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Playstation Now Reportedly Losing 56 Games Before New PS Plus Launch


The brand new PlayStation Plus tiers will start rolling out in some regions towards the end of May. When they do, Playstation Now will cease to exist and the service will be offered in a slightly different form as part of PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium. It appears Sony is starting to make preparations for the change as 56 games have currently been noted as leaving PS Now throughout May 2022 with more expected to join the list.

Which games are leaving Playstation Now?

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So far, 56 games are thought to be leaving PS Now throughout May 2022, most of which are published by SEGA, THQ Nordic, or Konami. It’s worth mentioning that only one of the games in the list below has been confirmed by Sony. According to u/Cobra_Bite on Reddit, the others show leaving dates that keep appearing and disappearing on the Playstation Store. The list of 56 games includes:

Leaving May 3, 2022

PlayStation 4 games

  • Akiba’s Beat (NA)
  • Akiba’s Trip (NA)
  • Anomaly 2
  • Exile’s End
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – The Definitive Edition [CONFIRMED]
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard
  • Lovely Planet
  • NBA 2K18
  • No Time To Explain
  • Steredenn
  • The Final Station
  • The Golf Club 2019

PlayStation 3 games

  • Sonic CD

Leaving May 17, 2022

PlayStation 4 games

  • Destroy All Humans!
  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore
  • Sonic Forces
  • Sonic Mania
  • Team Sonic Racing
  • The Dwarves
  • Valkyria Chronicles Remastered
  • Virtua Fighter V
  • WWE 2K19

PlayStation 3 games

  • Alex Kidd in Miracle World
  • Altered Beast
  • Bomberman Ultra
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
  • Catherine
  • Comix Zone
  • Crazy Taxi
  • Fighting Vipers
  • Golden Axe
  • Metal Gear Rising
  • Metal Gear Solid 4
  • NiGHTS into dreams…
  • Renegade Ops
  • SEGA Bass Fishing
  • Silent Hill HD Collection
  • Sonic Adventure
  • Sonic Adventure 2
  • Sonic Generations
  • Sonic the Fighters
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II
  • Sonic Unleashed
  • Super Hang-On
  • The House of the Dead 3
  • The House of the Dead 4
  • The House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut
  • The Revenge of Shinobi
  • Virtua Fighter 2
  • Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
  • Yakuza 4
  • Yakuza 5
  • Zeno Clash 2

More titles are expected to join this list. Playstation Now currently includes more than 400 PS3 games and around 20 PS2 games, yet the new Playstation Plus Premium tier will only include “up to 340” PS3, PS2, PlayStation, and PSP games. To make way for the games from Playstation and PSP consoles, this means at least 80 PS3 games are going to be leaving the service. As soon as we hear more, we’ll be sure to let you know.

In other news, the Japanese island of Tsushima is planning to sell Ghost of Tsushima merchandise in the form of the “Ghost of REAL Tsushima” line. Elsewhere, Infinity ward was once in the process of making a follow up to Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Extinction mode but it never got beyond the prototype stage.

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