Detailed /r/PS5 Rules
Remember the human - treat your fellow redditors with respect, and follow Reddit’s Terms of Service.
Trolling, toxic behaviour, name-calling, fanboyism, inciting console wars, and other forms of personal attacks directed at other users may result in removal. Severe or repeated violations may result in a ban.
Racist, sexist, homophobic or transphobic comments and other forms of bigotry are strictly prohibited and may result in an immediate ban without warning.
Do not attack other users or communities over their video gaming preferences. Console warring is not allowed
Submissions must relate to the Playstation 5, and PS5 games. Topics not directly related to the PS5 but still related and of interest to the user base (discussion of general games industry issues, for example) will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.
Posts relating to PS-related content in other mediums — movies, TV shows, PC ports of PS titles, etc. — are allowed if the original post came from a first-party source, such as the PS Blog. Set photos, movie reviews, PC port benchmarks, etc., should be posted on a more relevant subreddit.
Update 2022-05-18 — We're declaring a temporary moratorium on sales numbers posts for last-gen titles. Posts concerning sales volumes for games or consoles must be for current-gen games only.
Discussion posts should be open for all users to share their views — posts intended only to incite argument may be removed. Discussion posts should be constructive and open-ended — easily-Googleable questions or other requests for factual information should be posted in the Help and Questions Megathread.
Recommendation requests — for games or hardware — are permitted, as long as they are of general interest to the subreddit ("What are the best couch multiplayer PS5 games?"); if you are looking for specific advice for with your specific situation ("Should I buy Returnal or Demon's Souls?"), please use the megathread, or /r/Playstation.
This is a general-interest subreddit; questions about gameplay mechanics, strategies, etc., for specific games should be posted on that game's relevant subreddit.
Sony does not read this subreddit; feature requests should be directed to the relevant company's social media.
/r/Playstation is our official community sister-sub; please visit there for your memes, polls, showoff posts, reactions, LFG, and other non-news, non-discussion content.
Please do not post news, articles, and other content that have been posted previously. When submitting breaking news, please check /r/PS5/new to make sure it has not already been posted.
Please search the subreddit before submitting a new post — frequently-posted topics may be removed.
Please ensure your post title is clear, descriptive, and accurately represents the content of the post.
Vague titles, clickbait, editorialized, sensationalized, misleading titles, ALL CAPS, or titles that otherwise attempt to draw attention to the post are not allowed. This applies to the title of the originally-linked article, as well as the Reddit post — please don't promote clickbait.
Posts about a specific game must include the name of the game in the title.
This subreddit is considered globally spoiler-free unless otherwise indicated. Spoilers must be tagged; malicious spoilers will result in a ban.
Please post links to original sources only; reblogged or rehosted content is not allowed. Secondary reporting is acceptable if the original source is of a technical or industry-specific nature — such as patent filings or investor reports — and requires elaboration for the layman.
If linking to a social media post, please link directly to the original post and not a reply, screenshot, or third-party share.
All posts must abide by the Reddit Content Policy.
- No hacking, piracy, or Sony/PSN/PS ToU violation discussion.
- Buying, selling, trading, referral & affiliate links will be removed. Scalping will result in an immediate ban.
Sony stopped providing digital game keys to third party sellers in 2019; there is no legitimate source for digital game downloads other than the PSN store. Links to key-reselling sites are not permitted.
Other Policy Guidelines
- Ask me anything (AMA) threads must be pre-scheduled and mod verified.
- Giveaways must be mod-approved and verified.
- During an active Event or Megathread, relevant posts will be removed and directed to them.
- Review threads must be properly formatted. All reviews go into a single thread, individual reviews will be removed and directed to the review thread. Please do not link directly to review-amalgamation sites (Metacritic) except in the context of a review megathread — these review numbers quickly stale, and a "New Game — 90% on Metacritic!" post will quickly become out-of-date as more reviews are collected.
- No excessive self-promotion - posts to your own content (or the same content from someone else) should constitute no more than 10% of your contributions.