PlayStation Plus price increase announced, September 2023 lineup announced

PlayStation Plus price increase

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a price increase for PlayStation Plus subscriptions alongside the next batch of games for the platform.

The new pricing for PlayStation Plus will affect all tiers of the service and users in every region the service is available, worldwide. Here are the new prices:

  • PlayStation Plus Essential 12-Month Subscription
    New prices: 79.99 USD | 71,99 Euro | 59.99 GBP | 6,800 Yen
    Old prices: $59.99 | €59.99 | £49.99 | ¥5,143
  • PlayStation Plus Extra 12-Month Subscription
    New prices: 134.99 USD | 125,99 Euro | 99.99 GBP | 11,700 Yen
    Old Prices: $99.99 | €99.99 | £83.99 | ¥8,600
  • PlayStation Plus Premium 12-Month Subscription
    New prices: 159.99 USD | 151,99 Euro | 119.99 GBP | 13,900 Yen
    Old prices: $119.99 | €119.99 | £99.99 | ¥10,250

Here’s a rundown on the new lineup of titles:

Saints Row | PS4, PS5

Experience the biggest and best Saints Row playground ever created.  The unique sprawling world of Santo Ileso is the backdrop for a wild, larger than life sandbox of thrilling side hustles, criminal ventures and blockbuster missions, as you shoot, drive and wingsuit your way to the top. Take over the city block by block, wage war against enemy factions and tighten your grip on the streets. Play online with a friend at any time, via fully untethered drop-in / drop out co-op, skipping the need to take either of you out of the outlandish action.

Black Desert – Traveler Edition | PS4

Find your calling in this open-world fantasy MMORPG which boasts fast-paced PvE combat, large-scale PvP siege wars, multiple character classes and combat types to specialize in. You can also choose to dedicate yourself to a variety of pursuits, such as trade, fishing, horse training, alchemy, cooking, and gathering. The Traveler Edition is a bundle of the base game and multiple add-ons*.

*Those add-ons collectively constitute The Traveler Item Pack, which is also available on PlayStation Store as a separate download. PlayStation Plus members who have already purchased any edition of Black Desert cannot redeem the full Traveler Edition bundle from PlayStation Plus. However, PlayStation Plus members who have already purchased any edition of Black Desert other than the Traveler Edition may redeem the standalone Traveler Item Pack from PlayStation Plus, instead.

Generation Zero

This first-person open world adventure is set in a familiar but hostile open world of 1980s Sweden. Battle and survive deadly machine enemies alone or with three friends in seamless online co-op as you discover the truth behind what’s happened to the region. You must choose your battles wisely as you engage in adrenaline-pumping guerilla combat against these mechanical forces. Scavenge parts from your fallen enemies and use them to craft equipment, weapons and ammunition. Build and fortify your own bases across the island and start taking back your home.

Last chance to download August’s Monthly Games

PlayStation Plus members have until Monday, September 4 to add PGA Tour 2K23, Dreams and Death’s Door to their game library.



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