This post of MiniTool is a tutorial on how to cancel PlayStation Now subscription. In addition to that, you will learn some extra information like the effects of cancellation and whether can you get a refund after the operation.
What Is PlayStation Now
PlayStation Now, a cloud gaming subscription service of Sony, allows its member to stream PlayStation 2/3/4 games on PlayStation 4/5 and PC. It provides over 800 games including some of the best that the PS2, PS3, and PS4 consoles have to offer, and adds new games monthly.
Plenty of gamers use the PlayStation Now 7-day free trial, while others pay for monthly, quarterly, or yearly subscriptions. If you don’t want the subscription, simply cancel PlayStation Now. This post shows you how to cancel PlayStation Now subscription.
PlayStation Plus is another type of PlayStation, which offers fewer games than PlayStation Now but early access to new games, demos, betas, and plus discounts in the PlayStation store. If you would like to cancel this service, please refer to this tutorial: How to Cancel PlayStation Plus? Here Is a Detailed Tutorial
What Will Happen After the Cancellation
You should learn what will happen after the cancellation of the PlayStation Now service. Whether the PS Now game can be played after the operation? This question is very important. Well, you still have access to PS Now games until the end date of your paid subscription. This is true for the PlayStation Plus subscription cancellation too.
When the subscription expires, you will lose access to all PS Now games unless you buy them separately or subscribe the service again.
How to Cancel PlayStation Now
This section would illustrate how to cancel PSNow on the console, PlayStation app, and web browser.
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On the PS3/PS4/PS5 Consoles
To cancel PlayStation Now on PS3, use the steps below.
Step 1: Choose PlayStation network from the XMB (XrossMediaBar) row of options.
Step 2: After you select Account Management, a list of account management options will appear.
Step 3: Click Transaction Management > Services List.
Step 4: Choose PlayStation Now Subscription from a list of active subscription options and press the X button on the controller.
Step 5: Tap Cancel Automatic Renewal and press X to finish the operation.
If you own a PS4 or PS5 console, you can cancel PS Now with these steps.
Step 1: In the home screen of the console, choose Settings.
Step 2: Scroll down the Settings menu and pick Users and Accounts (on the PS5) or Account Management (on the PS4).
Step 3: Move to the Subscriptions page and turn off auto-renew or cancel PlayStation Now.
On the PlayStation App
If you want to cancel the subscription of the PlayStation Now service via the PlayStation app, you should install this program on Android or iOS at first. After that, follow the given steps to cancel the PlayStation Now subscription.
Step 1: Log into your PlayStation app.
Step 2: Move to the PlayStation Store by clicking on the smiley face icon at the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap Subscription Management > Disable Automatic Renewal.
On the Web Brower
If you don’t have access to your PlayStation, you can cancel the PlayStation Now subscription via your web browser. Here is the guide on how to cancel PS Now via web browsers.
Step 1: Open your browser and then navigate to the Sony Account Management page.
Step 2: Input your PlayStation Network credentials and click Sign In to log into the PlayStation account.
Step 3: Then you will see the Basic Account Information including your name, address, and other items. Choose Subscription under the PlayStation Network section.
Step 4: Find the PlayStation Now Subscription option from the prompted list and tap the Turn Off Auto-Renew link.
Step 5: Choose Confirm to complete the operation.
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How to Cancel PlayStation Now and Get Refund
With the methods above, you can cancel the PlayStation Now subscription with ease. How about the refund? Actually, you have 14 days after buying a subscription from the PlayStation Store to request a refund. The exact refund number depends on the condition of service use.
For instance, if you buy a PlayStation Now 12-month membership and require a refund seven days after the purchase date, the refund amount varies on the condition of online playing, monthly game downloading, and cloud storage use, etc. To get more details, please refer to the PlayStation Store cancellation policy.