As the end of the calendar year approaches, some take advantage of the lightness of the period to be a little more generous than usual. Today, Sony is opening the doors to PlayStation Plus.
Sony Interactive Entertainment is playing Santa Claus a bit ahead by announcing that players will be able to enjoy the online game usually reserved for subscribers of the PlayStation Plus service for free on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 December:
Immerse yourself in the online multiplayer modes of your favorite PS4 and PS5 games without a PlayStation Plus subscription during our multiplayer weekend from December 18 at 12:01 a.m. to December 19 at 11:59 p.m. local time.
Free, but …
Those who were afraid of being bored at the approach of the winter solstice will be able to see their free time melt like snow in the sun (winter, snow, all that …) by indulging in “one of the games sold separately “which illustrate this promotional campaign.
You will understand: if the PlayStation Plus will allow access to the multiplayer modes of your favorite games during this weekend, it will obviously not be possible to take advantage of the December selection, which offers to try Godfall, Mortal Shell and LEGO DC Super Villains.
And Sony Interactive Entertainment does not lose the north, since the subscription to the Playstation Plus will be, as by an express fact, offered at half price during this same period, that is to say until December 19:
Road to 2022?
The manufacturer has every reason to see its subscriber portfolio grow, since According to recent reports from Bloomberg, the PlayStation Plus could begin a moult soon, and offer no less than three subscription levels: the first would correspond to the current PlayStation Plus subscription. The second would also give access to more PS4 games and, ultimately, PS5. The third and final level would take advantage of “extended demos, “game streaming as well as a library of PSOne, PS2, PS3 and PSP games.