Imagine the situation: you're the head of an electronics company.Let it be smartphones.You manage to create a real blockbuster that people buy even a few years after release.While your competitors weep bitterly as they look at your quarterly earnings reports, you've been depressed for months.As it turns out, sales of older smartphones are negatively impacting the new series.You've already stopped production and talked about the benefits of new products, but users are not only not giving up old devices, but are actively reselling them on the secondary market, which beats the sales of low-cost smartphone series.Without thinking long, you decide that you just need to spoil the old cell phones, making them expensive to maintain and uncomfortable to use.Remind you of anyone? Yes, that's exactly how Apple works.As it turns out, Tim Cook isn't the only person on the planet who comes up with brilliant ideas.AdvertisementSony's war against owners of PlayStation 3 and PS Vita game consoles is in its second year.At first, the Japanese corporation made it impossible to pay with plastic cards (just like with the anti-Russian sanctions).Fortunately, not all methods have been blocked, and console owners have easily switched to recharging their internal account on PlayStation Network.This still allowed them to buy the content they wanted, including games and add-ons.At first glance, it's hard to find logic in such actions, but Sony management has its own view on this matter.It's simple, they are sure that by making the life of the owners of old consoles more difficult, we can force the gamers to buy the game consoles of new generation.As you can see, the legacy of Tim Cook continues to walk around the world, well, today the struggle with the owners of PlayStation 3 and PS Vita reached its climax.It is reported about the release of the next update for older consoles.In the description it is stated that the patch will increase the stability of the console, and is aimed at improving performance.We don't know how much faster PlayStation 3 became, but to all console owners we strongly recommend not to update anything.The fact is that inside there is a patch that completely blocks the creation of new accounts and makes a number of edits to this parameter.Not only that, after applying the changes, you will have to use only two-factor authentication.It is easy to guess that the patch directly blocks the ability to sell PlayStation 3 and PS Vita game consoles.In many cases, the old owner deletes his credentials from the console and the buyer creates new ones.If you install the final update, the sale will be tight.Fans of experimentation write that there's still a loophole.So, if you create an account on the official PlayStation Network site, you can log in to it on older consoles.The same goes for generating a new account on new generations of consoles (PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5).As for two-factor authentication, it will also make it harder to sell your console.If you sell PlayStation 3 with an account (and many do, because it allows you to sell the game more profitable), then you'll have to change the phone number, because it is tied to a two-factor authentication.We will not explain to you how many difficulties the change of mobile number has for the modern man.You can try to unlink the number from the console, but it all takes time and terribly complicates the sales process.For the post rewardedThis material is written by a site visitor, and for it the reward is accrued.
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