PS Now celebrates Shocktober with 13 new games

Sony has confirmed on the U.S. PlayStation Blog that it is marking ‘Shocktober’ with the addition of 13 new games for its cloud-based streaming service, PlayStation Now.

As you can probably tell from the title, the games joining PS Now will be horror-based, and include the likes of The Last of Us: Left Behind, Slender: The Arrival and Blood Knights. In addition, the format holder is also using Shocktober to try and resurrect your interest in 15 existing PS Now titles, including the likes of Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition and Alone in the Dark.

Check out a quick trailer below and then see below for a full list of games being added to PS Now today. 

Here’s the list of 13 new PS Now games joining the service from today. 

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The Last of Us: Left Behind, BloodRayne: Betrayal, All Zombies Must Die!, Painkiller: Hell & Damnation, Deception IV: Blood Ties, Slender: The Arrival, Costume Quest 2, Stick It To The Man, Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut, Blood Knights, Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, Final Exam, Zombie Tycoon 2.

Finally, here’s the list of 15 games that you should think about returning to this Shocktober.

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The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, Twisted Metal, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Alone in the Dark: Inferno, Darksiders, Darksiders II, Siren: Blood Curse Episodes 1-12, Dead Island, Dead Island Riptide, Overlord II, Overlord: Raising Hell, Bound by Flame, The Last Guy.

PlayStation Now was originally unveiled to the gaming public at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, with a closed beta running for North American gamers in late January. Initially the beta was restricted to PS3, although the PS4 was later included beginning May 19. The service later entered an open beta in the U.S. in July 2014, and saw a full release in January 2015. Europe received beta access a few months later, which invites being distributed to PS4 owners in April of this year. 

Sony’s cloud-based streaming service currently offers PS3 titles, although there are plans to incorporate PS4 titles at a later date. In addition, it has also been reported that PSOne, PS2 and PSP games are being considered at some point down the line. In terms of subscriptions, gamers can select a one-month plan for $19.99 or subscribe for three months for $44.99. Alternatively, consumers can opt to rent games on a 4-hour, 7-day, 30-day or 90-day basis. 

What do you think of PlayStation Now so far? Are you impressed with the catalogue of titles available? What would you like to see added in the future? Give us a shout below.