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Submitted by HyperBear 476d ago | opinion piece

Is PlayStation Plus doing more harm than good?

Sony’s PlayStation Plus is undeniably, unquestionably fantastic value for gamers. For the paltry sum of $50 a year (or less, if you shop smart), you can supercharge your PlayStation devices by getting a wealth of relatively new games for free.

Recent additions to the service, such as the excellent Sleeping Dogs and Square-Enix stable mate Hitman Absolution are just months old – and now they’re available to gamers for the cost of nothing. Ron Gilbert’s adventure game The Cave was released at the end of January this year – and that’s already fee on the service’s “Instant Game Collection” (PlayStation Network, PS Vita, PS3, PS4)

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NYC_Gamer  +   476d ago | Well said
It's not doing harm because Sony must have made deals with the publishers..PS+ is good because it offers gamers value for their $50 a year
HyperBear  +   476d ago
Yeah it is a great deal for Playstation gamers. As long as they continue to be a PS+ member and re-new every year, they get free games, discounts at the PS Store and other exclusive material that non-PS+ members do not receive.

But the author does make a valid in point in that besides physically owning the copy of the game, whats the point in purchasing a retail game when there's a 50/50 shot that it will become free through the PS+ membership in the future?

Edit: @xHeavYx - very well played sir! lol
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xHeavYx  +   476d ago | Well said
Can't read the article, too busy playing free games
Ashlen  +   476d ago
PS+ only offers games that are older. And largely only first party.

How long before (if ever) do you think it will be before Bioshock Infinite or Call of Duty or any game from EA will be on there?

Mostly games that go on there probably benefit the companies who put them on there as much as Sony or the consumer.

Example, Vanquish was put on there right around the time Metal Gear Rising was released. I can almost guarantee the motivation was "Hey lets give PS+ fans a taste of what Platinum games can do".

And they get a bit of money from Sony on an older game and maybe earn some free indirect advertising for there new game.
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UnHoly_One  +   476d ago | Well said
"whats the point in purchasing a retail game when there's a 50/50 shot that it will become free through the PS+ membership in the future?"

What's the point in buying something through Steam when it might be on sale for $2.50 a year later?

There are always going to be people willing to pay full price to have it on Day one.
HyperBear  +   476d ago
@ UnHoly_One

Yeah I know, I was just trying to get across what the author was trying to get at with his opinion.

I personally think it's an amazing subscription initiative and probably the best decision Sony made to combat Xbox Live and still make money off of it, and not totally screw the gamers over compared to Microsoft and Xbox Live. And it's not like every single game in PlayStation's library goes up for grabs in PS+. It's typically games that Sony have partnered or published with, and or games that didn't sell well through retail.
avengers1978  +   476d ago
@ Ashland I got bio shock 2 for free through plus, also darksiders, street fighter 4, spec ops the line, vanquish, demon souls all free, but that really doesn't stop me from buying games I really want day one at full retail price. It basically means I can try games I might not have played or re get games I already had and traded in towards new games. Your right though its not like every game will eventually be free on plus
Why o why  +   476d ago
When I hear a developer or studio moan about ps+ ill consider this argument. Never look a a gift horse in the mouth or moan about value especially when ps+ is unique among consoles
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NewMonday  +   476d ago
game sales are also declining on the 360 and they don't give away games with Gold.

IMOO the reasons are:

* gamers holding off buying games till next gen.

* console gemers migrating to PC with the 7970/GTX680 genration
ALLWRONG  +   476d ago
Only on N4G does paying = free
lodossrage  +   476d ago | Funny
@ALLWRONG
Only at N4G does paying for features everyone else gets free = value so...lol
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Peppino7  +   476d ago
Are articles like this doing more harm than good? Absolutely!
nukeitall  +   476d ago
Is PS+ unbelievable value? At this point it is yes!

However, is it hurting the industry? Yes, it is! It cheapens the value of games and trains consumers into waiting for games to release for free access on PS+. This can hurt Sony in the long run, when their attach rate for games start taking a beating. Publishers might just favor a different platform.

Keep in mind that game profit are made upfront in the game release cycle, and has a very short tail. This means potentially fewer games made.

Just ask yourself, how often you wonder if a game will hit PS+ and hold off a purchase.

So short term, good for consumers. Long term, very very bad for consumers.
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MikeMyers  +   476d ago
The titles they offer have usually gone through the selling process and are what we call now back-catalog titles where their value has significantly decreased.

I'm a Plus member and think it's great value (even better for Vita and PS3 owners) but the downside to it is they are now announcing free games well in advance which could mean some lost sales. It's not a downside to me but perhaps the publisher. It could also be training people into thinking any game that is just a few months old is not worth much anymore and come to expect all games should be free eventually.

What Steam does is they have blow-out sales. It brings a lot of attention and they often have 1-day sales. It creates an immense amount of activity and generates lots of feedback for games some may have missed. That may mean after the 1-day sale those titles may actually start selling more than they did in the past. Playstation Plus treats these games as sort of throwaway titles and are available for a few weeks. That creates a different mindset to the value of software.

Of course what I just said could be a load of crap but it sounded good.
MysticStrummer  +   476d ago
ALLWRONG's name continues to be consistent with his comments. If the total value of the things you get exceeds what you pay, you are in fact getting something for free. Deal with it, along with other things of course.
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   476d ago
My only grip with PS+ is that it's not available in all regions (like my own).
rainslacker  +   476d ago
I think the recent Vita additions were for promoting the Vita among it's PS+ user base. Not a bad way to do things, and it's essentially bundling 4 games with the purchase of the system(sort of). On top of that, the longer someone remains a member of plus, the more Vita games they will have to tempt them to eventually pick up a Vita. Again, pretty savvy. It's like having all those points given to you with your grocery store card...eventually you just keep shopping to get more, and finally you have to do something to use them(again sort of).

That being said, I doubt most gamers are really holding off buying games hoping they'll show up on PS+ one day. A good number of the AAA titles on PS+ are usually put out in the interest of promoting the next installment in a series(Borderlands, RE5, etc). Others are ones that have DLC or micro-transactions attached, so if a game is past it's prime shelf life at retail, it's a good way to drum up extra revenue from users who may have passed in the first place.

Despite the author pointing out some more recent titles added, most games released on PS+ are about a year old, sometimes older. If someone is willing to wait that long for a game, then there is nothing to say that they would have brought it until it went on sale anyways.

Finally, PS+ is great to draw in people who just don't purchase many games to begin with. Sony gets $50 a year, people get a lot of games. Sony wins, consumer wins, publisher wins through more exposure, and possibly DLC/MT revenue.
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MrBeatdown  +   475d ago
@nukeitall

What a load of nonsense.

Almost every single game releases at $60, and any gamer with a brain cell or two knows if they wait a few months, they can get it for $20 cheaper, or beyond that, anywhere from $30 to $40 cheaper. A $60 game for $20 is INEVITABLE, and a serious incentive to wait.

Yet every publisher under the sun uses that model, and they're all doing just fine.

But you think a gamer waiting on the SMALL POSSIBILITY that the specific game they want will be free is somehow going to be a huge problem for Sony, so much so that it will drive business away from them?

Let's recap...

Inevitable, huge, permanent discounts = sunshine and lollipops.
Small possibility of an older game being temporarily "free" = DOOOOOOOM!

Funny stuff. If you're going to try for doom and gloom, at least try to go with something logical.
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tommygunzII  +   475d ago
With PS Plus I have more games than I can play. I didn't buy Defiance even though my buddy did because of the backlog of PS Plus games I have yet to play.
Jazz4108  +   475d ago
Ps plus also could be looked at as a good thing as it keep so many used games from being purchased and traded. Im sure gamestop hates ps plus.
Ritsujun  +   475d ago
PS+ subscription:
For only USD 49.99 a year,
you get 65+ PS3/PSVITA/PSN games for FREE every single year at NO extra cost.
I haven't even mentioned other PS+ features.
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JoGam  +   476d ago
Just to add to ur comment....Sony isn't stupid. Its not like they didn't think of every possible problem that could go wrong with Playstation Plus and eliminated it. Sony offering free games is a business model that suppose to entice people to subscribe. Always remember this...... In business, companies will always come up with unique ways to make money and its not always clear to the consumer what that is especially when a company like Sony gives away free games. Just know Sony is making money along with companies involved.
14Feb-R  +   476d ago
Lets be honest here.

Games are not free. Why you guys say that?. i paid more then 100$ to get ps+ on both USA and UK. It's like renting games most people don't buy. Which is a good thing but still need to evolve like puting votes to what games we want. It's like you guys asking sony to higher the price by saying all this xD. Rent stores is better then ps+. You guys need to demand more not saying 'wow, free game o.o'' ..
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Why o why  +   476d ago
Evolve...yes but this is ps+'s first gen and look at what its done for sonys brand and their customers already. I think nominating games may be hard to do as deals may not be able to be made for every game out there for varying reasons.
Rainstorm81  +   475d ago
@feb

It does need to evolve and will next gen, PS+ could become a console gaming version of Netflix...pay a subscription and get access to and instant library of tons of game, add in the discounts betas avatars themes etc & a PS3 PS2 PS1 classics library and I'd gladly continue my ps+ throughout next gen.

I think Sony eluded to something like this during their press conference in feb..
NukaCola  +   476d ago
PS+ hooks me up and with all I save I throw the extra right back at Sony. I dont wait on buying games so sometimes I miss those extra deals but with all I get and save I couldn't be happier. Got Guacamelee for under $12 bucks. PS+ is incredible.
sinjonezp  +   476d ago
The value lies in the reality. A gamer can still play online without paying a fee. With the subscription, you get offers to play betas early, free games and content that covers the value you pit in within three months. So how is that harm? Everyone's thoughts.
edonus  +   476d ago
But what about the theory that some people will wait to buy games sense they may come to them through PS+.

I was wondering how PS+ will work for the PS4... they dont give you new games... and they say the games arent BC.... unless they BC through download but I thought that was part of the GAIKI thing.

I wonder how the sony supporters (or anyone for that matter) would like if PS+ basically turned into GAIKI were you pay a fee for it and they give you old PS1 PS2 and PS3 games with the ability to buy others.
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Rainstorm81  +   475d ago
I think it would be fine throughout the first year of ps4, then they could add in PS4 games....the PS 1-3 library would have to be fairly decent though
Apollosupreme  +   476d ago
Playstation Plus is all about keeping customers. Give them so much content that it would hurt to hop the fence into Microsoft's or Nintendo's backyard.
freezola75  +   475d ago
Ya know it's funny to see this article and others like it..

I am not gonna give this site any hits regardless of the "valid" points raised..

Here's why, they will be among the very same sites complaining that Sony is jerking the gamers with no games or nothing free if there wasn't such a thing as Plus.

No other console manufacturer has came REMOTELY close to what Sony has offered it's user base with PS Plus.

It's so silly.. smh

I am 1000% enjoying my PS Plus!! I cannot count the massive amount of games in my library now (digital but so what?), thanks to it...

I have renewed my Plus until June 2014 and I do it around tax time so that I can do the full year. I have had it since it came out and if I couldn't afford that, then I'd get a $20 PSN card every 3 months.

I love Plus and now it's on my Vita yo.. Gravity Rush, Uncharted: GA, NGS+, Wipeout (just to name a few they have plenty more!),and OMG look at all of the discounted games available and at your disposal.

Look, Plus is far from a rip off (for those of you that think so).. they said you'd get access to betas and look at all of the ones we've had so far!

I am truly stoked for Plus and I am interested in how or if they will be incorporating this into the PS4 at some point..

Peace

ADDENDUM:

Do you remember about a couple months ago Sony was offering a free mobile game every Wednesday during the month a February?

You didn't need PS Plus membership to get them either. Granted they were mobile games, but you could also play them on your Vita...

Look, wake up guys, these console makers wanna make money above all. This we know.. But only Sony seems like they wanna make sure that they're committed to their user base by offering games games and more games free and at discounted prices and a fairly inexpensive programs such as plus.

Most of us paid $500-$600 for these consoles and it's only right that gamers get something for their hard earned investment. To me it was a way of saying thanks for your commitment to our product.
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FamilyGuy  +   475d ago
It's doing harm in the sense that I've lost interest in buying games because of it. Having this back catalogue that is ever growing is stopping many of my possible purchases.

The Last of Us, Dragon's Crown, FF14 ARR and South Park: The Stick of truth (if it ever comes out) are pretty much the only games on my radar left before the PS4 comes out.
IAmLee  +   475d ago
Yeah, it's causing loads of harm...
all these free games are clogging up my memory.
Donnieboi  +   475d ago
Yeah the deals they make are in accord with the publishers. Look at how we got Demon's Souls free just 1 week before the announcement of Dark Souls 2. That was no coincidence. It was a clever way to stir up interest in their sequel. So publishers win, and so does Sony and gamerz (well except for xbox and nintendo fans, but that's not Sony's problem)
g2gshow  +   475d ago
listen numb nuts (if it applies )

it's better then paying for basic accsec just to play the apps you already paid for or buying Full games on xbox live arcade an not being able to access them because you're xbox is not online.
or try to make you buy the same game over again after a few years due to license agreements or what ever b.s answer the operator make's up on the fly... like they did with xbox orignal Ninja Gaiden Black

people will say any thing just to have something to say keep being lazy an shut up

talking about what's good go talk about the services that are bad
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Monkeysmarts  +   476d ago | Well said
Better than paying $50 just to play online, that's for damn sure.
Sharius  +   476d ago
well, i win, so why should i care, sony have their own way to negotiation with the publishers, and they are business company not just some charity ground
iGAM3R-VIII  +   476d ago
How, it is a pretty great deal, especially when you compare it to Xbox Live
alessandro10  +   476d ago
doing harm only to the XBLG that "service" its being expose.....
MasterCornholio  +   476d ago
If anything it harms Microsofts image by making their online subscription service look like a scam.

IMO

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14Feb-R  +   476d ago
It is a scam..
the worst  +   476d ago | Well said
Games with free online for $50 a year
just to play online for $60 a year
yall do the math
Rhythmattic  +   475d ago
Discounts or not...
That be fact.
+1
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DarkZane  +   476d ago
Although Sleeping Dogs and Hitman Absolution mentioned in the article is Europe only. North America didn't get this. Well, not yet anyway, I expect it to happen in the future.
dangert12  +   476d ago
I've had playstation plus twice, amazing quality service well worth the money!

But for me I'd rather not, when I spend money I like to keep stuff, though I am happy it allowed me to try out sleeping dogs and square enix gained a fan in me through that well with that ip atleast if we see a sequal hopefully we do on these consoles or the younger brothers which are soon to be released plus...I just like to own what I buy so will really invist in plus, but it is worth it
Neko_Mega  +   476d ago
Ok, hows it doing harm? I mean, its not like Call Of Duty is being offer free.

Most of the games are old or didn't do to well one sells and as for the big Sony titles. Well I think Sony wanted to make it more better and more reason to be a plus member.
delboy  +   476d ago
No, not only older games, if it were only older ones I would quit my subscription.
Don't know is it doing harm, but I definitely buy less games that before, everyone does.
With ps+ I always have something to play, if I'm lucky and they release games I didn't already played.
Don't care about ps+ discounts, because I don't buy digital, physical only for me.
TheRealHeisenberg  +   476d ago
The only gripe I have is that some of the free games available in Europe were not available in the US. I have only been a member for just short of a year so maybe I missed them. Overall value packed service though.
b_one  +   476d ago | Funny
its making harm in xbox users butts... #dealwithit
grassyknoll  +   476d ago
Actully it's good for everyone: Gamers get loads of cheap content, Sony has a loyal following & makes money from subscriptions, publishers can put on games that have dlc or a sequel coming (probably the best form of advertising!) & developers remain in business & cut deals with Sony.

I hate bloggers (obviously not a journalist) who feel it's unnatural for gamers getting to good a deal, we should be f**ked royally & be happy about it!

Story Quality: WTF?

Like this website: No.
KwietStorm  +   476d ago
It's obviously doing more harm than good because it's a good thing

o_O
cero55  +   476d ago
ive enjoyed tons of games i would have never gave a chance because of plus.it works out because if i liked the game i will purchase a sequel.
Why o why  +   476d ago
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edonus  +   476d ago
What sequels to games you played on PS+ have you purchased?
rainslacker  +   476d ago
I was never into infamous when it first came out. Didn't seem like my kind of thing. After playing infamous2 on PS+ I went and brought the first one(new even), and second son will be day one for me.

I seriously considered getting BL2, but decided against it, since while I had fun with the first, I still don't like MP that much.

After FF5 was free, I went and brought all the PS1 FF games, because I became nostalgic and remembered how much I liked them(as a bonus I don't have to open my new copy of FF7...def worth the cost of a digital version).

Bioshock 2 made me an instant fan of the series, and I brought the Rapture edition when it release, and the Premium Edition of Infinite on release. I originally stayed away from BS because I'm not much into FPS. Getting to try it for free made me like this one though.

Hot Shots Golf 2(PS1) made me get Hot Shots World Invitational on Vita.
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edonus  +   475d ago
Its funny how you get disagrees on a question.

I wont buy into the whole residual affects of people buying the sequels or getting in to the games until I see or hear about some spikes in sales. No game related to the Ps+ offerings have had a spike in sales so I tend to believe its not really working like that for the masses.
rainslacker  +   475d ago
I doubt you'll ever see a huge spike in sales due to PS+. Even if there was one, it's hard to quantify PS+ as the reason for that spike as marketing has too many factors involved.

It's not really about making the game ultra popular, and PS+ isn't a primary marketing venue. There is no doubt though that it is a cheap(I'd imagine almost or completely free) way for devs or pubs to get their older games out to people easily, and it may help generate a few thousand more units sold, and at the very least putting a title up there gets people talking about it when it's announced. The blog responses are usually pretty active discussing recent additions, and people talking about the game. At the very least, getting a game on PS+, even if you don't play it, means that there is now one more consumer that at least knows about a particular IP...again, just cheap marketing.

Obviously there has been a big push on getting people to subscribe. Many free trials, and bundles offered with systems is to entice people to play these games. Some of the offerings are to help generate revenue after the game has past it's retail life, and others are for promoting sequels and such. $50 a year for Sony is a good thing, but I doubt other publishers would be willing to offer up as much content as they have without the marketing benefits involved. I highly doubt Sony is shelling out a lot of money to put up that content...that would just be counter-productive to actually making money off of PS+.

In the end, I feel the consumer wins when it comes to PS+. It's one of the best values out there when it comes to content. We are somewhat at the mercy of Sony and the publishers as far as what content is released, but overall the actual content has been very good, ranging from really good AAA to sometimes mediocre games, but mostly staying somewhere in the middle.
josephayal  +   476d ago
I gladly pay my $50 to SONY
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xJumpManx  +   476d ago
Playstation plus is great for the cheap gamer or the majority of Sony fan boys. Sony knew what their fans wanted free games they might be old but ps4 is known for its low game attachment rate. Microsoft knew what their fans wanted with their live service quality and the best online experience. Each service delivers what their customer base wants.
extermin8or  +   476d ago
hitman:absolution is one of next months games thats not even a year old, mass effect 3 was exactly a year old, uncharted and gravity rush were a year old and half a year old, most of the vita games actually have been under a year old because it's only been on sale for a year...moron 6 yars ago there was a difference in the psn and xbl and xbl was hands down better. But today with the exception of cross game chat/parties (on ps3 as they are on ps vita) virtually every other feature is the same- except the psn is now part of the SEN- it has certainly got access to more media, and spans many devices now. Something that will only grow going forwards. So pull your head out of the sand and remove your rose tinted glasses- I get it you like xbox; that fine but don't lie to yourself about how each service functions.
b_one  +   476d ago
6 years ago some EU countries did not had Live, now they dont have most of its features.
xJumpManx  +   476d ago
Your nuts, I bought hitman 6 months ago, so what good is it being free next month mean to gamers who buy the games they want when they come out. Not to mention those free games you get are rentals if you do not have psn you do not have access to that game for free anymore. Party chat and cross game chat is essential I like talking to my friends most the time we are all playing diff games anyways. If you really think PSN has more access to other media outlets you are sadly mistaken once again.
extermin8or  +   476d ago
not true you can be offline and still play the game,yes you have to have the subscription still valid but as it gives you aceess to the entire back catlogg of games that have been up whilst you had a running subscription.. and it's useful to all of us that didn't buy it a few months ago because of other games like AC3- originally the fact games weren't new enough was an issue,but then when they are only a a couple of months old- they re too close to
GABRIEL1030  +   476d ago
LoL, sorry¡ Are you serious?

PS PLUS: You paid 50 USD and you will get 30 or more FREE GAMES, Discounts, Free Time Trials and early Beta Access. you are saving almost 400 USD for each year.

Steam: A lot of great discounts, free Online and surprising.

XBOX GOLD: 60 USD ....only the online..that's free in PC, PS3 and Nintendo. You obtain NOTHING. And now Microsoft wants all the people Always connected to pay the 60 Bucks. In 5 years of you will pay the value of 2 consoles. I like my 360, but sorry I'd not pay for a service that's free in others systems.
rainslacker  +   476d ago
You do know that the PS3 attach rate is the same, or higher according to some reports, than the Xbox attach rate is right?

You should also realize that a majority of the Sony fan boys on this site buy quite a bit of software.

I won't discount MS service quality, I've heard nothing but good things. But I hate to tell you this, I've never had problems with Sony's service either except for the PSN hack.

MS doesn't know what their fans want...it knows what they'll pay.
Why o why  +   475d ago
You, my friend, are why ms gets away with paying for online gaming. You make excuses for them even after receiving less back to the point you downplay having more games to play. Very very tool like.
extermin8or  +   476d ago
My wallet says it's not-end of.
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kingPoS  +   476d ago
If anything ps+ brings to my attention titles I would of otherwise glossed over. Games like Outland, I must run and Closure. Heck! I even bought House of the Dead 3&4 because they were easier than Demon Souls. lol

My only regret is that I... I ca... I can't stuff anything larger than a 1tb HHD in my ps3. ;_;
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Welcome2Die  +   476d ago
If PS+ is doing harm, then I can only imagine what Xbox Live Gold is doing...
4lc4pon3  +   476d ago
I have always owned a playstation. I started with the Phats, Grabbed a Slim and when the super slim came out I sold my slim and got the super slim. My Super Slim came with 1 year free PS+ and I get many free games.

Score 1 for the Sony team Love it
thebudgetgamer  +   476d ago
Things like this happen, I remember when I bought my 360 one week later there was a bundle with two games and some other stuff for the same price as my Elite.
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jay2  +   476d ago
No, it's OPTIONAL! you can PLAY GAMES ONLINE FREE, or in some cases if it's pre-owned by a pass for like £5....... you're not paying £40 a year to play games online, XBL's doing the harm but the sheep will pay their ISP's then again to play 99% of games they could for free online.
Veneno  +   476d ago
Ps+ is just a good thing all round. Gamers get to try games they would have never played and a dirt cheap price, devs and pubs games get played by those that wouldnt have tried their games. And Sony gets good mileage out of all the digital games just sitting around on the store doing nothing.

FFS people quit whining
GABRIEL1030  +   476d ago
Playstation Plus is the best product in videogames ever, for sure¡
For only 50 USd you could get 30 or more games for PS3 and Vita..

This amazing concept is good to the to the player because you dont need to spend money in expensive games, I obtained AAA games like Street fighter, Bioshock 2, Infamous 2, Demon's Souls, Borderlands, The cave, Tekken 6, Uncharted, Gravity Rush, Wipeout HD and more games that cost almost 400 USD¡ and a lot of Time Trials like Mass Effect 3 and Bioshock Infinite . The publishers receive money because Sony pays the value of the game and the Sony itself because if You are "Plus" you could be tempted to buy games with incredibles prices, I bought Assasins creed 2 for only 9 USD. This month the amazing promotion of Borderlands 1 and 2 for only 20 bucks you cant resist. Far from inhibit of buy games, "Plus" incentivates the adquisition of games at good prices, saving money to the publishers, fighting the piracy and creating a great community of gamers.

Good, pretty and cheap.....

"Plus" I love You¡
Kantankoras  +   476d ago
Yeah, no.

These studios are still getting paid. Boxed copies are still being sold. PS+ does not offer every game released to be on it's service, and you can see that most of the must have games never go there - so it benefits people who spent a lot on development but don't expect Call of Duty returns at retail.

And because it's subscription based, it's raking in tons of money for Sony, on a monthly basis.

It's a win/win/win, because if it keeps growing, Microsoft will either perish or have to change their service just to look honest in this business.

Not only that, but it opens up a window for new styles of game delivery - episodic content, in the vein of TV shows. It's like Netflix for games, and it's a steal of a price if you ask me.
sdplisken  +   476d ago
plus is worth every penny and then some
tiffac008  +   476d ago
How can the offerings being made on PS+ be bad? If your a gamer who hasn't purchased some of the games currently on offer, then you would probably try them out to get your moneys' worth out of the subscription and if you happen to like the games then it would probably get you to buy into the franchise and that means new customers for the developers and publishers.
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hkgamer  +   476d ago
The IGC of PS+ is just part of it. PS+ discounts is where Sony makes alot more money. Basically gets people to buy crap that they didnt even want...
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