Many of you have been patiently waiting for PlayStation Vue to come to your city, and today we’re pleased to announce that PlayStation Vue is making its nationwide debut. We’re expanding the service to the rest of the U.S. to give our fans a better way to watch popular live and on-demand TV from top networks like AMC, ESPN, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, and more, using PlayStation Vue’s unique streaming features.
The wait is over — starting today, PlayStation Vue gets a big boost in live sports, family, and primetime TV programming with the arrival of Disney and ESPN Media Networks. This adds popular channels fans have been waiting for, including ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, Disney Channel, and more.
Shortly after launch in March 2015, PlayStation Music featuring Spotify quickly became one of the most downloaded apps in PlayStation history. And as of January 1st of this year the app has been downloaded nearly 11 million times, with more than 190 million hours of listening through Spotify on PS Music. We’re thrilled to see this level of engagement from the PlayStation community for a music experience all of us here are passionate about.
With the fall TV season premieres just around the corner, I’m excited to announce that PlayStation Vue is coming to Dallas and Miami. Starting today, all PS4 and PS3 owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Miami-Fort Lauderdale areas can choose from three PlayStation Vue multichannel packages — Access, Core or Elite — starting at $49.99. With PlayStation Vue, you get access to live local broadcast channels, so you can catch up on local news or cheer on your local sports teams, as well as save your favorite shows to our cloud DVR.
At E3, we announced exciting new content partners coming to PlayStation Vue. We are thrilled to announce starting today, PS4 and PS3 users across the entire U.S. can purchase Showtime directly through PlayStation Vue as a stand-alone streaming service.
Showtime will be available for $10.99 a month and PlayStation Plus members can get it at just $8.99 a month — with or without subscribing to any of the existing PlayStation Vue channel plans (Access, Core and Elite in select cities).
Since the launch of PlayStation Vue in March, we’ve heard a lot of requests from fans to bring our innovative cloud-based TV service to their cities. Today, I’m pleased to announce that we’re expanding into the Greater Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay Area TV markets.
In the last few weeks, we’ve watched the devastating effects of major earthquakes that have struck Nepal, affecting so many lives and destroying countless homes across the country. We know the road to recovery will be a long one, and our hearts are with the Nepalese communities affected by this unimaginable tragedy.
Hi everyone! In January, we announced PlayStation Music, a new music destination that brings Spotify to PS4, PS3, and Xperia mobile devices in 41 markets around the world. This exclusive partnership brings the best in music and the best in gaming together on PlayStation Network, and I am thrilled to announce that Spotify on PlayStation Music is coming to PS4 and PS3 today!
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