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PS Now unveils new March titles and free games

Playstation Now unveils March lineup of games with Control, Shadow of the Tomb Raider & Wolfenstein 2 headlining.

It’s crazy to think that it’s already March. However the good news is for PlayStation Plus members, it also means a new batch of PS4 games is arriving on the streaming service alongside some new free games as well. Sony has added various AAA titles to PS Now this March like Control and Shadow of the Tomb Raider which will be timed additions, but is permanently adding Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Toukiden 2. Meanwhile, the new free PS4 games members can download this month are Shadow of the Colossus and Sonic Forces.

For those unfamiliar, Shadow of the Colossus is described as “a breathtaking journey through ancient lands to seek out gigantic beasts. Armed with only a sword and a bow, [players] explore the spacious lands and unearth each Colossus, presenting a unique challenge to test [their] wits, determination, and skill.” The PS4 version is a complete remake of the 2005 PlayStation 2 game and was first released in February 2018. 

The second free game for March is Sonic Forces. Featuring both classic side-scrolling and modern 3D gameplay, the 2017 game starring everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog takes place in a time where Doctor Eggman and his minions have managed to conquer the world. With help from a powerful and mysterious new villain named Infinite. Now, [players] must assist Sonic and build an army to reclaim the world as they fight against chaos and destruction.” Both games are free to download and play for PlayStation Plus subscribers. PS Plus membership costs AU$79.95 per year. 

What new games have been added to PS Now?

Along with the free PS Plus games, one of the biggest titles to arrive on PS Now is Remedy’s latest action title, Control. It tells the story of a top-secret government organization called the Federal Bureau of Control (or FBC) which is tasked with monitoring “paranatural” occurrences that defy the laws of reality. As newly appointed FBC Director Jesse Faden, players have to utilize a customizable array of supernatural abilities and a transforming “Service Weapon” handgun in order to uncover the secrets of the Hiss, an otherworldly entity with the ability to possess humans. Following its release, Control has received rave reviews and awards from such organizations as the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, with many praising its gravity-defying visual style and twisting level design.

Other AAA titles joining it on PS Now this March are 2018’s Shadow Of The Tomb Raider. Which concludes Square Enix’s Lara Croft reboot trilogy. And 2017’s Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, which puts players in the boots of franchise hero William “B.J.” Blazkowicz. As he battles to liberate America from a Nazi regime. However, both Control and Shadow Of The Tomb Raider will only be available until August. Giving players a limited time to enjoy these hit titles on PS Now.

Here’s the full list of games that joined PS Now this March:

  • Control (available until Monday, August 31st) 
  • Dead or Alive 5 Last Round 
  • Nascar Heat 3 
  • Nights of Azure 
  • Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon 
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider (available until September 7th) Toukiden 2 
  • Toukiden Kiwami 
  • Warriors All-Stars 
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

Also, those who’ve been playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds via PS Now are in for some good news. The battle royale will have an extended stay on the streaming platform. However, Sony has yet to detail if and when exactly PUBG will leave the service.

PlayStation Now is available for $9.99/month or $59.99/year.

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