PlayStation Trophies Can Now Earn You Discounts on Games

PlayStation Trophies

PlayStation Reward Scheme Now Allows Players to Earn Points for Unlocking Trophies (US Only)

It's no longer easy to argue that achievements and trophies are worthless as they will now let you earn currency towards games.

If you're excited about getting Reward points from trophies, let us know in the comments section below. Well, now you can. Unfortunately, this isn't some kind of retroactive deal where the trophies you've already earned count toward credit, so only trophies you earn after you link your PSN and Sony Rewards accounts will count.

However, now that PlayStation has announced that its Rewards program in the United States will take trophies into account, earning you PSN store credit for devoted play, the average player has a nice incentive to begin trophy hunting. This might even get me to start hunting for that "Back From Hell" trophy you get for completing the ever tedious, ever frustrating Extreme Survival in Street Fighter 5.

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Get 25 Gold Trophies while you game and earn 250 points. So, this promotion won't exactly be earning you free games hand-over-fist, but it's something.

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Subscribe to 3 PlayStation™Network services and earn 500 points.

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Digital Trilogy: Purchase 3 eligible Sony Pictures movies from PlayStation Store and earn 500 points. Once you hit 1,000 Rewards points, you're able to exchange them for a $10 gift certificate. Thanks to the new Sony Rewards program, it seems Sony are willing to offer a bounty for collecting trophies; though it'll take a while to reap the best rewards. Oh, and if you live outside the U.S., it's actually very easy to create a new American PS4 profile/PSN account, so you needn't be left out. Sony and PS3 did not include a trophy system at launch but instead added it in a few years later. Stay tuned for more regarding Sony Rewards Program!

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