US PS3 PlayStation Store now accepts PayPal

PayPal now usable directly through the console

Sony has added support for PayPal to the US PlayStation Store on PS3.

This means that US PS3 owners are now able to add funds to the PSN Wallets via PayPal directly on the console - cutting out the need to log into the SEN (Sony Entertainment Network) on PC for PayPal use.


PayPal payments were introduced to SEN in January, but users previously would have been required to use a PC to transfer funds from PayPal to their SEN accounts.

PayPal now appears as a form of payment when adding funds to wallets on the PS3 PS Store.

"Adding funds to your Sony Entertainment Network wallet through PayPal is easy on PS3," explains Sony. "When checking out from the cart on PlayStation Store, click 'Add Funds', then click 'PayPal' and transfer any amount from $5 to $150 (the maximum wallet balance amount). If you're new to PayPal, you'll have to set up a PayPal account first to use this option."

Sony is gearing up to launch the new PS4 console on November 15 in US and November 29 in Europe and Latin America.