Having been announced in March Sony is shutting down PlayStation Mobile and today is the final day.

PlayStation Mobile was a platform for PS Vita and Android games which will no longer be distributing that content. Any in-app purchases and re-downloaded content that has been previously purchased will still be available after the shut down, however, players will have until September 10 to claim that content.

While these platforms will no longer be available the content is still accessible via PlayStation certified devices which must be activated. You can see how to activate your device below.

There has not been an official time that the service is going offline, it will likely be this evening.

Activate your device following these steps:

  • For PS Vita users: You will need to complete the device activation process by performing the steps below between March 10, 2015, and September 10, 2015:
    Go to  [Settings] >  [PSN℠] > [System Activation] > [PlayStation Mobile] > [Activate] > [OK].
  • For PlayStation®Certified device users: You will need to open up the PSM app and launch any purchased PSM content between April 10, 2015 and September 10, 2015*3 to complete the content authentication process.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded all of the games that you want to keep. After September 10, 2015, you will not be able to re-download your purchased content.
  • Devices that are not authenticated prior to September 10, 2015 will be unable to access previously purchased PSM content after that date.

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