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PlayStation Vue

A subsidiary of the parent company Sony, the video game console producing PlayStation released PlayStation Vue in March of 2015. Offering cable channels, on-demand video, and the recently popularized cloud based DVR feature, they have obtained 400,000 subscribers as of March 2017.


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Natively supported by their gaming console the PS4, their programming can also be accessed on a wide range of other devices. Offering a la carte content options, their base package starts around $40 month.

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PlayStation Vue: Everything You Need To Know

PlayStation Vue is Sony's contract-free streaming service. Packages range from $30/mo to $65/mo. This service offers a wide variety of channels from CNN, FOX, ESPN, Syfy, HGTV, and more. All plans offer on-demand programming from ABC, FOX, and NBC.

Vue can be accessed from several different platforms, not just the Playstation. Supported devices include Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chomecast, and even smart phones and tablets. This service does contain commercials and ads. Video quality is subpar compared to other services at just 720p. Many others offer 1080P or 4K.


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Compare Playstation Vue Packages

At a glance comparison of the base PS Vue TV plans:

PlansPriceProsConsAlternativesMobile + Tablet
Access$39.99/moNo Contracts. If you don't have a PlayStation 4 you can use a Roku or Amazon Fire TV device.
Includes popular live TV.
Higher price point than competitors. Mobile use is limited to home.Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Huluyes
Core$44.99/moIncludes sports and live TV. Higher price point than competitors. Mobile use is limited to home.Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Huluyes
Elite$54.99/moIncludes movie channels, Sports, and live TV. Higher price point than competitors. Mobile use is limited to home.Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Huluyes
Ultra$74.99/moIncludes HBO and Showtime Channels, Sports channels, popular live TV. Higher price point than competitors. Mobile use is limited to home.Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Huluyes

*Prices and Plans Updated July 6th, 2017


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