Introducing PlayStation Plus


PlayStation Plus subscription

PlayStation Plus is a subscription service package available on PlayStation Network.

What is PlayStation Plus?

PlayStation Plus is a subscription service package that provides a series of added features to PlayStation Network. A subscription can be purchased from PlayStation Store. As a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can enjoy the following services:

  • An Instant Game Collection of top-rated* PS3 and PS Vita titles at no extra cost.
  • Exclusive PlayStation Store discounts each month.
  • Exclusive access to premium avatars and PS3 dynamic themes.
  • Early and priority access to game demos and beta trials.
  • Full Game Trial: try games for a limited time before you buy them.
  • Automatic Update: set your PS3 system to automatically download system software, game updates and more, directly to your PS3 and PS Vita.

* Top rated is based on a Metacritic rating of 70+.


  • Content and types of services available for PlayStation Plus subscribers vary depending on the country or region where the Sony Entertainment Network account is registered. For details, visit
  • When you have an account with a PlayStation Plus subscription on a PS3 system and that account is also linked to a PS Vita system, you are automatically considered to have a PlayStation Plus subscription on your PS Vita system.

Signing up to PlayStation Plus

You can purchase a subscription to PlayStation Plus from PlayStation Store in the same way as you purchase content. After you purchase a subscription, the PlayStation®Plus icon will be displayed next to your avatar in the XMB™ Menu on PS3 or your profile screen on PS Vita. Icons will also be displayed for features or content exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers.

Introducing PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus subscription

Subscribe to PlayStation Plus

You can purchase a one-year or 90-day subscription for PlayStation Plus from PlayStation Store.

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