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Here are the 23 games set to hit PS Plus and Premium in May

UPDATE: Sony messes about with the list once again.

PS Plus Premium / Extra May 2023
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UPDATE 12TH MAY 2023: It seems Sony is having a tough time working out exactly which games it will add to PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium next week.

After pulling Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town from the list, the farming game is back on the menu - without explanation.

Bizarre! But that's not all. Sony has tweaked the list further to clarify Soundfall is part of the game catalog in Japan and Asia regions only, which means UK subscribers won't get it.

Fingers crossed Sony is 100 percent, pinky promise sure it's got the list right this time. Third time lucky!

UPDATE 11TH MAY 2023: Sony has pulled Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town from the list of games coming to PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium next week.

Without explanation, Sony removed the farming game from its PlayStation Blog post.

That means 22 - not 23 - games are coming to the various PlayStation Plus tiers on 16th May.

This is not the first time this has happened: Sayonara Wild Hearts was incorrectly announced as part of the January Game Catalog lineup for PlayStation Plus.

ORIGINAL STORY 10TH MAY 2023: Sony has announced the 23 games coming to the various PlayStation Plus tiers on 16th May.

PlayStation Plus Extra gets 19 games, while PlayStation Premium gets those 19 games plus four more.

Let's get straight into the list for PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium:

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  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart | PS5
  • Humanity | PS4, PS5
  • Watch Dogs: Legion | PS4, PS5
  • Dishonored 2 | PS4
  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider | PS4
  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin | PS4
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition | PS4
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration | PS4
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider | PS4
  • Bus Simulator 21: Next Stop | PS4, PS5
  • The Evil Within 2 | PS4
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood | PS4
  • Thymesia | PS5
  • Rain World | PS4
  • Lake | PS4, PS5
  • Conan Exiles | PS4
  • Rune Factory 4 Special | PS4
  • Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town | PS4
  • Soundfall | PS4, PS5

And now, the four additional games for PlayStation Premium:

  • Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow | PS4, PS5
  • Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light | PS4, PS5
  • Pursuit Force | PS4, PS5
  • Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered | PS4

A few observations: the highlight here is probably the addition of PS5 exclusive Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, but it's worth noting Ubisoft's Watch Dogs: Legion and the bunch of games made by Microsoft-owned Bethesda studios. Someone at Sony is still be talking to Microsoft, then.

Meanwhile, there are three Tomb Raider games included, and from the Classics range, Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow, which originally released on the PSP. This PS4 and PS5 version comes with "up-rendering, rewind, quick save, and custom video filters", Sony said.

Anything take your fancy?