Keeping the online component of Playstation 3 free, Sony had ventured into a premium subscription based service called Playstation Plus. Subscribers of Playstation Plus will get goodies, discounts on game purchases and a collection of free games to enjoy.
Sony has now announced the list of games that will be available for free download for this month. The 4 games that will be made available to Playstation Plus subscribers include Red Dead Redemption, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Double Dragon and Machinarium.
The first game Red Dead Redemption, rated as one of the best games to come out for Playstation 3 will be available for download until the October 2. The game proceeds from the perspective of John Marston, hailing from the Wild West in the year of 1911. John Marston who is leading a low profile life is forced to return to his outlaw behavior when his wife and child are kidnapped by a law agent named Edgar Ross. To free his family, Marston should trace down his former partner Bill Williamson and hunt him down.
The second game up for download is Scott Pilgrim vs The World which will be available from September 12 to December 4.The plot of this game revolves around Scott Pilgrim who is toiling to earn the rights to date a girl called Ramona. In the process he will come face to face with her 7 evil exes. The third on the list is Double Dragon which is actually a reboot to the classic NES side-scrolling ‘beat them up’ game. The exact date of availability of the game has not been mentioned by Sony.
Completing the elusive list is Machinarium, an adventure game with hand drawn graphics. The game is set up in a world dominated by robots. The game features some of the best logical game puzzles in an adventure game in recent times. The game is already up for download.
Apart from the games, Sony is also planning to attract more users by discounting the price of one year subscription of Playstation Plus. One year subscription to Playstation Plus will be available with 25% discount from September 5 to 19 bringing down its price to Rs. 2,200.