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Sony’s answer to Game Pass on PlayStation could cost up to $16 a month



The Xbox Game Pass competitor Sony is cooking for the PlayStation will have three tiers that cost $10, $13 and $16 a month, according to VentureBeat’s GamesBeat. Bloomberg first mentioned About the all-in-one gaming subscription service codenamed Spartacus in December. Based on the documents seen by the post, Spartacus will integrate the perks offered by PlayStation Now and PlayStation Plus and likely be available for PS4 and PS5. This new report gives us more details about the service and what each category will get.

Sony is said to be recalling the Spartacus Essential, Extra, and Premium categories, the first of which is PlayStation Plus in its current form. It will still cost $10, and it will give you access to games every month that you can add to your library. Meanwhile, the additional tier will cost $13 and include access to those monthly games, as well as a game catalog with hundreds of vintage games you can download. This catalog may be the same as PS Now.

Finally, the premium tier will set you back $16 per month and include all the perks mentioned above, along with access to PS Now’s streaming capabilities and a library of classic games. In addition, it will give you access to a feature called Game Experiences which allows you to download new PS games and start playing them before they are released. If it’s similar to EA’s gaming experiences, you can only play a title before it’s officially released for a set number of hours.

At this point, it’s still unclear if Sony will add a new first-party exclusive to the service when it becomes available. Former President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment Jim Ryan He said It was not sustainable to release new versions that cost hundreds of millions to develop in a subscription service. However, Microsoft has Bought for Bethesda Since then, I also recently started a process Get Activision Blizzard. The tech giant is adding developer titles to Xbox Game Pass, so Sony will have to think of ways to make Spartacus a more enticing option.

Spartacus is said to enter the testing phase in the coming weeks. GamesBeat says Microsoft may officially reveal details of the subscription service in March.

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