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PlayStation Plus is picking up pace with its releases. Reserve the second wave of the month for the games you are adding for Extra and Premium tier subscribers. In November, PlayStation will release several games for those with higher level subscriptions, including the Kingdom Hearts series and Skyrim. All games launch on November 15.
A large portion of the titles added are Kingdom Hearts games, including 1.5+2.5 ReMIX, 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, Melody of Memory, and 3. Other additions include Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, The Division 2, and Ghost Recon: Breakpoint titles. , the Special Edition of Skyrim, Oddworld: Soulstorm, Chorus, What Remains of Edith Finch and The Gardens Between.
In addition to the new titles above, Sony is also adding classic games to the Premium library. Several games in the Ratchet & Clank series are available to these higher level subscribers, but notably excludes the recently released Rift Apart. In fine print, PlayStation announced that it will also add Earth Defense Force titles World Brothers and Iron Rain, as well as Onee Chanbara Origin.
In its most recent quarterly earnings report, Sony revealed that PlayStation Plus lost several million subscribers in the last quarter. However, the same report revealed that it was making more money per subscriber than before, which means that several users probably increased their subscriptions to a higher level. The company also said it hopes to recoup some of these subscriber losses in the coming quarter with more promotions and game additions. With more potential users paying for higher tiers, PlayStation is incentivized to keep adding more games to the service.
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