Finally, the new PlayStation Plus shared service is available in various regions, and users can use this new PlayStation shared service. Therefore, we want to answer your possible ambiguities about this service in full.
These questions and answers are written in the official blog of PlayStation, and therefore the information is completely accurate and announced by PlayStation.
What is the new PlayStation Plus?
We have combined the PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now services into a more complete PlayStation Plus service I have provided. This service provides more choices and higher value for users at different levels. In general, this service has three levels: Essential, Extra, and Premium. Deluxe service has replaced premium in accounts that do not support cloud streaming. Our focus is on providing a diverse selection of games with hundreds of high quality titles to choose from when subscribing to Extra or Premium (or Deluxe) levels.
What are the key features of each level? ?
PlayStation Plus Essential
- Provides the same benefits that current PlayStation Plus owners enjoy, such as:
- There are no changes for current PlayStation Plus members at this level.
PlayStation Plus Extra
- All the benefits of the previous level (Essential )
- A list of up to 400 of the most enjoyable PlayStation 4 games. Adds PlayStation 5 - one of the best-selling games of PlayStation Studios and our third-party partners. Games in the Extra layer can be downloaded.
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- Offers all the benefits of Essential and Extra levels.
- offers up to 340 other games as follows:
- Access cloud services for countries where PlayStation Now is available./li>
- A special demo version of some time-limited games is also available at this level, so customers can try out some of the selected games before purchasing.
In which countries does the PlayStation Network account support premium levels and cloud streaming?
Currently At the time of launching this service, the following countries will support this level and other countries will benefit from the Deluxe level:
- Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Cyprus, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States
What will be the price of each level?
PlayStation Plus Essential :
- US: $ 9.99 per month/$ 24.99 quarterly/$ 59.99 per year
- Europe: 8.99 per month/ 24.99 on a quarterly basis/ 59.99 on an annual basis
- UK: 9 6.99 on a monthly basis /. 19.99 on a quarterly basis /. 49.99 on an annual basis
- N: 850 yen per month/2150 yen quarterly/5143 yen per year
PlayStation Plus Extra :
- US: $ 14.99 on a monthly basis/$ 39.99 on a quarterly basis/$ 99.99 on an annual basis
- Europe: 13.99 on a monthly basis/EUR 39.99 on a quarterly basis/99.99 Euros per year
- England: 10.99 pounds per month/31.99 pounds per quarter/83.99 pounds per year
- Japan: 1300 yen per month/3600 Yen on a quarterly basis/8600 Yen on an annual basis
PlayStation Plus Premium :
- US: $ 17.99 monthly/$ 49.99 quarterly/$ 119.99 Dollar per year
- Europe: 16.99 per month/ 49.99 quarterly/ 119.99 per year
- UK:. 13.99 per month/39. 99 on a quarterly basis 9 99.99 on an annual basis
- Japan: 1,550 yen on a monthly basis/4300 yen on a quarterly basis/10,250 yen on an annual basis
What games will be in the new PlayStation Plus service?
The new PlayStation Plus with 700 titles in Three different membership levels will be offered. Selected content will include blockbusters such as Demons Souls, Marvels Spider-Man: Miles Morales, NBA 2K 22, Red Dead Redemption 2, Returnal and more. you can visit the PlayStation site to see a list of regional games in the United States.
What will happen to your subscription?
Former PlayStation Plus subscribers will automatically receive an Essential Level subscription, and monthly discounts on two PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 games on a monthly basis. Ability to store games in the cloud, access to online multiplayer games and more will benefit. In fact, they will have the same features as the previous PlayStation Plus.
PlayStation Now subscribers will receive premium levels automatically at no extra cost until the end of their subscription.
Will it still be possible to buy the former PlayStation Plus or PlayStation Now separately?
Now that the new PlayStation Plus has been released, It will not be possible to purchase PlayStation Now alone. Holders of this service will be upgraded to premium PlayStation. On the other hand, the Essential level in the new PlayStation Plus will be the same as the previous PlayStation Plus and will support the same benefits.
How often are new games introduced for the new PlayStation Plus service?
As usual, new games are added to the PlayStation Plus every month and their list is new will be; So, there is always something to play with. Since we want to follow the previous procedure of adding games to PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now, the game list of this service is updated twice a month, so you can be informed about these updates through various means. The details of updating the games for each level are as follows:
PlayStation Plus Essential:
- Like the former PlayStation Plus) and higher levels will be new for two months for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.
Extra and Premium/Deluxe levels:
- For the two higher levels, Extra and Premium levels, new games will be added in the middle of the month, which will increase the variety of games in these levels.
Important Note: Games that are the first Tuesday of the month Available for all three levels, like the former PlayStation Plus when you add them to your account, you can experience them as long as you have PlayStation Plus. On the other hand, the games that will be released in the middle of the month and only for Extra and Premium levels, you can only experience them as long as they are in the list of games of this service and in fact its function will be similar to PlayStation Now. p>
On what devices can you experience games on the new PlayStation Plus?
The new PlayStation Plus can be used on the following devices:
- PlayStation 5 console - download game and cloud streaming capability
- PlayStation 4 console - download game and cloud streaming capability
- PC - only as cloud streaming
PlayStation Plus monthly games previously downloaded on PS3 and PS Vita will remain available as long as the user is a PlayStation Plus member.
Which games to download and which Are games only available as cloud streams in the new PlayStation Plus service?
Ability to download or cloud stream games on PlayStation Plus to the superficial benefits of this service of choice It also depends on the country you choose for your PlayStation Plus account. Streaming capability is only available for PlayStation Plus Premium. More details for the top two levels of this service are as follows:
Download for Extra and Premium or Deluxe levels:
- PlayStation 1 games, PlayStation portable, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 will be available for download
- Remaster or remake of PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 games will also be available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Cloud stream for Premium level:>
- PlayStation 1, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PSP games as cloud streaming will be possible through this level. This includes all games available in both Extra and Premium levels.
- Please note that cloud streaming access for some titles, including classic games, will be available shortly after release. Cloud streaming capability may be different for some games. Cloud streaming is not available for PS5 titles either.
- Games can be streamed on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.
Essential games are only available for download .
Do the PlayStation 1 and PlayStation Portable games support the trophy in the new PlayStation Plus service? ?
Some of the classic games on these consoles support this feature. Some of the games that support this feature include Ape Escape, Hot Shots Golf, IQ Intelligent Qube and Siphon Filter. However, developers are not required to add a trophy for classic games.
Can you transfer your saved files to the original version after purchasing the game after experiencing the games at the premium level?
Yes. If you buy the game, all the trophies you have collected or your savings will be transferred to the main game.
If we receive a trophy during the game experience and do not decide to buy the game, can the trophies be
Trophies received in the case of a temporary and limited trial experience through the premium level will remain on your PlayStation profile, even if you decide to do so after completing this trial. Do not buy games, you can keep the trophies forever. If you decide to buy the game later, you can receive other trophies and continue the process.
If the game ends on another device, will the game progress from the PlayStation Games list? Is the Plus transferred between the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles?
If you are running a game downloaded from the PlayStation Plus game list, the data stored on the console depends on the console you are playing on. Your PlayStation 4 or 5 will be saved. you can manually upload your saved game file to the PlayStation Plus cloud storage space and download it to PlayStation 4 or other PlayStation 5 consoles.
When you perform a cloud stream, the stored data is automatically stored in the PlayStation Plus cloud memory and you can stream it to another device without taking any additional action.
Will add-ons and extensions work with downloadable games on PlayStation Plus?
Yes. you can purchase add-on packs and add-ons for downloadable games on PlayStation Plus. If your subscription expires or if the game in question is removed from the PlayStation Plus service, you will lose access to the game and, of course, add-on packages or add-ons to the game. When you re-subscribe to the service or decide to buy the game, you can access the add-on packages you have already purchased again.
Note that add-on packages or extensions are not supported for game streaming mode .
Is it possible to download games when they are offline at Extra and Premium levels? Experience it?
Yes. However, when you want to experience Extra and Premium level games, you need to log in to your PSN and account at least once every seven days to confirm your PlayStation Plus subscription. It should be noted that this is only necessary for games of these two higher levels, and this is not the case at the Essential level.
With these changes, should games previously played through PlayStation Plus/ PlayStation Now Purchased, re-downloaded?
For PlayStation Plus games you have already used on your PSN account, as long as you are a member you are PlayStation Plus, those games will continue to be part of your game library. There is no change in the benefits of your PlayStation Plus.
Games that you have downloaded in the past through PlayStation Now, if those games are still available on the new PlayStation Plus, you can continue to experience the game from the files. Take advantage of what you have saved. Similar to PlayStation Now, if the game is no longer available on PlayStation Plus, you will not be able to access that effect. If the game is available in the PlayStation Store and you decide to buy it, you can access your saved files again. Just make sure you do not delete your saved files.
What is the difference between a downloaded gaming experience and a cloud streaming experience via PlayStation Plus Premium?
Games that can be downloaded at different levels of the service, run locally with their original graphics and sound on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 consoles; So, if your game, console and TV support 4K quality, that effect can run even in 4K quality. Downloaded games that support PlayStation VR will be playable on this device.
In addition, some online features, such as plugins and online modes, will only be available through the downloaded version of the game.
However, the PlayStation Plus cloud streaming feature, which is only available in certain countries, only supports up to 1080p resolution. The quality of the stream in this case depends on the speed and bandwidth of your internet and requires at least 5Mbps or 15Mbps internet for 1080p resolution.
What are the minimum specifications for using cloud streaming via PlayStation Plus Premium on a computer?
- Windows: Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)/8.1 or 10
- Processor: Core i3 2.0 GHz
- Memory Required: At least 300 MB >
- RAM: 2 GB RAM
- Sound card and USB port
Recommended system for better performance:
- Windows: Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)/8.1 or 10
- Processor: 5 GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8 GHz AMD A10 or faster
- Memory Required: At least 300 MB
- RAM memory: 2 GB RAM
- Sound card and USB port
Of course, you should note, because of the speed of the Internet in Iran Experiencing games via cloud streaming is likely to be more difficult. Especially because this service is not available in areas close to Iran.