As the sun sets on another month, the landscape of PlayStation Plus Extra & Premium undergoes its customary transformation, ushering in a fresh wave of games while bidding a bittersweet adieu to the titles that have graced the digital libraries of subscribers. The ritual of arrivals and departures, anticipated by gaming enthusiasts, is a testament to the dynamic nature of the gaming world, where change is the only constant. While we eagerly await the influx of new gaming experiences, it’s imperative to take a moment to bid a fond farewell to the titles that have enriched our gaming journeys.
September marks the turn of the calendar, heralding the arrival of over 14 new additions to the illustrious roster of PS Plus Extra and Premium games. The incoming titles hold the promise of captivating adventures and engrossing narratives, ready to captivate the hearts and minds of eager players. Among the newcomers, two day-one releases inject an air of excitement and anticipation, a testament to the commitment of Sony to provide its subscribers with cutting-edge gaming experiences.
However, as the wheel of time continues its relentless march forward, it brings with it not just novelties but also farewells. The departure of games from the service is an intrinsic part of the gaming ecosystem, making way for fresh experiences while allowing us to bid adieu to titles that have been part of our digital tapestry. September, in all its bittersweet glory, ushers in the exit of several games from the PS Plus Extra & Premium lineup, numbering just under 10.
While each departure is poignant, some titles stand out as true gems among the leaving offerings. Niche delights like Nidhogg 2 and Death end re;Quest 2 bid their temporary farewells, but it’s the departure of heavyweights from Ubisoft that commands attention. The open-world realms of Ghost Recon Wildlands and Watch Dogs 1 & 2, known for their vast landscapes and immersive gameplay, take their leave. Steep, the snowboarding sensation that sowed the seeds for Riders Republic, also embarks on a temporary hiatus.
Amidst this procession of farewells, two titles are set to be sorely missed: Chicory: A Colorful Tale and Deathloop. The former, an indie masterpiece, delivers a kaleidoscope of emotions and a rich narrative that demands to be experienced. The latter, a magnum opus from Arkane Studios, unfurls an enthralling tale within the intricate folds of a time loop, setting new benchmarks in first-person shooter innovation.
As the countdown begins, September 19, 2023, marks the deadline for bidding adieu to these departing titles. The clock is ticking, and the fleeting days serve as a reminder to seize the remaining moments of gameplay and exploration before they transition from the realm of free offerings to coveted acquisitions.
But the gaming horizon holds more than just departures. August’s additions to the PS Plus Extra titles continue to beckon, offering a diverse range of experiences to indulge in. Furthermore, the upcoming month holds the promise of exhilarating new entries, with Baldur’s Gate 3 preparing to grace the PS5 on September 6th, alongside the cosmic arrival of Starfield on PC and Xbox. These releases, disparate in nature and platform, set the stage for an exhilarating showdown, promising to deliver enthralling escapades for gaming aficionados.
In the ever-evolving landscape of PlayStation Plus Extra & Premium, farewells and welcomes intertwine, mirroring the ebb and flow of the gaming cosmos. As we prepare to bid adieu to the old and embrace the new, one truth remains constant: the journey through virtual worlds is a dynamic and ever-changing one, where each departure paves the way for the next enthralling adventure.