Today at around 4:30 PM Eastern Sony officially shutdown PlayStation Vue. A simple message on the site says “We regret to inform you that Sony Interactive Entertainment has discontinued the PlayStation Vue service as of January 30, 2020.” On apps it suggestions you look at fuboTV, Hulu, Philo, and Sling TV.
If you’ll miss PlayStation Vue here are a few options:
Try YouTube TV for $49.99
Many PlayStation Vue subscribers were happy with the DVR feature which allowed users to record up to 500 programs and saved content for up to 28 days. YouTube TV offers unlimited DVR storage. As long as you’re subscribed, recordings are saved for 9 months. YouTube TV also recently added support for PlayStation 4, so if you were using the game console as a streaming device, you can easily make the switch.
Read our full comparison of YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue HERE.
If you want to save money…
Try Vidgo for $39.99
Vidgo, one of the new streaming services on the market, launched with the competitive price point of $39.99/month. Choosing Vidgo as your replacement will save you $15/month. With this option, you’ll be missing some channels (including CBS and NBC) but the 67 channel lineup will still give you plenty of options, especially if you have an antenna for locals.
Read our full comparison of Vidgo and PlayStation Vue HERE.
If you’re here for the sports…
Try fuboTV for $54.99
fuboTV is a streaming service that prioritizes sports. The basic package includes Big Ten Network, CBS Sports, Golf Channel, SNY, and more. You can also choose from fubo TV’s add-on packages for even more sports. However, ESPN channels are missing from the lineup, so be sure to check out the full lineup before signing up.
Read our full comparison of fuboTV and PlayStation Vue HERE.
If you’re looking for channel variety…
Try Hulu with Live for $54.99
Like PlayStation Vue, Hulu has a good mix of news, sports, and entertainment channels. That lineup includes ACC Network, Big Ten Network, ESPN, Discovery channels, MSNBC, Fox News, and more.
Read our full comparison of Hulu and PlayStation Vue HERE.
If you want a customized channel lineup…
Try Sling TV for $30
With a Sling TV subscription, you can start by choosing Sling Orange, Sling Blue, or a combination of both. From there, you can browse Sling TVs add-on packages to tailor your subscription to your personal preferences. There are add-ons for kids, comedy, sports, news, and more, so you can have a channel lineup that meets your needs.
Read our full comparison of Sling TV and PlayStation Vue HERE.
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