How often do they change the free games out?

#1 Posted by EightBitShik (1334 posts) -

I just got my membership and got Crash Bandicoot 1,2,3,CTR. Since I am new to this how often do they swap the games out?

#2 Posted by Andorski (5287 posts) -

The free game changes from month to month. As long as you download the game, you are able to play it as long as you have a PS+ subscriber.

#3 Posted by N7 (3587 posts) -

Sometimes they'll keep availability of a game for one two months, as Crash has been available for free for at least a couple of months now.
 
And we get new free games every month. New PSN game, new PSOne game, and a couple of minis. The "default" minis are just two per month, but they've been known to give out three or maybe even four at a time sometimes.

#4 Posted by EightBitShik (1334 posts) -

@N7: Nice honestly it's kind of the only reason I really got this was for the free games I know it sounds a bit silly since I am paying for free games but I'm sure there are other good deals that will pay for itself I hope.

#5 Posted by N7 (3587 posts) -
@EightBitShik: We all definitely got it for the free games. ;)
 
Though, they always do promotional deals(Read: ALWAYS) that, where regular members would get 20% of, we usually get 50%. We also get exclusive stuff sometimes like demos and betas, but there hasn't even BEEN a beta in a long time, so we haven't gotten one for a bit. But for big games, we always get about 20-30% off.
#6 Posted by bibamatt (1086 posts) -

There's a thread somewhere here about December's offers! They are live from tomorrow. Tomb Raider Underworld is a free full game download. Plus all the PS1 Spyro games (if you're US) or Cool Boarders (if you're EU).

Honestly, apart from the free games, my favourite thing about PS+ are the automatic updates. SO ESSENTIAL. Makes me sick that they're not there for everyone. And I wish they were a part of Xbox Live, too!

#7 Posted by EightBitShik (1334 posts) -

@bibamatt: OH SUCKS TO BE EUROPEAN!! FACED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm going to be a purple dragon clearly the cooler choice!!!

#8 Posted by miva2 (226 posts) -

We will probably get spyro another month.

I don't have time to play those games anyway so who cares :p

The first month was still one of my favourite (and when psn restored from the hackings). Wipeout HD( great game! somehow doesn't work anymore) and some other games.

The 5 Sam & Max games at once was also awesome :)

#9 Posted by TheHT (11155 posts) -

@Andorski said:

The free game changes from month to month. As long as you download the game, you are able to play it as long as you have a PS+ subscriber.

Do I have to actually download the whole game, or can I hit download then confirm and still have it tied to my account to download and play later?

#10 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

Bear in mind the selection is different depending on whether you live in the US or Europe.

#11 Posted by Feralli_Specter (1 posts) -

@andorski: so if my subscription ends all the free games I got, are gone? I won't have them?

#12 Posted by AjayRaz (12424 posts) -

@theht said:

@Andorski said:

The free game changes from month to month. As long as you download the game, you are able to play it as long as you have a PS+ subscriber.

Do I have to actually download the whole game, or can I hit download then confirm and still have it tied to my account to download and play later?

you can just hit confirm download and cancel it. that's what i did with all of the games until my bandwidth cap was removed

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