Ahead of any new announcements regarding PS Plus Essential, Extra, or Premium games for August 2022, Sony confirms one new day one game trial.
PS Plus just had one of its biggest days in history. It’s all part of the new tier system of Essential, Extra, and Premium, of course, but for its first major PS Plus Extra and Premium game drop, it added a total of 18 games. Stray is the obvious front-runner in terms of popularity, but this also set high expectations for the monthly video game releases.
It’ll be interesting to see what PS Plus Essential, Extra, and Premium add in August 2022. However, ahead of the official reveals via their monthly announcements, there has been one significant reveal. Fans previously believed the Rollerdrome would come to PS Plus Extra because of its release date corresponding with the expected drop—in this, the evidence was accurate, but the conclusion was not.
PS Plus and Rollerdrome developer Roll7 (OlliOlli series) has confirmed PS Plus Premium players will get to check out a trial of the game on day one. It’s not been revealed how long the trial will be quite yet, but a couple of hours is to be expected. Rollerdrome releases on August 16, and in short, players shoot at others while skating on rollerblades. It’s simple yet chaotic enough that fans may just enjoy it.
To access the game trial, subscribers do need to have the PS Plus Premium tier, but there’s an added bonus. This applies to any platform featuring Rollerdrome, but it will launch with an introductory price of $19.79. After two weeks, it’ll go up to its standard price, which is $29.99. PS Plus Premium subscribers, at least, will be able to check the game out, and if they like it and want to keep playing, they’ll be able to get it at a discount.
As exciting as this is, it doesn’t seem PS Plus is slowing down either. Even though Sony just released the PS Plus Extra and Premium games, it is sticking to its guns and patterns and is expected to announce the August 2022 Essential games in a couple of days. Specifically, Sony should announce the new slate of Essential games on July 27 ahead of their release on August 2.
As to what they’ll be is anyone’s guess. However, until then, if subscribers haven’t claimed the PS Plus free games for July 2022, they’ll have until August 2 to do so. This month’s line up includes Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan, and Arcadegeddon.
PS Plus subscribers get a handful of games every month.
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