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Sony to increase the prices of PlayStation Plus subscriptions in the UK

In an email sent to users today, Sony will be increasing the prices of PlayStation Plus prices in the UK:

From 00:01 BST on 31 August 2017 we are changing the prices of PlayStation®Plus.
– Annually, the price will change from £39.99 to £49.99 per annum.
– Quarterly, the price will change from £14.99 to £19.99 per quarter.
– Monthly, the price will change from £5.99 to £6.99 per month.

What this means for you
We will alter the price of a PlayStation®Plus membership at 00:01 BST on 31 August 2017. As you are an existing member, this means that all recurring subscription fees payable by you on or after 31 August 2017 will be charged at the new price. Up until 31 August 2017, you may purchase a PlayStation®Plus subscription at the current price, which will then be added (or “stacked on”) to your current membership period.
If you don’t want to continue with PlayStation®Plus
If you want to prevent your PlayStation®Plus membership continuing at the new price, you will need to cancel it – turn OFF “auto-renew” in your account settings at least 48 hours before your next payment on or after 31 August 2017 is due. There’s some guidance on how to cancel your membership on PlayStation.com.

Users from Reddit are also saying they got this email in other territories covered by SIEE.

Users are expressing their disappointment about this change on social media platforms. What do you think about this price increase? Let us know in the comments.

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PlayStation Now available for PC starting today in the US

PS Now PC

Last week PlayStation Now for PC was released in European countries which has the PlayStation Now game streaming service. Today Sony has made the service available in the US which allows you to stream more than 400 PS3 games including exclusives, greatest hits, acclaimed masterpieces, and games for the whole family.

To get started go to PSNow.com and download the PlayStation Now application. Sony also said that 6 new PS3 games have been added this month, including Mafia II, Tomb Raider and Heavy Rain. Castlevania will also be coming soon to PS Now.

In order to play PS3 games on your Windows PC you will need a DUALSHOCK 4 controller with a USB cable (or you can use the optional wireless adaptor accessory to play wirelessly) a PSN account with a PS Now subscription and an internet connection of 5 Mbps or greater. Minimum PC requirements include Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 OS, Core i3 @ 2.0 GHz, 300 MB HDD space and 2 GB RAM.

PS Now is available in a 7 Day free trial, a 1 month subscription for $19.99 and a 1 year subscription for a limited time offer of $99.99. You can also use PS Now on various other devices including PS3, PS Vita, PS TV and compatible Smart TVs.

Source: PlayStation.Blog US