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What do you think of the new PlayStation Plus, and is it better than Xbox Game Pass?

After months of rumours, Sony have finally unveiled their answer to Xbox Game Pass today. Starting this June, their new subscription service will unite PlayStation Plus and their cloud streaming platform PlayStation Now under one roof, offering three different tiers of membership. Most of it isn’t that relevant to us on PC, but the final, most expensive tier, PlayStation Plus Premium, will include that aforementioned cloud streaming to PC, letting us play hundreds of PS1, PS2, PS3, PS4 and PSP games without having to own an actual PlayStation. It’s not yet clear how that library of games will differ from…

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Sony to reveal its Game Pass-like subscription service as early as next week – report

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Project Spartacus is said to be Sony’s answer to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass. We may finally hear about Sony’s answer to Xbox Game Pass next week if a new report is any indication. According to Bloomberg, the PlayStation Plus mixed with PlayStation Now service, codenamed Spartacus, will be revealed “as soon as next week.” The report states the service will debut with a nice lineup of “hit games from recent years.” A previous report on the service stated Spartacus will…

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Sony pulling PlayStation Now cards from retail to focus on PlayStation gift cards

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Cards are being pulled from retail globally. Sony is pulling PlayStation Now gift cards from retailers globally. In a statement sent provided to VentureBeat, Sony said it is moving away from PlayStation Now gift cards to focus on the currently available PlayStation gift cards. These cards can be redemmed for PlayStation Now. News of the cards being pulled surfaced yesterday via a memo from GAME UK which states stores have until the close of day January 19 to remove the…

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Sony to launch subscription service that would compete with Xbox Game Pass – report

The service will have three tiers to choose from. Sony is said to be working on a new subscription service that would allow it to better compete with Xbox Game Pass. According to a report from Bloomberg, sources familiar with the project, codenamed Spartacus, state the service would charge a monthly fee for access to both classic and modern titles. It is slated to launch in the spring, and it will combine PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now into one service. Documents shown to Bloomberg indicate Sony plans to keep the PlayStation Plus branding and do away with PlayStation Now. Customers…

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PlayStation Now additions for September include Tekken 7, Final Fantasy 7, Kingmaker

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. These games will be available to play Tuesday, September 7. Sony announced today the new games that will be appearing on its PlayStation Now cloud gaming service in the month of September, which will include popular entries in long-running franchises as well as buzzworthy indies. Starting Tuesday, September 7, PlayStation Now will add Tekken 7, Final Fantasy 7, Pathfinder: Kingmaker – Definitive Edition, Windbound, Moonlighter, and Killing Floor 2. It should be noted that Tekken 7 in particular was already…

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Red Dead Redemption 2, Judgment and Nioh 2 come to PlayStation Now in July

By Dom Peppiatt 5 July 2021 20:57 GMT God of War, Nioh 2, Moving Out, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Nioh 2 will join PlayStation Now in July, extending the service’s offerings even more.One name there stands out from the pack: Red Dead Redemption 2. As per a statement on the PlayStation blog, Red Dead Redemption 2 will join the service this month and then remain on PS Now until November 1. The game – as with everything on PS Now – is playable on PS4 and Ps5.If you’re interested in playing the game, though, that should be more than enough…

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Marvel’s Avengers and Borderlands 3 headline April’s PlayStation Now offerings

By Dom Peppiatt, Tuesday, 6 April 2021 11:17 GMT Sony has announced April 2021’s PlayStation Now games, and Marvel’s Avengers and Borderlands 3 headline the titles that you’ll be able to download this month.If you haven’t tried out the superhero-fueled cooperative action of Marvel’s Avengers just yet, but you’re keen to put Square Enix’s curious action title through its paces, you’re in luck – PlayStation Now subscribers can download and play the full title until July 5.If you prefer looter shooters, though, you can opt to try out Gearbox Software’s Borderlands 3 instead, which will be available on the service…

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Sony launches Black Friday sale on PSN

By Grace Curtis, Friday, 20 November 2020 19:31 GMT While the mad story of the PS5 launch continues to twist in bizarre directions – the latest development involving, among other things, a box of catfood – PlayStation fans can at least take comfort in a good old fashioned bargain. Black Friday has officially begun on the PlayStation Network, boasting discounts of up to 70% off on selected downloads.A few of the year’s top games are in the mix: The Last of Us Part 2 is going for $30, DOOM Eternal for just $20. It’s a comprehensive list, though PlayStation Plus subscribers should…

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PlayStation Now: Rage 2, F1 2020, Injustice 2, more join the service in November

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 30 October 2020 18:57 GMT F1 2020, Injustice 2, Rage 2, and more are joining PlayStation Now in November.PlayStation Now users can download six titles in November, including Rage 2, Injustice 2, and F1 2020.Starting November 3, the aforementioned games will be made available alongside My Time at Portia.In the game, you are both an adventurer and a farmer as well as an engineer. The sim is set in a post-apocalyptic land where you are tasked with restoring a family workshop to its former glory.You will do this by completing commissions, growing crops, and raising animals….

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PlayStation Now adds Days Gone, MediEvil, Friday the 13th, more in October

Just in time for Halloween, Sony is adding five new games to its PlayStation Now service. Available from today, PlayStation Now subscribers and play Days Gone, MediEvil, Friday the 13th, Rad, and Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince.Bend Studios’ 2019 PS4 title Days Gone finds you facing down hordes of undead (Freakers) which are meandering through the post-apocalyptic world while riding around on your motorbike. You play the role of former outlaw biker Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter, who will scavage through abandoned settlements for equipment to craft valuable items and weapons. You can also interact with other survivors in…