The rumors were therefore true, Project Spartacus has just been formalized and no, it’s not a Playstation Game Pass, but not far.
After long months filled with rumours, Sony has finally lifted the veil on its Project Spartacus. The service supposed to gain ground at Xbox Game Pass is ultimately not quite one and ultimately offers quite different things.
Merger of PS Plus and PS Now, retro games and 3 new offers
From next June, the Playstation Plus will mutate into something new and at the same time merge with the PS Now. In addition, Sony opens the possibility of playing in streaming or by downloading, hundreds of retro PS1, PS2 or PS3 games.
So everything will be divided into 3 separate subscriptionseach offering a different service.
PLAYSTATION PLUS ESSENTIAL
Price: €8.99 per month / €24.99 per quarter / €59.99 per year
- Two downloadable games each month
- Exclusive discounts
- Cloud storage for game saves
- Access to online multiplayer
This tier has no changes for players currently subscribed to PlayStation Plus.
PLAYSTATION PLUS EXTRA
Price: €13.99 per month / €39.99 per quarter / €99.99 per year
- Provides all the benefits of the Essential tier
- Also features a catalog of around 400 of the best PS4 and PS5 games, including hits from our PlayStation Studios catalog and third-party partners like Death Stranding, God of War, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Mortal Kombat 11 and Returnal for example. Extra tier games can be downloaded for offline access.
PLAYSTATION PLUS PREMIUM
Price: €16.99 per month / €49.99 per quarter / €119.99 per year
- Provides all the benefits of the Essential and Extra Tiers
- Limited-time trial versions of certain games will also be offered at this tier, allowing players to test them out before buying them.
- Offers approximately 340 additional games, including PS3 games available via cloud streaming and a catalog of classics, available to stream or download among PS1, PS2 and PSP games.
- Cloud streaming access to PlayStation, PS2, PSP and PS4 Extra and Premium tier games. Players can stream to PS4 and PS5 consoles, as well as PC