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PS Plus' UK prices rise at the end of August to "reflect various market conditions" say Sony

Sony has announced a UK price increase for PlayStation Plus, mirroring a recent US rise. It's apparently to to "reflect various market conditions." 

Depending on how you pay, the increases are as follows: 

- Annually, the price will change from £39.99 to £49.99 per annum.
- Quarterly, the price will change from £14.99 to £19.99 per quarter.
- Monthly, the price will change from £5.99 to £6.99 per month.

The increase will kick in at 00:01 BST on 31 August 2017 and if you're already an existing member: "all recurring subscription fees payable by you on or after 31 August 2017 will be charged at the new price."

In a statment to GR Sony said, "we are changing the pricing to reflect various market conditions while enabling us to continue providing exceptional value to our members."

However, check out our best PS Plus deals and you can pick up a 12 month sub for as little as £35 now, upfront, and beat the price increase for a little while. 

Leon Hurley

I'm currently GamesRadar's guides coordinator, which means I've had a hand in producing or writing all of the guide and tips content on the site. I also write reviews, previews and features, and do video. Previously I worked for Kotaku, and the Official PlayStation Magazine and website.  I'm a big fan of open world games, horror, and narrative adventures.