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Sony stops selling PS Now cards, reigniting Spartacus rumors

Sony stops selling PS Now cards, reigniting Spartacus rumors

Sony advises UK retailers to stop selling Sony cards. Playstation now As of next week. The company has asked stores to remove cards from shelves and also from online catalogs.

The information was released on Wednesday (12) by insiders. Jeff Group, there is no site Venture house. He had access to the manifest sent to British merchants.

Stores have until the end of January 19 to remove all cards. [dos pontos de vendas físicos] e [entrega eletrônica] from all areas facing customers and updating their digital slots as per the next commercial update this week,” an excerpt from the letter reads.

Jeff Group said he reached out to Sony, but the company did not respond to a request for comment on the case.

New service coming?

For Brazilians, the news doesn’t make much of a difference, since PS Now, Sony’s cloud gaming service, is not available in Brazil. However, Grubb remembers that the trade action may be another indication that a new service is emerging from the company.

report from Bloomberg In early December 2021 revealed that Sony is working on a new subscription service Which unites PlayStation Plus and PS Now, being a kind of “PlayStation Game Pass”.

In addition to existing cloud gaming, the project, codenamed “Spartacus,” is expected to offer PS1, PS2, PS3 and PSP classic titles. The new platform will have three subscription models: the basic model, which will provide practically the same benefits as the current PS Plus; The medium, with everything from the previous game plus access to PS4, PS4 and advanced games, which will deliver classic games from previous generations consoles.

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After the matter spread, journalist Jason Schreyer, who published the information about Spartacus, explained on Twitter that PS Now cards had already been collected in the United States in recent weeks.

But yes, this is in preparation for the launch of Spartacus (aka the revamped PlayStation Plus), as Bloomberg reported in early December.”