PlayStation Plus Essential Receives Evil Dead: The Game, OlliOlliWorld, Destiny 2: Beyond Light, and Mafia: Definitive Edition in February
It’s that time of the month again! PlayStation Plus Essential subscribers (as well as those on higher tiers) will receive 3 new games in February, plus an expansion for Destiny 2 as a bonus (the base game being free to play).
The games will be made available on February 7th. If you haven’t gotten last month’s games yet, now’s your last chance, so get to it. We’ll try a different format for each game this time, where we put the description offered by Sony, followed by some technical information, and finally a trailer. Let’s get to it!
Evil Dead: The Game
Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PvP multiplayer action. Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Ash vs Evil Dead television series. Fight for the forces of good or take control of the Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash & others while possessing Deadites, the environmental objects & more as you seek to swallow their souls!
- Versions: PS4/PS5
- Developer: Boss Team Games
- Publisher: Saber Interactive
- Release Date: May 13, 2022
- Minimum Size: 14.45 GB
- Story Length: 4 Hours
- Completion Length: N/A (multiplayer game)
- Trophy Difficulty: 3/10
Grind, trick and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana in this bold skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Traverse a delightful and weird world as you take on missions, challenges and make new friends along the way. Experience the accessibility, depth and player freedom as you dive into the signature flow state gameplay. OlliOlli World marks the third entry in the critically-acclaimed OlliOlli series from Roll7, the BAFTA and multi-award-winning independent studio.
- Versions: PS4/PS5
- Developer: Roll7
- Publisher: Private Division
- Release Date: February 08, 2022
- Minimum Size: 4.86 GB
- Story Length: 6 hours
- Completion Length: 38 hours
- Trophy Difficulty: 8/10
Mafia: The Definitive Edition
Explore a recreated 1930’s cityscape, filled with interwar architecture, cars and culture… and a crime-riddled underbelly in this full remake of the 2002 original. Rise up through the ranks of the Mafia during the Prohibition era of organized crime. After a run-in with the mob, cab driver Tommy Angelo is thrust into a deadly underworld. Initially uneasy about falling in with the Salieri crime family, Tommy soon finds that the rewards are too big to ignore.
- Versions: PS4
- Developer: Hangar 13
- Publisher: 2K Games
- Release Date: September 25, 2020
- Minimum Size: 37.77
- Story Length: 10.5 Hours
- Completion Length: 25 Hours
- Trophy Difficulty: 5.6/10
Destiny 2: Beyond Light
Embark on a new journey through the incredible sci-fi fantasy universe of Destiny 2 with this expansion* to the multiplayer action shooter. Guardians will explore Europa, master the new elemental power of Stasis and collect powerful Exotic gear as they battle the Fallen Kell of Darkness, Eramis.
Note: This is an expansion pack for Destiny 2, which is free in the PS Store. Also, the technical details below do not take into account the base version of the game.
- Versions: PS4/PS5
- Developer: Bungie
- Publisher: Bungie
- Minimum Size: 157.2 GB
- Release Date: November 10, 2020
- Story Length: 6 Hours
- Completion Length: 66 Hours
- Trophy Difficulty: 8.5/10
Game size taken from the PlayStation page of each game, trophy difficulty taken from playstationtrophies.org, and game lengths taken from https://howlongtobeat.com.
What do you think of this lineup? What other games do you want to see added? Let us know in the comments below!
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