Best answer: Of course it doesn't. The ever-existing Microsoft vs. Sony battle prevents 99.9% of compatibility between what each company produces and it's an ability to work on the opposing console.

So... What can you do?

There are a number of other devices that are compatible with the PlayStation Vue. Chances are you have one of them in your house. If not, check out some of the options at the bottom of the page! Here's a list of compatible devices:

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  • PlayStation 4 consoles
  • PlayStation 3 consoles
  • Roku Players and TVs (firmware 7.7 and up)
  • Amazon Fire TV (all gens)
  • Apple TV® (4th gen running tvOS 11.0 and up)
  • Android TV (all gens)
  • On the web at psvue.com/watch (most recent versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Microsoft Edge, as well as previous "evergreen" versions.)
  • Mobile and tablet devices: iOS devices: iOS 9 or higher, Android: Android phones and tablets running Android OS version 5.0 or higher, and Amazon: Fire HD6 tablets and above.
  • Google Chromecast (1st gen and up)

What is PlayStation Vue?

PlayStation Vue is a subscription service for streaming TV shows and movies online. There are several plan options, plenty of channels, and even a few premium channels to enjoy!

  • Access ($45): This is the most basic package you can get with PlayStation Vue. You get 45 channels, from AMC to CNN and Fox News, to ESPN and Disney, and more.
  • Core ($50): This package adds in sports channels like MLB Network, NBA TV, NFL Network, and regional sports. You'll also get the Cooking Channel and additional movie channels.
  • Elite ($60): This'll get you BBC World News and a bunch of movie channels (including some great bad movies on demand) that you never knew existed.
  • Ultra ($80): This is everything in the Elite package, but with HBO and Showtime (east and west for both) added in. And that's not a bad deal at $10 each per month, which both of them costing more if you were to get them separately. You'll also have access to the Showtime Anytime app, And HBO Now apps.

PlayStation Vue plans, pricing and channels

Channels Access ($45.99) Core ($54.99) Elite ($64.99) Ultra ($84.99)
ABC On Demand x x x x
Fox on Demand x x x x
NBC On Demand x x x x
AMC x x x x
American Heroes Channel x x
Animal Planet x x x x
BBC America x x x x
BBC World News x x
Big Ten Network x x x
Boomerang x x
Bravo x x x x
Cartoon Network x x x x
CBS Sports Network x x x
Cheddar Business x x x x
CNBC x x x x
CNBC World x x
CNN x x x x
Comet x x x
Cooking Channel x x x
Cozi TV x x x x
Destination America x x x x
Discovery x x x x
Discovery Family x x
Discovery Life x x
Disney Channel x x x x
Disney Junior x x x x
Disney XD x x x x
DIY x x x
E! x x x x
EPIX Hits x x
ESPN x x x x
ESPN College Extra x x x
ESPN Deportes x x
ESPN2 x x x x
ESPN News x x x
ESPN U x x x
Food Network x x x x
Fox Business x x x x
Fox News x x x x
Freeform x x x x
FS1 x x x x
FS2 x x x x
Fusion x x
FX x x x x
FXM x x
FXX x x x x
GinX E Sports TV x x
NBC Golf x x x
Hallmark x x x
Hallmark Drama x x
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries x x
HBO x
HGTV x x x x
HLN x x x x
IFC x x x
Investigation Discovery x x x x
Law & Crime Trial Network x x x
MLB Network x x x
Motortrend x x
MSNBC x x x x
Nat Geo Wild x x x
National Geographic x x x x
NBA TV x x x
NBCSN x x x x
NFL Network x x x
Olympic Channel x x x
OWN x x x x
Oxygen x x x x
PlayStation Emerging Filmmakers Program x x x x
POP x x x
SCI x x x x
SEC Network x x x
Showtime x
Smithsonian Channel x x x
Sony Movie Channel x x
Spotlight x x x x
Stadium x x
Start TV x x x x
Sundance TV x x x
SYFY x x x x
Tastemade x x x
TBS x x x x
TCM x x x
Telemundo x x x x
Tennis Channel x x
TLC x x x x
TNT x x x x
Travel x x x x
TruTV x x x x
Universal Kids x x
USA x x x x
WeTV x x x x

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You've got some decisions to make.

You can get the Access plan for $45 a month, the Core plan for $50 a month, the Elite plan for $60 a month, or the Ultra plan for $80 a month. There are over 90 channels divided between the plans for you to enjoy, giving you seemingly endless abilities for amazing streaming adventures.

Our top picks for alternative streaming with PlayStation Vue

PlayStation 4 Pro ($450 at Amazon)

The PlayStation Pro is a powerhouse of gaming goodness. It supports 4K and HDR TV for streaming as well as a Boost Mode to improve graphics for supported games.

Amazon Fire TV ($50 at Amazon)

This Amazon Fire TV stick supports 4K resolution, Dolby Vision and HDR 10 for visuals and Dolby Atmos for audio. It pairs up with Alexa for voice commands and has over 500k movies and shows for you to enjoy!

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