US PlayStation Plus Update for April: Demon’s Souls, Zombie Tycoon 2

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PlayStation Plus subscribers with US PSN accounts can look forward to another month of ‘free’ games and steep discounts on a variety of PSN content in April. PS3 players will be able to download cult classic Demon’s Souls later today at no extra cost to their subscription, while other Instant Game Collection (IGC) highlights this month include Malicious for PS3 and the upcoming Cross-Play title Zombie Tycoon 2.

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Unfortunately there are no retail PS Vita games featured in April’s PS Plus Update which is a disappointing omission, to say the least.

Here’s the full list of additions and subtractions:

Entering PS Plus in April (in no particular order)

  • Demon’s Souls (PS3) – Coming April 2nd
  • Malicious (PS3)
  • Labyrinth Legends (PS3)
  • Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny (PSP, Supported on PS Vita)
  • Zombie Tycoon 2 (PS3 and PS Vita ‒ Cross-Buy and Cross-Play) ‒ Coming April 30th

Leaving PS Plus In April

  • April 2nd ‒ Spec Ops: the Line
  • April 9th ‒ Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition
  • April 16th ‒ Anomaly: Warzone Earth

Today’s PlayStation Plus Update will include the following items:

  • Demon’s Souls – PSN Price: $19.99, Free for PS Plus members

    • Beautiful, compelling, and unforgiving, Demon’s Souls is the ultimate hardcore RPG experience. Revolutionary online features support your adventure like never before, presenting seamless interconnectivity that serves in every instance to enhance the single-player game. Leave hints and clues for those who will follow in your footsteps either intentionally or through your own inadvertent demise, your bloodstains will allow your successors to view a replay of your death, hinting at how to avoid your gruesome fate. It’s an in-depth action RPG that offers hundreds of hours of gameplay. If you can tackle the learning curve, you’ll find one of the most ridiculously rewarding games of the generation.
  • The Walking Dead Sale (PS3) – Various Discounts

    • Telltale’s The Walking Dead redefined how we think about video games. Recipient of several Game of the Year 2013 awards, if for some reason you haven’t had a chance to experience this unique story within The Walking Dead universe, now is a fine time to check it out. You can get the entire first season, episodes 1 through 5, through the Season Pass, or fill in what you have left by picking up each of the episodes individually.
  • Rainbow Moon Sale (PS3) – Various Discounts

    • Rainbow Moon, the indie-developed Strategy RPG filled with exploration, tactical turn-based battles, six memorable characters, is now on sale with extra discounts for PS Plus members. Find the core game, a premium bundle, as well as the soundtrack, all on sale.
  • Söldner-X Sale (PS3) – Various Discounts

    • The Söldner-X series combines 2D gameplay with white-knuckled action, fantastic level design, and beautiful HD environments to bring a truly unique shmup (short for shoot em’ up for the uninitiated). Both Söldner-X: Himmelsst??rmer and Söldner-X2: Final Prototype are on sale, as well as bundled editions with extra content, and individual add-ons.

Are there any games featured in April’s PlayStation Plus line-up that you’ve had your eye on for a while? Let us know in the comments.

Source: PlayStation Blog

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