Sony Reportedly Planning to Merge its Game Subscription Services

Sony’s Spartacus

Sony took a giant leap to compete with its competitor in gaming console. They reportedly planning to merge its two existing subscription services into a new game subscription service, according to Bloomberg. 

The service codenamed Spartacus will allow PlayStation owners to pay a monthly fee for access to a catalogue of modern and classic games. Said the unidentified people, because they aren’t authorized to speak about the plan to the press.

By summer of 2022, this service is merging both Playstation Now and Playstation Plus

PlayStation Plus is a game subscription services. Launched in 2010, allowing its subscribers to access online multiplayer game, discounts on PSN Store, cloud storage up to 100 GB and extra games for every month.

PlayStation Now is a cloud-gaming platform which allows its users to get instant access to a huge collection of PS4, PS3 and PS2 games on PS5, PS4 or Windows PC with monthly extra games as well. There are over 800 games available to stream on PlayStation Now.

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Currently, there are no finalized details. While there are three tiers of services plan. The first tier includes existing benefits offered in PlayStation Plus. The second tier offers a large catalogue of PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 games. The third tier includes extended demos, game streaming, and a library of classic PS1, PS2, PS3, and PSP games. There’s no comment from PlayStation representative regarding this documentation.

Hopefully, this merger will end the confusion in choosing the game subscription service for PlayStation 4, 5, and PC.

Source: Bloomberg

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