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Help! Gamertag change question, plus more...

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I'd like to change my PS3 gamertag.

In simple terms, how do I do that? Do I somehow delete my existing name and start over?

What happens to anything I've downloaded, and how will it affect downloads on my PS Vita?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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    My advice to you would be to keep the account you have, considering if it is the account you have solely used for downloads and such, it is considered the "master" account and to just create a new one. Any Trophies earned on the account you wish to not use anymore will obviously not transfer over to the new one. Unfortunately, PSN does not have the wonderful option of just paying to change your gamertag like X-box Live does. (If you are reading this forum Sony, PLEASE make that an option for us as well)

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Sorry about the multiple replies, not sure why it did that.

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