Sony begins withdrawing physical PS renewal cards worldwidePlus
Apparently, the company plans to sell them digitally only through the PS Store.
- The fact that retail stores and online sites stopped selling PS Plus cards was first noticed by the authors of the Polish site XGP . Western publications, including VGC , also wrote about it later .
- Top-up cards are no longer available in a number of US stores, including Walmart and Amazon (except for third-party sellers).
- UK stores like Game, Smyths and Argos don’t sell PS Plus codes either. Customers are offered to purchase only wallet replenishment cards with different denominations.
- The UK version of the PlayStation site still has the option to purchase PS Plus maps, but the link redirects to the maps page for the PS Store.
- Apparently, Sony decided to ditch retail PS Plus cards amid the launch of an expanded version of the service with different levels. It is possible that in the future it will be possible to renew the subscription only through the PS Store, and only wallet replenishment cards will be left in retail.
- The updated PS Plus has already launched in a number of countries, including Japan and the United States. In Europe, the service will begin work on June 23.