Everything that's happening this August on PlayStation.



Everything that's happening this month on PlayStation.

Hades | 13th August

Wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus in the award-winning action roguelike from Supergiant Games. Break free from the clutches of the god of the dead and unravel more of the story with each successive escape attempt.

Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut | 20th August

Explore an expanded version of the critically-acclaimed Ghost of Tsushima, featuring brand new areas to explore and stories to uncover, now with full support for innovative PS5 features such as 3D audio and haptic feedback. 

Madden NFL 21 | 28th August

Rise to fame in this year's iteration of EA's groundbreaking NFL series, featuring Face of the Franchise, where your decisions will shape your career, new X-Factor abilities that elevate your play and innovative running enhancements that lead team strategy.

Aliens: Fireteam Elite | 24th August

Set in the iconic Alien universe, Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a cooperative third-person survival shooter that drops your fireteam of hardened marines into a desperate fight to contain the evolving Xenomorph threat.


Recompile | 19th August

Take on a role of a semi-sentient rogue AI and infiltrate a vast digital wasteland known as The Mainframe. Recompile is an action-platforming Metroidvania game with branching narratives, intricate puzzles and a keen focus on exploration.

Fracked | 20th August

Fracked is a PlayStation VR shooter that seamlessly combines relentless 'run-and-cover' gunfights with free and fluid skiing and climbing. Stranded in a remote mountain facility, play as a reluctant hero forced into a final stand between the planet and a legion of interdimensional enemies. 

I Expect You To Die 2 | 24th August

Put your telekinetic abilities and problem solving skills to the ultimate test in the follow-up to Schell Games' critically-acclaimed PS VR hit. Risk life and limb as you solve dastardly puzzles and decipher secret codes in a range of new and highly interactive environments.

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Game tips, guides and features

Go deeper on this month's biggest releases with a range of guides, game collections and special features.

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PlayStation's 2021 alternative vacation guide

Come rain or shine, discover a range of alternative holiday hotspots to escape to this year on PS4 and PS5.

What to do once you finished Ratchet & Clank™: Rift Apart

Finished the story? Here are some things you may have missed your first trip through, and how to make the most of the second go-round.

Best PS4 and PS5 games for new and returning players

Been out of the game for a while? Get a run down of the best PlayStation games for new and returning players.

Check out a special selection of must-play games hand-picked by PlayStation's in-house experts.

Check out a special selection of must-play games hand-picked by PlayStation's in-house teams.

PlayStation Plus games for August

Download and play all these great titles this month with PlayStation Plus.

Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville

Ready your peashooters for the next over-the-top instalment in the Plants vs. Zombies franchise, as the tension expands beyond Neighborville into new social and free-roam regions on the outer reaches of gaming's most contested township.

Tennis World Tour 2

Play as the world's top players or create your own and work to dominate the world rankings. Faster paced, with more animations and more realism: experience the true sensations of tennis in singles or doubles games or challenge your friends locally and online.

Hunters Arena: Legends

Experience extreme close-range combat and improve your fighting skills to become the sole survivor. Boasting a dynamic combat system featuring parry and counter moves, aerial combos and martial arts, Hunter's Arena: Legends delivers intensive battle experiences.

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