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PlayStation Store on PS3, PS Vita closes August 27

Gelo Gonzales

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Players won't be able to buy new games but they will still be able to re-download and play previously purchased content

Sony has announced that the PlayStation Store on PS3 and PS Vita systems will be shuttered on August 27, 2021. The remaining purchase functionality for the PSP will also be retired on July 2, 2021.

Owners of the said systems though will still be able to re-download and play previously purchased games and media content, redeem game and PS Plus vouchers, and play PS Plus games on an active membership.

PS4 and PS5 owners meanwhile will also be able to cross-buy content and access the PS3, PS Vita, and PSP version of a game.

As for what players can’t do, they will be unable to buy new games and make in-game purchases, and redeem PSN wallet fund vouchers. – Rappler.com

Gelo Gonzales

Gelo Gonzales is Rappler’s technology editor. He covers consumer electronics, social media, emerging tech, and video games.