Submitted by Kayant 333d ago | news

PlayStation Plus in March: Tomb Raider, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, more (EU)

Chris Howe :

"Hi everyone. We have another huge month coming your way on PlayStation Plus this March so sit back, relax and let us take care of your gaming needs."

Leaving PS Plus on 5th March:
Outlast/Sound Shapes
Metro Last Light
Guacamelee! (Cross Buy)
Dynasty Warriors Next
ModNation Racers Road Trip

Entering PS Plus on 5th March:
Dead Nation Apocalypse Edition
Tomb Raider
Brothers A Tale of Two Sons
Pixeljunk Monsters Ultimate HD
Smart As (Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, Pixel Junk Monsters Ultimate HD, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Smart As, Tomb Raider)

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pedrof93  +   333d ago
Tomb raider ? yeah.
Matt666  +   333d ago
Just no, the only good Tomb Raiders, are Tomb Raider 1-3
abzdine  +   333d ago
i fully agree. but i am still going to try this one to have my own opinion on it.
Ravenheartzero  +   333d ago
What's wrong with the last revelation and chronicles?
Lukas_Japonicus  +   333d ago
Not true at all. Ive just finished the Tomb Raider remake on PS4 earlier today and while some people say it isn't up to the last games standards (i think it's better), it's still a very solid, enjoyable game. Environments are great, the gameplay is great (specifically the bow), the story kept me entertained. It's pretty good.

If you have a PS3, PS plus and have yet to play it, i strongly recommend it.

As for the other games on PS plus this month, Dead Nation looks awesome on PS4! I like the interactive aspect while streaming. Can't wait to download that.

Edit: Just saw 'Brothers: A tale of two sons for PS3, awesome! Ive been waiting for this to come to PS plus for ages. Ps plus killing it, yet again.
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Irishguy95  +   333d ago
abzdine - "I fully agree that this isn't good. Though I haven't played it"

That's the type of response you see from most people who don't like the new Tomb Raider. Ironically alot of these people love Uncharted

@ Matt, this Tomb Raider is a superior game than the rest of the franchise. I've played all of them. All. This is the best. It's nothing like the rest of the franchise sure. Still better.
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Sevir  +   333d ago
The Reboot is so much better!!!
Mr Marvel  +   333d ago
You MUST be joking!

Tomb Raider 1-3 were complete crap.

The latest Tomb Raider is gold, especially on PS4.
Matt666  +   333d ago
its amazing how many kids get upset when one has a different opinion to them
Jessika_S  +   333d ago
The last Tomb Raider was amazing, it was a great reboot of the franchise. Playing it on PS4 right now.
XisThatKid  +   333d ago
hold them dislikes to the chest.
SmielmaN  +   333d ago
New tomb raider is good. Been playing the ps4 one. Might get the double dipped dead nation update. Just bought dragons crown for $17. Very happy so far with it. Lost a lot of time in it today. Give me my bubbles back! Lol.
I_am_Batman  +   333d ago
Nice one. My backlog gets bigger and bigger though. I'm actually surprised that Square Enix made that PSPlus deal for Tomb Raider considering they're trying to sell the Definitive Edition for full price.

Anyway I think I'll try Brothers A Tale of Two Sons first.
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ravinash  +   333d ago
That's what I was thinking...unless later on their going to release the PS4 version for PS4 in the not to distant future.
But yeah, that would hurt some sales.
Prime157  +   333d ago
Price drop incoming?
demonddel  +   332d ago
Like Microsoft Sony open up that checkbook right or that doesn't apply to Sony
asmith2306  +   333d ago
Pixeljunk Monsters is hands down the best game on that list. Pure gaming addiction.
memots  +   333d ago
yup, i got all the edition of that game lol.

Ps3 + encore - Psp version - Psvita HD - Pc HD .
I think i have a problem lol
Hey does anyone want to buy my PS3 Tomb Raider physical disc off me?
madduey  +   333d ago
I'll do a straight swap with my copy lol
diehardmetallicafan  +   333d ago
At first i thought it was tomb raider on ps+ for the ps4 and i pooped a little bit...
Rainstorm81  +   333d ago
My main question is are we getting Dead NATION in the US
CaEsAr-  +   333d ago
So the rumor were true after all.
rdgneoz3  +   333d ago
Yep, and anyone else notice that Dead Nation while streaming (35 seconds in) viewers will be able to vote on what looks like helping or hindering you? Looks like a fun use of the interact feature.
ZodTheRipper  +   333d ago
They said that there will be 30 different commands to influence the game while streaming :D
WildArmed  +   333d ago
lol so much trolling incoming. Gotta limit my stream to friends only... then I'll have a bunch of troll friends trying to get me killed -_-
KingofGambling  +   333d ago
Man, ps plus is great.
Rainstorm81  +   333d ago
Best console service since XBL for sure
_FantasmA_  +   333d ago
I think you meant:

Best console service.

XBL isn't a service, its a paywall membership
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listenkids  +   333d ago
Pixeljunk and Brothers the only games I'll give time towards I guess. Another port and a game JUST released on PS4 isn't the best message sent, I guess those who missed it on PS3 without a PS4 will enjoy.
WildArmed  +   333d ago
Not surprised, next-gen consoles don't have a large retail library. It'll probably be awhile we see retail games, games 8-12+ months old typically end up on PS+, the PS4 isn't even that old yet .
listenkids  +   333d ago
I get that, and actively mention so on reddit, but there are plentiful indie titles coming which are perfect candidates for plus, not a port of a game given to everyone who had a ps3 during the outage.
Neonridr  +   332d ago
April I am predicting will be Daylight for PS+ PS4 users. I think the first retail game we will see on PS+ for free for the PS4 users will be Knack.
WildArmed  +   333d ago

I think Indie titles should be the highlight for awhile. Giving a PS4 version of a game that was given out for free on PS3 isn't exactly the best idea.
XANDEO  +   333d ago
I was about to buy the definitive edition of tomb raider the other day, what odd timing there going to lose sales
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tigertron  +   333d ago
Not unless you want the definitive version.
listenkids  +   333d ago
But who would, when you can play it sub-par for free.
mike32UK  +   333d ago
Well, no they won't because they'll get paid by Sony instead...
Edsword  +   333d ago
Same here, I'm not going to pay $60 for an experience I can have for free. Even if it is slightly better. I am holding out for ISS.
Eonjay  +   333d ago
Insanity! I am buying a hard drive TODAY. Screw this. they aren't gonna get me like this. I'm taking it all.
PickAShoe  +   333d ago
All you need is time to play all of these games.
theoneb  +   333d ago
You don't have to fully download them all at once. As long as you attempt to download the game. It will give you the "not enough space warning" and stop the download. The game will be listed in your downloads list under your PSN account settings. You can always download them and play later as long as your Plus account is active.

I have a maxed out 320gb and need to upgrade as well but this method is making sure I don't mis anything in the mean time.
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lonelyplayer  +   333d ago
Salooh  +   333d ago
I already got platinum of dead nation , wish if it was different game.
Philoctetes  +   333d ago
Hats off to you, man. I had a very hard time beating it on Grim and never even attempted Morbid. Maybe I'll have to take another shot at it now.
Salooh  +   333d ago
Thanks ^^

I was free and really bored. I had to choose between demon souls and this game so i chose this XP . Love the challenge but i wasn't ready for demon soul after getting dark souls platinum , needed a break. lol

I guess it's a good thing that i finished it because i want to focus on dark souls 2 , it's like they are related to each other.
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lonelyplayer  +   333d ago
I platinum'ed both games this and demon's :)
mrdeli  +   333d ago
Since Tomb Raider is free on PSN +plus - it is the definitive edition for me.
Spontogical  +   333d ago
lul and I was just about to buy the PS4 version of TR. Might as well get the PS3 version for free instead :D

Thanks Sony!
rustyspoon80  +   333d ago
That's the thing isn't it. We'll now play it for free rather than pay for the ps4 version. They should do £10 upgrade then at least they'd get something.
fattyuk  +   333d ago
they do get something,Sony gets the subscription fee and publishers get a fee from Sony
Ravenheartzero  +   333d ago
Nice still not got around to Tomb raider yet, thank you ps plus. Also Brother's is an awesome game.
stuna1  +   333d ago
Sony has a perfect strategy with PS+! The fact that they are continuously adding great recent content is, in fact a win/win scenario! Gamers get a chance to experience titles that they may have brought flat out if they had the money to do so. Gamers are given the ability to try out games that they may have otherwise overlooked, because they may have not initially appealed to them at first glance, but having the opportunity to try them by having a PS+ subscription actually found that hidden gem they had been looking for.

On Sony's part, they have found a way to guarantee pretty much that if you youself have actually tried PS+, that for the most part given the reason to stay current with your subscription or, resubscibe once your subscription runs out. They are giving out a substantial value that will insure a substantial return, which will ultimately lead to an bigger increase in subscriptions across all platforms involved, that will continuously get bigger as the generation progress, plus will substain an active presence on their older generation platforms simply because of titles as of now can't be played on the newer generation platforms.

This is just my list of the benefits of having PS+, and believe me there are more.
serratos27  +   333d ago
Have you considered working for their PR department?
DVAcme  +   333d ago
I was already giddy with PS+'s selection of games, but recently they've been featuring VERY recent games. Amazing games, too, like Borderlands 2, Bioshock Infinite, Metro: Last Light and Tomb Raider. That's a hell of a value for such a cheap subscription price.
heisenberguk  +   333d ago
Personally not impressed with that line up at all
WeAreLegion  +   333d ago
What's your ideal lineup for this month?

EDIT: They should include Uncharted 4 next month then.
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heisenberguk  +   333d ago
something i haven't played
Neonridr  +   332d ago
What's MS giving its users in March for free???

Oh right..
heisenberguk  +   332d ago
Must be time consuming bubbling up yourself like that!
Neonridr  +   332d ago
lol, I'd love to continue this conversation, but I see you are out of bubbles.

Please hang up and try your call again. ;)
RytGear  +   333d ago
Wait.. sound shapes was in the collection? very confused :(
BlueCroup  +   333d ago
Sound Shapes was available instead of Outlast in certain countries
kingdom18  +   333d ago
I'm going to be too busy with Tales of Symphonia Chronicles for now, but more PS4 games are always welcome.
dragonopt1  +   333d ago
Co-op on dead nation hell yes!!
ShinnokDrako  +   333d ago
Good, great, fantastic!
I wanted to buy TR but was waiting for a veeeery good price. Then TR:DE came and didn't know what to do. Now i get TR for free.... perfect ;)
ravinash  +   333d ago
So you waited and ended up getting the best price of all....free.
jegheist2014  +   333d ago
they swore usa was getting dynasty warriors for vita in march we did not lucky europeans
xJumpManx  +   333d ago
What a crappy month.
PeaSFor  +   333d ago
lolwut?is that tears of urine on your cheeks?
Beastforlifenoob  +   333d ago
looking at your icon and comment im seriously doubting you even have a PS4/3/vita
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xJumpManx  +   333d ago
I have a ps4 , ps3 and Vita. Still its a crappy month for ps+ releases. I swear its like Sony fans cant fathom and negativity unless its towards Microsoft.
nix  +   333d ago
good. i wanted to try this game. if it turns out boring i can always delete it off.
hkgamer  +   333d ago
Disappointing month for me. Have tomb raider on son already.
Also Really thought drive club would be released next month.
Tidybrutes  +   333d ago
Good month for PS3, been wanting to play Brothers A Tale of Two Sons for a while. Tomb Raider also not played so will give the single player a playthrough.

Vita is defo underwhelming this month, been hoping for Ragnorak Odessey or Murumasa Rebirth for a while.
DARK_FOX  +   333d ago
Wow awesome I love PlayStation Plus. I am very curious to see what the apocalypse edition contains!
cellur111  +   333d ago
First time ive never wanted anything from IGC.
twdll  +   333d ago
Brothers is amazing if you have not heard of it before.

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