Sony Addresses PS Plus Plans For The Future

As the PS5 approaches, Sony has detailed how it will handle free games during the transition phase.


With the PS5 just days away, Sony has detailed how it plans to dole out PlayStation Plus rewards going forward. While it seems as if the service will continue to focus on giving out PS4 games for the immediate future, it seems to be aiming at adding PS5 games to the rotation in the long-term.

"All PlayStation Plus members will continue to receive at least two great PS4 games each month," Sony said in a PS5 FAQ on the PlayStation Blog. "It is our goal to add PS5 games regularly to the monthly games lineup, so check back with us at PS Blog for our monthly PlayStation Plus announcements."

Sony has already announced two PS5 games coming for PS Plus members. Bugsnax will be available on launch day, but only the PS5 version. Similarly, Destruction All-Stars will be coming as a bonus Plus game when it launches next year. These games will be available for longer than the typical one-month period. Not only could this be to bulk out a lineup that would have trouble finding freebies because the system is so new, but it can also help ensure you get the free games even if you couldn't find a PS5 at launch.

Sony didn't detail a timeline for when PS5 games will become a more regular part of the PS Plus lineup, but this confirms the company is aiming to get there. For the time being, though, the PS4 games should remain compatible with PS5, with the benefit of faster load times thanks to the PS5's SSD.

For more details on the PlayStation 5 console launch, check out our PS5 hardware review and check out all of our PS5 game reviews.

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