Twitter person Chris Glass found a approach to make use of the outdated PlayStation retailer web site. Users can regain entry to the legacy storefront to buy video games on outdated {hardware} utilizing both Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Sony’s present browser-based retailer solely permits customers to purchase PS4 and PS5 titles. The earlier web site had PSP, PS Vita, and PS3 video games.

Using a brand new browser plug-in on Mozilla Firefox known as “Valkyrie PS Store,” gamers can entry the totally useful storefront. That means shopping for PS3 and PS Vita video games, as properly. Glass defined in the under video that when he realized Sony’s chihiro API was nonetheless accessible, it bought him considering. It seems that Sony didn’t kill the outdated web site a lot because it eliminated some HTML information to forestall entry to the API. Using the Wayback Machine and archive.org, Glass was in a position to launch the outdated PlayStation retailer web site on each Firefox and Chrome. Both Glass’s YouTube video and Twitter thread clarify the surprisingly easy strategies to make use of the legacy storefront.

The PlayStation Store has been a scorching subject over the previous a number of months. The browser-based web site acquired a number of updates in preparation for the PS5’s launch, together with killing and reintroducing the wishlist function. In March 2021, Sony eliminated the capacity to buy PS3, PS Vita, and PSP video games on its web-based retailer. Additionally, the firm introduced it will shut down the prior talked about shops. However, most just lately, Sony reversed its determination to shut the PS3 and PS Vita shops for now. Unfortunately, the PSP retailer will nonetheless shut down on July 2, 2021.