Sony has published the PlayStation Plus free games catalogue for May 2023, which features a slew of exciting PS5 and PS4 titles available to paid subscribers.
PlayStation Plus: Free games you can download in May 2023
In May 2023, gamers were treated to the high-stakes driving game GRID Legends and, among others, the ultimate medieval battlefield slasher Chivalry 2.
Sony’s Content Acquisition and Operations Director Adam Michel confirmed this month’s free games will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers from Tuesday, 2 May 2023 until Tuesday, 6 June 2023.
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GRID LEGENDS – Available on PS5 and PS4
Welcome to GRID Legends: a high-stakes driving experience that combines thrilling and unpredictable motorsport, incredible race variety and an immersive narrative that puts you at the heart of the action.
Take the spotlight in an engrossing racing story, brought to life by a world-class cast including Ncuti Gatwa in a ground-breaking extended reality production.
Face fierce personalities, paddock politics, on-track drama and the infamous Ravenwest Motorsport, as a fly-on-the-wall documentary captures every moment.
CHIVALRY 2 – Available on PS5 and PS4
Return to the ultimate medieval battlefield in this multiplayer first-person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Players are thrust into the action of every iconic moment of the era – experience large-scale conflicts in sprawling medieval environments ranging from Tournament grounds to full-scale castle sieges.
Pick your playstyle with four classes and 12 subclasses, each with their own unique weapons and abilities and much more then charge headfirst into stunning 64-player cinematic battles. The PS5 version runs in 4K at 60fps.
DESCENDERS – Available on PS5 and PS4
Descenders is a fast-paced extreme downhill biking game that’s easy to pick up, but difficult to master, featuring an in-depth physics system that lets you control every subtle movement of your rider.
Take on different jumps, slopes and hill bombs every time you play with procedurally generated levels. Earn special mutators each time you play, work out which abilities work best for your riding style and earn new bikes and threads as you build your online Rep system.
Everything you need to know about PS Plus
Gamers are required to subscribe to a Plus account to enjoy added features on classic titles. Not only are gamers afforded the benefit of unlocking online features on some games, but they also:
- unlock the PS Plus collection of PS4 and PS5 games available for free download;
- play online with friends in multiplayer and cross-platform modes;
- enjoy exclusive discounts on the PlayStation Store; and
- access ‘Share Play’ features.
The tiered subscription service is tailored into three plans: Essential, Extra and Deluxe. Here is a breakdown of what’s on offer in each plan.
Essential, the entry-level package and Extra largely share the same perks, except with the latter, gamers get access to a full PlayStation Plus games catalogue.
- Monthly games
- Online multiplayer
- PlayStation Plus Collection
- Exclusive discounts
- Exclusive packs
- Cloud storage
- Game help
- Share Play
The Deluxe plan offers everything listed above, as well as:
- Classics catalogue;
- Game trials
Here is the monthly cost of each PlayStation Plus plan:
- Essential – R119
- Extra – R179
- Deluxe – R209