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PS Plus delay for April 2015 free games announcement

The PlayStation Plus free games announcement for April 2015 has been delayed a further week, as most PS4 and PS3 owners know by now after expecting the full list to be revealed Thursday. When Sony didn’t reveal their free PS Plus games for April 2015 on time, a debate started in regard to Sony wanting to equal the Xbox Games with Gold line-up in April.

As we mentioned already this week, this isn’t the first time gamers thought Sony would delay an announcement to change their free game line-up to meet what Microsoft offered for Xbox One and 360 owners. This didn’t happen in the past, so there’s every chance PlayStation console owners will be disappointed once again.

Time for better free PS4 PS Plus games

It’s time for better free PS4 PS Plus games – many of Product Reviews readers feel that Sony is having to complete with not only the Xbox free games, but also those on PS Plus for PS3 as well. One reason the PS3 receives better games would be due to its age, although there’s a growing feeling that PS4 is old enough now to receive much better titles. We mentioned that the PS Plus April 2015 games on PS4 need to match PS3 previously, would you agree the time is now?

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We have seen some gamers calling out titles like Diablo 3, GTA V, The Evil Within, Assassin’s Creed IV, and Tomb Raider, but if anything these would be for PS3. It still seems like Sony isn’t ready to offer such big titles for the free PS4 line-up, if this is proven to be the case again in April would you consider jumping to Xbox One?

Woah-Dave

Hearing that Woah Dave! will be a PS4 PS Plus free game in April 2015 isn’t going to help matters, although any extra game is welcomed it isn’t the AAA quality some are hoping for next month. While we now know that Woah Dave! will be free to PS Plus members, it isn’t in the official line-up.

There’s still a chance we might see the announcement made this weekend, although the past gives weight to news coming at some point in the week just before the end of March.

Written by Daniel Chubb

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I’ve had a 3 months PS+ and decided not to renew it as I only played Infamous First Light.
i didn’t like any of the other ones. What annoys me is that PS3 are getting way better free games than PS4. Like Thief for ex.
I don’t think GTA V is every going to be a PS+ game but if they put Diablo 3 i definitely would get a PS+ subscription.

Rodrigo Michael Schramm
Rodrigo Michael Schramm

Since I had my ps3, until it died of YLOD in january, 2013, I was unhappy with Plus. Then it got better, while I was unable to play anything. Then I bought the ps4, thinking that it would be worth now. And it was worth, bu tjust for those with a ps3.

Iain
Iain

I like the free games they’ve been doing. I never would have played Transistor if they didn’t offer it for PS+. They’re supporting indie releases. Sure I’d like Diablo or something like that but the way PS+ has been going has made an indie gamer out of me, especially coming from the 360 which didn’t really have anything like that.

AJ75
AJ75

Compete with Child of Light and Pool FX? The games Sony has offered in the past (Valiant Hearts, Apotheon, Abe’s Oddysee, Transistor…) are already better than those two and I expect no different this month. Expecting AAA titles for a $60/year service is kind of asking a lot, not that I’d be upset with them if they were offering. Thing is, all of the AAA titles mentioned in this article I already own (except GTA V, but I really don’t see that happening), some quite recently, so I’d be pretty disappointed personally. I’m loving the great games I’ve been getting… Read more »

Ryanmw
Ryanmw

In fairness to Sony and game developers you have to look at it from a financial side, if someone paid £5 for an indie game and it was released next month for free then there wouldn’t be much annoyance from consumers, on the other hand if someone bought an AAA game at say £30 (assuming its around a year old) only for next month it to be free they’d be pretty annoyed. Couldn’t this lead to gamers refraining (or at least being hesitant) from buying AAA titles all together in hope that in the next few months it comes out… Read more »

Micheal
Micheal

I have white destiny bundle, but never chose to buy any games, I either use it mostly for Netflix or plex, Destiny is enjoyable few times, but not many games interesting me and rest I own on 360. Thinking seriously about wii u or vita at this point, only good thing about 3ds is the flash carts that are not cool

jack
jack

I’d happily download classic ps2 games id they were to offer them as playable on the ps4, I’d take them over the majority of the ones they’ve been offering

Kendall
Kendall

MS has a long road to travel before they are competing with Sony. If Sony is competing with anyone, it is their past promotional release titles. Or in future it may be PS+ releases on the PS4 compared to past releases on the PS3. With that said, I do wish Sony would update/upgrade their interface / GUI, it is dated, and is not easy to organize (especially for those with a large Digital Library). I wish they would let you separate Demos, or remove them from your account, tag titles, and place titles in a customizable interface. Also Microsoft’s use… Read more »

L Rodrigo Santamaria
L Rodrigo Santamaria

Well, not jumping to Xbox One, the one getting the cool games is the 360. Xbox One si not getting so well.

SmokeE3 .
SmokeE3 .

It’s impossible for a normal person change their console from PS4 to Xone because of the free games, and it’s simple to answer:
Number of games: PS4 give at least 2 games by month, until now PS4 gave 34 games, while Xone gave 12.
Quality of the games: the best games from MS were Guacamelee, Rayman and Super Time force. Meanwhile PS4 has: Resogun, Outlast, Towerfall, Fez, Velocity 2x, The binding of isaac, Injustice, Infamous DLC, Rogue Legacy and Transistor. There’s no how to complain.

Toblerone09
Toblerone09

Compete with Xbox? I’m assuming, given the tone of this article, that they mean Xbox one and not 360. If that’s the case, outside of rayman legends in March, what on earth are they competing with? It’s not like MS is forking over AAA titles on that system.

Mind you…I don’t think what they’re offering is bad. I just don’t dislike what PS is offering either. And saying ps plus is just trying to match games with gold? That’s troll bait. Outside of one month, the ps4s offerings have been double the x1, and of the same or better quality.

Roger Bacon
Roger Bacon

Sony has been giving out free games for longer. I feel they are simply running out of ammo at this point. Say they decided to give out some of the older PS4 AAA games how long would that hold out? Three months later they’d be back to indies.

Andrew Boyd
Andrew Boyd

Ps plus has been terrible for ps4. I have ditched my ps4 for my wii u as I am not seeing anything to play. That’s why I’m playing bayonetta and super metroid at least they are fun. Something my ps4 has been lacking

Charlie
Charlie

PS+ has been terrific, and the call for more AAA games has been terrible — most of us already own those games. If I were to get Knack, which is a snoozefest, or Killzone, which was disappointing, for the sake of “AAA” then we’re in for some bad months for the sake of pretty AAA graphics. I’ve just realized that a lot of people just don’t play the great indie games and pretend that they’re lackluster, while craving stuff like Injustice which isn’t that great a game (but it’s AAA!). At least Infamous First Light was a free AAA game… Read more »

James
James

Woah Dave!, it’s already been a PS+ game. And not a good one, in my opinion. Sony must be running out of possible PS+ games, if they are going to give the same game out twice on PS+ on 2 different Sony platforms. Hopefully it’s a tucked away freebee and PS4 gamers get 2 other games in addition.

MCallan
MCallan

Would not jump to xbox even with rubbish ps plus games. I spent over 300 quid on my ps4 with probably a couple hundred on games! How could anyone afford to just switch like that?

JZ
JZ

Xbone wil get neverwinter. if I will not get somethong from AAA i will sell ps4 and buy xbone….

Knowledge Power

Not jumping to Xbox One but i hope PS4 do get some good games for plus, been quite bad for me personally last few months.

Tay
Tay

I’ll admit, a couple big titles here and there would be nice, even if they are older games. Heck, I’d be THRILLED if they offered some older PS2/PS3 classics for free. But really, I’m perfectly fine with indie games. Just because they’re indie and don’t normally cost a small fortune doesn’t mean they aren’t good, and the ones they’ve been releasing I’ve loved for the most part. There’s always at least one each month that makes my subscription more than worth it. Obviously, they can’t please everyone or give out $100 worth of games every month like some people are… Read more »

OMAR
OMAR

what games will come in april 2015

OMAR
OMAR

is april game delayed

OMAR
OMAR

WHEN WILL PLANET SIDE 2 RELEASE

Sora
Sora

Hoping for drive club

レネ
レネ

Wasn’t Woah Dave! already given like 2 months ago? Or was that only for vita? I remember downloading it and deleting it 5 mins alter.

Ashley
Ashley

psn plus games get wrose every month give aaa tiles not indies agian

YOUDIEMOFO
YOUDIEMOFO

One month of games I care not to play would definitely not make me want to change up who and what I subscribe to and for…..

bruce livingston
bruce livingston

Woah Dave!, what a dumb name for a game, lol.

Anthony Abate
Anthony Abate

i don’t really care what they give away for fee .

Jason
Jason

I took my time to check the PS4 line-up for several months. Didn’t see a single big game where you could feel like, wow I’m saving money here or wow that’s worth my time. I guess the service just isn’t for me.

Jason Mounce
Jason Mounce

“It still seems like Sony isn’t ready to offer such big titles for the free PS4 line-up, if this is proven to be the case again in April would you consider jumping to Xbox One?”

LOL. Oh yeah, Cause Xboxs’ free games are totally drastically superior each month xD They mostly give you 4-8 year old games too.

fullforce098
fullforce098

Id prefer the ability to play my downloaded PS3 title on my PS4 than most PS4 games they could release (most not all). They could also add some other things like a free movie or free PS4 themes each month too. I never fret to much over the game.

Scott Jack
Scott Jack

You can’t play Bloodborne on Xbox so no I’m not thinking about jumping to Xbox

The_Superior_Spider-Mon
The_Superior_Spider-Mon

This sort of thing isn’t new to me. They always release the new PS Plus games on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Frank Beans
Frank Beans

April 7th is the first Tuesday in April, when games usually available. So nothing delayed. Announcement doesn’t come 10 days ahead of time.

andy
andy

Haha Sony has to “compete” with Microsoft’s monthly games??? Err since when? What, the one new game Xboners get every month which has been changed for the 1st time only 1 week ago??? PS Plus monthly games have been around since June 2010. It simply NEVER compared on ANY level. What do you want to compare with on Xbox? The sometimes 7 year old games that were first given away or the lack of content every single month? “if this is proven to be the case again in April would you consider jumping to Xbox One?” Not even if they… Read more »

trfe
trfe

Traditionally PS Plus offered free games because their network is subpar to Xbox live and the wanted to try and level the playing field.

It still is, but Xbox followed them into the “giving away” free games each month because gamers obviously loved it.

Everyone was just spoiled by PS Plus on the PS3. Any free games for x1/ps4 are great indie or not.

Ron Baron
Ron Baron

I’ve been loving PS Plus. I was so excited last month to get CounterSpy and Valiant Hearts.

Ron Baron
Ron Baron

Yes, because I’m unhappy with the free games I’m receiving, I will drop $350 and buy an Xbox One then drop another $50 for Xbox Live Gold. Logic.

DS
DS

I pay for PS Plus in order to play games like Fifa 15, Battlefield, Destiny, and GTA online. The free games are just a bonus. Would it be nice to get some more AAA titles? Sure. But I won’t complain because I play games for the enjoyment. Rogue Legacy is some of the most fun I’ve had in a long time. Outlast was great. Valiant Hearts was something I wanted to play since last year’s PAX East. So why would I complain?

stu
stu

Woah Dave is great but it’s probably more of a handheld game but if it’s offered free on PS4 why not. I’ve had an XBOX One and it’s clearly the inferior machine, install times are a joke so I sold it.

Mike
Mike

Woah Dave, really, AAA please for my PS4 or why should I pay each month? This mixed with Sony’s stance on not returning money for games purchased by mistake and never used, I now start to think Sony is more in it for the money than ever and I used to think this was only Microsoft.

Billy
Billy

I own both an Xbox One and PS4, so I see that the PS Plus line up has been a joke each month but have Xbox to enjoy. I just hope PS4 improves their’s soon or I will cancel it.

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