PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue shuts down

Sony has officially drawn the curtain on its cord-cutting proposition, PlayStation Vue. The service’s shut down was initially announced in October, and Sony officially pulled the plug on January 30. In a blog post post written by Sony Interactive Entertainment deputy president John Kodera, the company announced the decision. Kodera wrote: “Unfortunately, the highly competitive […]

Sony announces 2020 PlayStation Vue switch off

Sony has announced the shutdown of its cord-cutting OTT streamer PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020. The announcement came as something of a surprise, following the company’s decision to raise subscription costs by US$5 across the board in July. In a blog post post written by Sony Interactive Entertainment deputy president John Kodera, the company […]

Disney and Sony sign expanded PlayStation Vue distribution deal

Disney has signed a new multi-year deal to continue the distribution of its channels on Sony’s cord-cutting PlayStation Vue streaming platform. The contract is an expansion of Disney’s existing deal with the streamer, and brings in the new ACC Network from ESPN along with the National Geographic and FX networks that Disney acquired through the […]

New sports channels announced for cord-cutting PlayStation Vue 

Sony’s PlayStation Vue has announced the addition of the NHL Network and the ACC Network to its offerings. The NHL Network, dedicated to ice hockey, will air matches including the Stanley Cup Playoffs, World Championships and Memorial Cup.  ESPN’s ACC Network is a new channel focused on college sports in the Atlantic Coast Conference. As […]

Sony ups PlayStation Vue pricing

Sony has raised the price of PlayStation Vue by US$5 (€4.39) per month. Announcing the decision in a blog post, the company said that the decision was made by reviewing how much competitors are charging, the number of services on offer through PlayStation Vue, and changes to the ecosystem. The change means that pricing of […]

Sony adds multi-view feature to PlayStation Vue

Sony is launching a new multi-view feature for its US streaming service PlayStation Vue that allows viewers to watch more than one live channel at once. Multi-view is available on PlayStation 4 consoles starting this week and gives users the option to watch and listen to a main TV channel and view up to two […]

PlayStation Vue launches on Apple TV

Sony’s over-the-top TV service PlayStation Vue has launched as an app for Apple TV in the US. PS Vue is available now on fourth generation Apple TVs– the most recent version of the streaming box, which launched last year. Announcing the launch, Sony said that Apple TV was “one of the most highly requested devices by […]

Viacom pulls channels from Sony Playstation Vue

Viacom’s cable nets are being pulled from Sony’s US cloud TV service Playstation Vue. The Viacom channels will be taken off Vue from Friday (November 11), with new nets including BBC America and NBA TV added. Vice’s Viceland and more local offerings from CBS and Fox will be added soon, Sony said. The changes became apparent […]

PlayStation Vue launches on Android TVs

Sony’s over-the-top TV service PlayStation Vue has launched on Android TVs in the US and will soon add PC and Mac support. “You can sign up for PlayStation Vue via the web for these two new devices without the need of a PlayStation console,” said PlayStation Vue head of product, Dan Myers. PS Vue account […]

HBO and Cinemax launch on PlayStation Vue in the US

HBO and Cinemax has launched on Sony’s over-the-top TV service, PlayStation Vue, in the US. At the same time, Sony announced the launch of a new PlayStation Vue plan, Ultra. This includes HBO and Showtime along with all the 100+ channels from Sony’s Elite plan, available for $64.99 or $74.99 per month depending on location. Separately, […]