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Well Sony have done it again. They’ve managed to pick some really great games to give to their Playstation Plus members completely free of charge. The biggest one that’s landing on the 25th of September is Ubisoft’s epic open-worlder, Far Cry 3. This game gained some really impressive reviews and it’s great to see Sony giving us some excellent value for our money with a year for Playstation Plus membership only costing €50.


Other titles coming our way free of charge for the PS3 are Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen. If you own a PS Vita and have a Plus membership, you’ll also be getting Street Fighter X Tekken and Touch my Katamari. All these titles will be available on the 25th of September. Click the link below for the full press release.

[showhide type=”pressrelease” more_text=”Show Press Release” less_text=”Hide Press Release” hidden=”yes”] Get ready for action this October with an array of top rated PlayStation 3 and Playstation Vita titles slamming their way onto PlayStation Plus
PS Plus brings you exciting new arrivals for PS3 and PS Vita including Far Cry 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken
Dublin, 17th September 2013: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has today announced the October line-up for PlayStation®Plus (PS Plus) members including all-time favourites like Far Cry®3, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen for PlayStation®3 (PS3) as well as Street Fighter® X Tekken® and Touch my Katamari™ for PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita). All titles will be available to members starting from September 25th.

Venture beyond the reach of civilization in the mysterious Far Cry®3, where you’ll explore an island overcome by terrible violence and suffering. Whilst travelling with friends, you are taken captive and brutally attacked. Your last chance of survival lies in unravelling the dark secrets of the island and its disturbing inhabitants. Find a way to fight back and escape the island of insanity in this instant classic, available on PS Plus until October 22nd.

Also available for PS3 in September is the hit game with a twist; Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams. Challenge your skills inside the magical surroundings of Warp Giana’s dream world and transform your abilities. Watch out though, you’ll need to keep your wits about you and use your speed to brave the dangers of Giana’s twisted dreams. This fast paced adventure will be available until December 24th.

In Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, you’ll delve into the depths of the mysterious Bitterblack Isle, where a dark labyrinth lies deep beneath its surface, haunted by the many voices of the Arisen and deadly secrets waiting to be uncovered. This game will also be available until December 24th.

For those who love to game on-the-go, grab your PS Vita and explore Street Fighter® X Tekken® where a deluge of hugely demanded characters join the fray in this tag-team based game. This dream collaboration between the two biggest fighting game franchises is now a reality and available to enjoy until October 22nd.

In the exhilarating ‘Shape changing and Ball rolling’ title Touch my Katamari™, you’ll find yourself rolling everything from tiny ants to towering skyscrapers with the flip of your fingers! This PS Vita game is packed with addictive features such as collection, shopping and many more to explore whilst it’s available until October 22nd.

That’s not all – with the exciting launch date of PlayStation®4 (PS4) approaching, fans will be thrilled to know that the PS Plus services will be available from launch day along with the exciting new titles DRIVECLUB™ PS Plus Edition and RESOGUN™.

The great news for existing members is that their memberships will automatically cover PS4 as well as PS3 and PS Vita, so all they’ll need to do is simply plug in and get gaming! PS Plus provides members with access to top-rated games* on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita throughout the course of the membership. Gamers also have access to immersive PS4 online multiplayer, great PlayStation®Store discounts and much more as part of their membership.

For those that haven’t joined PlayStation®Plus, now is the perfect time. Buy a 1 year membership on the PlayStation®Store before 20th September and you’ll get 90 days extra free! PS Plus is £39.99/€49.99 for a one-year membership or £11.99/€14.99 for a 90 day membership.

*Top-rated is based on a meta-critic rating of 70+[/showhide]

John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal.

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