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PS5 and PS4 games are excellent, Sony seems unstoppable – Nerd4.life

The PS5 and PS4 games Available to subscribers PlayStation Plus within a month August 2022 They are really great, the best lineup in a long time now, and they add to what has been announced for the Extra and Premium level catalog.

In short, Sony seems unstoppable We wonder how long this aggressive approach of the Japanese company, which is pushing to the limit in order to increase subscriptions to its service, but which will have to slow down at some point … if only to avoid saturation of the supply and affect sales of new versions, and above all something in retail format.

As mentioned, the August 2022 PS Plus games include the amazing jRPG Yakuza: Like a Dragon in the dual version of PlayStation 5 And the Playstation 4Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 excellent remastered collection, also for PS5 and PS4, and finally the agonizing adventure of Little Nightmares on PS4.

Three titles of great depth, no doubt. The first revolutionized the series yakuza Open it to the general public by abandoning the historical gameplay in favor of turn-based combatlessons and upgrades set against the backdrop of a totally engaging story that takes place between Tokyo and Yokohama, with an all-new cast of characters and as usual, very true: we talked about it in our Yakuza: Like a Dragon review.


Yakuza: Playable characters like a dragon

Instead, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 (check here) selects one of the most welcome returns ever, the sports series associated with Tony Hawkas part of a reconfiguration device that preserves the original spirit of the experience while upgrading it to modern quality standards, even from a technical point of view.

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Then there’s Little Nightmares (review), Tarsier Studios’ gem that blends fairy tales and horror stories to engage us in the events of the Six Youths, a girl trapped in a massive ship full of corrupt spirits who are just waiting for a chance for you to take over, from which we’ll have to help her escape.


Little Nightmares Six explores the scene with the help of a flashlight
Little Nightmares Six explores the scene with the help of a flashlight

In addition to these games, there are also updates to the August 2022 PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium catalog, which includes eight games from the Yakuza series: closing the circle perfect for those who’ve always wanted to give the SEGA series a chance, and now have no more excuses.

While we wait to find out what will happen in the next few months, there is no doubt that Sony is pays too much Its renewed subscription service and it would be interesting to understand how much the platform numbers have grown compared to the past, but also what kind of balance the company aims to strike to avoid saturation that could be counterproductive, since there is one thing really that nobody can buy time.


Yakuza 0, Kazuma Kiryu in its 80s version
Yakuza 0, Kazuma Kiryu in its 80s version

So what is Sony’s strategy? How far will the Japanese home go with the new PlayStation Plus without affecting exclusive first-party sales? Will there be a compromise of supply or will we see furious progress through the fall to grow the user base? Let’s talk about.

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