Quick Look: PlayStation Vue is a subscription-based service that streams live TV, movies, and sports to your Roku and a range of other devices, including the PS3 and PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and iOS devices.
PlayStation Vue offers local, broadcast, and on-demand channels from networks that include Disney-ABC, AMC, CBS, Discovery, Fox, NBC Universal, Scripps, Turner and Viacom. All subscription packages include the following channels: AMC, Animal Planet, BET, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, Destination America, Discovery, Discovery Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, diy Network, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Esquire Network, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News Channel, FREEFORM, FX, FXX, HGTV, HLN, Investigation Discovery, msnbc, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic Channel, NBCSN, nick jr., nickelodeon, nickTOONS, OWN, oxygen, Pop, SCI, Spike, Syfy, tbs, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, tru TV, TVLAND, USA, VH1, and WE.
Additional channels are available based on your location and the package you select. Standalone channels and packages include Showtime, FOX Soccer Plus, EPIX Hits, and an Español Pack. Availability of some channels, including local live broadcasts, will vary depending on your location.
Pricing starts at $49.99 per month for the Access package with 50+ channels, with additional channels available in the Core ($54.99/month), Elite ($64.99/month), and Ultra ($84.99/mnth) packages. New users get a 5-day free trial. More information on channels and packages at your location can be found at www.psvue.com/plans.
To sign up for PlayStationVue, you will first need to create or sign into a PlayStation Network account, which requires you to provide a valid email address along with your mailing address and other personal information. After verifying your email address and logging into your PlayStation Network account, you will be able to select from the three available plans and add additional channels or packages if desired.
-- Information is current as of June 24, 2016
Developer's Channel Description:
+ Live & On Demand TV from your favorite cable channels
No PlayStation® console needed
+ Powerful DVR** — Store unlimited episodes for 28 days on up to 500 programs***
+ Stream on 5 Devices — The most simultaneous streaming*** in the industry with no additional fees
+ Premium Streaming Quality - High picture quality and one of the lowest buffering rates in the industry‡
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Movies & TV
DEVELOPER: Sony Interactive Entertainment
FEES: Packages start at $49.99 per month. New users get a 5-day free trial. More information on channels and packages at your location can be found at www.psvue.com/plans.