With more and more competition in the over-the-top TV streaming market, Sony has decided to increase the price of its streaming service called PlayStation Vue. The cheapest plan used to cost $30 but not anymore. It is going up.
The new pricing for the service is more than most of its competitors now.
Sony decided to eliminate the Slim packages for PlayStation Vue. Those were the $30 per month plans. These plans were offered allover the United States with the exception of seven major cities. So now Sony is charging $40 per month for the same plan nationwide. Fans will not be happy about this price increase. A representative for the company told CNET that “The transition to standard pricing for all markets was always part of our roadmap” ever since the service was launched nationwide.
The thing is, the company is now asking its subscribers to pay slightly more than rivals DirecTV and YouTube TV, who both have plans starting at $35 per month. Sony promises three more billing cycles at $30 per month if you signed up for the Slim package before July 6th. So that is something at least if you like using the service still. Although you can certainly find better deals now elsewhere.