PlayStation Plus – Sony brings three new subscription models for gamers

The official confirmation is here. Sony launches new “PlayStation Plus” subscription plans for PS5 and PS4.

Starting in June, Sony will offer three subscription models for PS5 and PS4 users. Accordingly, the Essential, Extra and Premium tiers cost between €8.99 and €16.99 per month and can also be taken out quarterly or annually for a small saving.

New “PS Plus” packages at a glance

PS Plus will combine several services at once and ultimately offer an all-round package for gamers. Depending on the version with plenty of services.

PlayStation Plus Essential

PS Plus Essential offers the same benefits PS Plus members already receive today, such as:

  • Two monthly downloadable games
  • Exclusive discounts
  • Cloud storage for saved games
  • Online multiplayer access

There are no changes for existing PlayStation Plus members with this plan.

The price for PlayStation Plus Essential will remain the same as the current price for PlayStation Plus.

Price: €8.99 monthly / €24.99 quarterly / €59.99 annually

PlayStation Plus Extra

PS Plus Extra offers all the benefits of the Essential plan and adds a catalog of up to 400 PS4 and PS5 games, including blockbuster hits from the PlayStation Studios catalog. Games that are part of the Extra plan are downloadable.

Price: €13.99 monthly / €39.99 quarterly / €99.99 annually

PlayStation Plus Premium

PS Plus Premium offers all the benefits of the Essential and Extra plans and adds up to 340 additional games, including:

  • PS3 games available via cloud streaming.
  • A catalog of popular classic games from the first generation of PlayStation, PS2 and PSP, available either via streaming or download.

In addition, this plan provides additional cloud streaming access for original PlayStation, PS2, PSP and PS4 games offered on the Extra and Premium plans. Players can stream games via PS4 and PS5 consoles, as well as PC.

In this tariff, time-limited test versions of games are offered so that selected games can be tried out before purchase.

Price: €16.99 monthly / €49.99 quarterly / €119.99 annually

Launch titles include Death Stranding, God of War, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Mortal Kombat 11and Returnal. Due to PlayStation’s close collaboration with PlayStation Studios developers as well as third-party partners, a regularly updated library will be created that includes some of the best gaming experiences on the market. More details on the games offered in the new PlayStation Plus service will follow at a later date.