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Sony Reveals List of Classic PlayStation Games Arriving on Revamped PlayStation Plus

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Ahead of the launch of the new, revamped PlayStation Plus, Sony has revealed the list of classic games playable on the subscription service.

Sony’s new PlayStation Plus tiers are due to arrive in select regions starting in June. Moving forward, PlayStation Plus will be broken up into three tiers Essential, Extra, and Premium, providing new perks for players, including access to games across the PS1, PS2, PS3, and PSP generations. Now, Sony has pulled the curtain back on which original PlayStation, PSP, and PlayStation 3 games will be included in the service.

Access to classic PlayStation games is included in the PlayStation Plus Premium, which is priced at $21.99/monthly, $59.99/quarterly, and $139.99/annually.

Focusing on PlayStation and PSP games, Sony has revealed the following games will be available to download and play thanks to PlayStation Plus:

PlayStation Studios

  • Ape Escape | Japan Studio, Original Playstation 
  • Hot Shots Golf | Japan Studio, Original Playstation
  • I.Q. Intelligent Qube | Japan Studio, Original PlayStation
  • Jumping Flash! Japan Studio, Original PlayStation
  • Syphon Filter | Bend Studio, Original PlayStation
  • Super Stardust Portable Housemarque, PSP

Third Party Partners

  • Mr. Driller | Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., Original PlayStation 
  • Tekken 2 | Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., Original PlayStation 
  • Worms World Party | Team 17, Original PlayStation 
  • Worms Armageddon Team17, Original PlayStation 

Classic Games Catalog – Remasters

PlayStation Studios

  • Ape Escape 2 | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Arc The Lad: Twilight of the Spirits | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Dark Cloud Japan Studio, PS4
  • Dark Cloud 2 | Japan Studio, PS4
  • FantaVision SIE, PS4  
  • Hot Shots Tennis Japan Studio, PS4
  • Jak II Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Jak 3Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Jak X: Combat Racing Naughty Dog, PS4
  • Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy | Naughty Dog, PS4  
  • Rogue Galaxy Japan Studio, PS4
  • Siren | Japan Studio, PS4
  • Wild Arms 3 SIE, PS4 

Third Party Partners

  • Baja: Edge of Control HD THQ Nordic, PS4
  • Bioshock Remastered | 2K Games, PS4
  • Borderlands The Handsome Collection | 2K Games, PS4
  • Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition | Gearbox Publishing, PS4
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning THQ Nordic, PS4
  • Lego Harry Potter Collection | WB Games, PS4

Sony also reveals that select original PlayStation and PSP classic games will receive a new UI with menus that allow you to save your game at any time, or even rewind the game if you want a do-over.

Note that those who have purchased the digital version of games from the original PlayStation and PSP generation will not have to make a separate purchase or sign up to PlayStation Plus to play these titles on PS4 or PS5.

Sony has also revealed titles from the PlayStation 3 generation that will be included in the service. It’s important to note that because of the PlayStation 3 architecture, these games will only be available through streaming. Each game is original and not remastered. The available list includes:

PlayStation Studios

  • Crash Commando | Creative Vault Studios, PS3
  • Demon’s Souls From Software, PS3
  • echochrome | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Ico | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Infamous | Sucker Punch, PS3
  • Infamous 2 Sucker Punch, PS3
  • Infamous: Festival of Blood | Sucker Punch, PS3
  • LocoRoco Cocoreccho! Japan Studio, PS3
  • MotorStorm Apocalypse | Evolution Studios, PS3
  • MotorStorm RC | Evolution Studios, PS3
  • Puppeteer | Japan Studio, PS3
  • rain | Japan Studio, PS3
  • Ratchet & Clank: Quest For Booty | Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time |Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus | Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Resistance 3 | Insomniac Games, PS3
  • Super Stardust HD Housemarque, PS3
  • Tokyo Jungle | Japan Studio, PS3
  • When Vikings Attack | Clever Beans, PS3

Third Party Partners

  • Asura’s Wrath | Capcom Co., Ltd., PS3
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 |  Konami, PS3
  • Devil May Cry HD Collection Capcom Co., Ltd., PS3
  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West | Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., PS3
  • F.E.A.R. | WB Games, PS3
  • Lost Planet 2 Capcom Co., Ltd., PS3
  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Koei Tecmo, PS3
  • Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare |Rockstar Games, PS3

Finally, Sony has revealed the first batch of games that will see playable trials available to PlayStation Plus Premium subscribers. Players can test select games out for a maximum of two hours prior to purchasing. The clock only counts when the game is being played. Save data and Trophy progression all carry over if the player wishes to purchase the game.

The available games offering trials at launch include:

PlayStation Studios

  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection | Naughty Dog, PS5
  • Horizon Forbidden West Guerrilla Games, PS4/PS5

Third Party Partners

  • Cyberpunk 2077 | CD Projekt, PS5
  • Farming Simulator 22 Giants Software GmBH, PS4/PS5 
  • Tiny Tina’s Wonderland |  2K Games, PS4/PS5
  • WWE 2K22 | 2K Games, PS4/PS5

The new PlayStation Plus will launch on June 13 in Canada and the U.S.

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