If you're a regular PlayStation Store shopper, Plus is worth a look, but the ultimate value depends on the type of gamer you are and what Sony makes available.
Typical price: $69.95
Sony will be steadily rolling out online access, following launch.
Guacamelee, The Unfinished Swan, Hohokum and more will be free to PS Plus subscribers this month.
Sign up for a year's subscription before 11 April and get an extra 90 days of Sony PlayStation Plus for free.
The downloading service will be a big part of the PlayStation 4, and could offer PS3 games for the console, too.
Sony's handheld gaming device will be getting access to the PlayStation Plus subscription service from 21 November.
Electronics giant makes a move that may finally unseat Microsoft's dominance of the online home gaming experience.
Rumors of a fee-based PlayStation Network subscription service swirled before E3 2010, and Sony officially announced the product at its press conference. Starting Tuesday, PS3 owners can sign up for PlayStation Plus by installing firmware update 3.40.
A collection of short video highlights from Sony's press briefing at the E3 video game conference.
After years of offering a totally free online experience, Sony has announced an add-on subscription service to the PlayStation Network called PlayStation Plus.