Sony reportedly working on PlayStation competitor to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass has been a success for Microsoft, giving PC and Xbox players unlimited access to over 100 major games for a single monthly subscription. The service has also served as the groundwork for Microsoft’s attempt at cloud gaming, Xbox Game Streaming, which gives players instant access to titles from Game Pass. Now it seems Sony is finally close to releasing its own Xbox Game Pass competitor.
Bloomberg reports that the service, codenamed ‘Spartacus,’ will offer a catalog of modern and classic games for a single monthly fee. It’s expected to arrive in the spring, and will merge Sony’s two existing subscription plans: PlayStation Plus (required for most online games, and offers a few free games each month) and PlayStation Now (a game streaming service that mostly has PS3-era games). Sony will reportedly keep the PlayStation Plus branding, but PlayStation Now will be phased out.
The new service will reportedly have three tiers. The base option will mirror existing PlayStation P…

Written By: Corbin Davenport

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