August 2022 Essential Games – Announced on this date

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PS Plus Essential gives subscribers 3 free games for PS4 and PS5 every month. This is the date when the announcement for the August games will be made.

San Mateo – The PS Plus model has changed and subscribers can now choose between three tiers: Essential, Extra or Premium. With the PS Plus Essential subscription, you get the same thing you did every year: three free games for PS4 and PS5 every month. With PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium, on the other hand, subscribers have a larger selection of games, which also change less frequently. We reveal when the announcement of the new free games for PS Plus Essential will come.

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 Essential: Free Games in August 2022 – Date for the announcement of the new games

When will PS Plus Essential free games be announced? Sony has followed the same pattern for years when announcing the PS Plus Essential games for the new month. The free games are always made available on the first Tuesday of the month and announced on the Wednesday before. This is usually the last Wednesday of the previous month.

  • August Games Announcement: probably on July 27, at 5:30 p.m. German time
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So for the August 2022 PS Plus Essential games, the announcement should appear on PlayStation Blog on Wednesday 27th July 2022. The blog post usually goes online around 5:30 p.m., which then announces the three new free games for PlayStation consoles and presents them in more detail.

Are there already leaks for the free games? In recent months, there have been more leaks before the official announcements. The leak for the PS Plus games in July 2022 even turned out to be correct in retrospect. So are there any first indications of the next games in August? Unfortunately, this is not the case so far. So fans will have to wait a little longer to find out about the PS Plus Essential games for August 2022.

PS Plus Essential: Free Games August 2022 – Free Games Download Times

When are the free games available? The current PS Plus Essential games are available for free download for subscribers until August 1st. Among them is possibly the best PS Plus game in recent years. So you should make sure you have the free games in your library by the beginning of next month.

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From August 2nd, the PS Plus Essential games for August 2022 will be available. Subscribers should again be provided with two PS4 and one PS5 game. With a bit of luck, however, all three games can also be played on PS4 and PS5 owners can look forward to next-gen upgrades.