How to redeem a gift card code on your PS4 so that you can buy games for free in the PlayStation Store

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The PlayStation Store allows you to purchase gift cards, but because it's an entirely online store, you have to activate the cards with a code first.

This can easily be done from your PlayStation 4 if it has a connection to the internet.

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How to redeem a gift card code on your PS4

1. Log into your account on your PS4 and access the PlayStation Store. This should be a registered account with internet access.

The PlayStation store is accessible from the main menu.

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2. From the PlayStation 4's Store menu, scroll down to the second-to-last option, "Redeem Codes," and select it.

It takes a bit of scrolling, so you might not see the "Redeem Codes" option at first.

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3. Your voucher should have come with a 12-digit code that you can now enter into this box. If the code was bought as a digital purchase, like through Amazon, you might only have the code in an email. An example code will look something like: "94GP-QTNL-KKNN."

As the box notes, this isn't the same as a discount code, which should be used at point of purchase for the specific item it's discounting.

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Once the code has been confirmed and checked, the value assigned to the code will be added as credit to your PlayStation Store wallet, ready to be spent.

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