New PlayStation Plus, how it works and how much the service costs for PS4 and PS5

Available from today in Italy, it offers three levels of subscription

Sony Interactive Entertainment has launched in Italy the new version of PlayStation Plus, after those already occurred in Asia, on May 23, and in North and South America, on June 13. The service offers three different types of subscriptions and permanently replaces PlayStation Now, the collection of titles to download and play in streaming on PS4 and PS5. “The global launch of the new PlayStation Plus represents a massive evolution of our subscription service and we are delighted that fans around the world can now enjoy hundreds of fantastic games available in the catalog,” said Jim Ryan, Sony President and CEO. Interactive Entertainment. “The high level of content is what sets PlayStation Plus apart and the service will continue to expand with new monthly game offerings, which include some of the most celebrated titles on the PlayStation® platforms. We are truly grateful for the passionate support of our PlayStation community. During the years.”

The subscription PlayStation Plus Essential offers the same benefits currently available to PlayStation Plus members, such as two downloadable games per month (for PS4 and PS5), exclusive discounts, cloud storage and access to online multiplayer. This subscription plan does not involve any changes for current PlayStation Plus members and costs € 8.99 per month, € 24.99 every three months or € 59.99 per year. PlayStation Plus Extra offers all the benefits of the Essential plan and includes up to 400 of the most addicting games for PS4 and PS5. The games available with the Extra plan can be downloaded to play. The price is 13.99 euros per month, 39.99 euros every three months and 99.99 euros per year. In the end, PlayStation Plus Premium includes up to 340 additional games, including: PS3 games available via cloud streaming, a catalog of classics from PS, PS2 and PSP in streaming and downloads, streaming access to original games for PlayStation, PS2, PSP and PS4, versions trial of limited-time games. The cost is € 16.99 per month, € 49.99 every three months and € 119.99 per year.

The new PlayStation Plus games catalog includes games such as Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, Marvel’s Guardian of the Galaxy, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, NBA 2K22 And Red Dead Redemption 2. The PlayStation Plus line-up will continue to update over time. The classics on PlayStation Plus include hits such as Ape Escape, Siphon Filter And Tekken 2. Some of these will have an improved frame rate and higher resolution than the original versions. In addition, selected titles from the catalogs for the first PlayStation console and for PSP will offer a new user experience, thanks to a menu that allows players to save the game at any time, or rewind the game to play a specific section. Existing PlayStation Now customers will migrate to PlayStation Plus Premium automatically, with access to cloud streaming until their current subscription expires with no increase on fees paid at the time of subscription.