Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US

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PostSony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by KK » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:02 pm

IGN wrote:PLAYSTATION TROPHIES CAN NOW BE USED TO PAY FOR GAMES

Sony in the US is adding a new incentive for Trophy hunters - you can now trade in your exploits for PSN credit.

Announced by Sony (as spotted by DualShockers), the Sony Rewards system now allows players to register their achievements in return for a little kickback. Here's how your Trophies break down in to points:

  • Bronze - strawberry float ALL
  • 100 Silver trophies – 100 points
  • 25 Gold trophies – 250 points
  • 10 Platinum trophies – 1,000 points
As you might expect, the payoff here isn't gigantic - 1,000 points breaks down to $10 of credit, meaning it'd take a whole lot of playtime to afford your regular AAA game.

Sony Rewards is a US-only incentive, so other territories may well not get the same benefit - we've contacted Sony to ask if that will be the case.

PlayStation fans in Australia did get their own real-life Trophy incentive recently... in the form of real-life Trophies.

http://uk.ign.com/articles/2017/11/06/p ... -for-games

A little stingy in terms of pay-off, but I love the idea. Hopefully something will turn up here. I'm sure if one gets on the bandwagon, they'll all follow.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by jawafour » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:04 pm

I feel that this could be a dream opportunity for guys with mad gaming skills such as mhtl and myself. I'm getting ready for that first payday 8-) .

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by Preezy » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:04 pm

I have over 3 bronze trophies so I can't wait to buy games with this.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by myrrh heat than light » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:09 pm

Ohmygodohmygodohmygod

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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by 20% » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:32 pm

jawafour wrote:I feel that this could be a dream opportunity for guys with mad gaming skills such as mhtl and myself..


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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by Frank » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:47 pm

jawafour wrote:I feel that this could be a dream opportunity for guys with mad gaming skills such as mhtl and myself. I'm getting ready for that first payday 8-) .


I think MHTL would get crippled with a system like this, though - Only trophies obtained after the service goes live are redeemable for vouchers.

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by Rubix » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:57 am

Bad idea, if game companies want to sell their gooseberry fool game they just make all the trophies easy to pick up. That or games that have hard to get trophies may opt for an easier system.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by myrrh heat than light » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:05 am

Frank wrote:
jawafour wrote:I feel that this could be a dream opportunity for guys with mad gaming skills such as mhtl and myself. I'm getting ready for that first payday 8-) .


I think MHTL would get crippled with a system like this, though - Only trophies obtained after the service goes live are redeemable for vouchers.


I have less than 20% of all currently available achievements.

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by Dual » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:08 am

Great exchange rate.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by OrangeReindeer » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:54 am

The value is so poor it may as well not exist. I think they should have gone a club nintendo route with it instead.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by NickSCFC » Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:00 pm

Exchanged?

So does this take 1000 trophies off you? :?

What will my 9 gold trophies earn me? :lol:

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by OrangeReindeer » Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:13 pm

NickSCFC wrote:So does this take 1000 trophies off you? :?


That would actually be amazing

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by Death's Head » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:15 pm

more heat than light wrote:Ohmygodohmygodohmygod
I read somewhere (or possibly made this up) that this DEFINITELY won't be coming to Xbox platform, so for us PS3/PS4/Vita owners it is all good.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by Death's Head » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:17 pm

That is strawberry floating stingy though, 10 platinums for $10. I think I had 7 at the last count so in about 3 years, I would have earned that lovely $10.

This is like those arcades of old (that very few on here will remember) where you got tickets from the various games and when you went with your stack of tickets it was enough to get a pencil eraser or some such gooseberry fool.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by IAmTheSantaMan » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:26 pm

I've been playing a bunch of mediocre games recently purely to get platinum trophies so this sounds appealing however my 30 odd platinums netting me a meagre $30 sounds a bit crap to be honest.

Death's Head wrote:This is like those arcades of old (that very few on here will remember) where you got tickets from the various games and when you went with your stack of tickets it was enough to get a pencil eraser or some such gooseberry fool.


They still have those, I won a couple of Nerf guns and a Thor Pez dispenser on a recent trip to Blackpool.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by Dual » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:59 pm

Haven't got one platinum ('._.)

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by myrrh heat than light » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:05 pm

I'd take $10 for ten completed Xbox games to be fair.

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jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by IAmTheSantaMan » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:18 pm

more heat than light wrote:I'd take $10 for ten completed Xbox games to be fair.

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A lot of completed PlayStation games wouldn't count for much if anything since some don't have a platinum trophy. In fact I think some may even only have bronze which are entirely worthless in this scheme.

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PostRe: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by smurphy » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:20 pm

This is what I assumed 'gamerscore' was before I owned an Xbox 360. I was very confused about all the fuss over achievements when I found out the points were worthless.

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PostRe: RE: Re: Sony Rewards: PlayStation Trophies can now be exchanged for credit in the US
by Death's Head » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:33 pm

more heat than light wrote:I'd take $10 for ten completed Xbox games to be fair.

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You get $10 for every 600 completed Xbox games.

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