Give the Gift of Adventure with PSN Gift Cards in Canada (Review)



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PSN Gift Cards

PSN gift cards remain the safest, simplest, and easiest method to buy, rent, or subscribe to Sony’s PlayStation and enjoy the juicy content on the network. With a PSN gift card, you can top-up or add funds to your PSN wallet without using a credit card to purchase or download loads of exclusive games, game add-on content, videos, stream movies, and music.

The PlayStation and Sony Entertainment Network have been providing some fantastic content and entertainment packages for a long time, especially for game lovers. With the PSN gift card, getting a gift across to your friends and family members has been made easy. In the same way, you can decide to satisfy yourself with the entertainment bundle on the PlayStation store.

About PSN Gift Cards

A PSN gift card is a prepaid, non-reloadable digital card preloaded with a specific value and used to fund your PSN account for the purchase and digital download of entertainment content on the PlayStation store.

A PlayStation Network card or PlayStation gift card (PSN gift card) is designed for use in the PlayStation store. The PSN card can be used to fund or top-up your Canadian region PlayStation account.

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. issues the PlayStation gift card or PSN gift card as the ultimate entertainment card for purchasing and downloading the latest games. You can equally use the gift card in your PlayStation account to watch movies, listen to music, and more.

How It Works

The PSN gift card is specially designed for PlayStation network Canada transactions. Hence, Canadian PSN gift cards can only be applied to Canadian region PlayStation accounts because your PlayStation account will only accept gift cards from the country specified on your PlayStation account.

You can purchase a PSN gift card and send it as a gift to your loved ones or apply for the card on your PlayStation account for redemption on PS4, PS3, PSP Systems, PS Vita, PC, and more.

To enjoy the PlayStation and Sony Entertainment Store’s complete functionality and the benefits accompanying the gift cards, you need to have an account with the PlayStation Network (PSN). With this, you can redeem the gift cards to your PlayStation Network Canada wallet, buy or download PS4 or PS3 games, watch or rent or buy movies, and listen and subscribe to the streaming music service. In addition to this, the PSN gift card can be used to subscribe to Sony’s PlayStation Plus service and enjoy access to free games, PlayStation store discounts, and multi-player online gaming.

Therefore, rather than using your credit card to purchase digital content on the Play Station store, you can conveniently fund your PSN wallet with a PSN gift card that has a redemption code. The PSN gift card is also an excellent gift for family or friends, especially for young gamers who don’t have credit cards, to enable them to buy a game of their choice on the PlayStation Network.

About The PlayStation Store

The PlayStation gift card is suitable for adding funds to your PlayStation account, which you can subsequently use for purchases and download on the PlayStation store. The PlayStation Store is the digital and online store of the PlayStation Network and Sony Computer Entertainment.

The PlayStation Store is loaded with endless opportunities and fantastic content, which is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. The store offers an incredible range of PlayStation games, game add-ons, season passes, in-game credit, TV shows, full-length movies, and more. The PlayStation Store is accessible on PS game consoles, computers, and mobile devices.

How To Buy PSN Gift Cards

PSN gift cards are only valid for the Canadian PSN store. This implies that the designated country for your account on the PlayStation Network must be Canada.

The PSN gift cards in Canada are available at major retail stores and online merchants in different denominations and values. When you purchase a digital PSN gift card, a redemption code will be sent to you, which you can use on your PSN account. Besides, you can send a PSN gift card as a gift to your loved ones, which will be sent to the recipient’s email address.

You can equally purchase a physical or plastic gift card or voucher from a retail store and redeem the same for your digital downloads.

How To Redeem

Using a PSN gift card is easy and straightforward. The major requirement is for the user to have a PlayStation Network (PSN) account designated in Canada. If you don’t have a PSN account, you can easily create a new account to enjoy all the opportunities and benefits available with using the PSN gift cards.

Here is how to redeem your PSN gift card code or voucher:

Redeem Voucher on PlayStation 4 (PS4)

  • Open a PlayStation Network (PSN) account or log in to your existing PSN account.
  • On the PS4 Home screen, select the PlayStation Store icon.
  • At the bottom of the Menu, select Redeem Codes.
  • From the dialogue box provided, enter the redemption code
  • Ensure you enter the code correctly by rechecking then click on Continue
  • Select Confirm to accept the terms of service
  • Select continue to complete the gift code redemption process.

Redeem On PlayStation App

  • Download the PlayStation app for iPhone or Android devices
  • Open a new PSN account or log in to your existing PSN account on the app
  • Locate the PS button at the base of the screen to open the App Menu
  • Select Redeem Codes and click on Continue
  • You can enter the code manually or scan the code with the on-screen camera.
  • Click on Continue to complete the process

Redeem on PlayStation 3 (PS3)

  • Log in to your existing PSN account or open a new PSN account
  • Locate the PSN icon on the XMB and select PlayStation Store
  • From the navigation menu, select Redeem Codes
  • Enter the redemption code and click on Continue to complete the process

Redeem on PC

  • Go to the Sony Entertainment Store and log in to redeem your code
  • Select Redeem Prepaid Card
  • Enter the code and click on continue

Redeem on PlayStation Vita

  • From your PS Vita Home screen, go to the PlayStation store
  • Log in to your PSN Canada account or create a new account
  • Select the Redeem Codes icon
  • Enter the redemption code
  • Select Next


PSN gift cards are fantastic ways to enjoy excellent entertainment packages personally or with family, and they also serve as a worthy gift that you can present to your loved ones.

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