YOUR PlayStation gets a huge upgrade that lets you play games for free – but with a big catch.
It’s part of a new game trial system that gives you an expanded chance to test titles.
Sony will be fully incorporated later this year Change the way PS Plus works.
It’s a monthly subscription that players pay to access certain features, like online multiplayer for the PS5.
But it also turns out that you can access timed trials too.
Now it looks like Sony will let gamers review any game worth more than $34, according to a new report game developer Report.
The trial versions are expected to last at least two hours – for free, without having to buy the game.
All Sony needs is a PlayStation Plus premium subscription.
That means you can test games before actually buying them.
But after two hours (or more if the developer wishes) you will be locked out of the game unless you pay for it.
It’s part of a major overhaul for PS Plus.
The service will be enhanced and merged with game streaming app PlayStation Now on June 1st in the US and June 22nd in Europe.
Sony says there will be more than 700 games on the platform, offering “more value than ever”.
There are three different PlayStation membership plans to choose from.
These include PS Plus Essential, Extra and Premium.
Essential costs $9.99/£6.99 per month and is similar to the current membership.
That means you get two monthly downloadable games, exclusive discounts, cloud storage to save, and access to online multiplayer.
Extra costs $14.99/£10.99 per month and adds a catalog of up to 400 popular PS4 and PS5 games.
Then there’s Premium, which costs $17.99/£13.49 per month.
That adds another 340 games to the list, including PS3 games (via cloud streaming) and a backlog of classic PlayStation, PS2, and PSP titles.
You also get cloud streaming access for original PlayStation games in the Extra and Premium tiers.
Finally, you get time-limited trials to try out titles before actually paying for them.
“The newly enhanced PlayStation Plus will allow our fans to discover and engage with more content than ever before,” said Sony President and CEO.
“And deepen their connection with the PlayStation community through shared experiences.”
All prices in this article were correct at the time of writing but may have changed since then. Always do your own research before making a purchase.
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