The streaming video market is growing rapidly from 2015, and now there is more competition in the streaming market. PlayStation Vue is a new online TV service by Sony. It is bringing you to live TV, movies, and sports without owning a cable or satellite subscription. The service allows you to watch live television and requires an internet connection on your device. You can use Vue on your phone, computer, and another device to watch live television.
It offers amazing performance, more added channels as compared to its rivals, like YouTube TV, Sling TV, and DirectTV Now. Signing up for PlayStation Vue is quick and easy. Just visit www.psvue.com to create a new PlayStation Network account.
PlayStation Vue Features – Free Trail Offers
- No surprise fees, no annual contracts, no cable or satellite plan required
- Save thousands of hours of your favorite shows to the cloud DVR with My Shows
- Find exactly what you’re looking for and search for what you want across live, DVR and on-demand content
- An amazing feature is multi-view support that allows you to watch multiple channels simultaneously.
- Best and favorite channels bookmark the front and center of your top network.
You can start the free trial before purchasing the service. You need to enter details of your credit card before redeeming your 7-day free trial or 14 day trial. Your Android TV device needs to be of version 4.4 or higher. However, the service is only available in the USA. One of the best subscription-based streaming services, PlayStation Vue pairs live local channels like NBC, FOX with other notable cable channels. The PlayStation Vue service started out as to introduce a way for PlayStation owners to watch live television without cable service.
There are four types of Vue subscription:
- Access- It offers 40+ channels like ABC, Animal Planet, Fox, and cable channels (like ESPN and Disney). It will cost you 50 USD per month.
- Core-It offers 20 more channels than Access subscription, means 60+ channels. You will get more national and regional sports channels like Golf Channel, CBS Sports Network. It will cost you 55 USD per month.
- Elite-It offers 80+ channels and includes movie channels like Epix, infotainment channels like Discovery Life and some family channels with Access and Core channels. It will cost you 65 USD per month.
- Ultra-It is the best and costliest subscription you can have. The subscription includes 90+ channels and adds the premium channels like HBO and others. It will cost you 85 USD per month
One important thing you need to know that regardless of the plan you choose, you can stream up to five shows at the same time on different accounts. It means the maximum streaming limit is same from Access to Ultra. PlayStation Vue also limits the types of devices you can stream to. While you can stream up to five shows at the same time, but you can only stream on one PS3 and one PS4 at a time. Vue requires a high-speed internet connection to offer its service. According to PlayStation, you should have at least 10 Mbps internet speed to use the service and an additional of 5 Mbps for each new stream.
An approximation of internet speed you need:
- 10 Mbps for one device.
- 15 Mbps for two devices on the same connection.
- 20 Mbps for three devices connected with the same connection.
You definitely have a variety of option to choose for Live TV streaming. With strong performance and wide channel selection, it’s a good option for those who want to stream television online without cable subscription.