Sony announces price increase for all PlayStation Plus series


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Sony has recently announced that it will be raising the prices for all tiers of its PlayStation Plus subscription service, starting from September 6. This price increase will affect both new and existing subscribers. From September 6, the price of the service’s three-level 12-month subscription plans, Essential, Extra and Premium, will increase. However, users will still enjoy a discount compared to purchasing one or three months.

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The annual subscription price for PlayStation Plus will be increased by as much as $40 per year. Previously priced at $59.99 per year, the lowest tier of the program will now cost $79.99 annually. This represents a significant increase of up to 67% in the subscription price. According to Sony, as the times change, there is a need for price increase so that it can keep giving users the same quality as it has always done. Here are the details of the price changes:

Tier 1: PlayStation Plus Essential 12-month subscription

79.99 US dollars | 71,99 Euros | 59.99 British pounds | 6800 yen | 339 yuan

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Tier 2: PlayStation Plus Extra 12-month subscription

$134.99 | €125,99 | £99.99 | 11,700 yen | 584 yuan

Tier 3: PlayStation Plus Premium 12-month subscription

159.99 US dollars | 151,99 euros | 119.99 pounds | 13900 yen |  694 yuan

For current 12-month PS+ subscribers, this price adjustment will not take effect until the next renewal date on or after November 6.

Adam Michel, director of content acquisition and operations at Sony SIE, said: “This price adjustment will allow us to continue to bring high-quality games and more benefits to your PlayStation Plus subscription service.”

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In addition, Sony also announced that September’s PlayStation Plus monthly games will include “Saints Row” (PS4, PS5), “Black Desert – Traveler Edition” (PS5) and “Generation Zero”. The above-limited editions will be available from September 5 to Opening to PlayStation Plus members on October 2nd.

Conclusion

Sony’s announcement of price increases for all tiers of PlayStation Plus has garnered attention from gamers and subscribers. Starting from September 6, the annual subscription price will be increased by as much as $40 per year. No doubt, this is a huge increase in price and users of this service will take some time to get used to the new pricing system.

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