The Xbox Game Pass offers a great service with its large game library and numerous perks. PlayStation fans have long wondered when Sony will finally follow suit – and now it could even be faster than expected.
PlayStation: is Sony working on some kind of Game Pass?
According to the Bloomberg website: yes. The news and media company reported having viewed documents. These state that Sony Group Corp. is working on a new subscription service, which is to compete with the Game Pass from Xbox in the future.
The service, code-named Spartacus, is intended to enable PlayStation owners to access a catalog of modern and classic games for a monthly fee. To make this possible, the existing subscription plans of Sony, PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now, as early as spring 2022 be merged.
While PlayStation Now allows users to stream or download older games, PlayStation Plus offers players the option of online multiplayer, 100 GB cloud storage, at least three free games per month and much more. According to the Bloomberg website, Spartacus could be in the future keep the PlayStation Plus branding.
In December, PlayStation Plus subscribers will get three games, including LEGO DC Super Villains:
The service should be divided into three levels
The documents Bloomberg looked at describe one 3-step plan. The first would include the existing PlayStation Plus benefits. The second would have a large catalog of PlayStation 4 and possibly PlayStation 5 games. The third tier will also include demos, game streaming and a library of classic PS1, PS2, PS3 and PSP games.
So far it’s just a rumor. Unfortunately, there is no official statement so far. We will keep you up to date.
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