News 24 April 2021

Sony to trial adding movies & TV shows to the PlayStation Plus subscription

24 April 2021

Sony will trial the new PlayStation Plus Video Pass for subscribers which will include media streaming as part of the monthly package.

Available at no extra cost, gamers will be able to access the new PlayStation Video Pass app on both the PS4 and the PS5 which will allow them to stream a handpicked selection of movies and television shows.

The selection is expected to be updated on a quarterly basis and at the moment, the following options are available across movies and TV.

Movies: American Hustle, Arrival, Bad Boys, Baby Driver, Blade Runner 2049, Bloodshot, Charlie’s Angels, The Equalizer 2, Inferno, Jumanji: The Next Level, Sausage Party, This is the End, Underworld: Blood Wars, Venom, Zombieland 2: Double Tap

TV: Community, Deadly Class, Future Man, Lost Girl, SuperMansion, SWAT

Poland will begin the trial and in an interview with the Polish website Spider’s Web, Nick Maguire – Vice President and Global Services at Sony Interactive Entertainment said, “I am very excited that we are introducing this test service in Poland. 

“We know very well that we have a large base of players in Poland who stand out due to their commitment and activity in the network and social media. 

“They also like to use VoD platforms. For us, this is the perfect combination, the perfect market, to introduce a test service as part of the PS Plus program and see what our key users think about it.

“Poland meets all the criteria that are important to us…added to this is the previously mentioned passion of the players themselves, who can test the PlayStation Plus Video Pass for 12 consecutive months as the first in the world.”

In other Sony news, the tech giant have unveiled plans to adapt new games for mobile platforms.