What is PlayStation Plus?

Maryann asked 2 years ago
What’s the Playstation Plus??

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Francesca Staff answered 2 years ago

Anyone who has a PlayStation console is likely subscribed to PlayStation Plus. It is one of the most popular services offered by the Franchise.

However, it is more than just a simple service. It offers a plethora of benefits to its users, making it worth every penny.

PlayStation Plus is a gaming service offered by Sony that you subscribe to if you have a PlayStation console, specifically if you have a PS4 and PS5.

When you pay and subscribe to this service, you get access to hundreds of games. Additionally, it lets you play multiplayer games such as Call of Duty and Fortnite.

However, you will need to have internet for this.

Moreover, this is only for free-to-play games. Hence, if you want to play games on PlayStation with others, you can easily do so with a PlayStation Plus subscription.

Besides this, when you are a subscriber to this service, PlayStation will also give you access to one or two free games every month, which you will need to claim.

These games are distinct from each month’s free game offerings. These are typically geared towards PS4 users since they have PS4 titles, but those with PS5 can also play these games.

You will have access to all of these games throughout the entirety of your subscription period. While they will be in your library, you will not be able to play them if you cancel your subscription.

Moreover, PlayStation Plus also gives you access to exclusive discounts on the PS store that other individuals cannot have if they are not subscribed to PlayStation Plus. You may even get access to specific demos and betas.

Other benefits of using PlayStation Plus include having more cloud storage and SharePlay, which is a service that lets you play games with friends even if they don’t have them. After having PlayStation Plus, another unique benefit that you would get is ‘Game Help.’

This allows you to get more access to tactics, helpful routes, and more. You will simply need to press the PlayStation button to activate and take help from this feature during a game.

PlayStation Plus Pricing

You can choose from three different plans if you want PlayStation Plus.

The first is the PlayStation Plus Essential, which is the second plan. This costs $9.99/ for one month.

Another is the PlayStation Plus Extra, which features more games and benefits. It is priced at $14.99/ per month.

Lastly, the PlayStation Plus Premium gives you benefits from both plans and access to even more games. It costs $17.99 per month.

Latest News on PlayStation Now

It has been recently announced on the PlayStation website that PlayStation Now will be merging with PlayStation Plus.

This new combined version will be called PlayStation Plus. It offers three different membership plans to users and various other benefits, services, and perks.

In addition to that, you will also be offered even more benefits and access to more games and streaming options that were not available to you but to PlayStation Plus users.

Hence, this merger will truly give you the best of both worlds.

If you had been subscribed to both PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now, after the merger, you would only have a single payment plan, and costs will be reduced for you.

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