Get ready to slay zombies, monsters, and the beat with January’s PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium game additions.
The PS5 upgrade of Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition headlines the new offerings, , which boasts improved graphics and more challenging gameplay modes, as well as some additional story content.
Other additions to the PS Plus library include popular anime fighting game, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Left 4 Dead spiritual successor Back 4 Blood, and the critically acclaimed episodic adventures Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before The Storm. Jett: The Far Shore is an interstellar trip across the cosmos with a unique soundtrack that creates a meditative experience, and Just Cause 4: Reloaded is a pretty decent sandbox in which you explosively topple a corrupt regime.
If you’d prefer a more cerebral change of pace, Erica is worth trying out. A live-action and interactive thriller, Erica mixes murder, childhood trauma, and grisly detective work together to create a gripping narrative. For retro fans, the PlayStation Classics coming for Premium subscribers include an enhanced version of Syphon Filter 3, destructive racing in Star Wars Demolition, and Hot Shots Golf 2. Each one of these games has been updated with quality-of-life features, such as enhanced up-rendering, rewind, quick save, and custom video filters.
PlayStation Plus members can also grab the free games for January’s Essential tier, which include Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Axiom Verge 2, and Fallout 76. A full list of all games coming to PS Plus this month can be found at GameSpot dot com.
From PlayStation to Xbox, the rumored Developer Direct for Microsoft’s console has been confirmed for January 25. The event will center on The Elder Scrolls Online, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends, and Redfall, with “big features” and “extended gameplay showcases” on those titles, according to Xbox Wire. For example, Arkane Austin is planning to show off single- and multiplayer gameplay footage for Redfall. The studio will also talk more about combat, customization, and bosses for the FPS.
If you’re wondering about Starfield, Microsoft says a standalone show in the future will focus on the title from Bethesda Game Studios. This detail was also a part of the original rumor of the Developer Direct earlier this week.