Tag: PlayStation Plus
News Xbox's Phil Spencer 'Excited' To Bring First Party Game To PlayStation Plus
The Xbox-developed title comes to PS Plus in March
Xbox may be struggling to strike a deal with Sony over Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal, but it doesn't seem to be stopping other agreements going ahead between the two gaming rivals. During yesterday's State of Play livestream, Sony announced that Xbox's Minecraft Dungeons i
News Sony Reveals Xbox Game Pass Has 29 Million Subscribers, Admits New PS Plus Tiers 'Substantially' Behind
In yet another twist in the ongoing Xbox vs. PlayStation ActiBlizz drama (yes, that's definitely its official name now), the UK CMA has revealed Sony's response to the authority's recent "Issues Statement" concerning the acquisition. A
News Take-Two CEO Says It 'Doesn't Make Sense' To Launch Day One With Xbox Game Pass
"I don't think that ever made sense"
Oh boy, here we go again! Much like Sony's recent comments on day one subscription service releases, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick believes launching "frontline titles" day and date doesn't make sense from a business perspective. As part of Take-Two's recent quarterly earnings report, Zelnick discussed...
News Sony Could 'Respond' To ActiBlizz Deal By Improving PS Plus, Suggests Microsoft
"Sony has the ability to respond competitively"
There's been a lot of talk over the past week about the CMA's investigation into Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, and in Microsoft's response to the authority, we found some interesting comments about PlayStation Plus. Basically, the document goes into detail about why Microsoft thinks...
News PlayStation's Jim Ryan Continues To Dismiss Game Pass-Style Launches
The Xbox model is a "significant risk" for PS5 first-party games
It seems that people just can't move away from Xbox Game Pass when talking about the new PlayStation Plus revamp. In a recent investor Q&A, PlayStation's Jim Ryan was once again asked about comparisons to Xbox's service, and whether launching first party games there is something...
News Early Look At PS Plus Premium Shows How It Compares To Xbox Game Pass
Let the battle commence
Right, Sony has finally revealed more information on its huge overhaul of PlayStation Plus, and it's starting to compare quite heavily to Xbox Game Pass. While Sony has confirmed that its first party games won't launch on any tier of PS Plus, its newly revealed game list shows a huge reliance on classic PlayStation first...
News Sony CFO Says That Game Pass-Style Launches Would Cause Exclusives To 'Deteriorate'
"That will deteriorate the first-party title quality"
Sony CFO Hiroki Totoki has discussed the the idea of PlayStation exclusives launching on PS Plus; a hot topic since Xbox Game Pass began to integrate first party games many years ago. This time, comments come from a recent earnings call and for now, the company line hasn't changed. That line is...
Guide Here's How PlayStation's New Services Compare To Xbox Game Pass
PS Plus Essential, Extra, Premium vs. Xbox Game Pass
PlayStation has officially revealed its new tiered subscription plans, with three levels available to players. Each level includes a range of different benefits, with some clearly positioned to compete with Xbox Game Pass. So, how do they all compare? And will any of them really rival Microsoft's...
News PlayStation's Game Pass Competitor Could Be Announced Next Week
We've heard for a good while about PlayStation competing with Xbox Game Pass. The thing is, they've just never done it. While PS Plus and PS Now offer good value, neither can top Game Pass. It looks like Sony wants to change that narrative. A new