Retail codes or funds from your PSN account can be used to download games from the PS3 store.Your PS3 will guide you through the download process after you buy your game.
Step 1: The PS3 is connected to the Internet.
The PS3 needs an internet connection to access the store.If you want to connect your PS3 to your router, you can go to the Network settings.
Step 2: Use your controller to scroll to the “PlayStation Network” on your PS3.
Step 3: You can select the store by scrolling down.
Step 4: Click on the sign in button and type your login credentials.
To download free and paid games, you must have a PSN account.Follow the steps to sign up if you don’t have an existing account.
Step 5: The left sidebar of the store has games.
There is a list of featured games on the store.
Step 6: Use your controller’s navigation pad to browse games or enter search terms to find specific games.
You can redeem a code from the left sidebar of the store if you want to download a game from another store.Your PS3 will show you how to download the game.
Step 7: You can find more information about the game, such as its description, price, and required storage space, by selecting any game.
Some PS3 games are free.
Step 8: Then you can add to the cart and view it.
Step 9: Proceed to Checkout and then confirm your purchase.
The cost of the game will be subtracted from your wallet, and you’ll receive a confirmation email with details about your purchase.If you don’t have funds to buy games, you can add funds at the confirmation screen.To add funds to your account, follow the instructions on the screen.
Step 10: The game can be saved on your PS3.
You can either save the game to your PS3 memory or external media.The game will be installed on your PS3.
Step 11: Wait for the game to finish.
The game will be available on the PS3 when the download is complete.
Step 12: If your game download gets stuck during the installation process, switch to a wired connection.
If you want to download games faster, you should use a wired Ethernet connection instead of a wi-fi connection.
Step 13: If your new game doesn’t download completely to the PS3 you can try to get rid of the old game files.
Users are urged to free up more space before they download games.The game’s required storage space is displayed on the information screen.You can remove game data for games you no longer play by scrolling to Game > Game Data Utility.Without affecting game progress, this frees up storage space on your PS3 console.
Step 14: If you continue to experience errors during the download process, return to the store for a later date.
Downloads can fail due to server issues, busy networks, and slow connections.
Step 15: If you are still having problems with the download of games, you should take your PS3 with you.
If you want your PS3 console to be updated with the latest compatible firmware, you need to install available system updates.