Did you know that you can play games for free on the PS4? The PlayStation Network, or PSN, has different free games available every month. If you subscribe to PlayStation Plus, the premium service, you get even more special content, free games, and early-access titles. So, let's take a look at some of free-to-play games that are worth checking out.
"Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back" is a wild game that blends witty repartee and hilarity with intense shootout action. You need friends, or you won't last long; and you need to be accurate with your shots, because friendly fire is always on. Have fun with it for free this month!
Nom Nom Galaxy (new)
Looking for fun, crazy adventures in soup-making? "Nom Nom Galaxy" urges you to check out undiscovered planets, scoop up unique ingredients, and bring them to your manufacturing facility. You design the factory yourself, make the soup, and combat the sabotage of soup-making rivals.
If you're on the hunt for a fast-paced, free-to-play third-person shooter, "Warframe" will hit the spot. It's exciting, complex, and well-designed. Plus, you can join with friends online and play together. What's not to love?
"AirMech Arena" follows in the footsteps of "Herzog Zwei," a 1989 classic. it's a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA game), set in the future, with a variety of modes from which to choose.
Do you like historically-based games? Check out the free-to-play strategy game "Battle Islands." It takes place during World War II. Packed with authentic detail, it's sure to challenge your tactical expertise.
Not sure if you want to spend the cash on the newest Call of Duty game? Try "Blacklight: Retribution" instead. It's intense and action-packed. With good graphics and interesting settings, this game will keep your first-person shooter skills razor-sharp.
Check out "DC Universe Online," a massively multiplayer online action game that is completely free to play. It became available for PS4 back in 2013, but for fans of DC Comics, the appeal of the game remains strong. You'll encounter superstars like Batman and Superman periodically throughout the game; plus you'll get to design your own character, complete with your own movement mode, weapons, and special powers.
For players who enjoy Japanese folklore and fairytales, "Onigiri" is a win-win. It's an MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role playing game) that incorporates plenty of Japanese myth and legend, along with Japanese creatures and Western monsters for your character to battle. A sprawling, beautiful world to explore, character traits to select, and a collection of NPC team members to help out during battles make "Onigiri" a lot of fun to play.
The free-to-play games that are available for PS4 are constantly in flux, so keep checking for new titles periodically. If you don't want to waste time getting involved in a game that's not worthwhile, look for some reviews and ratings from other gamers before you invest too much time in creating characters, exploring worlds, or shooting up villains. Got some favorite F2P games that you want to share? Let us know in the comments!