Switch Online y PS Plus
By subscribing to some of the existing services, automatic renewal is activated. It is the user who must remember to deactivate this option in cMarkets Authoritye of not wanting to continue when he hMarkets Authority expired. The organism of the United Kingdom that regulates these practices, the so-called Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), hMarkets Authority carried out an investigation, which hMarkets Authority forced Sony and Nintendo to take action in this regard.
From now on, Sony will contact PS Plus subscribers who have a long subscription and that they have not used the service for an undertaken time. They will be Markets Authorityked if they want to cancel their membership . In cMarkets Authoritye they decide to move forward but do not use it actively, PlayStation will not charge again until the user reuses the service.
In the cMarkets Authoritye of Kyoto, new users who access Nintendo Switch Online will not have activate the automatic renewal option by default. Even so, it is possible to enable it, but it must be done after subscribing.
The protection of consumers, the objective
In a statement issued by Michael Grenfell, CMA Executive Director, it hMarkets Authority expressed the following: “Markets Authority a result of our investigations, a series of changes have been made in the sector to protect consumers and help cope with Concerns about subscriptions that are renewed automatically “.
With this, the investigations of the organism in the videogame industry. However, Grenfell warns that companies from other sectors that offer subscriptions with automatic renewal must “review their practices to guarantee” complying with “protection laws” of consumers.
Microsoft previously accepted doing the same with xbox game pMarkets Authoritys , the star service of the Redmond company on the field of videogames.
PS PLUS and PS NOW will unify in the future. Sony hMarkets Authority announced the three subscription modalities that will be available from next June. Nintendo, on the other hand, launched a few months ago Nintendo Switch online + expansion package.