PlayStation Plus: Six Games Per Month Now Free on PS Plus, But Yearly Games Eliminated

PlayStation Plus will now include two games per console each month but yearly games are being phased out.

Speculation had been building in regards to what the new yearly games would be.

John Koller, vice president of platforms marketing at Sony, said in a blog post that as PS Plus reaches its fourth year milestone it has evolved a lot.

“Since we are always looking to continue evolving PS Plus to be a service that really serves our community, we are excited to provide a more balanced set of games introduced each month with PS Plus. As you’ll see below, starting in June, members will have access to two titles per month for each of our platforms,” he said.

“Since we’ve seen how excited many of you are to download Instant Game Collection titles as soon as they’re available, we’ve decided to adjust the length of time each title will be available. Starting in July, every title in the Instant Game Collection will be available the first Tuesday of the month, and will be free for the month, until the first Tuesday of the following month, taking the guesswork out of how long the game will be available for free.

“In the coming weeks, you’ll see that several of the titles that have had a nice, long stint in the Instant Game Collection will be phased out, so if you’re new to the service and haven’t had a chance to download all of the titles available through PS Plus — or if you’ve been thinking about subscribing but haven’t yet — now is the perfect time to get all the great games available with PS Plus.”

June’s games are:

PlayStation 4– Trine 2: Complete Story, a puzzle platformer; and Pixeljunk Shooter Ultimate, which merges the campaigns of Pixeljunk Shooter 1 and 2 and also adds improvements.

PlayStation 3 — NBA 2K14, the latest in the franchise; and Thieves of Time, which will also be available on PS3 and Vita

PlayStation Vita — Terraria, a prodecurally generated sandbox game; and Mutant Mudds Deluxe, a platformer with cool aspects.

 

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