Starting September 22nd, PS+ memberships will cost $59.99 ($69.99 CAD).
In an official statement issued on the PlayStation Blog, Sony stated that the increase was due reflect the current market.
“PlayStation Plus strives to enrich your PlayStation experience through a world-class service built for our fans. This marks the first time that PS Plus membership prices will increase in the U.S. and Canada since the launch of the service in 2010. The new pricing reflects the current market conditions while enabling us to continue providing exceptional value to our members. As a member, you will continue to enjoy the benefits and features that enable shared experiences, such as online multiplayer, free games, and exclusive discounts. You will also continue to get exclusive benefits such as online game save storage and discounts across the PlayStation digital services.
If you do not wish to continue your subscription, please be sure to cancel it by turning off auto-renewal in your account settings before September 22, 2016.
We thank all of you, our PlayStation Plus members, for your ongoing support.”
With a price increase happening do you feel that the subscription has been worth it? What kind of improvements would you like to see?