According to a report by Bloomberg, Sony is currently working on a new subscription, in which PlayStation Plus and PlayStation NOW are apparently merging together. Already in the spring of 2022, the service should be available with the code name Spartacus and offer its active members a selection of current titles and various classics former PlayStation generations. At the moment details about the new PlayStation Plus — whose name is obviously still persisting — still not final, but the service should be divided into different price categories.
With the first stage, players receive the benefits they already know through their membership of PlayStation Plus. The second category would allow access to an extensive library with games for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. However, the highlight of the new subscription is level 3. Here, among other things, there is a catalog full of classics that have appeared for PS1, PS2, PS3 and PSP. The features of PlayStation NOW and extended demos are also part of the most expensive category. Whether the classics can be downloaded or streamed only, did not emerge from the report. Sony wants to offer a competitor for the equally successful as well as lucrative Xbox Game Pass. Details about the possible prices are not known so far. A demand from Bloomberg near Sony was not answered.