PlayStation Plus: August’s “free” games run with must-have Japanese role-playing games?

Game News PlayStation Plus: August’s “free” games run with must-have Japanese role-playing games?

The change in the PlayStation Plus formula does not affect one thing: the arrival of “free” subscription games, even in the Essential, Extra and Premium models. On this topic, it seems that the titles coming in August may be leaked.


  • A mythological license for Japanese fans
  • The most famous skateboarder is back
  • The game of small dreams

As every month, PlayStation reveals video games to integrate its PlayStation Plus catalog: a subscription service that allows you to benefit from “free” games in exchange for a monthly payment. In the program, there are three titles to recover. For example, for the month of July, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Arcadegeddon and The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan fill the catalog.

Often before the official announcement, many rumors tried to anticipate the titles provided by PS Plus. While others are predicting the arrival of Nier Automata or even Mass Effect: Legendary Edition in the catalog, it is Dealabs (which is always right on this subject) with PlayStation Plus offers in advance for the month of August. trouble, we will wait for an official communication from Sony to confirm such information.

A mythological license for Japanese fans

The PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 compatible title is Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Released in November 2020, the seventh numbered episode of the license offers a revolution: it exchanges the traditional beat’em-up saga system for turn-based combat. What constitutes a gateway for neophytes while attracting the curiosity of veterans of the universe, but above all to get your hands dirty before the arrival of the eighth stage.

The most famous skateboarder is back

A true icon of skateboarding in the 2000s, Tony Hawk has a prolific saga of video games to his name. The first two, originally released in 1999 and 2000, are the subject of a compilation updated in 2020 called Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. In the program, a consistently effective experience located between past and present with a modern graphic envelope. Probably one of the best skateboard simulations available on the market, especially since opus 3 + 4 is not yet ready to come.

The game of small dreams

Little Nightmares is the first production from Tarsier studio. A platformer title that evokes Limbo and Inside with its dark aesthetic (à la Tim Burton) and its thriller side. The player embodies Six, a teenage girl wearing a yellow raincoat who must make her place among adults: an adventure that evokes the journey that every teenager goes through.

About the new PlayStation Plus:

What is PlayStation Plus?

PlayStation Plus is the subscription formula for PS4 and PS5. Through various offers, you can enjoy hundreds of PlayStation titles, a list of retro games from PS1 to PS3, and even streaming playback, depending on your subscription level.

What are the 3 PS Plus offers?

PlayStation Plus consists of three levels: Essential (€8.99/month), Extra (€13.99/month) and Premium (€16.99/month). The first offers the same advantages as the old PS Plus (online play, save in the cloud, games included every month, exclusive discounts through the PlayStation Store). The second also benefits from a catalog of almost 400 titles on PS4 | PS5. And the third adds on top of retro software (PSP, PS1, PS2, PSP), reading a selection of games remotely thanks to streaming and – this is important – demo to test some blockbusters.

Who can benefit from free PlayStation Plus games?

Depending on your subscription, you may not be able to access the same games. With PlayStation Plus Essential, you are entitled to the PS Plus Collection (on PS5 only) and the titles offered each month. With Extra, you have access to a PS4 catalog | PS5 in almost 400 applications. And with Premium, you get nearly 340 retro games, streaming PS3 titles and demos.

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