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How to redeem a code on a PS5 – digital game and voucher codes

Follow these simple steps to unlock your content
Last Updated on November 28, 2023
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If you need help learning how to redeem a code on a PS5, we are here to help. Redeeming codes can come in the form of both vouchers and game codes, so you need to know how to get them sorted. As they are likely to be saving you money with discounts, it’s worth checking them out!

Before we begin, make sure you check out our essential PS5 maintenance pages. We have compiled a full list of PS5 Error Codes to help you pinpoint any issues you may be having. We also have guides on how to fix your PS5 not turning on, and how to remove PS5 faceplates to help you keep your console clean and dust-free.

How to redeem a code on a PS5 – step-by-step guide

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Access the PlayStation Store

The first step in the process is to find the PlayStation Store on your PS5 home screen. This is located on the left side of the game tab bar, with a blue PS shopping bag as the logo.

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Find ‘More’

Once in the PlayStation Store, locate the ‘More’ tab along the top row. The ‘More’ tab is in the top right corner next to the shopping cart. The tab is labelled with “…”.

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3

Hit Redeem Code

Once you have found ‘More’, click on it, and a drop down menu will appear. You will need to select ‘Redeem Code’ from this list.

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4

Enter your code

To redeem a voucher or game codes, enter the 12-character code you have been provided with. Once you have input a valid code, your console will show you what you are about to redeem. If this is correct, hit ‘Redeem’.

If you are looking to use a 10-character discount code, you will need to add the items you want discounted to your cart and enter the code at checkout.

✓ Mike’s advice

Healthy savings

It is always worth hunting around for PS5 game or voucher codes as they can offer great value. There are also plenty of DLC codes that are released that often require payment, so you can save on those too.

Why is my PS5 redeem code not working?

The first thing to check is to see if your PS5 code has an expiry date. If it is in date, check your network connection. Both your internet connection and the PlayStation Network status can have an effect here. If your code is still not working, try signing out of your PSN account, and sign in again.

Why can’t my PS5 code be redeemed in my region?

PS5 voucher codes can only be redeemed from the same PS Store region as they were bought. Your region would have been selected when your account was set up and can’t be changed.

Final thoughts

That’s everything you need to know about how to redeem a code on a PS5. With digital only consoles now widely available, redeeming codes has become a necessity, and therefore it is necessary for you to know how to to it.

Michael is an experience tech writer and editor, a keen gamer, and interested in what makes tech tick.