Sony's excellent internet-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, is finally expanding onto Apple TV devices. Slowly but surely PS Vue is working its way outside the Sony device ecosystem, and Apple TV seems like the most obvious next move.
Those who subscribe can grab the app right now and start streaming and using the PlayStation Vue Cloud DVR and all that. There's also a free trial available for new users.
Read on for the details.
PlayStation Vue is expanding to Apple TV today, bringing a lineup of top live TV programing to the popular TV streaming device. PlayStation Vue on Apple TV (4thgeneration) provides viewers with a better live TV experience, offering PlayStation Vue's unique streaming features, such as simultaneous streaming and cloud DVR with no recording conflicts, and no long-term contract commitments. Users will be able to take advantage of Apple TV's Siri Remote and easy navigation with touch, while enjoying PlayStation Vue's sleek look and feel.
PlayStation Vue provides access to popular live TV programming, from sports networks like ESPN and NFL Network, to premium channels like AMC, FX, HBO and more, all in one easy-to-use service. Users with an existing PlayStation Vue account can link their subscription to Apple TV and start streaming right away. New users can sign up for one of several plan options through the PlayStation Vue website and link their subscription to Apple TV, without the need of a PlayStation console. A seven-day free trial is available to new PlayStation Vue customers.
PLAYSTATION VUE PLAN OPTIONS
- Access: includes live cable TV, movies and sports channels for $29.99 per month ($39.99 in cities with most major live local broadcast stations*)
- Core: includes all the channels from Access with the addition of live national and regional sports networks for $34.99 per month ($44.99 in cities with most major live local broadcast stations*)
- Elite: featuring all the channels from Core with the addition of top movie and entertainment channels for $44.99 per month ($54.99 in cities with most major live local broadcast stations*)
- Ultra: HBO and SHOWTIME, plus all the channels from Elite for $64.99 per month ($74.99 per month in cities with most major live local broadcast stations*)
PLAYSTATION VUE KEY HIGHLIGHTS AND FEATURES
- PlayStation Vue offers live programming, including live broadcast cable networks and national and regional sports networks.
- Live broadcasts from local TV stations are also available in select cities.
Unmatched Cloud DVR
- Users can record hundreds of shows at once with conflict-free recording. Thousands of hours of content can be stored on PlayStation Vue's cloud DVR, offering 10 times more storage than any DVR in the market today.
- Once viewers tag a favorite show using the DVR feature, they will automatically have access to episodes of that show for 28 days.
- With a single PlayStation Vue account, users can simultaneously stream PlayStation Vue content on up to five devices.
Powerful User Interface
- PlayStation Vue makes it easy to watch more and search less with an intuitive interface that seamlessly blends live and on-demand content, offers powerful search tools, and enables viewers to rewind, pause, or fast forward content.
No Long-Term Contractual Commitments, No Hidden Fees
- PlayStation Vue provides straightforward pricing with no hidden fees, as well as no long-term contracts or penalties for cancelling.
- PlayStation Vue is available as a downloadable app for popular connected devices, so there's no additional equipment or installation charges.