If there’s one thing that every PlayStation user awaits at the start of every month, it’s the list of games for PlayStation Plus. And let’s be honest, most of the time the lineup is often crappy and quite disappointing especially since we are paying for the subscription.
However, the month of January will always be different as it also marks the beginning of a new year! So, I guess it’s not unrealistic to assume that Sony will dish out an impressive roster of games just for its loyal customers, right?
Well, sorry to burst your bubble of hope, but that didn’t exactly happen.
Sony needs to rethink its PlayStation Plus lineups.
The lineup for January was revealed on PlayStation Blog a few days back and will be available from January 5th to February 1st for PlayStation Plus users. As for the games themselves, there is a lot to be desired. I honestly wonder about the process that goes on with picking out the titles every month.
Top of the list, we have Maneater exclusively for PlayStation 5. Fundamentally, it’s shark vs man action RPG that allows you to control and upgrade your shark as you try to take revenge on a Fisherman.
First off, I get that there aren’t many titles for PS5 as of now but Maneater? Why not something more substantial for users who paid for a PS5 console?
And second off, exclusively for PS5 when there is hardly enough consoles to even go around? At least let PS4 users grab it so that it’s available to them when they get a PS5.
Next on the list, is Shadow of the Tomb Raider for PlayStation 4. I have nothing against the game, but it’s not exactly the best in the series overall. If I had to choose between playing this and any of the Uncharted games, I’d gladly pick the latter anytime.
While it’s a decent option for those who have not played it before, it’s just another game that most of us have gotten through PlayStation store discounted sales.
Last on the list and probably the only game that I’m looking forward to is Greedfall.
It’s an action RPG that throws you into the deep ends of colonialism and is as good as some of the decent RPGs out there if you can bear with how it looks that it is. No, seriously, don’t go in hoping to see the level of details from The Witcher 3.
All in all, if you need a beefy game to invest your time in; then this game should do the job until you find something better that is.
Well, that’s all the games that we will be getting for this month. Perhaps, next month might be better, but I’ve stopped hoping. Till then, stay safe!