After a leak, PlayStation has confirmed the next batch of PlayStation Plus freebies. The September 2022 PS Plus Essential line-up will include Need for Speed Heat, Toem and Granblue Fantasy: Versus. All three of these games are worth playing, so it’s going to be a pretty good month overall for free PlayStation games. The new batch of games will be available to claim from September 6. As a reminder, all PS Plus subscribers, regardless of tier, can claim the PlayStation Plus Essential range every month. More games are also available for Extra and Premium Members.
Need for Speed Heat is the most famous game of the bunch. It’s the latest entry (minus the remasters) in EA’s long-running racing franchise, and a turn in the right direction. The franchise took a bumpy ride in the 2010s, but Need for SpeedHeat brought back the pure arcade racing fun that the series was known for in its early days. Featuring a great day and night system where you compete in sanctioned events during the day and illegal street races after sunset, Need for Speed Heat offers a decent amount of variety that keeps the arcade racing fresh throughout its approximately 10-hour running time. performance. Scored 7/10 in ours Need for Speed Heat Review. Need for Speed Heat does not have an upgrade for PS5, but you can play it on the latest PlayStation console through backwards compatibility.
Toem is a charming indie game that came out last year. You play as a young photographer in search of a snapshot of the eponymous Toem phenomenon. If you’re looking for a relaxing game that won’t take you long, Toem is a good choice. The game revolves around solving puzzles by taking pictures of the world around you. The black and white visuals are gorgeous and the gameplay is complemented by a beautiful soundtrack. Only the PS5 version of Toem will be available to claim in September.
Fighting game fans can check out Granblue Fantasy: Versus, a 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works. Featuring the characters that first appeared in the 2014 mobile game Granblue Fantasy, Versus is a stylish fighter with great mechanics. It also implements RPG systems, which is fitting considering the first Granblue Fantasy game was an RPG. The single player campaign isn’t very exciting, but the core combat mechanics are great. Scored 7/10 in ours Granblue Fantasy: Versus review.
If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to do so get the free gifts for August before leaving PlayStation Plus on September 6. August’s lineup includes Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2, and Little Nightmares.
PlayStation is also adding new games to the PS Plus Extra/Premium library next month, including Deathloop, Chicory: A Colorful Tale and Assassin’s Creed Origins.
Free PlayStation Plus Games September 2022
Available from September 6
- Need for Speed Heat (PS4)
- Toem (PS5)
- Granblue Fantasy: Versus (PS4)
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