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PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium subscriptions have a release date

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Sony has just revealed the date when players on PS4 and PS5 will be able to subscribe to PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium.

A few weeks ago, Sony officially unveiled its new PlayStation Plus subscriptions, which will directly compete with Microsoft’s Game Pass. After having provided explanations on the content of this new service, Sony finally decides to reveal to us the exact release date of the PS Plus Extra and Premium subscriptions. To our great surprise, it will be rolled out gradually in different regions of the world.

It is the Asians who will have the privilege of being able to subscribe first, from May 23, except for Japan, which will be able to discover the new subscriptions from June 1. Then, Americans will be able to access it from June 13. In Europe, we will therefore be the last to be able to switch to a more expensive subscription. since they arrive from next June 23.

Two more months to wait

This means that we therefore have two months to wait before we can know the details of the advantages of these two subscriptions, or sooner if Sony wants to communicate on this subject. As a reminder, the firm intends to offer two new formulas, one of which would contain more than 700 games on demand. The current formula will simply be renamed Essential but will remain exactly the same, in form and content. Here’s a quick recap of the PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium:

PLAYSTATION PLUS EXTRA

Advantages :

  • Provides all the benefits of the Essential tier
  • Also features a catalog of around 400* of the best PS4 and PS5 games, including hits from our PlayStation Studios catalog and our third-party partners. Extra tier games can be downloaded for offline access.

Price :

  • Europe: €13.99 per month / €39.99 per quarter / €99.99 per year

PLAYSTATION PLUS PREMIUM

Advantages :

  • Provides all the benefits of the Essential and Extra Tiers
  • Offers approximately 340* additional games, including: PS3 games available via cloud streaming; a catalog of great classics, available for streaming or download among PlayStation, PS2 and PSP games.
  • Cloud streaming access to Extra and Premium tier PlayStation, PS2, PSP and PS4 games in markets** currently offering PlayStation Now. Customers can stream to PS4 and PS5 consoles, as well as PC***.
  • Limited-time trial versions will also be offered at this tier, allowing players to test before purchasing.

Price :

  • Europe: €16.99 per month / €49.99 per quarter / €119.99 per year

An objective look thanks to comparisons

Ahead of their release, we have concocted two comparisons between PS Plus and Microsoft’s Game Pass. The first deals only with the catalog part, and the second is much more complete since it compares the available supports, the prices as well as the advantages other than games on demand. Don’t hesitate to take a look around to get an idea of ​​what awaits you.

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