Sony is dropping the PlayStation monthly subscription game streaming service by 50 percent. So today it’s game subscription service will cost only $9.99 per month in the US, which was dropped from $19.99 per month. Today’s announcement was published on the official Sony PlayStation blog page. The changes go into effect today onwards, and subscribers who already made their subscription will see changes on their next monthly bill.
Also, these changes will affect on quarterly plan, and 12-month plan as well. Here’s a list of new subscription prices:
- $9.99 per month, instead of $19.99
- $24.99 for three months, instead of $44.99
- $59.99 for an annual subscription, instead of $99.99
PlayStation now offers their subscribers access to streamed and downloaded huge library of over 700 games with four most high-profile titled today:
All four titled will only be available until January 2, 2020. Sony’s announcement, Sony stresses that marquee titles such as these would update Now each month regularly that are available for a limited period. To highlight the change, Sony will be promoting the service with its marketing campaign digitally and on TV.
However, these price changes are being introduced in Europe, Japan, and the UK. With these new subscription prices, Sony PlayStation is competing with EA Access, Uplay+, Xbox Game Pass, Apple Arcade and upcoming Google Stadia.
However, Pending public preview test of Project xCloud, Microsoft’s own streaming service has been changed its price as well. It seems likely it’s a good defensive move for Microsoft xCloud. Project xCloud was launched five years after the launch of PlayStation. But now players will be able to run Gear 5 and Halo 5 on phones and tablets.