Sony’s insistence on a $5 minimum top-up for its PlayStation Store has been a sore talking point for a long time, but that’s all changing.
Previously, if you wanted to buy something for less than $5, you would have to top up your digital wallet with a minimum of $5. So if a game cost a $3 (flash sales, people, flash sales) then you’d be left with $2 in your wallet. Now, however, you don’t need to leave money sitting around doing nothing as you don’t need to top up by a minimum amount anymore.
If a game, avatar, or microtransaction is less than a fiver, you’ll only deposit what’s needed for the transaction. It’s not a massive change, but it’s a nice one nonetheless.
Chris has been writing about gaming news for far too long, and now he’s doing it even more. A true PlayStation know-it-all, Chris has owned just about every Sony console that ever existed. Trophies are like crack to this fella. (Bronze trophies, that is – he only has one Platinum.)