Though it originally seemed
like you'd need to drop an additional $50 annually to get your on-demand TV fix via PlayStation 3, it turns out that the PlayStation Plus
is not technically
needed for Hulu Plus
functionality. Concerned console owners emailing firstname.lastname@example.org are being told Sony's premium service is "only a requirement during the preview period," after which point "you should be able to download the Hulu Plus app
," which will still require Hulu's own $10 monthly subscription, of course. We reached out to a Hulu representative and confirmed the above for ourselves -- so the only question is how long you'll have to wait without shelling out.