Created by Sony, the PS4 is one of the most popular gaming consoles in the world. Released in 2013, the PS4 is the successor of PS3 and has pretty much ruled the world of gaming since then by releasing improved versions, including a slimmer console (PS4 Slim) and a high-end console (PS4 Pro) with 4K graphics.

People who prefer streaming on their PS4 consoles often run into barriers setup by Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services, restricting people from certain countries to access their service or certain parts of their library.

There are plenty of games on the internet that are barred in similar ways, allowing only citizens of certain countries to access them.

Other than that, gamers are often targeted with DDoS attacks and malware because of lack of online protection. Coupled with higher latencies, this completely ruins their gaming experience.

In these and other cases, a VPN comes up as the best solution to your problems. Using a VPN, you can bypass barriers on the internet and access the content of your choice with ease. VPNs also guarantee online safety and anonymity, keeping you safe from DDoS, and other such attacks on the internet.

GamePingConnectionPlatform
Uncharted 460 msDedicated ServersPS4
Star Wars Battlefront70 msDedicated ServersPS4
GTA 590 msP2PPS3/PS4
Battlefield 480 msDedicated ServersPS3/PS4
Dark Souls 2110 msP2PPS3/PS4

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The Best VPN app for PS3 & PS4

There are plenty of VPN apps available on the internet. Not every app, however, is good for use. Some don’t have the necessary features for your online security and freedom. Others may be sharing your data secretly to marketing agencies or surveillance organizations.

It is necessary to choose which VPN is best for your PS3 and PS4 consoles. With 2,000+ servers around the globe, we recommend PureVPN as the best VPN for PS4.

Although PureVPN doesn’t have a PS3 VPN app and PS4 VPN app, you can setup PureVPN manually via this guide here. It also contains a PS3 VPN tutorial to help you setup PureVPN easily on the console.

And if you can’t connect VPN to PS3 or PS4 console, you can always contact our 24/7 live support via the PureVPN website and sort out the issue within minutes!

Benefits of PureVPN on PS3 & PS4

Reduce Laging

Lag is a serious issue in gaming and a gamer’s win or defeat usually hangs in the balance because of lag. Using PureVPN can help you reduce lag and improve your gaming experience on PS3 and PS4.

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Our PS3 or PS4 VPN connects you to dedicated P2P & gaming server, which has lowest traffic. The server routes your traffic through optimized hot points across international/intercontinental datacenters. PureVPN provides a wide variety of servers around the world so you can effectively deal with lag.

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Early Access to New Game Releases

Generally, games are released in a specific country before introducing it worldwide. And sometimes the time and date are same but the time-zone difference makes the difference. For instance, gamers in Australia and Japan will get a digital download of a game before gamers in USA and the UK.

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PureVPN can bridge this gap of date or time so gamers can get early access to the game by connecting to the country server where the game is being released.

DDOS Protection

PS3 and PS4 servers are almost always facing DDOS attacks by rival gamers. Getting DDOS attack is a big issue for gamers, and to counter this threat, PureVPN offers secure DDOS protected IPs for gamers.

PureVPN’s DDoS Protected Dedicated IP add-on is a blessing for gamers from anywhere in the world.

Surf Internet on PS Console

If you have a PS3 or PS4 gaming console, you do not require a laptop or a computer to surf the internet, as the console is just as good for the job. You can stream  popular media sites on it.

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Setup VPN on PS3 and PS4 Through Wi-Fi Router

To setup VPN on PS3 or PS4, you need to setup VPN on your  Wi-Fi router first. PureVPN supports many Wi-Fi routers from various brands. Routers Setup Guides Available Here.

Once your router is set up to run a VPN connection all that is required is to turn on your PS3  & PS4 WiFi to connect to the router.

  1. On your XMB menu on PS3 or PS4, go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘Network Settings’.
  2. Under the ‘Network Settings’ tab, select ‘Set Up Internet Connection’.
  3. Now select ‘Use WiFi’ when prompted.
  4. Now, select connection method as ‘Easy’. This way, the PS3 or PS4 will automatically scan your Wireless connection.
  5. Click on your Wireless connection and enter your password (if there is any).
  6. Click on ‘Do Not Use a Proxy Server’ when prompted.
  7. Now, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for a ‘Test Connection’. You’re done!

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Setup VPN on PS3 and PS4 through Windows

  1. First make sure you have PureVPN’s Windows software installed and working on your Windows device.
  2. Connect your PS3 or PS4 to your computer using a crossover cable.
  3. Click the ‘Windows Menu Button’ at the bottom left hand of the screen.
  4. From the menu list, click Control Panel.
  5. Once Control Panel window opens, click ‘Network and Sharing Center’.
  6. Click ‘Change Adaptor Settings’ on the left hand side of the screen.
  7. Right click on the icon titled ‘PureVPN’ and then select the option titled ‘Properties’.
  8. Once the properties window is displayed, open the tab titled ‘Sharing’.
  9. Now, place a check mark on the option titled ‘Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection’.
  10. Click on the option titled ‘Home Networking Connection’. It will reveal a drop down menu with your available internet connections, and possibly a connection titled ‘Xbox’. Select Xbox (if it is available) and if it is not available, then click on the connection you want to share with your console. windows ps3 4
  11. Click “OK”
  12. Now, connect your computer’s PureVPN Windows App to PureVPN’s desired server.
  13. On your XMB menu on PS3 or PS4, go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘Network Settings’.
  14. Under the ‘Network Settings’ tab, select ‘Set Up Internet Connection’.
  15. Now select ‘Use a LAN Cable’ when prompted.
  16. Now, select connection method as ‘Easy’. This way, the PS3 or PS4 will automatically scan your Ethernet connection.
  17. Click on ‘Do Not Use a Proxy Server’ when prompted.
  18. Now, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for a ‘Test Connection’. You’re done!

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Setup VPN on PS3 and PS4 Through MAC

If you are using a Mac desktop or laptop and want to share VPN with your PS3 or PS4, please follow the following steps:

  1. First make sure you have PureVPN Mac software installed and working on your Mac device.
  2. Connect your PS3 or PS4 to your computer using a crossover cable.
  3. Go to System Preferences at the bottom of the home screen and select the option titled ‘Sharing’.
  4. On the Sharing page, select the option titled ‘Internet Sharing’.
  5. From the drop down menu titled ‘Share Your Connection From’, select ‘Ethernet’ or ‘AirPort’ or ‘Wireless’ (depending on where you are getting your internet from) to share from the drop down list.
  6. From the drop down menu titled ‘To Computers Using’, select ‘Ethernet’ to share from the drop down list.
  7. Place a check mark on the box titled ‘Internet Sharing’ to enable sharing of internet.
  8. When the sharing is active, the ‘Internet Sharing’ icon will become green and the status will change to ‘On’.
  9. Now, connect your computer’s PureVPN Mac App to PureVPN’s desired server
  10. On your XMB menu on PS3 or PS4, go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘Network Settings’.
  11. Under the ‘Network Settings’ tab, select ‘Set Up Internet Connection’.
  12. Now select ‘Use a LAN Cable’ when prompted.
  13. Now, select connection method as ‘Easy’. This way, the PS3 or PS4 will automatically scan your Ethernet connection.
  14. Click on ‘Do Not Use a Proxy Server’ when prompted.
  15. Now, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for a ‘Test Connection’. You’re done!

PureVPN is the first choice of gamers looking for a VPN service for their PS3 or PS4 VPN. Our relentless professionalism and zeal to provide best service has enabled us to establish various benchmarks in the industry. With 550+ servers in 140+ countries, we guarantee gamers high-speed, uninterrupted, reliable and access to the internet.

Get PureVPN now and double your joy of gaming with our PS3 and PS4 VPN service.

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PS3 VPN Netflix

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming apps in the world. Not only can you watch your favorite movies and TV shows on Netflix, but you can also stream Netflix originals that include Stranger Things, and the House of Cards, directly from the Netflix app.

Those who stream Netflix know that its US version is the best because it contains the most number of movies and TV shows. Unfortunately, that version is only available from the US. But you can use a VPN to access that version from anywhere in the world.

If you’re a PS3 user, you’ll need a PS3 VPN for Netflix to enjoy the best entertainment on your console. To use PS3 VPN for Netflix, just follow the steps given below:

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Ian Riley has been covering online security, privacy and freedom for PureVPN for the past year and a half. He is a cyber freedom enthusiast, and loves to raise awareness about online freedom. He is also a crazy fan of movies and TV shows.

2 Comments

  1. Goetjen says:

    This is good. Thanks!

  2. Peter Papa says:

    wow its really a very useful information for the lovers of playstation games . Thanks for sharing such a nice information.

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