In this video you’ll learn about downloading PlayStation Store content on a PlayStation4 system. You may also want to watch these videos to learn more about downloads and pre-orders on PS4. It’s easy to download content from the PlayStation Store using the [Download] button that displays after a purchase or after you’ve redeemed a code. If you’re asked to choose the single player or multiplayer portion of the game select the one you want to play first. You’ll get the complete game either way but the content you choose will be accessible first. Your game will be added to the home screen along with a progress bar. Download progress can also be monitored in Notifications. Select a download… and press X to pause or resume. This may be useful if you want to pause one download to allow another download to proceed more quickly. When the game is fully installed the progress bar will be replaced with a [Start] button you can use to begin playing. To download content after the initial purchase simply visit the Library. Select [Purchased] on the left to browse all of your games and apps including ones that aren’t currently installed. Choose one and then select the [Download] button on the next screen. Scroll down to [PlayStation Store] to see what Add-Ons are available for the game. Choose [Your Add-Ons] to see the ones you already own. Select the arrow icon beside an Add-On to start downloading it. Pre-ordered games will show a
countdown until their release date. Check out this video to learn more about auto-downloading PS4 games that you’ve pre-ordered. If there’s not enough storage space available for a download to fit on your PS4 then you should make room by deleting games or applications. Go to [Settings]… [System Storage Management]… and select [Applications]. This displays the name and storage footprint for each installed application. Select one that you want to delete press the OPTIONS button and then choose “Delete”. This won’t delete any saved data so you’ll be able to download deleted games again and pick up where you left off. Delete enough games or apps to make room for the content you wish to download. Some games may require twice the listed storage space to ensure there will be room for Add-Ons and future updates. That’s how you can download content from the PlayStation Store on a PS4 system. Check out these videos to learn about Auto-Downloads, Pre-Order games and steps you can take if downloadable content cannot be accessed on your PS4.