Have you got a new Playstation 5 and have been enjoying some of the amazing single-player games? Now you have completed them, you are thinking about jumping into the online world and testing your skills against players around the world.
To play online multiplayer on most Playstation games will require that you have a Playstation Plus subscription. In this article, we are going to cover how you can get a PlayStation plus subscription for free, without using a credit or debit card.
Let’s jump in and get started so you can start dominating the competition online.
How To Get A 14-Day Free Playstation Plus Trial
The method below will work on both Playstation 4 and Playstation 5. Follow the steps below to get your subscription:
- On your, Playstation navigate to the Playstation Plus section and you will see the 14-day free trial.
- Click on the 14-day free trial and add it to the basket
- Click accept to confirm that you understand the free trial will charge you after the 14 days (Don’t worry about this, I will show you in a minute how to get it without using your card).
- You can then click on confirm purchase and enter your password
- If you don’t have a payment method on your account you will now need to add it. This is where we are going to add a “Free Trial Card” from Do Not Pay
- Sign up for the Do Not Pay app and you will be able to access their Virtual Credit card feature for free trials. These cards will only work with free trials. No money will ever be taken from the account and it won’t renew after the 14 days
- Once you have set up a free account on the Do Not Pay app you can add the card to your Playstation and activate your free trial.
- Now you don’t have to worry about your subscription renewing on you and risking your card being charged if you forget to cancel.
This is one of the best methods to getting a free 14 Day Trial on Playstation Plus.
Get A Playstation Plus Membership Using Paypal
If you are afraid of using your card online you could use your Paypal account instead to sign up for the free trial. Some users have even reported that you can sign up for the Playstation Plus service without even having a card linked to your Paypal account.
If this works you don’t have to worry about your card being charged as it is not on your account. You could also sign up through Paypal and then cancel the recurring subscription inside your Paypal account.
How To Stop Playstation Plus Trial From Auto Renewing
If you do end up just using a credit or debit card to create your trial account you will want to make sure to turn off auto-renew. This will stop you from being billed after the free trial has ended.
To turn off auto-renew on Playstation follow the steps below:
- Sign into your Playstation account
- Go to settings
- Account Management
- Account Info
- Playstation Sub
- Turn Off Auto-Renew
Now after your 14-day free trial has ended you will not be charged. You can enjoy 14 days of multiplayer gaming with some piece of mind you won’t get hit with a subscription billing.
How Much Is A Playstation Plus Subscription?
If you enjoy playing online games with your friends after testing the free trial you will probably want to purchase a Playstation Plus subscription at some point. Below is their pricing structure.
- 1 Month – $9.99
- 3 Months – $24.99
- 12 Months – $59.99
You can also purchase your Playstation Plus Subscription directly on amazon if you don’t want to enter your card details into your Playstation. You can actually get a slight discount on amazon when purchasing 12 months.
Is It Safe To Add My Card To The Playstation?
While any service has a risk of being hacked, it is as safe to add your card to the Playstation store as it is to any other large stores such as Amazon and google. The best way to protect your account is by creating a strong password and activating 2 factor authentication on your account. This means you will get a text message if your account appears to log in from an unknown location. Nobody will be able to login unless they have that code on your phone.
That’s all there is to know about Playstation Plus free trials and how to get them for free. You can now enjoy playing online with your friends using Playstation Plus.
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