Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Join PlayStation Now in January

By Heidi Nicholas,
PlayStation have announced that two of its exclusives, Horizon: Zero Dawn and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, will be coming to its streaming service PlayStation Now, along with Overcooked! 2. All three titles will be available from January until 7th April.

PlayStation Now January 2020

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of PlayStation's most popular exclusives. It's an open-world, post-apocalyptic RPG. Unlike most post-apocalyptic settings, the word is lush with plant and animal life. It's also full of mechanised creatures, which the tribes hunt and scavenge from as if they were real animals. You play as Aloy, an outcast from the Nora tribe. Her quest to become an accepted member turns into a mission to stop the corruption contaminating the mechanical creatures, and to find out what happened to the civilisation before her own. The odd mix of vibrant nature and ancient relics works in the game's favour, and Aloy's combat capabilities against enemies faster, stronger, and larger than her are very satisfying. The fact that she's an outcast also works in the player's favour; she's also finding out a lot of information about the world that the rest of its inhabitants take for granted. Horizon's got a captivating story, and some of the most stunning visuals seen in recent games.


Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is an action-adventure third person shooter from The Last of Us studio, Naughty Dog. It focuses on Chloe Frazer, who first appeared in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and was last seen in Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. She's working with Nadine Ross, the mercenary from Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, to locate and recover the Golden Tusk of Ganesh, before it can be stolen by a warmonger. The ancient artefact is hidden somewhere in India's Western Ghats mountain range, in a region teetering on the verge of chaos.


Overcooked 2

Overcooked 2 might not be as serious as Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and Horizon: Zero Dawn, but it's more than enough fun to play on its own. You are once again the harried chef in a series of the world's worst-designed kitchens, struggling to make orders under ridiculous circumstances. It's got cop-op or online play for up to four players, and is likely to cause a lot of arguments for players trying not to panic before the timer runs out, and attempting to cook across teleporters, moving platforms, and kitchens that change about them.


If you've been looking to get one of these games, now's a good time to try out PlayStation Now; there's currently an offer for a free seven-day trial for new subscribers on PS4 and PC, after which it'll be $9.99 a month, or $59.99 every 12 months. And if you're still working your way through the December lineup of PS Now games, you've still got time: PUBG, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, and Formula 1 2019 will be available until March 2, 2020. There's less time for Persona 5 and Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, which are leaving on February 3, 2020.
Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Hey, I'm Heidi! I've just finished studying a Masters in English Literature, but I've been obsessed with gaming since long before then. I began on the PS2 with Spyro, before graduating to the Xbox 360 and disappearing into Skyrim. I'm now a loyal RPG fan, but I still like to explore other genres — when I'm not playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey, or being lured back into Red Dead Redemption 2 or The Witcher 3!