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#1 Posted by ginger1coco (55 posts) -

Okay, I have a Ps Vita and my son wants one for his birthday, now can he have access to the the games I have bought from the ps store? Also does anyone think the vita price will drop from now until April.. I just came across the Call of Duty bundle for $219.99... Should I grab it now or hold off, Thanks for the help..

#2 Posted by Granpire (2749 posts) -
You can do that as long as it's the only other portable Playstation device you have activated on that account. If any other PSPs are activated, you'll have to deactivate them. Keep in mind that if your son wants to buy a specific game in the future, he'll have to pay you or change accounts. The PSN system is poorly-designed. If you create a sub-account for your son, he will never be able to turn it into a master account, so he'll always have to buy games through your account.
#3 Posted by The_Golden_Age- (145 posts) -

You can do that as long as it's the only other portable Playstation device you have activated on that account. If any other PSPs are activated, you'll have to deactivate them. Keep in mind that if your son wants to buy a specific game in the future, he'll have to pay you or change accounts. The PSN system is poorly-designed. If you create a sub-account for your son, he will never be able to turn it into a master account, so he'll always have to buy games through your account.Granpire

You can't run sub-accounts on the Vita anyway can you?

If your kid is still pretty young then sharing an account would be a good way to go. That's a pretty decent price for the Call Of Duty bundle. If you think you can to hold out until Feb.20th then you should. Yes, the event is going to be about the PS4 but if they're announcing any price drop in the near future then I would expect it to be at that event.

#4 Posted by Granpire (2749 posts) -

I've never used Sub-accounts, but I was under the impression that they worked with their own login and could be used under any device. But that's just a guess.

 

Actually, yes.

 

I'd suggest a sub account if you're going with your account. It'd at least give him his own sort of identity. Maybe a decade down the line Sony will make Sub-accounts worthwhile as well. I wouldn't count on it, though.

 

Keep in mind that either way, you won't be able to be both logged in at one or play online together. You'll have to make a whole new master account for that.