Quantcast
Sony reveals huge plans for potential PSN premium service - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Sony reveals huge plans for potential PSN premium service


11:20 AM on 12.18.2009
Sony reveals huge plans for potential PSN premium service photo



If you've been following all the talk surrounding potential subscription fees for the PlayStation Network, then this is a very hot story indeed. A brand new market survey has revealed Sony's ideas for the seemingly inevitable premium subscription, and some of the ideas are shockingly good, with a range of benefits that may be worth a fee after all. 

Such considerations include one-hour game trials, exclusive in-game content and, most intriguing of all, unrestricted access to the PSOne Classics and Minis store, allowing subscribers to get whatever PSOne games they like for no additional charge. The long-awaited cross-game chat has also been named as a potential premium service, available only to subscribers.

Other bonuses under consideration include music sharing, loyalty rewards, discounts, a music service and much, much more. Three subscription models have been revealed, costing $69.99 a year, with a cheaper one running for $29.99 a year. 

None of this is set in stone, and is merely stuff that Sony is considering. However, there is some promising potential here that could lead to a true premium service, unlike Xbox Live, which merely gives the illusion of premium content by offering things that should be free in the first place. Check out the survey for all of Sony's ideas and let us know if any of it's worth paying for in your estimation.

Sony reveals huge plans for potential PSN premium service photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.



Review: Hohokum photo
Review: Hohokum
2:00 PM on 08.16.2014







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

PS3

1:00 PM on 08.19.2014
Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show conference dated

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia is holding a PlayStation press conference in Japan at 3:00pm on September 1 (11:00pm Pacific on August 31) ahead of Tokyo Game Show. Prior announcements to come out of these conferences ...more



11:30 AM on 08.19.2014
Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN is getting a six button pad for PS4

If you're a fan of six-button fight pads and find yourself wanting a new one for your PS4, you're in luck -- Arc System Works is releasing a pad for Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN. It features a full layout with the R1 and R2 keys as f...more



10:00 AM on 08.19.2014
Big Hero 6 is making its way to Disney Infinity 2.0

In case you haven't heard, Disney is producing a movie called Big Hero 6 which is based on the Marvel comic series of the same name. It features a young boy named Hiro, who fights crime with his personal robot Baymax. Th...more



View all PS3






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more