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PlayStation Plus 12-month subscriptions getting worldwide price increase from September

We also wanted to let you know that starting September 6 we will be increasing the price for PlayStation Plus 12-month subscriptions globally across all benefit plans. This price adjustment will enable us to continue bringing high-quality games and value-added benefits to your PlayStation Plus subscription service. 


Sony has announced a global price increase for PlayStation Plus’ 12-month subscription plans across all tiers of its service, with the changes coming into effect on 6th September worldwide.

As detailed at the bottom of its latest PlayStation Plus Monthly Games update, Starting on 6th September, UK subscribers will be facing increased prices for their PlayStation Plus subscriptions. The cost of 12 months of PlayStation Plus Essential will rise to £59.99 from the previous price of £49.99. As for 12 months of PlayStation Plus Extra, subscribers will have to shell out £99.99 instead of the previous price of £83.99. And if you want the premium experience with 12 months of PlayStation Plus Extra Premium, get ready to part with £119.99 instead of the original price tag of £99.99. These sudden increases in subscription fees may cause some concern amongst PlayStation gamers.

New PS Plus Prices will be: PlayStation Plus Essential will be £59.99PlayStation Plus Extra increases to £99.99Plus Extra Premium rises from £119.99

continue bringing high-quality games and value-added benefits to your PlayStation Plus subscription service, and is keen to stress that a 12-month plan still offers discounted access to the service compared with purchasing one- or three-month plans over a 12-month period. Following the price increase, for instance, a 12 month PlayStation Essential subscription will be approximately £20 cheaper than buying four three-month plans.

The PlayStation Plus price increases will be reflected globally, and Sony has provided updated pricing details for Europe, the US, and Japan as part of its announcement:

  • PlayStation Plus Essential 12-Month Subscription

UK: £59.99 GBP, Europe: €71,99, US: $79.99 USD, Japan: 6,800 Yen

  • PlayStation Plus Extra 12-Month Subscription

UK: £99.99, Europe: €125,99, US: $134.99, Japan: 11,700 Yen

  • PlayStation Plus Premium 12-Month Subscription

UK: £119.99, Europe: €151,99, US: $159.99, Japan: 13,900 Yen

Sony notes all existing 12-month subscribers can continue to access PlayStation Plus at its current price until a renewal is made on or after 6th November, but warns that any subscription changes made beyond 6th September – including upgrades, downgrades, and the purchase of additional time – will bring the new pricing into effect.

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