Sony will now automatically replace offensive PlayStation Network IDs

Sony is taking the initiative to prevent misbehavior and hate speech in the PlayStation Network usernames by replacing those offensive IDs with temporary bookmarks. Just yesterday, Sony opened the floodgates by allowing PSN users to change their user names on the console for the first time in the history of their online platform, giving PS4 players the opportunity to redefine their identities in a positive way and negative.

In the future, the official PlayStation blog describes that any PlayStation Network ID that violates the terms of service of the network will be censored by a temporary placeholder ID that says "TempXXXX" (the Xs are replaced by numbers in the real user name). While it may sound like a funny placeholder name, it is a much less severe punishment than the one previously administered, since Sony would absolutely prohibit players who broke the PlayStation Network's ToS by including racial slurs, bad words or other words and phrases prohibited in your name. .

Therefore, if your current PSN name is not to Sony's liking, it will be given the temporary name and you will be asked to change your username for something that is within the guidelines of the network. Similarly, if you are creating a new PSN ID for the first time and choose something offensive, you will keep the ID of "TempXXXX" until you choose another name (probably less offensive). In addition, you can keep temporary identification at any time, which could also become a trend among certain users in the community.

After all, are not all PSN subscriber user names really just a number of millions?

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