New PlayStation Plus: What comes in each tier?

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The new PlayStation Plus scheme, originally titled Project Spartacus, is due to launch in a few short weeks and we have finally received information on what we are due to see. Here's what we know about it so far.

LATEST - Tonnes of Details Revealed

PlayStation has just revealed tonnes of details in regards to PS Plus Premium. They have shown off a huge lineup of games, as well as giving details about the future of the service. You can read all about it right here.

Next month will probably have a few growing pains for the service but the end goal is certainly interesting.

First PS Premium Retro Games Leaked

As spotted by u/the_andshrew and reported by EuroGamer, a handful of games were spotted in the backend of the site. They are:

  • Tekken 2
  • Ridge Racers 2
  • Mr Driller
  • Worms World Party
  • Worms Armageddon
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Rollout dates announced

We now finally know when the new PS Plus is due to rollout across the world.

In case you can't read the tweet above, you can expect to see the new PS Plus arrive at:

  • Asian markets: May 23
  • Japan: June 1
  • Americas: June 13
  • Europe: June 22
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What is the new PlayStation Plus Plan?

The new PlayStation Plus is a rebrand of the same service, incorporating PS Now, alongside a category of cloud streaming games from previous eras of PlayStation. It seems like Sony want to offer a central package to get all things PlayStation in one go.

This has been hinted at for some time and will finally be launching in June.

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What comes in each tier of PlayStation Plus?

There are three central tiers you can avail of, all with unique selling points. They are "PlayStation Plus Essential", "PlayStation Plus Extra", and "PlayStation Plus Premium".

PlayStation Plus Essential

This comes with all the benefits of standard PS Plus now - monthly games, discounts, online access and cloud storage. They are priced at:

  • United States
    • $9.99 monthly / $24.99 quarterly / $59.99 yearly
  • Europe
    • €8.99 monthly / €24.99 quarterly / €59.99 yearly
  • United Kingdom
    • £6.99 monthly / £19.99 quarterly / £49.99 yearly
  • Japan
    • ¥850 monthly / ¥2,150 quarterly / ¥5,143 yearly
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PlayStation Plus Extra

This comes with everything from the previous tier, alongside up to 400 games from the PS4/PS5 catalog. This is essentially PS Now and PlayStation Plus combined into one service. You can get it for:

  • United States
    • $14.99 monthly / $39.99 quarterly / $99.99 yearly
  • Europe
    • €13.99 monthly / €39.99 quarterly / €99.99 yearly
  • United Kingdom
    • £10.99 monthly / £31.99 quarterly / £83.99 yearly
  • Japan
    • ¥1,300 monthly / ¥3,600 quarterly / ¥8,600 yearly
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PlayStation Plus Premium

As well as coming with all of the above, this tier comes with up to 340 games from the PS1, PS2, PSP and PS3 eras. The PS3 games are available via streaming, the others can be downloaded. As well as this, you get time-limited trials for games, giving you the ability to try something before you buy it. You can get this all for:

  • United States
    • $17.99 monthly / $49.99 quarterly / $119.99 yearly
  • Europe
    • €16.99 monthly / €49.99 quarterly / €119.99 yearly
  • United Kingdom
    • £13.49 monthly / £39.99 quarterly / £99.99 yearly
  • Japan
    • ¥1,550 – monthly / ¥4,300 – quarterly / ¥10,250 yearly
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If you live in a region without cloud streaming, you can avail of PlayStation Plus Deluxe, a mixture of the previous two tiers without cloud streaming.