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I'm finally writing this review as it's recently been announced that a PS+ account is mandatory to play online on the PS4. Personally, I'd 100% completely and utterly recommend PS+ to every single Playstation owner regardless. It just gives you so much for your money.
Apart from all the smaller features such as cloud save game storage and automatic updates, along with the discounts on store content, easily the best feature, and the reason every Playstation owner should buy this is the instant game collection.
Every month, the store is updated with 3 PS3 games which are completely free of charge, one will be a major retail game such as Hitman, Red Dead Redemption, Bioshock 2, Batman: Arkham City etc. The second will be another retail game, though less major or well known, and finally there will generally be a PSN game. On top of this You get an extra 3 games which stay on the store for a year, currently Uncharted 3, LBP Karting and XCOM. That's 39 games over the course of a year. Free. Less than £1 per game. They've also been known to throw in extra games, a couple of months ago I got God of War HD as a total extra.
That's great, but when you also factor in the fact you get an extra 2 PS Vita games per month, along with a couple which are around per year, you're starting to get down to around 60p per game. Now add in the fact that you'll also get 1 (initially) PS4 game per month and the value just becomes ridiculous.
I can truly say that any games fan should seriously seriously consider buying this service. The only two downsides are that I do believe you lose the games you got free if you let your subscription end (though why you'd want to do that is beyond me), and that you get so many free games, you do find your hard drive becomes limiting very quickly.
The amount of free stuff that you get with this is amazing for the money.
One subscription works for all of your Playstation devices, so you get a wealth of free content each month.
If you own a Playstation device, then this is really a must have for all of the free games. They're usually quite recent, and are proper big games that you want to play, not junk that you've never heard of!
Great price for a whole year, at the time I bought this item it was cheaper than Sony.
The only shame with this item is that it is a physical product, I think this is totally unnecessary as all you get it a CD case and inside a product code, very wasteful really and would be better if you purchased and the product code was sent to your email address.
Apart from this it is exactly as described, came in a few days and was very easy for me to register.
You need this subscription for online multiplayer but the additional contents they say are great are so bad.... you get cheap arcade games to download... you save nothing more than 10% on games that nobody wants. It is kind of a Joke. Xbox seem to get the best games!!! Unfortunately you need this to play online so I would deffo get if your on next gen ps4
As an active Xbox Live Gold subscriber I honestly thought it was worth it. But after buying Vita and PS4 I had no idea how great this PS+ subscription is. You get good or great games on monthly basis for all your Sony platforms. If you don't play often like me - you can actually buy just a few games per year (GTA V and other missing which is a crime) and get away with free ones Sony will throw it you. This subscription is a must.
If you own a PS4 or PS3 this is a must buy, the value is unbelievable, I've had this 2 months and the free games I've downloaded so far are, Outlast PS4, Resogun PS4, Don't Starve PS4, Devil May Cry PS3, Remember Me PS3, Borderlands 2 PS3, Metro Last Light PS3, Bioshock Infinite PS3, I don't have a Vita yet but I could also have downloaded games for that, this is unbelievable value and if you have a PS4 and want to play on line this is (like the bone) mandatory for multiplayer play.
PS Plus gives you 2 free games to play with each month. You can keep playing them so long as your PS Plus membership is still active. In December 2013, PS4 owners could download Resogun and Contrast free of charge. You also get 2 free games for the PS Vita and PS3 platforms. PS Plus is required to play your games online, or to download select game titles or add-ons at a discount from the PS Store. Soon enough it will also allow you to store your game saves on cloud storage.
I measured this on the brill-o-tron and the awesome-ometer and it rated 10 on both. £35 for a year and in that year you get flooded with great games for the PS3 and the Vita. You can't go wrong. I've only had it a month and already have LBP2, Unchartered 3, XCom, LBP Karting, ICO, Hitman and more. It's paid for itself already.