Sony Increasing the Price of PlayStation Plus to $59.99 Starting on September 22

If you’re a PlayStation Plus member you’ll want to read this. Sony has announced today that starting September 22 they will be increasing the price of PlayStation Plus. Starting then a year will cost $59.99, 3 months will cost $24.99, and 1 month will remain at $9.99.

This is interesting news and while I’m not ecstatic about a price increase I’ll wait and reserve judgement to see what kind of improvements might be made to the program before I pass judgement. Let us know in the comments what you think of the price of PlayStation Plus going up.

Here is the full announcement from Sony:

Starting on September 22, 2016, prices for PlayStation Plus memberships will change to $59.99 USD/ $69.99 CAD for twelve months and $24.99 USD/$29.99 CAD for three months. The monthly plan will change to $11.99 CAD in Canada, and remain $9.99 USD in the U.S. If you are a current member, the new prices will take effect if your membership renews on or after this date.

PlayStation Plus strives to enrich your PlayStation experience through a world-class service built for our fans. This marks the first time that PS Plus membership prices will increase in the U.S. and Canada since the launch of the service in 2010. The new pricing reflects the current market conditions while enabling us to continue providing exceptional value to our members. As a member, you will continue to enjoy the benefits and features that enable shared experiences, such as online multiplayer, free games, and exclusive discounts. You will also continue to get exclusive benefits such as online game save storage and discounts across the PlayStation digital services.

If you do not wish to continue your subscription, please be sure to cancel it by turning off auto-renewal in your account settings before September 22, 2016.

We thank all of you, our PlayStation Plus members, for your ongoing support.

Source: PlayStation blog

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