The lineup for the PlayStation Now February new arrivals features a fair few titles that look set to hold you over until a few choice new releases later this year. While the likes of Metro Last Light Redux offer the chance to catch up on the series before Metro Exodus releases this month, there are also a couple of other inclusions that might hint at what’s in store for the streaming service in the coming months. So yes, there are a fair few titles to help you with waiting for those fancy new blockbuster title arriving later this year. Metro Last Light Redux is joined by Mortal Kombat X, giving PS4 players the chance to hone their skills with a familiar cast of characters before Mortal Kombat 11 arrives in April. Both Metro Last Light and Mortal Kombat X are available on PlayStation Now from today, February 7. Along with these, there’s a pretty tasty looking slice of stealth action available as well, with the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection. The compilation offers up … [Read more...] about PlayStation Now February games stars Metro Last Light Redux, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, and more
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Sony revealed January 2019’s set of games for PlayStation Plus subscribers, including Ubisoft’s open-world winter sports game Steep. Steep is an appropriate game for the wintry months that kick off the year; players can ride snowboards and skis, and even fly paragliders. One of the recent updates included Winter Olympic content. For something a little warmer, Portal Knights is also available for PS4 owners with PlayStation Plus memberships. It’s another sandbox-style action game that launched in 2017 on consoles, after an early access release in 2016. The PlayStation 3 games are particularly impressive. They are Zone of the Enders HD Collection, compiling the mech-action games produced by Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima, and Harmonix’s rhythm game Amplitude. Subscribers can also get Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion and Super Mutant Alien Assault on PlayStation Vita. The company previously announced that it will phase out PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita … [Read more...] about PlayStation Plus games for January 2019 led by Steep
Sony delivered 76 video games for all of its platforms to PlayStation Plus subscribers in 2018 — PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Were they any good? What would they cost otherwise? What do the numbers say about the value of this PlayStation Plus benefit? We’ll try to answer that question this year as we have the past four years. To that, however, we’ve added a few more questions: How old is the game? Did Sony publish it? What publisher did PlayStation Plus use the most? These questions may shed light on where these free games programs are headed, especially as Sony will no longer offer free PlayStation Plus games for the PS3 or the PS Vita in March 2019. Getting Started In all, there were 76 games in PlayStation Plus’ instant game collection for 2018, with an average critical score of 69.5 and a combined retail price (as of yesterday) of $1,508.74. The review average of this year’s free games is 1.8 points lower than 2017 but the … [Read more...] about PlayStation Plus gave out more than $1,500 in free games. Were they worth it?
Today Sony Interactive Entertainment reported its financial results for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2018. Interestingly, there was a relevant change in the way in which the company reports the results of the Game & Network Services, which includes PlayStation and the PlayStation Network. You can see the detailed breakdown below, and the first piece of data which has been made transparent is the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers, which reached 34.2 million by March 31st, 2018. This is 2.7 million higher than the latest update provided in February, which was as of December 31st, 2017, and mentioned 31.5 million subscribers. We also get a handy split between hardware, software and network services revenue, alongside a timetable of sales to customers (sell-through) for both PS4 hardware and software up to December 31st, 2017. Interestingly, we notice that software sales are the highest revenue generator for Sony Interactive Entertainment, followed by hardware, and … [Read more...] about PlayStation Plus Subscribers Pass 34.2 Million
On Wednesday, PlayStation announced the last batch of free games to PlayStation Plus subscribers for December, bringing to 74 the number of titles it offered in 2017. Were they any good? What would they cost otherwise? In short, what do the numbers say about the value of this PlayStation Plus benefit? We’ll try to answer that question this year as we have the past two years. To that, however, we’ve added a few more questions: How old is the game? Did Sony publish it? What publisher did PlayStation Plus use the most? Did these appear earlier on Xbox Live Games With Gold? These questions may shed light on where these free games programs are headed, particularly as the previous console generation ages. What about Xbox Live Games With Gold? Getting Started In all, there were 74 games in PlayStation Plus’ free games offerings for 2017 (two were PlayStation VR bonuses, and counted among the averages and totals here), with an average Metacritic score of 71.3 and a combined … [Read more...] about PlayStation Plus gave out $1,287 worth of games in 2017. Were they any good?