Quite a few want parity with the Xbox Game Pass with the new PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium, which Sony has now rejected several times. Nevertheless, they are investigating how to make the service more attractive.
The head of PlayStation’s indie division Shuhei Yoshida spoke about this in an interview with GamesIndustry, according to which PlayStation Plus is by no means a deportation station for unsuccessful titles or the like. On the contrary, there is a great deal of trust in the titles before they are included in the subscription service. That would help them to reach an even larger audience later.
“We believe in the premium release of a title at release and maybe six months or three months or three years when the game’s sales are falling, inclusion in this service, PS Plus Extra, can help bring those games to a new, broader.” to introduce the audience,” says Yoshida.
“Some people may have missed these games when they came out and it’s a great opportunity to play and generate word of mouth or if there is DLC or a sequel we can help generate interest in the franchise from a wider audience.” to wake up.”
According to Yoshida, publishers would be encouraged to take this route to extend the lifecycle of their games. You continue to experiment with PlayStation Plus to find the best way for users. Yoshida is also ruling out a competitor to Game Pass at this point in time.
Every now and then you can still look forward to a day one release on PlayStation Plus, like last time Straywhich was immediately available on PlayStation Plus Premium.
Currently, the line-up for PlayStation Plus Premium and Extra has been updated, including Watch Dogs 2, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and more.