everything is ready to start to share playing together!

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