PlayStation Plus is Sony’s online gaming service for the PlayStation 4. It’s needed to play online multiplayer games on the PlayStation 4. You’re playing a competing multiplayer game with a public that you have never met or a co-operative game with your friends who lives a few distance away; you’ll need PlayStation Plus to do it.

Sony has also added some other features to this service. Only PlayStation Plus member can upload their game saves and storing them online where they can be access on another console. PlayStation Plus member gets some free games every month. They also get access to some bonus sales on digital games.

You Need PlayStation Plus for Multiplayer Gaming:

PlayStation Plus
PlayStation Plus

If you need to play online multiplayer games on your PlayStation 4, you’ll need PlayStation Plus. If you effort to use the online multiplayer feature within a game without subscribing first, you’ll see a message advise that you need PS Plus.

PlayStation Plus isn’t needed for playing single-player games, and it isn’t required when playing multiplayer different games if anyone playing the game is sitting in front of the same console with a controller. It’s only needed for online gaming.

This service also isn’t vital for using other online features, including different media apps, or the PS4’s web browser. You can take benefit from all these features even without a subscription.

Provide Online Storage for Your Save Game:

Application Save Data Management
Application Save Data Management

On the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Plus also allow you to use online storage for your save games. Your PS4 automatically uploads your save games to Sony’s servers, and you can download that hold data on another console—or the same console, if you uninstall the save games.

It ensure you always have a copy of your save game, even if your PS4 console needs to be repaired or replaced. You’ll find this best feature on the Settings > Application Saved Data Management screen. The yellow plus sign next to the “Saved Data in Online Storage” and “Auto-Upload” options mean these features require PlayStation Plus.

Free Monthly Games:

Every month there are at least two games on the PS Store that are made entirely free to buy for all players with a PS Plus subscription. For September 2020, we had PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Street Fighter V. Together,

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds
Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds

Auto-Download in Rest Mode:

Game updates and patches are automatically downloaded on your console in rest mode, so you don’t have to waste time on it when you want to play

Early Access:

PS Plus members get early access to new full game demos, trials, and public beta trials

Online Storage:

PlayStation Plus members get 10 GB of online storage space for game saves

Exclusive Discounts:

You may find some games on the PlayStation Store with a plus sign and deducted price, these are discounts exclusively for PS Plus members, and there are a lot of these discounts throughout the year

Prices:

Free Trial: For the first 14 days. You can try PS Plus for free.

1 Month: $9.99 (1,378 Pakistani Rupees approx.)

3 Month: $24.99 (3,445 Pakistani Rupees approx.)

Yearly: $59.99 (8,268 Pakistani Rupees approx.)

PS Plus: Is It Worth It?

In short, yes. A PlayStation Plus membership is worth the price of admission. For $59.99 in the US and £49.99 in the UK, a 12-month subscription will give you approach at least 24 free PS4 games. It more than covers the cost of the service. You’ll also be able to join multiplayer matches in different games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Overwatch.

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