PS Plus July 2022 games announced: All free PS5 & PS4 games revealed

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Despite PS Plus’s introduction of a new subscription system, players can still expect monthly additions. Here’s everything we know about PS Plus in July 2022.

July 2022 will be the first month of the new subscription service of PS Plus. There have been quite some changes where the Essential tier still remaining, better games will be added to the Extra and Premium tiers from now on.

June saw the likes of God of War, Naruto to Boruto, and Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, and Sony has got some surprises planned for July as well.

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Here’s everything we know about the new PS Plus games for July 2022.


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Crash 4 will arrive for PS Plus subscribers this month.

PS Plus games for July 2022

This month’s Essential tier games have been revealed, and the leak from user billbil-kun on dealabs was correct again.

  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (PS4 and PS5 versions)
  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan (PS4)
  • Arcadegeddon (PS4 and PS5 versions)

For more on each title, here’s the official PlayStation Blog’s rundown:

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time

“An all-new Crash adventure awaits! Dr. Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse. Wield four powerful guardians of space and time that give Crash and Coco the power to bend the rules of reality and conquer dangerous obstacles in exciting new ways. And you’ll not only play as the wumping, jumping, marsupial duo: experience things from different perspectives with the one and only Dr. Neo Cortex. Play as Crash, Coco, Tawna, Dingodile, or Dr. Neo Cortex and battle bosses such as N. Gin, Louise, Nitrus Brio, and Nefarious Tropy.”

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan:

“In this branching, cinematic horror game from the creator of Until Dawn and The Quarry, five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip that soon changes into something much more sinister. All playable characters can live or die, with the choices you make deciding their fate. Experience your terrifying story alone, with a friend online* or go for safety in numbers with up to five players offline.”

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“Gilly, the owner of a local arcade, is trying to save his business from a faceless mega-corporation, Fun Fun Co. …and what better way to stick it to the man than with a brand-spanking-new super game. Unfortunately, the corp gets wind of Gilly’s plan and launches a cyberattack, injecting a virus into the game. Now it’s up to you to rise up and save both the game and the last remaining local arcade in this ever-evolving co-op multiplayer shooter. Offering a mix of PvE and PvP gameplay, you and up to 3 friends online to explore multiple biomes, compete in mini games, find hidden chests, and battle a crazy cast of enemies and bosses.”

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PS Plus Extra and Premium games

Sony has revealed the following titles are arriving as of July 19:

  • Stray (PS4, PS5)
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (PS5)
  • Marvel’s Avengers (PS4, PS5)
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity (PS4)
  • Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (PS4)
  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered (PS4)
  • Assassin’s Creed Freedom Cry (PS4)
  • Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection (PS4)
  • Saints Row IV: Re-Elected (PS4)
  • Saints Row Gat out of Hell (PS4)
  • Spirit of the North: Enhanced Edition (PS4)
  • Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure (PS4)
  • Jumanji The Video Game (PS4)
  • Paw Patrol on a Roll! (PS4)
  • ReadySet Heroes (PS4)

Classic games this month are both from the PSP:

  • No Heroes Allowed! (PSP)
  • LocoRoco Midnight Carnival (PSP)
  • Echoshift (PSP)

When will PS Plus games for July 2022 be available?

PS Plus games are made available on the first Tuesday of every month and it’s likely it’ll be no different this time. For July 2022, expect the PS Plus games to be available on Tuesday, July 5.

You’ll be able to claim these games for the entire month until August 1, 2022, when a new set of titles are made available for the same month.

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Make sure to keep an eye on PlayStation’s official blog as the new games tend to get revealed on the last Wednesday of the same month. Considering their consistency, PS Plus games for July 2022 are likely to be revealed on June 29 at 8:30 AM PST / 11:30 AM EST / 4:30 PM BST / 5:30 PM CEST.

How to get PS Plus games for free

If you are wondering how to add the free PS Plus game lineup for July, just follow these simple set of steps:

  1. On the home screen of your PlayStation console, go to the PlayStation Plus symbol in the top left.
  2. From there, you’ll get the option to download all the current active games on PS Plus.
  3. That’s it! You’ll now be able to play the newly added games from your Library!
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PlayStation Plus has implemented multiple tiers to its subscription service.

New PS Plus Subscription tiers explained

PlayStation has revamped its monthly paid subscription plan by adding different tiers and perks. PS Plus is now available in three different tiers and we’ve listed the benefits below:

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Tier Price (per month) Benefits
PlayStation Plus Essential $9.99/€8.99/£6.99 Two monthly downloadable games
Exclusive discounts
Cloud storage for saved games
Online multiplayer access
PlayStation Plus Extra $14.99/€13.99/£10.99 Includes all benefits from the Essential tier
Adds a catalog of up to 400 of the most enjoyable PS4 and PS5 games (PlayStation Studios blockbuster hits and third-party partners)
PlayStation Plus Premium $17.99/€16.99/£13.49 Includes all benefits from Essential and Extra tiers
Adds up to 340 additional games, including PS3 games available via cloud streaming
Offers cloud streaming access for original PlayStation, PS2, PSP, and PS4 gamesStream games using PS4, PS5, and PC
Time-limited game trials for customers to try select games before buying.

If you want to get a detailed overview of quarterly and annual prices, be sure to check out our breakdown of PS Plus.

That’s everything we know about the PS Plus July 2022. Be sure to check out our latest Xbox Game Pass guide for more free games.

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