The Ultimate Guide to PlayStation Vue (Updated July 2019)




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Playstation vue logoThis week, PlayStation Vue increased the price of each of their packages by $5. The streaming service will be adding NHL Network and The ACC Network as part of this price increase. With those changes, we’re back with an update to our PlayStation Vue Guide.

Plans and Pricing

When you sign up for a PlayStation Vue subscription, you’ll have 4 plans to choose from.

  • Access: $49.99/month for 51 channels
  • Core: $54.99/month for 79 channels
  • Elite: $64.99/month for 99 channels
  • Ultra: $84.99/month for 101 channels

Each level has something different to offer. The Access plan is the most basic and offers popular channels like ESPN and Disney. The Core plan adds sports channels including ESPN News and the MLB Network. The Elite plan adds movies from channels like Epix and FXX. Finally, the Ultra plan adds premium channels including Showtime and HBO.

Supported Devices

You can watch PlayStation Vue content on the following devices:

  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 3
  • Roku
  • Roku TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Android TV
  • Android and iOS Devices
  • Amazon Fire Tablets
  • Google Chromecast

What You Can Watch

The channels you’ll get will depend on the plan you choose. The Ultra plan offers all of the available channels on PlayStation Vue. Here’s what you’ll get with that plan (list includes the ACC Network and NHL Network, which will be added soon):

  • NBC
  • ABC
  • Fox
  • CBS
  • ACC Network
  • AMC
  • American Heroes
  • Animal Planet
  • Baby First
  • Baby TV
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • BeIn Sports
  • Boomerang
  • Bravo
  • Big Ten Network
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBS Sports
  • Cheddar Business
  • Cheddar News
  • CNBC
  • CNBC World
  • CNN
  • Comet
  • Cooking
  • COZI
  • Destination America
  • Discovery
  • Discovery Family
  • Discovery Life
  • Disney
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • DIY
  • E!
  • Epix Hits
  • ESPN
  • ESPN College Extra
  • ESPN Deportes
  • ESPN 2
  • ESPN News
  • ESPN U
  • Food Network
  • Fox Business
  • Fox Sports
  • Fox News
  • Freeform
  • FS1
  • FS2
  • Fusion
  • FX
  • FXM
  • FXX
  • GINX eSports TV
  • NBC Golf
  • Hallmark
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • HBO
  • HGTV
  • HLN
  • IFC
  • ID
  • MLB
  • Motor Trend
  • National Geographic Wild
  • National Geographic
  • NBA TV
  • NBC Sports
  • NFL Network
  • NHL Network
  • Olympic Channel
  • OWN
  • Oxygen
  • PlayStation Emerging Filmmakers Program
  • Pop
  • SCI
  • SEC Network
  • Showtime
  • Smithsonian
  • Sony Movie Channel
  • Stadium
  • Start TV
  • Sundance TV
  • SyFy
  • Tastemade
  • TBS
  • Telemundo
  • Tennis Channel
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • Travel
  • Tru TV
  • Turner Classic Movies
  • Universal Kids
  • USA
  • We TV

Along with the channels offered in each package, there are several add-on channels and bundles for an additional monthly fee.

  • Sports Pack $10/month
  • FX+ $5.99/month
  • Español Pack $4.99/month
  • There are also several premium channels that can be subscribed to as standalone channels or added to any of the PlayStation Vue plans.
  • HBO $15/month
  • Cinemax $15/month
  • HBO + Cinemax bundle $21.99/month
  • Showtime $10.99/month
  • Epix + Showtime bundle $13.99/month
  • Fox Soccer Plus $14.99/month

Simultaneous Viewing

PlayStation Vue will let you watch 5 streams simultaneously. However, you can only watch on 3 away from your home area, including smartphones and tablets.

Cloud DVR

A PlayStation Vue subscription comes with “unlimited” Cloud DVR storage that will allow you to record up to 500 programs. Your content will be saved for 28 days. After recording, you can watch at home or on the go. You can fast forward through recorded content on all channels except Fox, FX, and FXX.

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