PS Plus free games: June 2023 list detailed
The PlayStation Plus free games for June 2023 include NBA 2K23, Jurassic World Evolution 2 and Trek to Yomi
The PS Plus free games for June 2023 include NBA 2K23, Jurassic World Evolution 2 and Trek to Yomi. You can claim them from Tuesday, June 6 until Monday, July 3 if you’re subscribed to the PS Plus Essential service, PS Plus Premium, or PS Plus Extra.
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PS Plus free games June 2023
NBA 2K23 (PS5/PS4)
Jurassic World Evolution 2 (PS5/PS4)
Trek to Yomi (PS5/PS4)
NBA 2K23 brings basketball fans a definitive sports sim with its best-in-class visual presentation, up-to-date rosters, and myCAREER mode. Build a dynasty and enjoy exclusive monthly MyTEAM packs in-game as part of your Playstation Plus membership.
Jurassic World Evolution 2
Build your own Jurassic Park for dinosaurs and visitors to enjoy in equal measure in Jurassic World Evolution 2. You’ll meet iconic characters from the film including Dr. Ian Malcolm and try to keep chaos from ensuing as you expand your park with more wild dinosaurs than ever before.
Trek to Yomi
Avenge your dying master as a lone samurai in Trek to Yomi. The game’s black-and-white art style is inspired by famed director Akira Kurosawa and features a full Japanese voiceover and deadly combat.
About downloading PS Plus free games
You can download all three PlayStation games starting today – and if you run out of storage space on the internal SSD, check out my PS5 SSD upgrade how-to guide and best SSD for PS5.
With the introduction of the PS Plus free games for June, the free PS Plus games for May 2023 will no longer be available from June 6 (if you added them to your PlayStation games library, you can continue to play them, don’t worry). Note: games don’t have to be downloaded; just added to your PlayStation games library before they exit.
The primary reason to get a PS Plus membership is online multiplayer, but these ‘free games’ have rounded out the value of Sony’s online service. It helps PlayStation Plus compete with Microsoft’s more robust offering (see our Xbox Game Pass Ultimate review and save $20 with our Xbox Game Pass discount code) which has become a Netflix-like on-demand gaming service. That’s why PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now have merged to form PlayStation Plus Premium, PlayStation Plus Extra, and PlayStation Plus Essential.
How to get the PS Plus free games
Get PlayStation Plus through this discount code to save $10 (you can’t stack multiple years anymore, but your pre-paid code won’t expire if you find the deal tempting. you’ll be able to turn off auto-renew and redeem it when it does expire)
Go to the PlayStation Plus tab on the PlayStation Store on your console
Add each of the four games to your library (you don’t have to download them but you do need to add them to your library)
You can also download them by logging into the PlayStation Store through the web and adding them to your library that way (will be faster for some people)
You’ll be able to add the three PlayStation Plus free games for May 2023 to your library until June 6. On that date, new games will take over, and you’ll lose your chance to add these games to your PlayStation library. Adding the PS Plus games to your library doesn’t require downloading them and therefore doesn’t take up any hard drive or PS5 SSD storage space.
Why you shouldn’t wait on PS Plus free games
Should you buy PlayStation Plus today for these games? While online multiplayer is essential for some people, the free games for $60 a year MSRP (but $45 a year with a PlayStation Plus discount code) seems like good value if you play PS5 (if you don’t have a console yet, check out the Target PS5, and Amazon PS5 restock guides along with the Sony Direct queue guide). This is despite the fact you don’t know if the PS Plus free games will be any good month-to-month.
But here’s why to get them right away: You won’t be able to add the May 2023 free PS Plus games to your library after June 6. So my expert advice is that if you don’t have a PlayStation Plus membership, get it today or before the end of January to claim all of the PlayStation games this month and the next, and for the following ten months.
Can I keep PS Plus free games forever?
As long as you’re subscribed to PlayStation Plus, you can continue playing any free games added to your library. If you cancel your PS Plus subscription, all of the PS Plus free games and DLC become inaccessible.
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There is a caveat: if you resubscribe to PlayStation Plus, the free games added to your library would become playable again. So it’s worth getting PlayStation Plus if you see a free game to your liking.
What were the past PS Plus games?
If you missed out on past PS Plus games, there’s no way to turn back the clock. However, I can tell you the game list for the titles you missed.
PS Plus free games list May 2023
PS Plus free games list April 2023
Meet Your Maker
Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Tails of Iron
PS Plus free games list March 2023
PS Plus free games list February 2023
Mafia Definitive Edition
Evil Dead: The Game
Destiny 2: Beyond Light
PS Plus free games list January 2023
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Axiom Verge 2
PS Plus free games list December 2022
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
PS Plus free games list November 2022
Nioh 2 / Nioh 2 Remastered
LEGO Harry Potter Collection
PS Plus free games list October 2022
Hot Wheels Unleashed
PS Plus free games list September 2022
Need for Speed Heat
Granblue Fantasy: Versus
PS Plus free games list August 2022
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
PS Plus free games list July 2022
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
Man of Medan
PS Plus free games list June 2022
God of War
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
PS Plus free games list May 2022
Curse of the Dead Gods
Tribes of Midgard
PS Plus free games list April 2022
Hood: Outlaws & Legends
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated
Slay the Spire
PS Plus free games list March 2022
Sonic Team Racing
Ark: Survival Evolved
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends (PS4 or PS5)
PS Plus free games list February 2022
Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep
Planet Rollercoaster (PS5)
PS Plus free games list January 2022
Persona 5 Strikers
Deep Rock Galactic
PS Plus free games list December 2021
Godfall: Challenger Edition
Lego DC Super-Villains
PSVR games: The Persistence, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, Until You Fall
Are PSVR games ever part of the PS Plus free games list?
Sony has released PSVR games as part of its PS Plus free games membership perk before (see the list in December 2021), but we haven’t seen virtual reality games in the lineup in 2022. It’s unlikely to offer any more free PSVR games in the future, either.
Sony is prepping a new PS5 VR headset and we finally have a PSVR 2 pre-order date. However, the headset is backward-compatible with PSVR games, which is a real shame. Sony could have easily released PSVR sleeper hits (that not many people have tried) to the PlayStation Plus free games lineup when the new PSVR 2 hardware launched, which would have helped bolster the PSVR 2 games list at launch.
Sadly, that won’t be the case, but we may see some actual PSVR 2 titles released on PS Plus Essential in the future.
Last updated: May 31, 2023