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Submitted by cmurdurr 700d ago | opinion piece

PlayStation Plus? More Like PlayStation Must

Leviathyn.com | Nathan talks about his evolution from being a doubter of PlayStation Plus to coming around and loving the service for all it offers. (PS Vita, PS3, PSP)

Chaostar  +   700d ago
So many free games, so little free time
Army_of_Darkness  +   700d ago
Ya seriously, out of the first batch of the 12 free games we got, I only finished 2! Now in got at least 16 more free games to complete(or should I say 16 rented free games to complete for the technical people lol;-))
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NewZealander  +   700d ago
i wish people would stop saying they receive free games through PS+ for one you have to pay a subscription to get the content, so thats not FREE, secondly you have to keep paying the sub if you want to keep access to it, heres a better idea guys, go rent the damn game and save a ton of cash.
Nitrowolf2  +   700d ago
Of course it's technically still a rental service, but for $50 a year that's a pretty good deal considering that you do get other things like Avatars (remains free), PS1 classics ( I know these remain free even after sub ends), betas, discounts, ect.

My cheapest local does $2.49, that's about 20 games for the $50 and only 7 days with each of them. I know in most areas it's far much higher than that (block buster was what $8 for 5 days?). So in most places, this is still the cheaper way

and lets not forget that it's coming to the Vita, many places don't even offer Vita rentals
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Soldierone  +   700d ago
Blockbuster is 5 dollars for 7 days now, or 99 cents a day. same with Redbox.

The counter argument here, its new games and you get to pick what you want to rent. With how short games are these days you don't really need them more than 24 hours.....

Personally think PS Plus should have a general 10 percent or 20 percent discount on the entire store, not just select titles for a short period of time.
Jdoki  +   700d ago
I didn't subscribe for those 'free' titles, I subscribed for the cloud backups, betas and discounts. Anything else Sony throw in is just a bonus.
Hicken  +   700d ago
Cuz those little mints on hotel pillows aren't free, since you have to pay for the hotel room...

Here's an idea: get a PS3 and not rent the online portion of your game on 360 and save a ton of cash?
Reverent  +   700d ago
I was just about to say something extremely similar to that lol.
krisq  +   700d ago
I have Plus just for cloud saving. I'm after YLOD and I've lost everything. So yeah, for me the games are free because I'm paying for something else. This, and automatic updates.
Bell Boy  +   700d ago
You can call the games you get with ps+ Susan for all I care...

Fact of the matter is a good deal is a good deal and ps+ delivers in spades with the amount of games you now have access to..

But heh the ones down playing will always do this because it's Sony...if this was MS then it would be the most amazing deal dreamt up by man since xbox live..lol
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cloud495  +   700d ago
If people are willing to pay for Xbox live I don't see a reason why people aren't willing to pay for ps plus.
Anyway when will they release October's games? D:
mayberry  +   700d ago
It is an awesome deal for me. love the service so far.
VonBraunschweigg  +   700d ago
No, it's optional and can be interesting for people who like the extra's and freebies for the duration of their subscribtion, but you don't need it to play your games online. It becomes a must after a couple of years, when you're about to lose access to all your extra's and freebies if you do not continue your subscribtion. I myself wouldn't want to be in that situation.

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