Official PlayStation Plus Essential, Extra and Premium: arrive in June

After months of rumors and indiscretions, Sony has officially announced the long-awaited PlayStation Plus update that finally merges the service with PlayStation Now, thus enriching the range of games included with the subscription.

THREE DIFFERENT PLANS

The name of the new service will continue to be PlayStation Plus, but starting next June (it starts from Asia, then moves on to North America and Europe) it will be possible to access two other plans – Extra and Premium – which will offer the possibility of accessing a catalog of 400 PS4 and PS5 titles downloadable on your console (Extra plan) And up to 740 PS1, PS2, PSP and PS4 games downloadable locally, as well as the ability to play them in the cloud from consoles and PCs. This second floor, called Premiumalso includes access to games PS3 (cloud only), which are not available with the Extra version.

As for costs, previous rumors have been confirmed, hence the plan PlayStation Plus Extra is offered for 13.99 euros per monthwhile that Premium for € 16.99 per month, with additional discounts in the case of quarterly or annual purchases. below you will find the details of each subscription.

WHAT GAMES ARE INCLUDED



At launch, Sony plans to include titles such as Death Stranding, God of War, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Mortal Kombat 11 and Returnal. This will only be part of the service’s launch lineup, as the company has confirmed that PlayStation Studios and other third-party developers will include additional titles and the catalog will be updated on a regular basis.

WHAT CHANGES FOR SUBSCRIBERS



Sony also confirmed what changes for those already subscribed to current services. Obviously there will be no difference for those who have subscribed to the PlayStation Plus, since the Essential version reproduces exactly the current offer. As for current PlayStation Now subscribersinstead, their remaining subscription will come converted to PlayStation Plus Premium at no additional cost.

PLAYSTATION PLUS ESSENTIAL

  • Benefits:
    • It offers the same benefits currently available to PlayStation Plus subscribers, such as:
      • Two downloadable games per month
      • Exclusive discounts
      • Cloud storage for saved games
      • Access to online multiplayer
    • This tier does not involve any changes for current PlayStation Plus subscribers
  • The price of PlayStation Plus Essential remains the same as the current price of PlayStation Plus:
    • Europe
      • € 8.99 per month / € 24.99 every three months / € 59.99 per year

PLAYSTATION PLUS EXTRA

  • Benefits:
    • It offers all the benefits of the Essential level
    • In addition, it offers a catalog that includes up to 400 of the most fun PS4 and PS5 games, including blockbusters from our PlayStation Studios catalog and from third-party partners. Extra level games can be downloaded to play.
  • Price:
    • Europe
      • € 13.99 per month / € 39.99 every three months / € 99.99 per year

PLAYSTATION PLUS PREMIUM

  • Benefits:
    • Offers all the benefits of the Essential and Extra levels
    • Plus, it includes up to 340 additional games, including:
      • PS3 games available via cloud streaming
      • A catalog of great classics, available in both streaming and download, from the original generations of PlayStation, PS2 and PSP
    • Offers cloud streaming access to original PlayStation, PS2, PSP and PS4 games available in Extra and Premium tiers in markets where PlayStation Now is currently available. Customers can stream play using PS4 and PS5 consoles and PC
    • Trial versions of limited-time games will also be available in this tier, to allow customers to try out some games before purchasing them
  • Price:
    • Europe
      • € 16.99 per month / € 49.99 every three months / € 119.99 per year

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