PlayStation Plus new games will rotate like Xbox Game Pass

By Kes Eylers-Stephenson,

Sony has confirmed that the new PlayStation Plus subscription will add PS5 and PS4 games every month while rotating out old games. There will be 400 games in the Extra tier, with extra PS1, PS2, PS3, and PSP titles in Premium.

Sony has sent out an email clarifying exactly how games will be added and subtracted from the newly revamped PlayStation Plus service. The catalogue of PS4 and PS5 games in the Extra tier will number "up to 400."

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The email reaffirms the Essential, Extra, and Premium tiers, noting that the middle tier has "a catalogue of up to 400 of the most enjoyable PS4 and PS5 games." There is a new detail squirrelled away, however. "New games will be added to the Game Catalogue every month while others may leave the service." This makes it seem like there will be a 400 game cap on the service, with games rotating in and out monthly just like on Xbox Game Pass.

While this keeps things fresh, it does cause the problem wherein you might start a game towards the end of its time on the service. However, with 400 games to pick from, it feels like that is a decent trade-off. For the Premium Tier, the service "adds up to 340" games from the PS1, PS2, and PSP libraries to download (some of which might have been spotted). PS3 games will only be available via streaming.

What do you think of the news? Is this a system that works? Or would you rather have a more static catalogue? Let us know in the comments!
Kes Eylers-Stephenson
Written by Kes Eylers-Stephenson
Editor Kes is our resident expert in PlayStation and other gaming news. He writes about PS5 exclusives like The Last of Us and Horizon, PS Plus news, and his favorite games — The Witcher, Assassin’s Creed, and God of War — before an evening swim.
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