How to purchase the Sony PS5 Plus Essentials subscription for less

Any luck on finding new games today? Hmm, you may want to check out the Sony PS5 Plus Essentials subscription, that’s why you’re here, right? In case you missed this one, the PlayStation 5 Plus is Sony’s subscription service that lets you explore a deep catalog of games. You’ll get new monthly games and subscription exclusives! Just make sure that your PS5 is subscripted to PlayStation Plus. But because of how the subscription service has changed in the past months, you may be wondering if you can purchase it for less. Well, we may have the answer here for you, stay with us!

PS5 Plus Essentials subscription

There are three kinds of subscriptions for Sony’s PS Plus. Before we tell you about Essentials, you may want to check out the Premium and Extra tiers of the PS Plus. Once you’re done checking that out, keep reading to know more about the Essentials tier in the PS Plus subscription!

How to purchase a PS5 Plus Essentials subscription?

You may want to know the pricing first before anything else. The Essentials tier would be the cheapest PS Plus plan they have. So if you’re planning to purchase an Essentials subscription, you can get a monthly subscription for $9.99, $24.99 for three months, or $59.99 for a whole year.

  • You may head over to this link and choose whichever PS Plus plan works best for you. Do make sure that you are signed in to your Sony account before transacting.

  • Proceed to checkout once you have the final decision about the tier you’ve decided to get. Just follow the prompts and the payment method and voila! You’re now subscribed to Sony’s PS Plus service.

Is there an Essentials subscription for less?

If you’re looking for a way to get the Essentials subscription for less, we have a tip for you. If you want to subscribe to this tier for just a short amount of time, you may want to consider getting the 3-month subscription plan. A three-month plan would cost $24.99, so instead of $9.99 per month, that would make only make it around $8.33.

  • However, if you plan to have your plan for a whole year, might as well purchase the yearly subscription. It would cost you only $59.99, a roughly estimated $4.99 per month only. This is the perfect deal for gamers looking to save a few bucks. Try it out!

Free trials for Premium and Extra tiers

If this is your first time trying out the PS Plus plans, you’re in luck. Take note that since the Essential tier is the cheapest, it won’t be available for that plan.

  • This is still a fair trade given the features both tiers come with. Head over to this link and check out the 7-day free trial of PS Plus Premium and Extra. From there, you can decide which tier you want to get between the two.
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  • Before the trial ends, you have the freedom to cancel your subscription if you don’t plan on paying the regular price. For other offers, unfortunately, they do not have any for this month of October. We may want to wait for the next month, just in case they drop some discounts for the players.

What do you get with a PS Plus Essentials subscription?

Here’s what you need to know about the Essentials subscription, what you can do, and what you can play.

  • If you successfully subscribed to the Essentials plan, you can automatically be eligible for the core benefits of the PS Plus plan. This includes the following: playing in online multiplayer, new monthly games to add to your library, and exclusive deals from PlayStation Store.
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  • Also, you can enjoy Cloud Storage, Share Play, and Exclusive Content. If you also have a PS5 console, then you can check out The PlayStation Plus Collection and Game Help.

That’s all you have to know! Will you be getting this PS Plus subscription?

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