Can Sling TV Replace PlayStation Vue When it Shuts Down? We Take a Look…

Remote controlNow that PlayStation Vue is no longer accepting new subscribers in preparation to shut down on January 30, 2020, many PlayStation Vue subscribers are looking for another service to take its place.

Today, we’re comparing PlayStation Vue with Sling TV to help you decide is this is the streaming service that might be your ideal replacement.

Cost

With the PlayStation Vue Core package, subscribers currently get 79 channels for $54.99/month.

With Sling Orange + Sling Blue and Sling’s Total TV Deal, you’ll get 119 channels for $60/month.

Channels 

Here’s the breakdown of which channels each of these two streaming services has to offer. On the chart, we’re comparing PlayStation Vue’s Core plan with Sling Orange + Sling Blue with the channels included in the Total TV Deal add-ons.

PlayStation Vue CoreSling Orange + Sling Blue + Total TV Deal
A&EX
ABCX
ABC NewsX
AMCXX
Animal PlanetX
ACCNXX
ACCN XX
AXS TVX
BabyFirstX
Baby TVX
BBC AmericaXX
BBC World NewsX
BeIn SportsXX
BETX
The BlazeX
Bloomberg TelevisionX
BoomerangX
BravoXX
Big Ten NetworkX
Cartoon NetworkXX
CBSX
CBS Sports NetworkX
CGTNX
Cheddar BusinessXX
Cheddar NewsX
CineMoiX
CMTX
CNBCXX
CNNXX
CometX
Comedy CentralX
CometX
Cooking ChannelXX
Cozi TVX
DiscoveryXX
Disney ChannelXX
Disney Jr.XX
Disney XDXX
DIY NetworkXX
Duck TVX
E!XX
Epix Drive-InX
ESPNXX
ESPN College ExtraX
ESPN 2XX
ESPN3X
ESPN Bases LoadedX
ESPN Goal LineX
ESPNewsXX
ESPN UXX
Euro NewsX
The Film DetectiveX
Food NetworkXX
FoxXX
Fox BusinessX
Fox NewsX
France 24
FreeformXX
FS1XX
FS2XX
FS TVX
FuseX
FusionX
FXXX
FXXXX
FYIX
Game Show NetworkX
Golf ChannelXX
Hallmark ChannelXX
Hallmark DramaX
Hallmark Moves & MysteriesX
HDnet MoviesX
HGTVXX
HistoryX
HLNXX
IFCXX
Investigation DiscoveryXX
Law & CrimeX
LifetimeX
LMNX
Local NowX
LogoX
News18X
MLB NetworkXX
MLB Stroke ZoneX
MotorTrendXX
MSNBCXX
MTVX
MTV2X
My TVX
Nat Geo WildXX
National GeographicXX
NBA TVXX
NBCXX
NBCSNXX
NBC SportsX
NDTV 24×7X
Newsmax TVX
NewsyX
NFL NetworkXX
NFL Red ZoneX
NHL NetworkXX
Nick Jr.X
Nick ToonsX
Olympic ChannelXX
OWNX
Outside TVX
OxygenXX
Pac12 NetworkX
ParamountX
PopX
ReelzX
RevoltX
RT AmericaX
SCIX
SEC NetworkXX
SEC Network+X
Smithsonian ChannelX
SNYX
StadiumX
Start TVX
Sundance TVXX
SyFyXX
TastemadeX
TBSXX
Teen NickX
TelemundoX
Tennis ChannelXX
TLCXX
TNTXX
Travel ChannelXX
Tru TVXX
Turner Classic MoviesXX
TV LandX
USAXX
VH1X
VicelandX
WE TVXX
Weather NationX
Z LivingX

Simultaneous Viewing

PlayStation Vue allows 5 simultaneous streams.

Sling Orange + Blue allows for up to 4 streams at the same time.

DVR

PlayStation Vue Core subscription came with “unlimited” Cloud DVR storage, allowing users to record up to 500 programs. Your content will be saved for 28 days.

With Sling’s Total TV deal, the Cloud DVR add-on is included. With this add-on, you’ll get 50 hours of DVR storage. Content will remain saved for as long as you’re a subscriber.

What’s Missing?

Those who were using PlayStation Vue to watch live, local channels will notice that those channels are missing from the Sling TV lineup. There’s a solution for that. With an antenna, viewers in select cities can get their local channels for no additional fee. Making it even easier, Sling offers a free antenna. Visit their website to learn more.

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