A report from Kotaku suggests Sony has been approaching its companions a couple of change to its coverage pertaining to nicknames on the PlayStation Community. Some of the requested options for PSN, the power to vary your nickname on the community, might lastly be coming.
The report cites three completely different sources at recreation builders confirming that the console maker is, certainly, engaged on the change. A fourth supply is even reported to have shared photographic proof of the identical.
PlayStation IDs hyperlink a consumer’s account to the nickname straight, and this appears to be a big a part of why Sony has dragged its toes on nickname modifications when Microsoft has supplied the choice to Xbox house owners for fairly some time now. The technical limitation additionally implies that whereas builders creating new video games will probably be working with the brand new guidelines in thoughts, fixing outdated multiplayer video games might show to be a troublesome activity.
The sources within the report didn’t present a timeframe for when the characteristic could also be obtainable. Earlier statements from Sony govt Shawn Layden indicated that the change could possibly be implement by PSX, however the firm has since introduced it will not be holding the occasion this yr. Hopefully, it’s going to nonetheless abide by the above timeline and make the choice obtainable to players by the top of the yr.