Earlier this week Sony started crediting PS Plus accounts with £10 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of PlayStation Plus, some people got a credit, some did not, leading to confusion as to what qualified you to get the free cash. It turns out there were no requirements, the gift was given out on a random basis.
Hi there! If you are a PS+ subscriber and did not receive the system message about the gift store credit then sadly you did not make it this time as it was sent to random subscribers. Best of luck with any future promos! ^NL
— Ask PlayStation UK (@AskPS_UK) July 30, 2020
Sony have revealed the two games included in August’s PS Plus update will be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout.
Not only that, but Sony are giving players a bit of a headstart, with Modern Warfare 2 available to download right now and then Fall Guys following on 4th August. Both will then be available until 31st August.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a remastered version of the 2009 blockbuster, released almost out of nowhere back in March. It’s just the single player campaign, and not the defining multiplayer (because Activision wouldn’t want to distract too much from the popularity of the 2019 Modern Warfare now, would they?), but for many this is still where the series’ story peaked. You can dive into the campaign with improved textures, animations, physically based rendering, high-dynamic range lighting and much more. Could this be a lead in to the announcement of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War?
You’d think Modern Warfare would be the biggest game of the month, wouldn’t you? Well, you’d be wrong, because that has to go to the cuddly battle royale of Fall Guys. Mediatonic’s riff on Takeshi’s Castle is full of bouncy shenanigans as you try to make it through to the final round and clinch that crown as the number one player.
We were playing it over the weekend in the last technical beta test before release and loved it. Read our Fall Guys preview here, where Jim said:
Tied up in such a cheeky, vibrant package, Fall Guys has the makings of a true multiplayer marvel and one that touts slapstick silliness over a constant barrage of blood and bullets. We’ll be throwing ourselves into this mad little game on launch day and we’ll surely be grinning from ear to ear as we do.