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Sony has lost nearly 2 million PlayStation Plus subscribers since service revamp

PlayStation Plus has lost almost 2 million subscribers since Sony launched its revamped subscription service in June.

According to the company’s latest information, financial statementSony’s tiered PlayStation Plus subscription service fell 4% from 47.3 million at the end of June to 45.4 million in the three months to September 30.

Sony emphasized that the percentage of gamers subscribing to the service is significantly higher than the PS5. Previous generation PS4 consoleIn response, Sony’s leadership plans to accelerate PS5 hardware adoption to “recover this user engagement going forward.”

PlayStation Network’s active users also fell by 1 million in the most recent quarter to 102 million.

That number dwindled on the digital side, but Sony was still putting on a strong show when it came to it. PlayStation 5 hardware. The company said it has now sold over 25 million units.was able to produce about 6.5 million new PS5 units in the three months ending September 30th.

Sony announced a revamp of its PlayStation Plus service in March. As a somewhat similar subscription Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass, But the rollout wasn’t complete until June when three new tiers arrived in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

The Essential tier is basically the same as the original version of PlayStation Plus, but users can play online, Receive monthly games at no extra chargeNew content added to Extra and Premium tiers.

both grant access to the user Catalog of games for PlayStation 4 and 5 include Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Dragon Quest XI, Red Dead Redemption 2the premium tier also comes with a classic catalog containing games from the original PlayStation to PS3.

Anthony Wood is a freelance science writer at IGN. Sony has lost nearly 2 million PlayStation Plus subscribers since service revamp

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