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PS5 PS Plus members get PS4 games for free — Bloodborne, God of War, more

Published: 16/Sep/2020 22:04 Updated: 16/Sep/2020 22:39

by Theo Salaun

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During the PlayStation 5 showcase, Sony has revealed that PS Plus members will be entitled to the PS Plus Collection: a library of the greatest, generation-defining games of the PS4.

PS Plus subscribers have enjoyed monthly games for free during the PS4 generation, most recently including popular titles like Fall Guys and Street Fighter V. It appears that Sony is taking that energy to an entirely new level, as PS5 owners with a PlayStation Plus subscription will be able to access an entire library of the PS4’s greatest titles at launch.

This is an enticing opportunity for fans as it means newcomers to the console will be able to experience titles they’ve been hearing about and even PS4 players will be able to enjoy games that they may have not had a chance to.

Among the titles mentioned, some of the highlights are God of War, Persona 5, The Last Of Us, Bloodborne, and Detroit: Become Human. This is a huge announcement and very exciting for newcomers to the PlayStation world, as former Xbox players will be thrilled that they can now try out some of the titles they missed while preoccupied with the Xbox One. 

With many fans in the video game industry wondering if Sony would be enticed to start following Xbox’s Game Pass subscription model, it appears that the company is instead marketing their PS Plus subscription with earlier games, rather than future ones.

That isn’t an issue, as the slate of titles added to the launch collection appears mouth-watering enough to have fans revved up and hungry to get their hands on PS5 pre-orders.

Aside from the hype over the PlayStation 5 Showcase’s continued game reveals and announcements, this one was a clear winner. Fans are thrilled that PS4 players will be able to dive into a Call of Duty: Cold War Alpha very early and that the God of War 2: Ragnarok teaser finally arrived, but they recognize that the PS Plus Collection is another exciting addition.

Most interestingly, people see this announcement as a direct blow to Xbox’s plans. While many were already considering a switch to PlayStation, the price points ($399 for digital, $499 for standard) and free access to PS4 Greatest Hits are added bonuses to those who are considering making the swap over.

In addition to the aforementioned titles that will be available, the PS Plus Collection will also include games like Mortal Kombat X, Days Gone, Final Fantasy XV, and many more.

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Exclusive Pokemon list for Crown Tundra: Sword v Shield

Published: 27/Oct/2020 17:05

by James Busby

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Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Crown Tundra Expansion Pass is finally out, bringing with it both new and returning fan-favorite Pokemon. Here’s all the version exclusive Pokemon for both Sword and Shield. 

While the frozen lands of Sword and Shield’s Crown Tundra expansion are home to plenty of new Pokemon, there are also a number of iconic ‘mons that have returned. However, there are a few Pokemon that are only available in each version. This can make completing your Pokedex a little tricky, especially if you don’t have a copy of both games. Fortunately, you can catch each version exclusive and simply trade with other trainers. 

The addition of Dynamax Adventures allows trainers to encounter previous generation Pokemon and even catch version exclusive Legendaries. While the Sword and Shield’s base game cut a lot of iconic Pokemon from its roster, this expansion features plenty of familiar faces. If you want to know which Crown Tundra Pokemon are exclusive to both Sword and Shield, then check out our guide below.

Exclusive Crown Tundra Pokemon for Sword

Sword Exclusives
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Pokemon Sword trainers can catch the likes of Xerneas, Tornadusm, and Groudon.

The most notable entries here are Xerneas, Ho-Oh, Groudon, Tornadus, Dialga, Latios, Reshiram, and Solgaleo. All of these rare Pokemon can be found in the Crown Tundra if you have Pokemon Sword. Even Omanyte, the first-gen fossil type Pokemon can be found here. 

  • Bagon
  • Dialga
  • Groudon
  • Ho-Oh
  • Latios
  • Omanyte
  • Omastar
  • Reshiram
  • Shelgon
  • Salamence
  • Solgaleo
  • Tornadus
  • Xerneas

Exclusive Crown Tundra Pokemon for Shield

Shield exclusives
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Pokemon Shield trainers can catch the likes of Yveltal, Thundurus, and Kyogre.

The most notable entries found in Shield are, Kyogre, Lugia, Palkia, Latias, Thundurus, Zekrom, Yveltal, and Lunala. If you happen to have any of these Legendary Pokemon already, then you could trade with a fellow Sword player to grab one of their exclusive ‘mons.

Unlike the Sword version, those with Pokemon Shield will get access to the Gen one fossil Pokemon, Kabuto. 

  • Gible
  • Gabite
  • Garchomp
  • Kabuto
  • Kabutops
  • Kyogre
  • Lunala
  • Lugia
  • Latias
  • Palkia
  • Thundurus
  • Yveltal
  • Zekrom

So, there you have it! That’s all the version exclusive Pokemon that are present in Sword and Shield’s Crown Tundra expansion. If you’re looking for more Pokemon news and updates, head over to @PokemonSwordNS for all the latest information.