Sony recently unveiled a substantial global price hike for its PlayStation Plus (PS Plus) gaming subscription service, slated to take effect on September 6, 2023. In certain areas, rates have soared by over 30%, a move that could dampen enthusiasm for maintaining a subscription.
PlayStation Plus offers value to gamers keen on multiplayer experiences or access to a rotating library of games. However, the looming price surge poses a dilemma for subscribers, especially given the current economic climate and rising living costs.
Updated Global Pricing for PlayStation Plus Unveiled Below is a detailed look at the revised pricing as per Sony’s official announcement:
- PlayStation Plus Essential (12-Month Subscription): In the United States, the price will jump from approximately $59.99 to $79.99. In other markets, it will be listed at £59.99, €71.99, and 6,800 Yen.
- PlayStation Plus Extra (12-Month Subscription): U.S. pricing will climb from roughly $99.99 to $134.99. In other countries, it will be set at £99.99, €125.99, and 11,700 Yen.
- PlayStation Plus Premium (12-Month Subscription): The U.S. rate will rise from around $119.99 to $159.99. For other regions, pricing will be £119.99, €151.99, and 13,900 Yen.