How to gift a PlayStation video game?

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As surprising as it may seem, PlayStation allows neither to offer a dematerialized game to one of its contacts, nor to buy a gift card on the PlayStation Store. To offer a game, it will therefore be necessary to purchase a gift card.



And for that, nothing could be simpler by going through recognized online sellers.

Buy a PlayStation Gift Card or Membership

Here's how to offer a PlayStation game through the main e-commerce sites Amazon, Fnac and Cdiscount.

Give a PlayStation gift card on Amazon

  1. Go to the homepage;
  2. type « PlayStation Store » in the search bar;
  3. Choose the amount of the desired card, from 5€ to 100€. For a video game, we recommend opting for a €50 or €75 gift card.
  4. Add to your cart;
  5. Go to your basket by clicking on theicône top right ;
  6. Pay for your purchase;
  7. You will recieve a download code that you can send to the person of your choice.

Note that you can also go through this e-merchant to offer a 3-month subscription or a 12-month subscription to PlayStation Plus.



Offer a PlayStation gift card on Fnac

  1. Go to the homepage;
  2. In the search bar, type « PlayStation Store » ;
  3. Click on the card of the amount of your choice. Here again the €50 or €75 cards are the most recommended.
  4. Click on the yellow button " Add to Cart " ;
  5. Pay your order;
  6. Once validated, the code is available in " My account ", accessible by clicking on your profile;
  7. You can then send it to the person of your choice.

Fnac also allows you to buy to offer a 3 month or 12 month subscription to PlayStation Plus.

Offer a PlayStation gift card on Cdiscount

  1. Go to the homepage;
  2. In the search bar, type « PlayStation Store » ;
  3. Select the card of the amount of your choice from the list, the most suitable for a video game being those of €50 or €75.
  4. Click the green button on the right " Add to Cart " ;
  5. Then click on “View my basket”;
  6. Go to "Choose my delivery" ;
  7. A message will tell you that there is no need to choose a delivery method, so go to the payment of your purchase;
  8. You will then receive a download code that you can offer to any of your contacts.

Cdiscount also offers the purchase of a 3-month or 12-month PlayStation Plus subscription, which you can then gift.



How to activate the video game code?

Redeeming a game code on PlayStation 5:


  1. Go to " Settings " and "Users and Accounts" ;
  2. Select "Account" and “Payments and Subscriptions” ;
  3. Select “Use code” then, once the code has been entered, select " To validate " ;
  4. The account is then credited with the amount of the gift card.

Redeeming a game code on PlayStation 4:

  1. Go to PlayStation Store ;
  2. At the very bottom of the sidebar you will find “Use Codes” ;
  3. Enter the code and select " Carry on " ;
  4. The account is then credited with the amount of the gift card.


1,52 € Sony PlayStation 5

  • The DualSense that could be a game changer if the games exploit it
  • The efficient interface while being beautiful and futuristic
  • A very quiet and well-cooled console

The PS5 takes a promising leap towards the next-gen, with technical improvements that give hope for an era under the sign of 4K and 60 FPS. The DualSense brings a real plus to the gaming experience, and the console's interface is as beautiful as it is efficient. The PS5 offers a silent premium gaming experience, and we just have to wait for real "next-gen" games for it to quickly become indispensable!


The PS5 takes a promising leap towards the next-gen, with technical improvements that give hope for an era under the sign of 4K and 60 FPS. The DualSense brings a real plus to the gaming experience, and the console's interface is as beautiful as it is efficient. The PS5 offers a silent premium gaming experience, and we just have to wait for real "next-gen" games for it to quickly become indispensable!

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