Today, Sony introduced the new version of his subscription service PlayStation Plus, which should make the Xbox Game Pass competition.
In June, the two existing services PlayStation Plus and PlayStation NOW are united to the new PlayStation Plus. The membership is offered in three stages. The most expensive variant costs 16.99 euros a month.
The introduction will begin in June first in Asian markets. After that, North America, Europe and the rest of the world follow.
PlayStation Plus Essential
* Provides the same advantages that PlayStation Plus members already receive today, such as: B.: * Two monthly downloadable games * Exclusive discounts * Cloud storage for stored games * Online multiplayer access * For existing PlayStation Plus members with this tariff there are no changes.
- Price * for PlayStation Plus Essential remains the same as the current price for PlayStation Plus.
- $ 9.99 Monthly / $ 24.99 Quarterly / $ 59.99 Annually
- 8,99 € Monthly / € 24.99 Quarterly / 59.99 € annually
- Great Britain
- 6,99 £ monthly / 19.99 £ Quarterly / £ 49.99 Annually
- 850 ¥ monthly / 2.150 ¥ quarterly / 5,143 ¥ annually
PlayStation Plus Extra
- Offers all the advantages of the essential tariff
- Adds a catalog of up to 400 * the most entertaining PS4 and PS5 games, including blockbuster hits from our Playstation Studios catalog and third-party providers. Games that are part of the extra tariff can be downloaded to play.
- $ 14.99 Monthly / $ 39.99 Quarterly / $ 99.99 Annually
- 13,99 € Monthly / 39.99 € Quarterly / 99.99 € annually
- Great Britain
- 10.99 £ monthly / 31.99 £ quarterly / 83.99 £ annually
- 1.300 ¥ monthly / 3,600 ¥ quarterly / 8,600 ¥ annually
PlayStation Plus Premium **
- Offers all the advantages of the rates essential and extra
- Adds up to 340 * extra games, including:
- PS3 games available over cloud streaming
- Catalog with popular game classics of the first PlayStation, PS2 and PSP generation available either by streaming or download
- Provides cloud streaming access for original PlayStation, PS2, PSP, and PS4 games that are offered at the Extra and Premium rates in markets in which PlayStation Now is currently available. Customers can stream games with PS4 and PS5 consoles as well as PCs. *
- This tariff also offers temporary test versions of games, so customers can try selected games before buying.
- $ 17.99 monthly / $ 49.99 Quarterly / $ 119.99 Annually
- 16,99 € Monthly / 49.99 € Quarterly / 119.99 € annually
- Great Britain
- 13,49 £ monthly / £ 39.99 £ Quarterly / 99.99 £ Annually
- 1,550 ¥ – monthly / 4,300 ¥ – quarterly / 10,250 ¥ annually
_ PlayStation Plus Deluxe (selected markets): _ For markets without cloud streaming PlayStation Plus Deluxe is offered at a lower price as Premium and contains a catalog of popular game classics of the first PlayStation, PS2 and PSP generations for download and play as well as temporally limited trial versions of games. The advantages of the rates of essential and extra are also included. The local prices vary depending on the market.
On his website Sony writes that with the two tariffs Extra and Premium for the market launch title like Death Stranding, God of War, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Mortal Kombat 11 and Return.