There’s a Way to Buy Unlisted Games on the PlayStation Store

The workaround only works on computers

Although Sony has taken plenty of games off of the PlayStation Store, someone found a way to bring them back and make them available for purchase again.

It turns out Sony didn’t take down older versions of the PlayStation Store. Instead, the company may have just removed a few HTML files to prevent people from accessing APIs.

That’s where Firefox plugin Valkyrie PS Store comes in. The plugin lets you access older versions of the PlayStation Store by using backed-up web pages from the Wayback Machine archive.

It’s a useful plugin for those who make their purchases on their computers. In October 2020, Sony removed the ability to purchase PlayStation 3, PSP, and PS Vita titles from the web version of the PlayStation Store. It also removed add-ons for aforementioned titles, as well as PlayStation 4 apps, themes, and avatars.

There’s no telling if or when Sony will close up this loophole. For now, at least, the plugin works as advertised.

Want to support and our chosen charities? Follow this link for 30 days of free Amazon Prime. It costs you nothing and we get a little kick back from Amazon. 20% of which will go to charity.

Sometimes we use affiliate links in our media. All links support the site and help keep food on the table and servers running. We will keep an updated list of affiliates on each article. Humble StoreGameNerdz.comAmazon. If you like what we do, shop through our link and help support the site.

For the latest in gaming and entertainment, be sure to like Back to the Gaming on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. You can also support us via Patreon, which allows us to create better content for our audience.

Williams Pelegrin is a Managing Editor for Back to the Gaming. When he’s not writing up news, he’s talking a walk around the neighborhood with his wife and his dog. Either that, or drinking a cup of hot chocolate. Or both.

Back to top button