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PlayStation has announced which games are coming to PlayStation Plus in the latest influx of new titles in 2022. Subscribers who pay for the Extra or Premium tier will get a number of Ubisoft titles, as well as the most recent entries in the Like a Dragon series. With one exception, all games will launch on the service on December 20.
Three of the games coming to the subscription service are Far Cry games, specifically Far Cry 5, Far Cry Primal, and Far Cry: New Dawn. Ubisoft has added several of its games to PS Plus in recent months, including several Assassin’s Creed games. Monolith’s Middle-Earth games, Shadow of Mordor and Shadow of War, are also participating at the same time.
We also get several games in the Like a Dragon series (formerly known as Yakuza), including Yakuza 6, Like a Dragon and the spin-off title Judgment. This means that Sony has delivered on the promise it made earlier this year to bring the entire series to PS Plus. The next game in the series, Like a Dragon: Ishin, will launch on February 21. Oddly enough, PS Plus also announced one game in the series that won’t be joining the service until early January: WWE 2K22, which launches for Extra and Premium members on January 3rd.
Other games coming to the service include:
- Deadly shell
- The pedestrian
- Evil genius 2
- Adventure Time Pirates of the Enchiridion
- Ben 10: Power trip
- Gigantosaurus the game
- Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition
- Worms weapons of mass destruction
- The fugitives 2
As always, some retro games are only available to premium premium subscribers. The list of these is smaller than in previous months. Subscribers get Heavenly Sword, Ridge Racer 2, Pinball Heroes and Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus.
Sony’s offering on PlayStation Plus, while perhaps not quite as impressive as Xbox Game Pass, is growing on its own. Sony is still feuding with Microsoft over its planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard, while the FTC is currently investigating the deal. A recent Bloomberg report suggests that, presumably in the interest of fairness, Microsoft has offered Sony the right to sell Call of Duty games on PlayStation Plus. Since Sony never launches new games on PlayStation Plus, it may not have appreciated this compromise.
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