The consumer tech realm is a buzz with September launches from Apple and others and just last week Sony Corp. made news of its Playstation Plus releases. Reports suggest that new titles will be join the platform from as early as Tuesday. The company promises to revive fan favorites while adding a few new elements to them in the process. Beyond this, the PS4 NEO is set to debut on Wednesday, piggybacking off the iPhone 7, which will be seen on the same day.
Sony PS+ Games
Playstation Plus acts as Sony’s greatest online gaming platform and allows members to play titles online, by themselves or against other users. The membership comes with a number of consumer benefits that include huge discounts and other Playstation Store benefits. Here are the games that PS+ fans can look forward to over the next while.
Taking center-stage this month on PS+ is Journey, produced by Thatgamescompany. The game will be made free on PS4 and will be downloadable on PS3 as well, due to Sony’s handy cross-platform policy. Badlands is also among this month’s cross-platform game releases on PS+. One PS4 exclusive comes in the form of the much-loved, fantasy-action title, Lords of the Fallen.
Playstation Plus will also cater to PS3 users exclusively this month, offering games like Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, and Datura. The PS Vita will gain a title too, Amnesia: Memories. The game has been described as visual novel where players have to recollect their lost memories without alerting people to their condition.
All these titles will be made available on the 6th of September. Their releases acts as a mild build-up for the following day, where the Playstation 4 NEO is due to be unveiled. Two massive consumer tech products are due to release this Wednesday, all within hours of each other too. The PS4 NEO will be joined by the iPhone 7 from Apple Inc. The iPhone maker is rumored to be showcasing a new Apple Watch this Wednesday a well.
Matching Apples number of unveilings, Sony will allegedly release the PS4 Slim for sale on September 14th, a week away from the PS4 NEO reveal.
Official news of the PS4 NEO is about a month old. Numerous leaks cropped up in very short period of time and it is thought that Sony had to move their launch of the product forward after its showed up on a few online auction long before its launch.
The PS4 Slim was rumored to be a lot cheaper than its conventional other, but rumors claim it will go for a significantly high $500. This has a few eyebrows raised but official prices should be known in the next few days.
Sony Corp. will cater a lot for its gaming market this week. It is hoped that Wednesday will finally put a lot of speculation and rumors to rest, without too much disappointment.