PSA: Next Week, You’ll Be Able To Claim A Bunch Of Free PlayStation Games

PSA: Next Week, You’ll Be Able To Claim A Bunch Of Free PlayStation Games

Earlier this month, Sony revived last year’s Play At Home initiative, a program designed to provide free games to PlayStation players in the hopes of promoting social distancing. Next week, Sony will expand the initiative by offering a whole bunch of games.

Starting on March 25, you’ll be able to add the following PS4 games to your library:

  • The Witness
  • Abzû
  • Subnautica
  • Enter the Gungeon
  • Rez Infinite

Sony will also make four VR games available:

  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  • Moss
  • Thumper
  • Paper Beast

You’ll be able to claim those nine games though April 22. A bit down the line, between April 19 and May 14, you’ll also be able to claim Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition, which includes the terrific Frozen Wilds expansion on top of the main game (plus some bonus weapons, in-game resources, and tiny add-ons of that nature).

[referenced id=”844407″ url=”” thumb=”×169.png” title=”Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds: The Kotaku Review” excerpt=”Horizon Zero Dawn was a terrific game. Guess what? Its new expansion, The Frozen Wilds, is also good.”]

As with the “free” games included with PS Plus, once you claim a game and add it to your library, it’s yours to keep for good. The difference here is that you needn’t pay up a membership fee.

Play At Home is underwritten by simple logic: The easiest way to defeat covid-19 is for people to practice social distancing. Staying home is a more compelling prospect when you have a stacked backlog. Thus, free games. Last year, Sony put up Journey and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. According to The Washington Post, the latter was downloaded 10 million times. Earlier this month, Sony made the actually-pretty-good 2016 remake of Ratchet & Clank available. (That’s still up for grabs through March 31.)

This latest version of Play At Home will run through June.

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