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PlayStation Plus Subscriptions Dropping Ahead of New Tiers

In a recent financial report released by Sony, PlayStation Plus subscriptions have dropped ahead of the new tiers releasing this year.

PlayStation is gearing up for the launch of new tiers of their PlayStation Plus subscription. The new tiers, called Extra & Premium, are set to release soon.

It seems that PlayStation is trying to keep up with the changing market for gaming, with Xbox’s Game Pass adding millions of members year on year.

And ahead of this, Sony has revealed that the active monthly users and PlayStation Plus subscriptions have dropped recently.

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Sony Reveals PS Plus Subscriptions Have Dropped Ahead of New Tiers

Sony has revealed that over 600,000 players have canceled their PlayStation Plus subscriptions in a recent financial earnings report.

This isn’t too surprising, given the fact that PlayStation saw a drop from 2021’s Q3 report. The PlayStation Plus subscription changes were revealed during Q4 of 2021.

PlayStation also saw a drop of five million monthly active users. Sony defines these as unique accounts which played games or used PlayStation Network services during the last month.

The better news is that Sony has confirmed almost 20 million PlayStation 5 units have been sold. And, they expect more supply in the financial year 2022.

How Many Active PlayStation Plus Subscribers in 2022?

As of the drop reported by Sony, PlayStation is said to have 47.4 million active PlayStation Plus subscribers in 2022.

Of course, this is after the drop in Q4 in 2021, which leads up to the end of March 2022. This number could fluctuate frequently.

They could also have an increase in subscriptions when the new PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium tiers release.

If you haven’t got your hands on a PlayStation 5 yet, we can help! Make sure to follow our guide on where to find a PS5 in May 2022!

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However, if you’ve managed to get your hands on the next-generation PlayStation, check out our list of the best games on PS5 so far! Or the best upcoming games for PlayStation 5 in May and June 2022!

And make sure to check out more about the newest PlayStation Plus tiers, and find out which subscription you should get!

And it seems Sony may delay the PS VR 2, an analyst recently disclosed.

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