Sony has up to date its PlayStation Plus FAQ web page (tucked away on the backside here) and is clamping down additional on loopholes that gave customers early reductions on its upcoming PlayStation Plus Premium service. It’s additionally pausing the activation of PlayStation Plus and Now vouchers for present subscribers till after its new service rolls out in June, and there’s even an official conversion chart exhibiting the worth of these vouchers for its upcoming three providers; PlayStation Plus Essentials, Extra, and Premium.
After Sony announced its plan to restructure PlayStation Plus into a brand new three-tiered service to additional compete with Microsoft’s and Nintendo’s services, issues have been barely obscure about how the conversion to the brand new tiers will work. Users started stacking pay as you go subscriptions to PlayStation Now, Sony’s cloud streaming service on consoles and PC, hoping the $59.99 per-year service would convert to the upcoming $119.99 per-year PlayStation Plus Premium. Sony was fast to cease many individuals from exploiting that low cost, however it couldn’t hold folks from shopping for and redeeming the playing cards for some kind of service — and these remaining PS Now voucher playing cards offers you no less than a partial PlayStation Plus Premium subscription.
At least, they may beginning in June. Sony is now preserving many individuals from redeeming pay as you go vouchers till after the PS Plus relaunch. Only customers who aren’t already subscribed can redeem a one, three, or 12-month pay as you go card, that are still sold at many retailers (together with immediately from Sony).
What occurs in case you have a pay as you go voucher as soon as June rolls round? Well, it should nonetheless be value redeeming them when you’re ready. Sony made this useful chart to elucidate how a lot they’re value when changing to the brand new service. While a month of PlayStation Now gained’t purchase you a month of PlayStation Plus Premium, Sony says you’ll nonetheless get “ the size of time equal to the financial worth of your unique voucher.
Did I say useful? I meant dreadful. But simply as Sony’s announcement of its new PS Plus service has been rife with confusion, so too has its communication of conversions up till now. Hopefully, the subsequent bit of latest data from Sony would be the full listing of video games that accessible with PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium, so folks have a clearer thought of why these new tiers are worthy of a subscription.