Here’s When PS Plus Premium and Extra Launch Worldwide
Sony has shared the release date for their upcoming PS Plus subscription service that adds an Extra and Premium tier with more than 700 games.
PS Plus and PS Now will be merging with Sony removing PS Now subscription and replacing it with a PS Plus Extra tier. This will cost $99.99 per year and will bundle PlayStation Now and PlayStation Plus in a single package. This doesn’t include backward compatible games.
Sony is also launching an additional PS Plus Premium tier that will add more than 340 additional games including cloud streaming enabled PS3 games and a catalog of PS1, PS2, and PSP games. This will be available for $119.99 per year.
Sony has also shared a release date for when this new subscription will arrive.
- Asia markets (excluding Japan) – targeting May 23, 2022
- Japan – targeting June 1, 2022
- Americas – targeting June 13, 2022
- Europe – targeting June 22, 2022
Asia will get this first beginning May 23, 2022. It will be followed by a launch in Japan on June 1, the Americas on June 13, and Europe on June 23. The pricing will be different for the regions.
Sony has also confirmed that they will be expanding the cloud streaming support in 30 additional markets.
Additionally, we’re also expanding our cloud streaming access to the following locations for a total of 30 markets with cloud streaming access**. The following markets will also offer the Premium tier from PlayStation Plus at launch: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Republic of Cyprus, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now are monthly subscription services that offer two different services. PlayStation Plus features support for online multiplayer and two free games each month for PS4 and PS5. PlayStation Now offers a library of games including PS3 that can be streamed through the cloud.