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30 Dec 2020

PS Plus January 2021 Games Revealed: Release Date. PS4, PS5 Free Games

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Release Date

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January 2021's Free Games

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Maneater (PS5 version)

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PS4 game)

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Greedfall (PS4 game)

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Regional Differences

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PS Plus Collection

Its time to kick 2021 off with a huge bang from Sony as they have revealed the free games for PS Plus subscribers next month.

There will be two PS4 games and one PS5 game given away for free.

Here is everything you need to know!

Release Date

The current set of games for December 2020, which include Bugsnax (PS5), Worms Rumble, Just Cause 4, and Rocket Arena, will be available until January 4.

This means that on January 5 the next set of games will go live for PS Plus subscribers to claim and download for free.

So this still gives players time to claim last months games ahead of the new releases next month.

January 2021's Free Games

Next month's free games have been revealed by PlayStation and they include:

  • Maneater (PS5 only)
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Greedfall

Maneater (PS5 version)

Experience the ultimate power fantasy as the apex predator of the seas – a terrifying shark! Maneater is a single player, open world action RPG (ShaRkPG) where you are the shark.

Starting as a small shark pup you are tasked with surviving the harsh world while eating your way up the ecosystem.

To do this you will explore a large and varied open world encountering diverse enemies – both human and wildlife.

Find the right resources and you can grow and evolve far beyond what nature intended, allowing the player to tailor the shark to their play style. Eat. Explore. Evolve.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PS4 game)

Fight, explore, craft and survive amid the dense and perilous jungles of South America in Lara Croft’s biggest adventure to date as you race to save the world from a Maya apocalypse.

Gather resources and master the unforgiving terrain. Outgunned and outnumbered, you need to use your surroundings to your advantage; strike from the shadows and use mud to camouflage your presence.

Use advanced traversal techniques to reach long-forgotten tombs and negotiate deadly puzzles.

Greedfall (PS4 game)

In this stunning action RPG, explore uncharted new lands as you set foot on a remote island seeping with magic, and filled with riches, lost secrets, and fantastic creatures.

You’ll have complete freedom to shape your abilities, spells and skills and decide whether to complete objectives with combat, diplomacy, deception, or stealth.

Forge this new world’s destiny, as you befriend or betray companions and entire factions.

Regional Differences

Maneater will not be available to players in Saudi Arabia, no alternative has been offered to players.

In the Middle East Greedfall has been replaced with Assetto Corsa, while in South Korea it has been replaced with Mistover.

PS Plus Collection

Along with the launch of the PS5, Sony released the PS Plus Collection, a collection of top PS4 first and third party titles.

The collection is available on PS5 for PS Plus subscribers and is a great way to go back and play some of the games you may have missed out on.

PlayStation Plus Collection PS5

The PS Plus Collection games are,

First Party:

  • Bloodborne
  • Days Gone
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Ratchet and Clank
  • The Last Guardian
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Until Dawn
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Third-Party:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Battlefield 1
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Zombies Chronicles Edition
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Fallout 4
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Persona 5
  • Resident Evil 7 biohazard

There has been no confirmation so far as to when the collection will be updated, it is unlikely we will see the collection update this soon.