1. Leo121

    Leo121 GBAtemp Regular
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    PS3's free online multiplayer was what made me buy it and abandon my Xbox 360. When I heard that we were going to have to pay for it on PS4, I immediately went for PC and never looked backed. This price increase is happening cause Sony has the lead and it mightn't affect their sales. Service is still shit though, no username changing and account migration even with the increase in Plus subscribers. Also Canadians keep getting screwed with pricing cause of the exchange rate.
     
  2. chartube12

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    I don't see this has news worthy. Slow day at the office? Lol.

    The month n 3 month prices went up by 4 cents and the year price went up by 10 dollars. Not that big of a deal. That 10 dollar a year increase works out to be a 83 cents a month increase for the year. Again not a big deal. That's like 8-12 cups of coffee, a year less you could give up to continue the yearly price.
     
  3. Pecrow

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    Wow, first a 3 year lifespan console... And now this? Keeps adding more points on me leaving sony!
     
  4. loco365

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    I recently got a Vita and was considering using PS+ on it as well as what's left for it on my PS3, but I don't think I will. I also had Xbox Live for a while, but even that was expensive. I'll probably stick to my Nintendo consoles that have free online and my laptop that also has free online.
     
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  5. Joe88

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    Maybe they can use that extra $10 to add a game that isnt a crap indie game every month?

    Only fools pay full MSRP, its on sale all the time for $10-15 below msrp. I only buy it for the game offerings every month, don't even use the online play.
     
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  6. Viri

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    I own a 3DS/PC, and i don't own a PS4 or an Xbone, so the thought of paying to play online just sounds odd. I just hope Nintendo doesn't follow suit with the NX, if people don't complain about this enough, who knows, maybe they'll do it anyway.

    Hell, I didn't play WoW for this reason, well, that and I heard the horror stories about addiction :P
     
  7. Sonic Angel Knight

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    IIs only a addiction if you let it be one, only you can tell you what to do and how to manage things.
     
  8. nl255

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    I wonder, if you get a card/code for a one year subscription on Sept 21st will it still give you the full year's worth of time if you redeem it on or after the 22nd? Or even reduce the length of your current subscription by a certain amount of time to reflect the price increase?
     
  9. flame1234

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    Whoops, you can't change titles on GBAtemp. I guess it has to stay like that.
     
  10. Tom Bombadildo

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    Err...no? The price is effective on the 22nd, as in starting on the 22nd all PS+ memberships will change to this price. You could purchase a hundred thousand 1 year subscriptions before that date for the original price and each one would still give you a year.

    As for the news, who cares? As Joe said, PS+ cards go on sale so often you'll never pay full price 99% of the time.
     
  11. Pecrow

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    Same reason that I never played finalfantasy or wow as well, I am not paying a monthly fee, and still have to buy the game at retail price.. like are you kidding me? Anyways, I had read somewhere (dont remember) that nintendo might also do a yearly subscription-type of a deal on the NX, but I thought it was going to be for playing game, similar to the play station's store that offers you to play ps3 games by streaming, but honestly I dont know how true that would be. Either way, Cant wait for the NX :D
     
  12. vayanui8

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    PS Plus was already dropping in value. This just makes me glad I didn't renew my subscription. If they actually start giving solid games each month I'll consider resubscribing, but if it keeps going the way it has been I won't renew it.
     
  13. Meteor7

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    I swear there was a delete button somewhere around here...
    Seriously, how do I delete my post?
     
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  14. Terenigma

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    At first i was like :O
    Then i was like, maybe the free games will get better :yay:
    Then i was like :unsure:
    Then i remembered it was Sony :ohnoes:
    Then i was like :glare:
    Then i thought they would probably change nothing about the free games :rolleyes:
    Coz i know they try and get away with what people will pay :creep:
    So then i was like :wink:
    Because i know stupid people will throw money at whatever they do :whip:
    But its ok because i live in england :wub:
    And we dont have this increase yet :bow:
    But it will still probably come :wtf:
    Then i was like :angry:
    But i have already bought my yearly PS+ :grog:
     
  15. Deleted User

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    wew
    I remember back when we first got our PS3, we decided against getting PS+ because it was "too expensive", but look at it now.
     
  16. DeathChaos25

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    And I still can't change PSN Username or change that crappy home menu style on my PS4.

    Nice job Sony.
     
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    I would honestly pay to change my username, I HATE the username I signed up with.
     
  18. vincentx77

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    So with this price increase, are they going to let us keep our 'free' games like xbox when we decide to leave? My guess is no, but if they're going to fuck us, it'd be nice if they'd use a little lube.
     
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  19. Reploid

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    Indie trash getting more expensive obviously.
     
  20. Joe88

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    you only get to keep the games on the 360 after cancellation, on the xb1 you need an activate subscription to play any games with gold
     
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