change your PSN ID and Name
Courtesy: PlayStation Blog

Sony finally announces the long-requested feature to change the PSN Name & ID is live for all PlayStation 4 users. However, PS3 and PS Vita games are not supported yet, as announced by Sony on the official blog.

The company said, “We’re excited to announce that the online ID change feature on PSN is officially launching to all PlayStation 4 owners later today. You’ll also be able to change your online ID via a web browser, and that feature will also be available starting today. Thanks to all of you who participated in the beta preview program back in October/November and who gave us your feedback!”

Here we’ll discuss how you can change the PSN Name and ID and what issues you might come across.

How to Change Your PSN (PlayStation Network) ID

You can change your PSN ID via PlayStation 4 and web browser.

PlayStation 4:

  • From your PS4 go to [Settings].
  • Select [Account Management] > [Account Information] > [Profile] > [Online ID].
  • Enter an Online ID of your choice or choose from one of the suggestions.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the change.

Web browser:

  • Sign in to your  and select PSN Profile in the menu.
  • Select the Edit button that’s next to your Online ID.
  • Enter an Online ID of your choice or choose from one of the suggestions.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the change.

What Kind of Issues You Could Face

Sony noted that you may face the following issues when you change your Online ID:

  • Your previous Online ID may remain visible to you and other players in some areas.
  • You may lose progress within games, including game saved data, leaderboard data, and progress towards Trophies.
  • Parts of your game and applications may not function properly both online and offline.
  • You may lose access to content (including paid-for content) that you may have acquired for your games including content like add-ons and virtual currency.

Visit the source below for more information such as what games are supported and what to do if you encounter an issue.