Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a PS Now price cut for North America, UK, Europe, and Japan, with new titles joining the lineup for the next three months including God of War, Grand Theft Auto V, inFAMOUS: Second Son, and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. Still, it’s probably the price cut you’re most interested in, right?
PS Now Price Cut Revealed
Here’s the new lineup of PS Now prices, and to be fair, they’re actually pretty solid.
- US: $9.99 – monthly / $24.99 – quarterly / $59.99 – yearly (from $19.99/ $44.99/ $99.99)
- CAN: $12.99 – monthly / $34.99 – quarterly / $79.99 – yearly (from $19.99/ $44.99/ $99.99)
- EU: €9.99 – monthly / €24.99 – quarterly / €59.99 – yearly (from €14.99/ (N/A)/ €99.99)
- UK: £8.99 – monthly / £22.99 – quarterly / £49.99 – yearly (from £12.99 / (N/A) / £84.99)
- JP: ¥1,180 – monthly / ¥2,980 – quarterly / ¥6,980 yearly (from ¥2,500 / ¥5,900/ (N/A))
The four games mentioned above will be available from today until January 2, 2020, after which Sony will bolster its PS Now lineup with more ‘marquee’ titles. The service currently has over 800 titles available for streaming, although Sony recently made some games up for download, too.
PlayStation Now launched in the US in January 2014 and arrived in the UK the following March. Sony initially made the service available on multiple formats, including PS3, PS Vita, Playstation Vita, and Sony Bravia TVs manufactured between 2013 – 2015. However, in early 2017 the format holder revealed the service would limit this support to just PS4 and PC.
While originally available in select countries only, Sony has since made the service available in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Qatar, US, and UK.
Looking ahead, it seems that Sony will incorporate PS Now in its plans for the PS5, according to comments from Jim Ryan, CEO and president of Sony Interactive Entertainment. Speaking of PS5 Sony’s next-generation console is reportedly set to launch in holiday 2020 alongside the Xbox Scarlett.
Sony has confirmed a robust lineup of features for the system, including backwards compatibility with PS4 games, ray-tracing, 8K, an SSD, and support for physical and digital media.
Find out how the PS5 measures up to the Xbox Scarlett in terms of horsepower in our dedicated article here.
Source: PlayStation Blog