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News: PlayStation Plus Will Rake in $1.2 Billion a Year, Reckons Analyst

PlayStation Plus Will Rake in $1.2 Billion a Year, Reckons Analyst

Did it for the dollar sign

Sony’s decision to introduce a subscription paywall to its multiplayer offerings on the PlayStation 4 may have irritated some people, but it’s not hard to see why the platform holder made the decision. According to IHS analyst Piers Harding-Rolls, the firm stands to earn a whopping $1.2 billion in annual consumer...

News: Pssht, You Won't Need to Pay to Share Game Footage on PS4

Pssht, You Won't Need to Pay to Share Game Footage on PS4

Shiny happy people

We’re convinced that Sony’s been glugging holy water or something. The company can’t seem to do anything wrong at the moment – and that’s making Microsoft’s errors stand out like a lighthouse beacon. Earlier in the week, the Redmond-based manufacturer revealed that you’ll need an Xbox Live Gold account to access the...

News: Need for Speed: Most Wanted Leads High-Octane EU PS Plus Refresh

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Leads High-Octane EU PS Plus Refresh

Lineup includes Mafia II, Spec Ops: The Line, and more

The sun is certainly shining, but that’s not stopping Sony from waving the chequered flag on another insane European PlayStation Plus offering. Starting from 31st July, you’ll be able to burn rubber in Need for Speed: Most Wanted, all without needing to worry about the price of petrol. But...

News: You Won't Need a PlayStation Plus Membership to Access PS4's Social Features

You Won't Need a PlayStation Plus Membership to Access PS4's Social Features

Auto-update will also be free

Sony won’t charge you to access the PlayStation 4’s wealth of social features, despite what we predicted earlier in the year. Back in April, we pondered whether the platform holder would lock access to functionality such as the ‘Share’ button behind a paywall. But despite confirming that the company is to start...

News: PlayStation Plus Reloads with Uncharted 3, XCOM, and LBP Karting

PlayStation Plus Reloads with Uncharted 3, XCOM, and LBP Karting

Tasty treats

Incredibly, it’s almost been a year since Sony introduced PlayStation Plus’ excellent Instant Game Collection initiative. As such, the platform holder is set to refresh the evergreen titles that have occupied the service for the past year with some brand new software. Starting next week (Tuesday in North America and Wednesday in...

News: Deus Ex, Saints Row Front Huge North American PS Plus Refresh

Deus Ex, Saints Row Front Huge North American PS Plus Refresh

Games galore

After slipping behind Europe in the Instant Game Collection stakes, Sony Computer Entertainment America has responded with a rip-roaring PlayStation Plus update for June. Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to download Deus Ex: Human Revolution for free. The classic sneak ‘em up will be joined by savings on Let’s Fish: Hooked On,...

News: BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Punches onto North American PS Plus

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Punches onto North American PS Plus

Rebel one

Fans of fighters will be able to snag another humdinger for their PlayStation Vita this week, as Sony has confirmed that BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend is set to join the Instant Game Collection later today. The beautiful brawler will be available for free for PlayStation Plus subscribers, alongside timed trials for both FUSE

News: Ready Your Sword and Shield for June's European PlayStation Plus Update

Ready Your Sword and Shield for June's European PlayStation Plus Update

Kingdoms of Amalur, Demon's Souls, and more up for grabs

There’s a bit of a medieval theme to next month’s European PlayStation Plus offering. Sony has confirmed that Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will be available for free from 29th May. It’ll be joined around the, er, round table by Demon’s Souls and the unmissable ICO & Shadow of...

News: ICO & Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection Free on EU PS Plus Next Month

ICO & Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection Free on EU PS Plus Next Month

Demon's Souls also joining the fun

Sony has announced that two of the greatest games of all time will be available for free as part of the European Instant Game Collection next month. The company has confirmed that PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download a complimentary copy of the ICO & Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection in...