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PlayStation Plus Price Hike in Europe and Australia in August

PlayStation Plus Price Hike in Europe and Australia in August - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 August 2017 / 7,549 Views

Sony announced it will be increasing the price of PlayStation Plus subscription in Europe and Australia starting Thursday, August 31 at midnight BST.

In the UK, the annual membership is increasing from £39.99 to £49.99. The three month from £14.99 to £19.99, and the single month from £5.99 to £6.99.

In the rest of Europe, the annual subscription is increasing from €49.99 to €59.99, €19.99 to €24.99 for three months and €6.99 to €7.99 for one month.

In Australia, the price is increasing from AU$69.95 to AU$79.95 for one year, AU$27.95 to AU$33.95 for three months and AU$9.95 to AU$10.95 for one month. 

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mjk45 (on 28 July 2017)

That's well above inflation and what extra service am I receiving for that price and why not the rest of the world

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TallSilhouette mjk45 (on 28 July 2017)

Other regions have already had price hikes for the service. Plus as a whole has also been adding bigger, more expensive games to the lineup recently.

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mjk45 mjk45 (on 28 July 2017)

this is the second price rise for europe 2015 was the first

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Barkley mjk45 (on 29 July 2017)

The 2015 price change only affected 1 and 3 months though.

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Ultr mjk45 (on 31 July 2017)

we got a Price reduction last year as far as I remember, so ist just going back to what it was before.

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Liquid_faction (on 31 July 2017)

Microsoft needs to step up their game because I don't want Sony to have this pompous standard that they can just raise their prices and everyone will buy.

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caffeinade (on 31 July 2017)

Nintendo better not pull this kind of garbage on me.

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Stoneysilence caffeinade (on 31 July 2017)

Didn't Nintendo already announce they will have a paid service in the next year or two?

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NeverEndingStory caffeinade (on 31 July 2017)

Yes it will come next year. 20$ for 12 Months + playable Nintendo CLassics ever month!

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caffeinade caffeinade (on 07 August 2017)

~$20 is... okay, I guess.
But they better not push the price to ~ a full retail game.
Oh, and throwing in "free" games does not make it any better.
If you want to do a game subscription plan then make it optional.
Don't force it into the price of a core part of your system.

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