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PlayStation Plus games for August: Hunter’s Arena: Legends, Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, Tennis World Tour 2

PlayStation Plus games for August: Hunter’s Arena: Legends, Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, Tennis World Tour 2

reallynotnick

Look on the bright side, no one regrets having just bought one of the PS+ games right before they were announced...since nobody bought these.


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Revoldt

Control Ultimate Edition, FF7 Remake, Shadow of the Tomb Raider seem like big enough games for people to buy. Jan, Feb and March this year were just full of bangers. The months since have had a massive drop off


No-Improvement8256

Plague tale innocence was great


Collier1505

Ehhhhhh agree to disagree


WanderWut

What didn't you like about it? I've only played the first 15 or so minutes and have been finishing other games.


No-Improvement8256

The gameplay is pretty simplistic, so are the stealth mechanics so I can see why some people might be put off. But I personally loved it for the characters, environment design and the tone. The haptic feedback was great too!


ThePalmIsle

Agree with this I’d say it’s about as good as a stealth title can be


AnirudhMenon94

Nah, it was fantastic


breakfast_cats

Put some respect on Wreckfest's name


-BigMan39

I found the game to be quite boring


Anti-Scuba_Hedgehog

I've been playing racing games for about 18 years and I got bored in under an hour with that one.


MrChewtoy

Got real boring real fast. I was hoping for flat out level of destruction derby... what I got just fell flat. Load times are crazy long, races are super dull. The Derby was the only redeeming aspect, and even that was pretty lacklustre. It's like if you took Burnout, and made the crashes look really cool, but made the driving feel like shit: I'm just not gonna enjoy playing it.


redryder74

Those 3 games are my regrets for stopping PS plus for a year. They’re on my wish list and I’ve since bought control and tomb Raider while they were on sale.


nd20

The amount of pain I feel, the only month that I forgot to add to library in the multiple years I've had Plus was the month they gave out Control Ultimate...


jackie1616

Hahahah great comment. Thanks for the laugh :)


xwulfd

We might as well call this PS Minus


zivlangley

That's exactly what I'm thinking lol


griwulf

Lol


coconaut_prime

heyo


blankscientist

*Hunter's Arena Legends* is the most generic game title I've ever heard. Surprised they didn't go with *Dawn of the Hunter's Arena World Legends: Infinite.*


Booty_Tickler_5000

They chose to make the game free cuz the game died on PC. It suffered the same fate as Destructions All Stars. Within a few months of it releasing on PC it ended up losing most of its playerbase.


WanderWut

It's wild how much potential that game had, so.much.potential. to take Playstation by a storm with barely any PS5 games being out and it being free on top of that, but gah'dam did they drop the ball.


-BigMan39

The driving felt terrible and the game got old fast


GregSays

Is Destruction All Stars the one where you drive a car through a skateboarding arena for some reason?


DNC88

Weakest month since PS5 came out for sure.


Dynamole

I think it’s the weakest month ever!


josenight

I was really hoping the leaks were wrong…


And_You_Like_It_Too

Or that they’d change it or add a game based on the negative reception to them, like they had in the past.


TrophyGoat

This wasn't a leak. It was straight up posted on Playstations website


stonekeep

Well, posting something too early is still a "leak". People often associate leaks with rumors, but official sources also leak stuff by mistake.


[deleted]

It was posted by Sony on the official website. It was never not gonna be true. Also, if they weren't true, they wouldn't be leaks. Leaks are, by definition, true.


Neg_Crepe

A company can leak false information


MrAbodi

We’ve been told before we were getting PES and then it changed. So there was a possibility albeit Near zero.


SOGxTheKing

Wasn't that cause the games for that month were pretty bad and everyone was mad so they changed PES to Detroit Become Human.


Dwaidciamhaits

People and their black and white "facts". You can always hope, right? It's not official until it's official. :)


SinkableLion

Hello backlog my old friend...


stevenomes

Yeah I still have such a massive backlog and I keep buying discounted games and playing them like halfway through then moving to something else. I have like ocd. I buy a game like I need to get this one been waiting a while now it's on sale. I get it then play for like a week and suddenly I see something else even one in my backlog something sparks my interest and I start on that one. I have so many games half finished some not even started because I bought them cheap on sale just to get it. I'm a wreck


frogblastj

If you are having fun then there is no problem with that. Completing a game shouldn’t feel like chores.


danbearpig84

I have the same exact problem as him and it isn't fun, it's overwhelming and anxiety inducing and it causes nothing to get played for me, I kind of hate it honestly


Obi_Wan_Benobi

I’ve come to not play you again.


hornpub1818

Pathetic lineup.


jakeshereck

This might be a WOAT lineup


rip_Tom_Petty

Yeah, we've come a long way from Uncharted 4 lol


runior

I was about to ask what that meant, but I guess it is "worst of all time", right?


williamhotel

Yes


DarkWolfEDC

What other months would compete?


fiver19

For me that one month they gave city skylines and farm simulator. It may have been good for other people but i just don't like sim games.


Yayman9

Cities: skylines is at least a fleshed-out game from a well-known developer. Wouldn’t say it competes with these


fiver19

Yeah that's why I said it was my personal worst month. I'm sure it was great for some people, but I'm just not into it.


Yayman9

Ah yeah that’s fair, we all have months where we’re just not into the games that are given.


ACStitchesFan

Farm simulator I think could have been fun, but it was so damn confusing to start.


CapnMalcolmReynolds

I want my money back for this month's plus. Just on principal.


hobbesatemyhomework

Only a princiPAL can be your pal.


coconaut_prime

I was thinking of this yesterday.


timmadel

You mean principle


meowcatbread

I will become back my money in your next time a cow on a trash farm, Sony


tiny__films

r/ihadastroke


Aragon2235

I couldn't agree more. I re-read his comment like 5 fricken times and was like "Nope".


meowcatbread

/r/bindingofisaac


gopacktennie

Easily my most played PS+ game all time.


PipinoBirichino

Are you…are you ok?


meowcatbread

No, im meowcatbread, but thanks for asking anyways


Thicklog7

are you okay? So, Annie are you okay? Are you okay, Annie? Annie are you okay? So, Annie are you okay? Are you okay, Annie? Annie, are you okay? Will you tell us that you're okay?


HyDraLinsk

This line up is a shit of piece


Setup1975

This is the greatest thing I have read today, and I think I agree with you.


sephiRossGeller

You made a shit of piece with your trash games, Sony. I hope you in your next life a cow, on a TRASH FARM.


Confuzet

I only pay for multiplayer, the games renting isn't even my choice.


Firaxyiam

Yep, well at least I know for sure I can safely get myself Metro and Darksiders Genesis as I intended and not bother adding anything to my library


Darth--Otter

PS+ has had pretty good games so far this year. I guess we were due for a really bad month.


TGov

Yeah, I didn't get my PS5 until June so I missed all of the good stuff haha. Oh well, the PS+ collection is keeping me busy.


humanbean01

god damn bugsnax


TGov

Yeah that is one I would like to try but don't really want to buy it b/c I am really not sure it is my thing, but it looks weird enough to enjoy :)


iekiko89

You were still able to claim them without a ps5


TGov

I meant, I wasn't as subscriber before then b/c I wasn't a PS4 owner either. Sorry, should have stated that.


Peekaboo798

I wasn't a PS4 owner either but I started my subscription soon after they announced the PS5 from June 2020. I would subscribe for 1 month at the day when the plus games would change so I could add both the months games that day and the following month plus games can be added at the end of the subscription. Edit: typed PS5 instead of PS4


ACStitchesFan

If you’re in the US it still would have been cheaper to just buy a year subscription. Year subscriptions are like $28 in the US


iekiko89

Gotcha, some ppl don't realize so I'll leave it for future reference.


DevilTrigger789

But it shouldn’t be this way. Just because we get some good games, doesn’t mean we should expect bad games to balance it out lol. Didn’t PS Plus used to offer more than 3 games in the past? They need to stop treating us like shit


Tin_Cascade

2 per platform in the past.


FiveSigns

I'll do what I do every month add to library and never play


MirrorkatFeces

PvZ is actually really underrated, but unfortunately the devs abandoned it


Idunno6153

I remember when the first Garden Warfare came out, it was legit an awesome for a kids shooter game. And even though it had disgusting microtransactions, it was surprisingly good because you made so much money off of just playing the game.


snakwa2007

The microtransactions in BFN are used for an item shop. They are mostly cosmetic aside from a few character upgrades and the currency is available in some other parts of the game.


Frowdo

That's not a good thing though. Half the enjoyment is changing the way you look to standout.


usrevenge

The microtransactions weren't useful in pvz gw 1 anyway. The only things that mattered were characters A character unlock cost 40,000 coins. You could easily earn 10,000+ coins a match not to mention challenges and crap that got you more. I had everything aside cosmetics in a few weeks.


Rain1dog

Completely agree. I’ve had a blast with these games.


Disco_to_New_Wave

The first one was really fun. I think the kid coating of the game just turns people away. It was given out for free outside of plus years ago. If this one is anything like the first, I would say it’s a perfect plus game, one that’s not so big that everyone already has it, but one that’s worth consideration and getting to try.


peter_the_panda

Hunter's Arena: Legends of War, Dawn of Battle, Raids of Combat, Shadow Fighter Did I miss any generic game names?


terrordactyl1971

Dark Demons of Warrior Spirit Lords


skipwithme

Terrible selection. Last couple months have been bad


[deleted]

Last month was pretty good with Plague Tale and then one before that had Virtua Fighter which was fun


The_Narz

Operation Tango was also great. A lot of people slept on it though.


terrordactyl1971

Star Wars Squadrons was great, if you have VR


bnfdhfdhfd3

**Hunter's Arena: Legends** sounds like a bad mobile game title


Xeccess

***This video is sponsored by Hunter's Arena: Legends!!!***


CashmereShiv

May as well have called it Generic's Generic: Generics.


Arunan-Aravaanan

To be fair, that sounds like an interesting name


Green202010

Hunters Arena: Shadow Legends


hornpub1818

I love how fucking infamous that game got.


Xerosnake90

You should try playing it when it is free. It's absolutely atrocious


Ninjabaker972

I thought this was raids attempt at a console game until reading these comments and realizing it wasn't 😅


VietBongArmy

To quote Charles Barkley "turrible"


SirSpankalott

They got some big ole women down at Sony.


Stonewalled89

That's a really poor selection of games


SerLutz

And the crowd goes mild


Awake00

I'm so flaccid right now


tiny__films

*Mmmmm*, I'm so **dry** right now.


danger_ehren

You can now safely buy from the summer sale


Frozen_Cold

Yikes, definitely one of the worst lineups in years


zweza

Usually during the week months there are people defending Sony but this month it’s basically universal disdain lol They probably included the weakest games they could so people would gravitate toward hunters arena since it’s launching on PS Plus and is new. Probably trying to avoid another Destruction Allstars situation where people play it for 3 days then move on


TheDragonSlayingCat

Look at the upside, though. At least you’ll get an off-month so you can clear your backlog!


KGhaleon

...garbage. Not a single good game.


BugHunt223

So basically 2 online only focused gaas games and a tennis game. Jimbo is really wanting those mtx store commissions


spidertour02

One of which is already dead, to boot.


MPGamer18

While I've owned a lot of the Plus games over the past year, they were still good games. This month is not one of those months. While PvZ is not a bad game, no one plays it. It's mostly bots in the online modes.


Zipportal

I would be okay with PvZ if it was the tower defence game, not a shooter.


ThatParanoidPenguin

As someone who was a die hard fan of the original PC game, I actually really enjoy the shooters. There’s a lot of care put into them and while the third is perhaps the worst, they’re all pretty fun games.


snakwa2007

It’s still quite active in Europe. Hopefully PS+ can bring more players into other regions.


blondedreekvibes

Pretty disappointed.


kenbonelikesdietcoke

Such a bad selection it’s unbelievable


Lewys-182

I have a theory with the last year of PS+ that I'm expecting to be disproven... especially as I've only had a PS since December. Any time a first party title comes out + games for a month or 2 are lacking to encourage sales. Last month and this month will help with ratchet sales for example.


UncleDanko

But last month had a great ps5 game?!


Formal_Sand_3178

It's hard to imagine them coming up with a worse game lineup. Usually there's at least one that I wouldn't have bought but since it's on PS plus I'll check it out. That is not the case this month.


chuchumuffin

You guys can blame me, I start PS+ subscription in July


weaver787

It doesn’t feel good when Sony uses the PS+ program to drop garbage on us they they know nobody wants to play


TheDuckOfDeath9

Tennis World Tour 2 is awful, still waiting for Top Spin 5.


progz

Dang I was actually excited to play a tennis game considering how long it has been since I played one


daftmultiverse

Boo


chubby_cheese

Surely it can't get worse, right?


Arunan-Aravaanan

THE worst playstation plus month.....yet


justrandomnam3s

Battle for Neighborville has some value but Garden Warfare 2 is just so much better


usrevenge

Eh. That's not a good sign since gw2 sucked compared to gw1.


justrandomnam3s

Garden Warfare 2 was way better than GW1. The main area was great, way more plants and zombies, a lot more modes, etc. Without EA and their MTX the game would've been near perfection


GregTheDasher

I mean if I'm not mistakes the only mtx gw2 has is buying in game currency to get more sticker packs which can be easily farmed. I really don't think that it affects gw2 as much as ea's other title's at least.


OptimusPrimeTime21

This is a brutal month for me


fastonmyfeet

For everyone.


Autarch_Kade

First time PS+ games have been worse than the games with gold games. PS+ was supposed to be a big reason people didn't want game pass too, Sony better step the hell up next time


Joypad-b

Possibly the worst ever?


1440pSupportPS5

Bad month to be a single player gamer. Shiiit


Cripnite

A whole lot of “who cares” here.


aclashofthings

What are you guys getting from the summer sale? I have my eyes on Star Ocean First Departure.


djmoogyjackson

I got Blaster Master Zero 1 last week


Malt129

Hard skip


damg7575

Worst month?


DirtyBojanglez

Yall crying but I know this Tennis game finna SLAP


hicketychiscuit

Not like I don't have a huge backlog I'll never get through. I'll just add these to library and get to them never.


NilsNomNom

That’s some quality garbage


NotReallyASnake

I'm not even going to bother download these. Don't need them clogging up my library.


Vesar55

Games with gold has better games this month...truly we are in the darkest timeline


M12warthog

You're not even joking, Darksiders 3, Yooka laylee, lost planet 3 & mark of the wolves? Haven't heard of that last one though


ToiletBlaster247

Lost Planet! Old wounds have reopened


DarkWolfEDC

Probably the greatest month yet!


BrianFantannaAction8

Has there ever been such a bad month that anyone has started a petition? Or has there ever been such a bad month where the public backlash was so strong they changed it up? I'm legitimately curious. I feel like usually there are at least a few people who are excited as it tends to be a genre preference more than anything, but this one just hurts the soul.


TheDragonSlayingCat

There was one month where they did replace a game (Pro Evolution Soccer) with another game (Detroit: Become Human). They never explained why, but I’m pretty sure it was due to licensing issues, and not fan outrage.


Internetolocutor

Sony feel like they can shovel this shit down people's mouths because of console sales but it doesn't bode well for their future if Microsoft is building a solid cloud infrastructure and service whilst they sit on their hands


djmoogyjackson

sit on their thumbs*


TheMuff1nMon

trash, pure trash


Readysetj0

More dogshit, huh


SpookyGeek

At least I get to play Ghost of Tsushima for the first time this month...


NotaChildlessLoser

Crap


TopNep72

Yawn.


MonkeyNews1998

Ooooh a tennis game! I loved Virtua Tennis on Dreamcast! Maybe thi......googles game.......aw cinnamon and gravy!


Narae-Chan

Just why….?


lazynhazy

What


cheekyste

Really all I want is xmen legends to come to now or better yet get remade.


xangelkiller

It feels like they are going to hit a wall with ps5 offerings on psplus over the next few months.


Rocky_montana

Laaaaaaaaaaaaaaame!!!!!!!!


Thicklog7

‘PlayStation Minus’ should be a term with how things are going


abe171

There should be an option to skip certain months of ps+ and extend the validity.


2hurd

So basically there are no games in PS+ this month...


JackieDaytonaStyle

This might be the first month I don't claim any games.


Haru17

Hunter's Arena: Legends just *sounds* like a free to play game.


tinselsnips

There have been some crappy months before, but this is something special.


StudBoi69

Wow, nothing but stinkers


AlsopK

This is definitely the worst month we’ve ever had imo.


MonsterDunkeroos

What is this Games with Gold? Wokka wokka


CrazySDBass

Tinfoil theory: this months offering is so colossally bad because Sony will add some lucrative titles during the August showcase


dragonphlegm

Well… I’m sure there’s something on Gamepass we can all enjoy


the_hillman

Ah man, what a terrible month.


AidThisFellowUser

P A I N


Sh3Si

Time for my backlog.


nakx123

Isn't Hunter's Arena free to play?


Sub_Zero32

It sounds like a free to play mobile game


Railshock

I had fun with PvZ: GW2, so I'll probably play this PvZ for a bit


usrevenge

pvz will likely surprise people if they give it a shot. Garden warfare 1 is still the best of the series though.


Calbon2

Worst month of this year so far. What happened to the amazing start this year January, February, and March have been easily the best months of psplus in years and then they revert to this crap.


Corbotron_5

Fuck yeah! I saw the leak and didn’t dare hope it was real!! j/k. This blows.


koolaidman1030

Why doesn't Playstation simply pick better games?


DeanXeL

Money? Licenses? Contracts? I'd love for them to give away Miles Morales for example, everyone would go wild!! But the game is still selling at +45 $/€, so why would they think about giving it away for free?


ocksplee

they dont have to go to one extreme or the other something good but old/cheap would do as well like wolfenstein the new order or ys 8


VonLinus

They don't need to. They're selling more ps5s than they can make. They will up the quality when more cheaper higher quality games are available to licence.


dishwatcher

Oof. Well, I'm generally happy enough with the service that I can accept an off month every now and again.


a_female_dog

Yikes…


OurTownDrunk

Sadness


Cantankerous-Bean

Plants vs zombies is actually good. People need to give it a chance and i bet all the ps users that arnt on reddit will love this game


vinceswish

Can't believe it but Games with Gold this month offers better games, service by many believed to be dead.