Last December, the first rumors about a new PlayStation subscription started circulating. The subscription, which will be called Spartacus, will be Sony’s counterpart to Microsoft’s popular Xbox Game Pass. news site Bloomberg I heard from anonymous sources that Sony may introduce the new service as early as next week.
There are currently two PlayStation subscription services available: PlayStation Plus And the Playstation now† PlayStation Plus is required to play online multiplayer games. Members also get a few games per month for free, discounts on other games, access to exclusive content and 100GB of cloud storage. PlayStation Now can be seen as a Netflix-like service. Several hundred games from PS2, PS3, and PS4 can be streamed on demand or downloaded to your PlayStation or PC.
Spartacus is supposed to have merged the two services. The service will be divided into several subscription plans, with the more expensive ones also providing access to live broadcasts and playback of exclusive demos. The new games aren’t expected to be available to Spartacus members from day one, which is the point of sale for Xbox Game Pass.
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