Buying Games from PlayStation Store in Mauritius

PlayStation is maybe not officially supported in Mauritius right now. e.g. most Mauritians choose the US or UK as their country when first setting up their PlayStation.

For the past 3 months I downloaded different demos and free-to-play games. Then PlayStation put a heavy discount on Motorcycle Club, Life is Strange and Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 year anniversary.  I decided to finally buy my first game. And lo! I couldn’t add my PayPal account


I even tried with my MCB Prepaid Card but I’d still get an error.

An error occured while adding your PayPal account

Fortunately there are numerous PlayStation groups on Facebook for Mauritians. I inquired about the problem there.

Finally a friend suggested me to buy PSN Cards. I quickly googled it and was going to buy a $10 card but then I remembered that my account is configured for the UK. I should get £10 cards instead.

Finally bought my PSN Card from

It was very quick and they accepted PayPal as payment. I missed the deal of Motorcyle Club but managed to buy Tomb Raider in time.


3 thoughts on “Buying Games from PlayStation Store in Mauritius

  1. Thank you so much for this article. It helped me a lot (and I hope a lot of Mauritian people struggling with this).

  2. Hi,

    Great article.

    I have a query, how to purchase PS Now?

    I really want to play Batman Arkham Origins, and cannot add my PayPal account nor use PNS cards.


  3. Unlock a world of possibilities with pre-paid cards redeemable in PlayStation Store – the biggest PlayStation library in the world. Buy a PlayStation Store gift card and redeem a code via our digital store on your PlayStation console or via any web browser.

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