PlayStation Plus is about to get significantly more expensive in the coming weeks as Sony has announced a price increase for the service. Starting from August 31, prices in Europe will rise from £39.99/€49.99 a year to £49.99/€59.99.
One of the most important aspects that many users have wanted answered since the launch of the Xbox Game Pass is how they will be informed of game removals. Microsoft has now revealed that players will get advanced warnings of any removals so that they can finish off playthroughs. According to a representative, “When a game rotates out of Xbox Game Pass, fans will be notified a few weeks in advance before it is removed from the catalog.”
Microsoft is following in the footsteps of EA by launching their very own subscription service for games on the Xbox One. Called the Xbox Game Pass, it will cost subscribers $9.99/£7.99 a month and offer a selection of around 100 games for download.
For some 13 years, EVE Online has been one of the most popular, and distinct, MMOs available on the PC. Throughout that time it has maintained a paid subscription model despite the fact that many of its competitors have adopted freemium ideas that allow players to play without any upfront cost.
PlayStation Plus prices are set to increase on September 22 for the first time since the service launched in 2010. Revealing on the change in pricing on the official PlayStation Blog, Sony WILl now be charging $60 for a full year membership, a price hike of $10.
Scribd, a subscription service that provides an all-you-can eat selection of books and audiobooks, has now added comic books to its lineup.
Gaming giant Electronic Arts, better known as EA, today introduced a subscription gaming service called EA Access. The service will run at a low-price monthly fee, allowing access to games and exclusive demos from across EA’s development studios.