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How To Wrap a Video Game Console

I know that sounds rather silly. We all know how to warp a box and put it under the tree. However, there are some important things you should do before that.

Our editor, created this blog for PlayStation. "As a father and life-long gamer, I’d like to share some important things you might want to do before you wrap your PlayStation 5 and get it ready to gift this holiday season. Trust me, it’s worth setting aside an evening when the kids are in bed to do this, so that everything is updated and accounts are ready for them to play when they open it."

Here's the low-down on how to setup your PS5 so it's not only ready to go on Christmas day, but is setup safely for the whole family to enjoy.

For more information here's the full blog on the SIE website.

You can also follow our set-up guides for each of the consoles:

It's also important to do this if you are gifting a smartphone:

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Andrew Robertson
Andy Robertson is the editor of AskAboutGames and has written for national press and broadcast about video games and families for over 15 years. He has just published the Taming Gaming book with its Family Video Game Database.