One of the biggest perks of having a PlayStation Plus membership is the free games you get every month. The free PlayStation Plus games offered this month include three major titles, all available on either the PS4 or PS5. Check out the list of games below, with downloads available starting Jan. 4. Enjoy the price of free until Jan. 30, 2022.
- ★Race through any environment: Dirt 5 (PS5 & PS4)
- ★ A stylish adventure: Persona 5 Strikers (PS4)
- Explore space caves: Deep Rock Galactic
- Grab some gear: Rocket League PlayStation Plus Pack
- It's a celebration: Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War - Combat Pack (Motorpool)
★Race through any environment: Dirt 5 (PS5 & PS4)
Dirt 5 sees players choosing from an insanely large roster of cars and taking things off-road. Unlike traditional racers, Dirt 5 is mostly all about off-road racing, and the thrills of driving through a variety of locations, including 70 routes across 10 different global locations, including New York's frozen East River, Norway's snowy landscape with the Northern Lights shining above you, and more. A playgrounds creator mode also exists for those looking to create their own perfect landscape to race across.
★ A stylish adventure: Persona 5 Strikers (PS4)
Persona 5 Strikers is a bit of a mix between the Dynasty Warriors franchise and the critically acclaimed Persona 5. The game is set half a year after the events of the original Persona 5, and follows Joker and the Phantom Thieves of Hearts as they investigate a group of mysteries happening all across Japan. Along the way, you'll fight against a ton of different enemies with hack and slash mechanics similar to that of the Dynasty Warriors series.
Explore space caves: Deep Rock Galactic
Deep Rock Galactic is a co-op FPS title that tasks players with exploring various cave systems in space, while taking down enemies who are looking to stop you. Players take on the role of dwarves, each with their own separate job once they join a game. With each cave system being procedurally generated, every level should be entirely unique, and the game features a variety of different biomes, minerals, and animal creatures to fight against as well.
The best exclusives for PlayStation Plus this month
Exclusives are free bonus content available on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation Plus subscribers. It's usually a character or weapon skin, but sometimes you might catch a deal for exclusive content like bonus weapons, in-game currency, or perks! Every month, we'll update this section with the best PlayStation Plus exclusives so you never miss any of the good stuff.
Grab some gear: Rocket League PlayStation Plus Pack
With Rocket League now free-to-play, now is the best time for players to pick up this Rocket League pack free to PlayStation Plus subscribers. The pack includes four unique customization items, including new wheels, smoke boost, trail, and a new banner for your car.
The best deals for PlayStation Plus this month
PlayStation Plus accounts also come with discounts on select games outside of free games and exclusive content. Each month, we'll let you know the best deals for PlayStation Plus accounts by comparing prices, deals, and content.
It's a celebration: Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War - Combat Pack (Motorpool)
Call of Duty's Warzone game mode is all the rage lately, and PlayStation Plus subscribers can grab some free bonus items to take into battle. The latest Combat Pack for Warzone includes an Epic Operator Skin for Kwan Song, an Epic Tactical Rifle Blueprint, an Epic Wrist Accessory, a Rare Sticker, a Legendary Calling Card, and a 60-minute Double XP Token.
Which is your favorite game you've gotten for free with PlayStation Plus?
January is here, and with a new year brings another month of variety for PlayStation Plus subscribers, as a handful of big titles arrive to the service for free. First, Dirt 5 is an excellent off-road racer that will see you having a ton of fun as you dash through different locations in an effort to come out on top.
Elsewhere in this month's lineup, Persona 5 Strikers continues the story of the excellent original game, but gives players a bit more freedom in the combat thanks to its hack and slash mechanics. Finally, Deep Rock Galactic is the perfect game to play with friends, and will keep you entertained for a while thanks to its procedurally generated levels.
All in all, these games still represent a ton of different genres for fans to check out for no extra cost, which is what PlayStation Plus is all about. So let us know which game you've loved and which one you're excited about this month. Shoot us a Tweet over at @AndroidCentral and tell us all about it.
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