Posted Wed Jul 3, 2019 at 06:25 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
New and existing subscribers will have to pay a bit more for the service.
Sony has announced a $5 price hike for its PlayStation Vue live-TV streaming platform. The increase will impact all of the service's multi-channel subscription plans.
The new pricing is already in effect for new customers going forward. Meanwhile, the platform's existing customers will see the new pricing reflected on their first billing cycle on or after July 31. According to Sony, the increase is being made to keep up with the rising costs content.
The PlayStation Vue service provides live and on demand streaming from a growing collection of channels with support for up to 10 viewing profiles. The platform enables viewers to easily search through available programming with an intuitive interface and convenient personal recommendations. In addition, if customers tag a favorite series they will be given cloud access to episodes of that show for 28 days with no storage restrictions. Likewise, PlayStation Vue offers up to five simultaneous streams across different devices, including up to three mobile devices outside of the home.
Here's a rundown of current plans and pricing per Sony:
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