The PS Plus Premium UK release date is locked in for this week, with brand new PlayStation Tiers, games and features going live for those willing to pay the extra price.
And it won’t just be gamers in the UK gaining access to the new services, with the following regions scheduled to see the rollout completed this week: Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
Here’s what we know so far about the new PlayStation Plus Premium release date in the UK, including prices and what games are included.
When Is Playstation Plus Premium Coming Out In The UK?
The PS Plus Premium release date for the UK has been set for Thursday, June 23, 2022. Sony has revealed that the final rollout stage will begin this week, following the new PlayStation Tiers going live in Asia, Japan, and North and South America. And unless some very big problems are discovered over the next 48 hours, there is no reason to believe that the Premium launch schedule will change for Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
The PS Plus Premium services include several new features and games that you can play from PlayStation’s back catalogue. This includes being able to stream titles from the PS3 era, download some from the PS1 and PS2, as well as access the latest games available on PS4 and PS5.
For those who want all the latest features, you will need to buy the Premium Tier, which has these current price tags in the following regions:
United States: $17.99 monthly / $49.99 quarterly / $119.99 yearly.
Europe: €16.99 monthly / €49.99 quarterly / €119.99 yearly.
United Kingdom: £13.49 monthly / £39.99 quarterly / £99.99 yearly.
Japan: ¥1,550 – monthly / ¥4,300 – quarterly / ¥10,250 yearly.
The two features that can only be accessed through the Premium Tier include playing original PS3 games via Cloud Gaming services, alongside PS1, PSP, PS2 and PS4 titles. And these are the games currently confirmed as part of the PlayStation Premium Tier for PS2, PSP And PS1:
- Ape Escape 2
- Arc The Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
- Dark Cloud
- Dark Cloud 2
- Hot Shots Tennis
- Jak 3 (PS4 remaster, added at launch)
- Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PS4 remaster, added at launch)
- Jak II (PS4 remaster, added at launch)
- Jak X (PS4 remaster, added at launch)
- Okage: Shadow King
- Red Faction
- Red Faction 2
- Rise of the Kasai
- Rogue Galaxy
- Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
- Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
- Star Wars: Racer Revenge
- The Mark of Kri
- War of the Monsters
- Wild Arms 3
- Ape Escape
- Hot Shots Golf
- I.Q Intelligent Qube
- Jumping Flash!
- Mr. Driller
- Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
- Resident Evil Director’s Cut
- Syphon Filter
- Tekken 2
- Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue!
- Wild Arms
- Worms Armageddon
- Worms World Party
- Ridge Racer 2 (confirmed for Asia so far)
- Super Stardust Portable (announced by Sony previously, currently unlisted)