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Sony announces free games coming to PlayStation Plus subscribers including Control

PlayStation owners with PS Plus subscriptions can start claiming these games for free starting from February 2. Here is everything we know about the new Sony PlayStation Plus announcement and the free titles.

Video game console maker and entertainment giant Sony has just made a new announcement for its PlayStation fans. As part of the announcement, Sony outlined that it will bring three games to PlayStation Plus (PS Plus) subscribers. PS Plus subscribers on the latest PS5 series and PS4 consoles can claim these games for free in February 2021. The list of these games includes Control: Ultimate Edition, PS5 exclusive Destruction AllStars, and Concrete Genie. PlayStation owners with PS Plus subscriptions can start claiming these games for free starting from February 2. Here is everything we know about the new Sony PlayStation Plus announcement and the free titles.

Sony PlayStation Plus subscribers to get three, free-to-claim games in February, details

The announcement regarding these new PS Plus comes just days before the free PS5 upgrade for Control: Ultimate edition. In fact, this PS5 upgrade will land on the same day as Control is available for free on PS Plus. The Ultimate Edition of the game comes with all the available DLCs and two graphics modes. Remedy Entertainment is rolling out a “Performance” mode which will run the title at 60fps and “Graphics” mode. As the name suggests, this mode will ensure that the game runs at 30fps with ray tracing. Beyond Destruction AllStars, PS4 owners can get their free copy of Control and Concrete Genie as part of the program.

We also got to know the exact timeline for the free-to-claim window for these titles. Control and Concrete Genie will be available till March 2 while Destruction AllStars will be available till April 5. Sony also outlined that PS Plus subscribers can still add the free-to-claim games for January in their game library. Looking at the titles, players can add “Shadow of the Tomb Raider”, “Greedfall”, and “Maneater” to their libraries. Here, Maneater is exclusive to PlayStation 5.

One can head to the official announcement to check the trailers for the coming three games. Sony has also added a brief overview of the games to provide a clear outline of what to expect from these titles. For some context, PS Now is a paid subscription service for the PlayStation Network. This service provides early access to upcoming games, PlayStation Store discounts, and more. It is worth noting that PS Now is currently not available in the Indian market.