Notice on linking PSN account and MiHoYo Smart Card accountPosting Time 09/07/2021
Dear Travelers: The feature to link PSN accounts and miHoYo Pass is coming in version 2.0. Here we will answer your account linking problems on 5 aspects: account linking, top-up, special bonuses, multiplayer mode on Playstation and friends.
Q1: What is the link between PSN account and miHoYo Pass account?
A1: Account link is an account from two different platforms (PSN account and miHoYo Smart Card email account), which can perform game progress sharing and game data synchronization. After the Traveler has linked the eligible PSN account to the email account, it can be logged in on iOS/Android/PC platform, using the miHoYo Pass or the PSN account linked to the email of the miHoYo Pass. to log in on the PlayStation platform, there will be continuation of his game progress.
Q2: How to do account linking?
A2: Travelers need to link PSN accounts that meet the linking standards with email accounts first, then the 2 accounts will have similar game progress.
Q3: How can the account be linked?
A3: The linked account needs to meet the following requirements: When the PSN account and the email account are linked, the PSN account must have never logged in to the Genshin Impact game, or the email account has never been registered. MiHoYo Passport Card. That is two cases as follows:
1) PSN account has never logged into the game Genshin Impact: The registered email miHoYo Pass Card can be used to link to the PSN account;
2) An email account that has never registered for a miHoYo Pass: The PSN account that has been logged into the game can be used to link this email, and this email account will be registered as a miHoYo Pass.
The Traveler would like to note the following cases where the link conditions are not met:
If you want to use your PSN account, you have already logged into Genshin Impact game to link it to the email account that has registered for the miHoYo Pass. In this case, the link will not be able to proceed.
Because after the PSN account logs into the game, 1 miHoYo Pass will be automatically registered, so it is not possible to link the account with another email account that has registered the miHoYo Pass.
Therefore, if the Travelers want to link the PSN account that has logged into the Genshin Impact game with an email account, it is necessary to make sure that this email account is not registered with the miHoYo Pass.
Q4: How to link accounts?
A4: The linking process of the 2 cases will be different:
Account linking splits into 2 cases, which have different respective linking process:
I have game progress on iOS/Android platform /PC and want to link the email account registered with the MiHoYo Pass with a PSN account that has never logged into the game:
How to link:
On PlayStation platform using a PSN account that has never been logged in Genshin Impact, conduct the game for the first time To play, according to the prompts on the notification window to link with the email account registered with the miHoYo Pass, the linking operation can be completed.
*Note: The link notification window only appears for the first time when using this PSN account to log into the game and after agreeing to the Terms of Service, the Traveler can only link the miHoYo Pass already in the game. this link notification window. If this window is ignored, the PSN account will log into the game and register another miHoYo Pass, so it will not be possible to link to another email account that has registered the miHoYo Pass.
On PlayStation platform I have game progress, want to link PSN account with unregistered email account miHoYo Smart Card:
How to link:
After logging in game on PlayStation platform, can go to Setup – Account – User Center – Account Link, use this Genshin Impact login PSN account, link to an unregistered email account miHoYo Pass; After linking, on the iOS/Android/PC/PlayStation platform, log in to this account in the same server to play the game, the game progress will be synchronized.
Q5: Can PSN account and miHoYo Pass account belonging to different server be able to sync game progress?
A5: Temporarily does not support inter-server progress synchronization, because only when logging in to the same server, the game progress can be synchronized. Therefore, it is recommended that Travelers before linking accounts make sure that the miHoYo Pass account and the PSN account can log in to the same server. For how to confirm the server of your PSN account, please refer to the following table or contact PlayStation support directly (https://support.playstation.com/):
Q6: On the iOS/Android/PC server platform TW, HK, MO I already have the game progress, can this miHoYo Pass account be linked with a PSN account that has not registered the miHoYo Pass? Can I sync game progress after linking?
A6: The miHoYo Pass account can be linked to a PSN account that has not registered the miHoYo Pass, but currently the game progress synchronization between the TW, HK, MO servers and the PSN account is not supported due to the current situation. There is no corresponding server on PlayStation. Therefore, temporarily only supporting game progress synchronization on America, Europe, Asia servers with PSN accounts with corresponding servers.
Q7: After linking, is it still possible to unlink?
A7: Temporarily does not support unlinking, Travelers please consider carefully before linking.
Q8: If PSN account first login to the game, and the game is abnormally closed when the link window appears, is there still a chance to make the link later?
A8: If this situation occurs, the next time you log into the game, the link window will still appear.
Q9: After linking, can I use my PSN account to login on iOS/Android/PC platform or use the linked email account miHoYo Smart Card to login on PlayStation platform?
A9: Temporarily does not support the above login method, whether the account has been linked or not, Travelers should note:
1) On iOS/Android/PC platforms, you can only log in with the Pass Card. miHoYo and third party accounts;
2) On the PlayStation platform, you can only log in to the game with a PSN account.
Q10: My PSN account already has game progress, is it possible to link the email account registered with the miHoYo Pass at the User Center?
A10: Currently only PSN accounts with game progress are supported associated with email accounts that have not yet registered for the MiHoYo Pass, because the PSN account has progressed ie registered for the MiHoYo Pass, cannot be synchronized. lifetime with another miHoYo Pass. Therefore, it is not possible to link with another miHoYo Pass registered email account.
Q11: How do I check my linked email account?
A11: After logging in to the game, you can check your linked email account at Settings – Accounts – User Center.
Q12: Can one PSN account link multiple email accounts? Or can a miHoYo Pass registered email account link multiple PSN accounts?
A12: Currently, a PSN account only supports linking one email account. An email account registered with the miHoYo Pass also only supports linking a PSN account.
Q13: My email account has been registered with the miHoYo Smart Card, after using my PSN account to log into the game on the PlayStation platform, I can use this email account to link my PSN account at Settings – Account – User Center use – Link account?
A13: The PSN account that has logged into the game can only be linked to an email account that has not registered with the miHoyo Pass, because after logging in to the game on the PlayStation platform, this PSN account has already registered the miHoYo Pass. Therefore, at Settings – Accounts – User Center – Linking accounts can only link email accounts that have not registered for the miHoYo Pass.
It is recommended that the Traveler use a PSN account that has never logged in to the game, proceed to link in the link window when this PSN account first logs into the game.
Q14: My email account has registered for the miHoYo Smart Card, but I have not logged into the Genshin Impact game, can I log into the game on PlayStation and use this email account to link my PSN account at Setup – Account – Central User Center – Account Link?
A14: Currently, the email account registered with the miHoYo Pass is temporarily not supported to link to the PSN account that has previously logged into the game.
The Traveler may edit the email associated with the Pass account, causing the email account to unlink the previous Pass; or choose another email account that has not yet registered for the MiHoYo Pass to proceed with the link.
Q15: I missed the link window when I first logged into the game with my PSN account, will these windows reappear? After missing out, is it possible to login Genshin Impact on PlayStation platform and link this email account at User Center in game?
A15: The link window only appears the first time you log into the game with your PSN account and after agreeing to the Terms of Service. If you miss it, you won’t be able to open the link window anymore, so Travelers please pay attention. If the first time you log in to the game with a PSN account, a link window appears, that is, this PSN account has not yet registered the miHoYo Pass, it will not conflict with the email account registered with the miHoYo Pass, so there can be linked to the email account registered with the MiHoYo Pass in the link window. Once this window is bypassed, the PSN account will officially log into the game and register the miHoYo Pass, so it will not be possible to use this PSN account, go to the User Center to link the email account already registered the miHoYo Pass too, this will cause an account conflict.
Q16: How do I link my PSN account when I log in with a third party?
1) If the miHoYo Pass account linked to a third-party login account is already linked to the email account: Traveler please select a PSN account that has never logged into Genshin Impact, when using the account This account is the first time you log in to Genshin Impact, link the email account associated with this miHoYo Pass at the link window interface.
2) If the existing third-party login account has not linked an email account, first log in to the game with the third-party account, proceed to link the email at Setup – Account – User Center – Link accounts, then proceed to link PSN accounts.
3) The third-party login account temporarily cannot be linked to the PSN account logged into Genshin Impact.
Q17: How do I check my linked PSN account?
A17: After the Traveler logs into the game on any platform, you can go to Settings – Accounts – User Center to check the linked PSN account.
Q18: Once the iOS/Android/PC platform account is linked to the PSN account, will the corresponding trophy be unlocked on the PlayStation platform?
A18: After linking the account, when the Traveler logs into the game on the PlayStation platform, the corresponding trophy will be unlocked on the PlayStation platform.
Q1: Is Creation Stone received when loading on iOS/Android/PC platform and when loading on PlayStation platform, is it synchronous?
A1: After linking accounts, the same account, the number of Creation Stones received on the iOS/Android/PC platform and received on the PlayStation platform is asynchronous, including but not limited to top-ups, refunds, cards month and compensation for loading errors in the Journey Log, etc. Creation Stones received when loading on the PlayStation platform will not be displayed on iOS/Android/PC platforms, Creation Stones received when loading on iOS/Android platforms/ PC will also not show up on the PlayStation platform. When changing the gaming platform, Creation Stones loaded on another platform just don’t show up, Travelers can use these Creation Stones normally on the original loaded platform.
For example, a Traveler has loaded Creation Stones on the PC platform, when playing games on the PlayStation platform, the number of Creation Stones loaded on the PC platform will not be displayed, nor can it be used. But the Traveler can go back to the PC platform to use these Creation Stones. Similarly, if the Traveler loads Creation Stones on the Platstation platform, when playing the game on the iOS/Android/PC platform, the number of Creation Stones loaded on the PlayStation platform will also not be displayed and cannot be used. But the Traveler can return to the PlayStation platform to use these Creation Stones.
After linking accounts, Nguyen Thach of the same account will be synchronized between iOS/Android/PC/PlayStation platforms and will be displayed and usable.
Q2: After linking my PSN account, can I top up the Creation Stone for the miHoYo Pass account registered with the PlayStation platform on the iOS/Android/PC platform? Or is it possible to top up the Creation Stone for a miHoYo Pass account registered with the iOS/Android/PC platform on the PlayStation platform?
A: Temporarily does not support cross-platform recharge, miHoYo Smart Card account registered on PlayStation platform temporarily only supports loading on PlayStation platform or web recharge platform. The miHoYo Pass account registered on the iOS/Android/PC platform temporarily only supports loading on the iOS/Android/PC platform or the web loading platform.
〓About special rewards〓
Q1: Can a game account registered on the iOS/Android/PC platform after linking a PSN account and logging in to a game on the PlayStation platform can receive PlayStation special rewards?
A1: After logging in on the PlayStation platform, you can receive special rewards.
Q2: How to get PlayStation platform special weapons and Wings?
A2: Only when logging in on the PlayStation platform can the PlayStation platform’s special weapons and Wings of Wings be obtained.
Q3: Are PlayStation Platform Special Weapons usable on platforms other than PlayStation?
A3: The PlayStation Platform Special Weapon can be used on platforms other than PlayStation. But this weapon’s weapon effect (I.e. “Descendants” effect) is only available on PlayStation platform, will not have effect on other platforms.
Q4: Is there any difference between the PlayStation special weapon and the other weapons?
A4: PlayStation Special Weapons cannot be refined, but in other aspects, such as use, enhancement, breakthrough, destruction, use as EXP consumable resources, etc., of this special weapon are also absent. What makes it different from other weapons? Other non-special weapons used on PlayStation will not be affected.
Q5: Can the special Phong Chi Wing on the PlayStation platform be used on a platform other than PlayStation?
A5: Special PlayStation platform can only be used on PlayStation platform. When logging in on platforms other than PlayStation, the used Special Wings will be changed to the original Wings.
〓About PlayStation connection〓
Q1: After syncing accounts, is there any difference in PlayStation connection?
A1: Until then, we’ll be adding multiplayer to Genshin Impact on PlayStation. Travelers can use this feature to actively select the connection mode. When this feature is turned off, the connection will not be different, the PlayStation platform and other platforms can connect with each other. After enabling the feature:
1) Can only connect to PlayStation users;
2) In the “multiplayer mode” interface, PlayStation players and other platform players will not be able to see each other’s connected team information;
3) Matching in multiplayer mode, the pairing rule has an additional platform restriction rule, when the main player is a PlayStation user, can only pair with users of the same platform. Also, PlayStation users can’t pair with a team with other platform’s main players;
4) In the friends list, non-PlayStation platform friends will be hidden; But hidden friends will still occupy the number of friends list.
Q2: Where will the PlayStation multiplayer mode toggle show up?
A2: Toggling multiplayer mode is located in the Paimon interface – Settings – Other options, this setting option is only displayed in the game of the PlayStation platform, other platforms will not display this option.
Q1: After connecting my PlayStation platform account and iOS/Android/PC platform, how many friend lists will I have? Can the friends list be seen on PlayStation and other platforms?
Once opened, there will be two friend lists. One is “Genshin Impact Friends”, the other is “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network”; The “Genshin Impact Friends” list is viewable on all platforms, but the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list is viewable only when signed in to PlayStation.
Q2: What is the relationship between “Genshin Impact Friends” and “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network”?
A2: “Genshin Impact Friends” refers to friends added in the game. The “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list shows friends of the PSN account, who are friends on the same server and have played Genshin Impact together.
The Traveler’s PSN account adds a new friend, if this friend’s Genshin Impact character is on the same server, this friend will appear in the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list, and will also be synced. to the “Genshin Impact Friends” list, unless either party’s characters are on the Black List of Genshin Impact Friends. It should be noted, if the friends added synchronously to the “Genshin Impact Friends” list reach the limit, it will not be possible to continue adding friends to this list. We will continue to optimize the functionality of these two friend lists in the next versions.
Traveling with friends on iOS/Android/PC platforms will not affect the status of the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list;
The Traveler adds a PSN account to the Blacklist, which will remove the person from the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” and “Genshin Impact Friends” lists, and add to the blacklist in the Genshin Impact Friends;
A Traveler who unfriends a PSN account will remove this person from the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list, leaving the “Genshin Impact Friends” list unchanged;
The Traveler removes the PSN account from the Blacklist, the list of “Genshin Impact Friends” will remain unchanged, including the blacklist of this list.
Q3: In the “Genshin Impact Friends” list and the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list, is it possible to perform actions such as chatting, applying to the world, etc. with friends?
A3: Can only perform actions such as chatting, asking to enter the world, clicking on the profile picture with friends in the “Genshin Impact Friends” list. The list of “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” can only perform the operation of viewing friend information.
Q4: How to view the Online ID of the “Genshin Impact Friends on PlayStation Network” list?
When one of the two friends is logged in with a platform other than PlayStaytion, this person’s Online ID cannot be viewed;
Only when the Traveler and the friends who want to see it are both logged in with the PlayStation platform, the Online ID can be viewed at the friends interface.
If the Traveler wants to learn more about other issues, please leave a message in the comment section!
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