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Thursday, April 15, 2021

From today you can dust off the first free game

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As of today, you can download the first free game from Sony's “Play at Home” initiative. There are three more free games waiting for PS4 and PS5 players over the next few months.

PlayStation 4

In April 2020, Sony launched the “Play at Home” initiative to make their time at home a little more fun for players during lockdown. Back then, PS4 players got Knack 2 and Journey for free. The offer now returns from March to June there should be a free game every month.

to offer

The first game was in PlayStation blog already announced. The action adventure starts Ratchet & Clank, the PlayStation classic from 2020 was brought back to the PS4 with a remake in 2016 by developer Insomniac Games. You can play the game from March 2nd, 2021 Download for free (from 5:00 a.m.) from PlayStation Store. You have until April 1, 2021 (5:00 a.m.) to do this. With Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, the sequel will be released exclusively for PS5 in June 2021.

The three remaining games are not yet known, Sony announced more information for the coming weeks. Anyone who is a PS Plus member could already call Ratchet & Clank their own, because the game was already part of the lineup in March 2018. Thanks to backward compatibility, it can also be played on the PS5.

Especially for anime fans

Since Sony is not only active in the gaming sector, the company can also offer its community a special offer of the Anime streaming service Funimation (Subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television). In Germany, the offer bears the name Wakanim. From March 25, 2021 PS users who are new to Wakanim can get an additional 90 days in addition to the 14-day trial subscription. Important: If the trial subscription is not canceled before the end of the test phase, it will automatically switch to a paid subscription with monthly fees.

More information about the Wakanim offer will follow shortly.