The time has come: Sony has released handproof details about the “PlayStation Plus” reboot. We reveal you what the new subscription models include and what changes for you from summer.
PlayStation Plus: These are the new models and prices
It is no secret The Sony has been working for some time a “Game Pass” alternative . Now the Japanese company has released details on the official PlayStation Blog. Thus, it is also clear what Gamer expects in the coming summer!
First of all, the streaming service PlayStation NOW is resolved and integrated into the new “PlayStation Plus” service. Instead of just a subscription, as that was the case, PlayStation users will have the choice between three subscription variants in the future:
1. PlayStation Plus Essential (8.99 euros per month)
- This subscription corresponds to the previous “PlayStation Plus” model . So involves the online multiplayer, exclusive discounts in the store and monthly “free” games.
2. PlayStation Plus Extra (13.99 euros per month)
- This subscription includes in addition to the essential variant over 400 ps4 and ps5 games , which you can download on your console.
3. PlayStation Plus Premium (17.99 euros per month)
- This subscription includes all the advantages of the essential and extra variant, but also grant you access to more than 340 PlayStation classics from the PS1, PS2, PS3 and PSP era. However, PS3 games will only be streamable.
No First Party Games to Release
In contrast to the Xbox Game Pass, the new “PlayStation Plus” service is not included No first party games to the release . According to Playstation-Boss Jim Ryan, this strategy does not fit Sony (Source: gamesindustry.biz).
However, users of the extra and premium variant are access to (partially) relatively young PlayStation blockbuster . Among them, for example, Returnal and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
The new “PlayStation Plus” service should go to the start in June 2022 . First in Asia and following, North America and Europe follow.
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