The list of PS Plus Collection games

Our growing guide to every game available on PS Plus Collection.

PS Plus Collection Games

PlayStation might be home to the latest blockbuster first-party games, but Microsoft takes the cake when it comes to accessibility and affordability. The  Xbox Game Pass subscription is an incredible value proposition for anyone who can’t fathom forking out over $100 for the latest games. Both platforms have offered a handful of bonus monthly games to their respective online service subscribers, but Game Pass has taken this notion to another level, offering over 100 games to download on Xbox and PC for $15.95 per month. For years, PlayStation has lacked a comparable alternative but in September 2020, Sony caved to the competitive pressure.  The PS Plus collection is a (much smaller) library of first and third-party games for PlayStation Plus subscribers who invested in a PlayStation 5.

With the launch of the PlayStation 5, the PS Plus Collection is now officially available. We’re keeping track of every game currently available on PS Plus Collection and will continue to update this guide as more games come and go.

Complete list of PS Plus Collection games
TitleDeveloperRelease dateGenre
Days GoneBend Studios26/4/19Survival-horror
Detroit: Become HumanQuantic Dream24/4/18Adventure
God of WarSanta Monica Studio20/4/18Action-adventure
Monster Hunter: WorldCapcom22/12/17Action RPG
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane TrilogyToys for Bob30/6/17Platformer
Resident Evil 7 biohazardCapcom24/1/17Survival-horror
Final Fantasy XV Royal EditionSquare Enix29/11/16RPG adventure
Battlefield 1DICE21/10/16First-person shooter
Persona 5Atlus15/9/16RPG adventure
The Last GuardianTeam Ico12/6/16Action-adventure
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s EndNaughty Dog10/5/16Action-adventure
Ratchet and ClankInsomniac Games12/4/16Platformer
Fallout 4Bethesda10/11/15RPG adventure
Until DawnSupermassive Games26/8/15Horror-adventure
Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Zombies Chronicles EditionTreyarch19/8/15First-person shooter
Batman: Arkham KnightRocksteady Studios23/6/15Action-adventure
Mortal Kombat XNetherRealm Studios7/4/15Fighting
BloodborneFromSoftware24/3/15Action RPG
The Last of Us RemasteredNaughty Dog29/7/14Survival-horror
Infamous Second SonSucker Punch21/3/14Action-adventure

How much does PS Plus Collection cost?

PS Plus Collection is available to all PS5 owners who pay for PlayStation Plus. If you upgraded from PlayStation 4, you may already have a PlayStation Plus subscription. PlayStation Plus subscriptions cost $11.95 per month in Australia. You can save a bit of money by paying for multiple months in advance. A three-month subscription will cost you $33.95 (save $1.90), and twelve months will cost you $79.95 (save $63.45).

Typically, PlayStation Plus gives subscribers online multiplayer features (where required), free monthly games, and exclusive discounts, but PlayStation 5 users get the added benefit of PS Plus Collection.

Is PS Plus Collection available on PS4?

Unfortunately not. Unfortunately not. Although the PS Plus Collection is made up entirely of PlayStation 4 games, the classics collection is available exclusively to PlayStation 5 users.

It’s a bit of a kick in the teeth for loyal PlayStation 4 owners who can’t get their hands on the next-gen successor. It’s especially rough considering the console’s price tag and global stock shortages.

A few fine folks managed to find a loophole where PS Plus Collection games could be downloaded on PlayStation 4 using a PS5-connected PlayStation Network ID. But Sony has allegedly put the kibosh on the exploit, going as far as banning PlayStation Network accounts that used the loophole.

When will more games be added to PS Plus Collection?

While Xbox adds new games to Game Pass every month, there are no solid plans to add any more PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 games to PS Plus Collection. In an interview with GQ Magazine, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan said Sony would “wait and see how the world  receives the Plus Collection” before making any decisions on adding more content.

My gut feeling says PlayStation users will “receive” free games quite positively, but what do I know? Sony only has to look to Xbox Game Pass to understand how customers will receive such a games subscription service when done right. Back in April, Xbox Game Pass surpassed 10 million subscribers worldwide, and off the heels of the Xbox Series S and X launch, Microsoft revealed that a whopping 70% of next-gen Xbox owners had an attached Game Pass subscription.

Despite these comments and the rather limp launch of PS Plus Collection, it’s we’ll likely see more PS4 games added to the library, at the very least. Obvious contenders include more first and third-party exclusives like Killzone Shadow Fall, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Ghost of Tsushima, and The Last of Us 2. If the last generation is any indication, it’s possible Sony is planning full-blown re-releases for a few of its first-party titles, which could throw a spanner in the works. Time will tell whether PS Plus Collection has legs. Wherever the service is going, it’d do well to follow in the footsteps of Game Pass.

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