PlayStation Plus members get a new round of free games today

This month's lineup features some heavy hitters for PS3, PS4, and Vita.


This month's batch of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers is in, and it covers a nice spectrum of tastes and genres.

PS4 owners get BadlandJourney, and Lords of the Fallen. "SoulsBorne" fans looking for a game to slake their thirst until next month's Dark Souls 3 DLC should check out Lords of the Fallen. The gameplay is slower, but deliberately so, and developer Deck13's art style adds a nice dose of World of WarCraft to FromSoft's traditionally bleak world design.

PS3 owners also get Badland and Journey, plus Datura and Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands. Forgotten Sands is the latest chapter in Ubisoft's Sands of Time trilogy, appended to the series after 2008's reboot was met with mixed results. It all feels rather familiar, but in a good way that will leave you satisfied and yearning for more Prince of Persia-style platforming.

Finally, Vita owners get Badland as well as Amnesia: Memories.

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David L. Craddock writes fiction, nonfiction, and grocery lists. He is the author of the Stay Awhile and Listen series, and the Gairden Chronicles series of fantasy novels for young adults. Outside of writing, he enjoys playing Mario, Zelda, and Dark Souls games, and will be happy to discuss at length the myriad reasons why Dark Souls 2 is the best in the series. Follow him online at and @davidlcraddock.

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    September 6, 2016 1:10 PM

    David Craddock posted a new article, PlayStation Plus members get a new round of free games today

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      September 6, 2016 1:34 PM

      meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeh :(

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      September 6, 2016 2:01 PM

      I've never played Journey so I'm excited for that

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      September 6, 2016 2:36 PM

      Datura is an interesting and surrealistic adventure game with a pretty awesome ending. Well worth a play.

      It's by the demoscene guys who did Linger in Shadows and the brand new Bound.

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      September 6, 2016 3:36 PM

      So I guess one of the free Vita games, Amnesia: Memories, is an otome game. Good job Sony, that is hilarious. I suspect a lot of unwitting PS+ subscribers are going to be very confused haha.

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        September 6, 2016 3:38 PM

        A what?

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          September 6, 2016 3:38 PM

          VN game where you're playing as a female lead that usually involves romancing someone from an all male cast.

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          September 6, 2016 3:39 PM

          Japanese dating game genre where you generally play as a young girl and get courted by a plethora of handsome and effeminate dudes

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