Sony confirms its new PlayStation Plus tiers will launch on June 13, game list reveals

Sony announced today that the revamped PlayStation Plus gaming subscription bands will launch in the United States on June 13. The new PlayStation Plus tiers offer similar to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass, which gives users access to a library of rotating games for a monthly fee. Sony has also released a list of games that will be available during the launch period. It’s worth noting that Sony’s new subscription tiers won’t include new first-party games, such as “Horizon Zero Dawn and “Horizon Forbidden West,” at least not at launch.

The lowest tier of the subscription service is called “PlayStation Plus Essential” and comes with the same benefits that PlayStation Plus members have today and costs $9.99 per month. The middle tier, called “PlayStation Plus Extra”, has the same benefits as the Essential tier, but contains a selection of up to 400 PS4 and PS5 games. Sony notes that games in the Extra tier can be downloaded for online play. The extra tier costs $14.99 per month.

The top tier of the subscription service is called “PlayStation Plus Premium” and comes with access to everything in the Essential and Extra tiers, along with 340 games, including PS3 titles that you can stream via the cloud. The level will also have classic games available in both streaming and download options, including original PlayStation, PS2, and PSP games. The tier, which costs $17.99 per month, also includes game trials, allowing customers to try out certain games before purchasing. Sony has revealed that some of the titles that will be part of the “Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection”, “Horizon Forbidden West”, “Cyberpunk 2077”, “Farming Simulator 2022”, “Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands” and “WWE 2K22″ trial versions ” to be. †

Sony has also revealed that Ubisoft is bringing its subscription package to PlayStation as Ubisoft Plus Classics. Access to Ubisoft+ Classics games is a benefit for PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium members.

The company also notes that the games available in the PlayStation Plus game catalog will continue to refresh. PlayStation Plus Essential players get a monthly refresh on the first Tuesday of the month, while Playstation Plus Extra and Premium players get a monthly refresh mid-month.

Here’s a list of the first-party PS5 and PS4 games that will be available at launch for PlayStation Plus Extra and Plus Premium players:

  • alienation | Private label, PS4
  • Bloodborne | From Software, PS4
  • Concrete Genius | Pixelopus, PS4
  • Days gone by | Bend Studio, PS4
  • Dead Nation Apocalypse Edition | Private label, PS4
  • Death Stranding and Death Stranding Director’s Cut | Kojima Productions, PS4/PS5
  • Demon Souls | Bluepoint games, PS5
  • Destruction AllStars | Lucid Games, PS5
  • Everyone golf | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Ghost Of Tsushima Director’s Cut | Sucker Punch, PS4/PS5
  • God of war | Santa Monica Studio, PS4
  • Gravity Rush 2 | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Gravity Rush Remastered | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Horizon Zero Dawn | Guerrilla, PS4
  • Notorious first light | Sucker Punch, PS4
  • Notorious second son | Sucker Punch, PS4
  • handsome | Japan Studio, PS4
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 | Sumo Digital, PS4
  • LocoRoco Remastered | Japan Studio, PS4
  • LocoRoco 2 Remastered | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man | Insomniac Games, PS4
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales | Insomniac Games, PS4/PS5
  • Matter |Private label, PS4
  • MediEvil | Other Ocean, PS4
  • Patapon remastered | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Patapon 2 Remastered | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Resogun | Private label, PS4
  • Return | Private label, PS5
  • Shadow of the Colossus | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Tearaway Expanded |Media Molecule, PS4
  • The last guard | Japan Studio, PS4
  • The Last of Us Remastered | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Until sunrise | Supermassive Games, PS4
  • Uncharted The Nathan Drake Collection |Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • WipEout Omega Collection | Clever Beans & Creative Vault Studios, PS4

Here’s a list of the third-party PS5 and PS4 games that will be available to PlayStation Plus Extra and Plus Premium players at launch:

  • Ashen | Annapurna InteractivePS4
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla | Ubisoft, PS4/PS5
  • Batman: Arkham Knight | WB Games, PS4
  • Celeste | Maddy makes games, PS4
  • Cities: Skylines | Paradox Interactive, PS4
  • Control: Ultimate Edition | 505 games, PS4/PS5
  • Dead cells| Motion Twin, PS4
  • Far Cry 3 Remaster | Ubisoft, PS4
  • Far Cry 4 | Ubisoft, PS4
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition | Square Enix Co. LTD, PS4
  • For Honor | Ubisoft, PS4
  • Hollow Knight | Team Cherry, PS4
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy | Square Enix Co. LTD., PS4/PS5
  • Mortal Kombat 11 | WB games, PS4/PS5
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 | Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., PS4
  • NBA 2K22 | 2K games, PS4/PS5
  • Outer Wilderness | Annapurna Interactive, PS4
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 | Rockstar Games, PS4
  • Resident Evil | Capcom Co., Ltd, PS4
  • Soul Calibur VI | Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., PS4
  • South Park: the broken but whole | Ubisoft, PS4
  • The artful escape | Annapurna Interactive, PS4/PS5
  • The crew 2 | Ubisoft, PS4
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division | Ubisoft, PS4

Here’s a list of the classic games that will be available to PlayStation Plus Premium members:

  • Monkey Escape | Japan Studio, original PlayStation
  • Hot Shots Golf | Japan Studio, original PlayStation
  • IQ Intelligent Qube | Japan Studio, original PlayStation
  • Jumping Flash! † Japan Studio, original PlayStation
  • mr. driller | Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., original PlayStation
  • Siphon filter | Bend Studio, original PlayStation
  • Super Stardust Portable | Housemarque, PSP
  • Tekken 2 | Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., original PlayStation
  • Worms World Party | Team 17, original PlayStation
  • Worms Armageddon | Team17, original PlayStation

PlayStation Plus Premium members also get access to the following selection of remastered games:

  • Monkey Escape 2 | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Arc The Lad: Twilight of the Spirits | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Bioshock remastered | 2K games, PS4
  • Borderlands The Handsome Collection | 2K games, PS4
  • Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition | Gearbox Publishing, PS4
  • Dark cloud | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Dark Cloud 2 | Japan Studio, PS4
  • FantaVision | SIE, PS4
  • Hot Shots Tennis | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Yak II | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • jacket 3Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Jak X: Combat Racing | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Jak and Daxter: The Legacy of the Forerunners | Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Recalculation | THQ Nordic, PS4
  • LEGO Harry Potter Collection | WB Games, PS4
  • Rogue Galaxy | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Siren | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Wild Arms 3 | SIE, PS4

Finally, here is the list of PS3 games that will be available to stream and play on PS4, PS5, and PC.

  • Asura’s wrath | Capcom Co., Ltd., PS3
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 | Konami, PS3
  • Crash Command | Creative Vault Studios, PS3
  • Demon Souls | From software, PS3
  • Devil May Cry HD Collection | Capcom Co., Ltd., PS3
  • echochrome | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West | Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., PS3
  • FEAR | WB Games, PS3
  • Hot Shots Golf: Off the Course | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational | Japan Studio, PS3
  • ico | Japan Studio, PS3
  • infamous | Sucker Punch, PS3
  • Notorious 2 | Sucker Punch, PS3
  • Infamous: Festival of Blood | Sucker Punch, PS3
  • Loco Roco Cocoreccho! † Japan Studio, PS3
  • Lost Planet 2 | Capcom Co., Ltd., PS3
  • MotorStorm Apocalypse | Evolution Studios, PS3
  • MotorStorm RC | Evolution Studios, PS3
  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 | Koei Tecmo, PS3
  • Puppeteer | Japan Studio, PS3
  • rain | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Ratchet & Clank: Quest For Booty | Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Ratchet & Clank: A Tear in Time |Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus | Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare |Rockstar Games, PS3
  • Resistance 3 | Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Super Stardust HD | Private label, PS3
  • Tokyo Jungle | Japan Studio, PS3
  • When Vikings Attack | Smart Beans, PS3

Sony notes that title availability may vary by local market and that some games may not be available to stream until after launch, but they will be available to download and play. The new subscriptions will launch on May 24 in Asia, June 2 in Japan, June 13 in the Americas and June 23 in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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