Sony and Microsoft have very different priorities.
PS Now is the same price as Gamepass and you have the ability to stream games as well as download them.
I believe right now the difference is: PSNOW: * Over 800 games (majority from PS2, PS3) * Ability to stream all of the games PSNOW * Able to download certain games and play locally * A curated selection of older ps4 1st party games with a 3 month window on the service XBOX Gamepass: * Over 100 games (majority from Xbox One) * Right now, you can only download the games and play they locally. * No Streaming option this year * All 1st party games are available day one and permanently live on the service. * A handful of 3rd party games are removed each month and replaced by another handful of games.
"* All 1st party games are available day one and permanently live on the service" It's not just first party games that releases day one. Triple A and Indie games are released day one or a few weeks after on Xbox Game Pass.
Both are also avaliable on PC but Game Pass offers PC games.
it's actually over 300 games now...
Quite a few Enhanced 360 and Original games too 6month Spotify too
Guilty I didn't get Spotify. Isn't that just for Ultimate?
Monthly it’s the same price but quarterly and annually the standard price is far cheaper
To be fair. They really aren't that comparable. I think they're on to something here. GamePass if you want to play new and more modern games or you don't want to spend $60 on every new game. PSNow if you want to play games from a decade ago. Only their base objective is the same. Play games at a reasonable price per month.
"psnow if you want to play games from a decade ago." Lol So Infamous Second Son, GTA5, God Of War, Wolfenstein, Rocket League, Uncharted 4, and so many others are a decade old?? Go here educate yourself. https://www.playstation.com...
The majority of their games are from PS1 Ps2 and PS3. So yes. Decade old. In fact their newest game is God of War. Which is more than a year old. Also that's not a dig at PSNow. Even though I do prefer playing new games. I know some people like to play old games. Xbox got backwards compatibility for that and Playstation got PSNow.
I love older older games. I will return to PS3 classics once I'm done with Uncharted 4, GOW, GTA V and second son
"PS Now is the same price as Gamepass" Its actually cheaper over the long run if you buy more than 1 month. Month to month, they're the same ($10), but ps now gives a discount for the more time bought. At 1 year, its $60 total, which is half the price of gamepass.
Streaming games is a bonus now? Funny, because I have seen nothing but people s******* on it since Google Stadia was announced. The streaming part is the worst thing about PS Now, the only good thing about it is being able to download PS2 and PS4 games to the PS4. Unless you own a PS4 though, it's a piece of crap. The PC version of PS Now doesn't even have a frigging search option, one of the most basic features of any platform. The image quality also breaks up now and again when streaming, it's 720p, and there is noticeable latency (like with all streaming services) Every time I have been given the chance to use a trial of PS Now, I have taken it, and every single time it's let me down. PS Now hasn't improved a single bit on pc since it was launched.
“But PS Now will never become Sony’s primary platform for game delivery like Game Pass has become for Microsoft.” That’s the biggest difference between each service aside from one also being a streaming service that will soon be available across a various range of devices
Ps now is better end of story.only idiots downplay it
It's too limited to Sony consoles. Maybe if it had day 1 exclusives And you could play games on PC, and mobile
Actually it's not just on consoles. It's in PCs it's on laptops , mobile phones and on quite a few selection of televisions aswell for people that haven't got a console
I know your not a PlayStation fan but you need to get your facts right before you make comments.
There's no PS NOW app on Ios
For you. I realized they're actually pretty different. PSNow has a massive library of older/classic games. Xbox Game Pass has new games. If you want to save money on buying new games. Then there is no question that gamepass is best. If you want to play older games then PSNow is best.
It’d probably be more accurate to compare PlayStation Now to XCloud depending how that turns out
Xcloud will just integrate into gamepass
Most likely not at the same price
You can stream from your own console for free. I'm not sure if they'll integrate xCloud into regular GamePass. That would be ideal. But I definitely wouldn't be surprised if they integrated xcloud into Gamepass Ultimate.
PSNow has been out for years now. They drop the price, and now that's all people want to write about. The funny thing is, they don't write about PSNow without bringing up a service that's pretty much not even the same thing.
Both services have the same objective though. Pay a small fee to enjoy a huge library of games.
But, one is treating it as an opinion, and one is treating it like a game changer that is an industry standard. The industry won't survive or thrive if a service like game pass was a standard for all companies. Why would anyone buy games, or support the industry? MT's would really be running rampant, and we would be getting nickel and dimed left and right.
Oh gamingshit again, haha!
Psnow was out 1st, it should be "gamepass still isn't a competitor for psnow but it doesn't need to be" fixed.
PS Now is terrible imo, its mostly PS2 games, PS3 games that can only be streamed and streaming sucks on this.... A fair few PS4 games most of which are rubbish, old, servers shutdown and full of glitches. Its like a scrapyard for PS games. Only about 10% of the games are worthy to be there.
Competitor? Lol, I'd take PSNOW over Gamepass any day. Unfortunately, I don't like subscription services, so I get neither.
I know passes are good value for money, especially Xbox game pass but I never like them. I love owning editions of games. I also hate services like stadia will be
I find the selection on PS Now pretty awful.
Not really the same thing but both have their pros and cons
I think both are awesome. It helps people on lesser budget to enjoy great games.
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