You needto play PS4 and PS5 games online, but the service has evolved to be much more than a fee for online play. For $10 a month, or $60 a year (which means you’ll get a 50% discount if you opt for an annual membership), subscribers get an evolving list of discounts and, most importantly, access to free games.
It’s far from the, the subscription service featuring over a hundred titles that Microsoft is building the around, but there are some amazing deals to be found, especially if you keep an eagle eye on the monthly selection of free games. Once you’ve downloaded them, you keep these games for as long as you want — they don’t expire after the month is up.
August 2021’s free games
In addition to the PS5-exclusive PlayStation Plus Collection, Sony offers a selection of free games each month. Sometimes these are worthwhile indie titles, other times they’re big budget AAA games such as. Here are August’s games.
Hunter’s Arena: Legends
Set in ancient Asia, Hunter’s Arena: Legends is a 30-player battle royale game that launched Aug. 3. That makes this game special, since it’s unusual for a brand-new title to hit PlayStation Plus on day 1. Unlike most battle royale titles, this game isn’t a first-person shooter, rather a third-person action game. You can play alone or in teams of three.
Hunter’s Arena: Legends is also available on, and it usually retails on the .
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville
The franchise that began as a fun 2D iOS and Android game has expanded to a fully-featured 3D series on PC and consoles. Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville was released in late 2019, and it’s a surprising amount of fun. There are several PvP multiplayer modes, a PvE mode and a crew of charming characters that bring the gameplay to life.
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville usually retails for.
Tennis World Tour 2
A followup to 2018’s Tennis World Tour, this is a more serious take on tennis than the one recently undertaken by a certain Italian plumber. If you’re in need of a sports fix, now that the Olympics are over, PlayStation Plus has you covered.
Tennis World Tour 2 Complete Edition usually retails for.
PlayStation Plus Collection
The following games, which Sony says is a collection of generation-defining PlayStation 4 games, is available for free to PlayStation 5 owners. There are some absolute bangers here, including Bloodborne, The Last of Us: Remastered and Persona 5.,