Sony Corp. this week launched Playstation Vue, a cloud-based TV service, to the Playstation 4 and Playstation 3.
The service feature on-demand TV, the option to save shows to the cloud, and Search and Explore functions to narrow program results.
Playstation Vue includes around 75 channels per market from national programmers and local broadcast station.
Launch partners include CBS, Discovery Communications, Fox, Fox News Network, NBC Universal, Scripps Networks, Viacom, and AMC Networks.
The service starts at $49.99 per month with no contracts and the service does not require any additional equipment other than the console hardware.
The Access Package costs $49.99 per month, the Core Package sells at $59.99 and adds local regional sports networks, and the Elite Package sells at $69.99 per month and includes Access and Core channels plus more than 25 lifestyle, music and family channels.
The service is available now in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.