PS Plus: The top 10 free games in Extra and Premium for PS4 and PS5

Janik Boeck

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PS Plus Premium and PS Plus Extra promise a huge catalog of free games. But what are the highlights of the subscription? We’ll show you.

San Mateo, California – Even though several big blockbuster games have been postponed to next year, gamers shouldn’t get bored this year. The reason for this is Sony’s new subscription model. PS Plus will soon be transitioning and divided into three tiers: PS Plus Essential, PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium. The latter two contain a gigantic catalog of free games for PS4 and PS5. These are the respective top 10 free games from PS Plus Extra and Premium.

name of the service PS Plus (PlayStation Plus)
Monthly charges 8.99 euros
Offerer Sony Interactive Entertainment (YOU)
advantages 2 monthly Free games, access to PS4/5 online multiplayer, exclusive PlayStation Store discounts, 100GB online storage
Active Memberships 48 million users (as of December 2021)

PS Plus: The best games in Extra – these are the highlights

What games are included with PS Plus Extra? The list of free games in PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium was recently published by Sony. As expected in advance, there are some real hits. However, the PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium catalogs are slightly different. That’s largely because PS Plus Premium comes with cloud streaming, which brings PS3 games with it. PS Plus Extra is still impressive. These are the top 10 highlights and rating on Metacritic:

  • Horizon Zero Dawn – 89
  • Mortal Kombat 11-90
  • Hollow Knight – 90
  • Shadow of the Colossus – 91
  • Demon’s Souls (PS5) – 92
  • Bloodborne-92
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – 93
  • God of War – 94
  • The Last of Us Remastered – 95
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – 97
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How much does PS Plus Extra cost? PS Plus Extra is the middle offer of the new subscription service from Sony. As before, you can take out the subscription either monthly, every three months or annually. PS Plus Extra costs €13.99 per month, €39.99 every three months and €99.99 per year.

PS Plus: The best premium games – the highlights at a glance

What games are included with PS Plus Premium? The games from PS Plus Extra are also included in PS Plus Premium. In addition, you get access to cloud streaming and thus also to a number of PlayStation, PS2 and PS3 classics. These are the top 10 free games in PS Plus Premium including the Metacritic rating:

  • Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time – 87
  • Tekken 2 – 89
  • FEAR-88
  • Demon’s Douls – 89
  • Ape Escape – 90
  • Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy – 90
  • Siphon Filter – 90
  • ICO – 90
  • Resident Evil – 91
  • Bioshock Remastered – 96

How much does PS Plus Premium cost? PS Plus Premium is the most expensive level of Sony’s new subscription model. Again, there are the usual three periods. You pay €16.99 per month, €49.99 for three months and €119.99 a year. PS Plus Premium should contain over 700 games. You can upgrade PS Plus Essential to PS Plus Extra or PS Plus Premium at any time. So if a package doesn’t offer enough content for you, you can simply upgrade it.

PS Plus: Bioshock is one of the highlights of Extra and Premium

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When is the new PS Plus coming? The release of the new PS Plus varies from market to market. In another article, we unraveled the date for the launch of the new PS Plus for you. If you already have a current PS Plus subscription at this point, you will simply be transferred to PS Plus Essential. The prices will not change for you.

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