Best answer: There are 10 different premium packages you can add on to your PlayStation Vue subscription: Sports Pack, HBO MAX Pack, HBO, Cinemax, Premium Pack, Showtime, EPIX Hits, Español Pack, Fox Soccer Plus, and HI-YAH! Continue on below to see how the plan options work and what each add-on offers.

Better streaming: PlayStation Vue Subscription ($45+/mo at PlayStation Store)

PlayStation Vue subscription options

  • 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

PlayStation Vue add-on channels

You have the option to add-on any one of these premium channels with your PlayStation Vue subscription. The only time you don't need to worry about add-ons is if you're using the Ultra package because it comes with everything!

  • Sports Pack ($10): This'll get you Bases Loaded, ESPN Classic, Goal Line, the Longhorn Network, MLB Strike Zone, NESN National (that's New England sports), NFL Red Zone and Outside TV.
  • HBO MAX Pack ($22 a month): That's HBO and Cinemax in one.
  • HBO ($15): The standalone sub for HBO.
  • Cinemax ($15): The standalone sub for Cinemax.
  • Premium Pack ($14): You get EPIX Hits and Showtime.
  • Showtime ($11): The standalone sub for Showtime.
  • EPIX Hits ($4): A decent movie add-on.
  • Español Pack ($5): Spanish-language channels.
  • Fox Soccer Plus ($15): Live worldwide soccer (and rugby, which isn't soccer but is still way cool).
  • HI-YAH! ($3): Martial-arts and Asian action movies.

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PlayStation Vue Monthly Subscription

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.

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