The holidays have finally arrived and with the cold weather and festive treats, the end of year sales have started to roll in for various online stores. One of these stores is the PlayStation store, and there are plenty of games available, from indie darlings and underrated cult classics to some of the biggest AAA games and well-known PlayStation exclusives.
This sale runs until December 22, so there isn’t much time for PlayStation gamers to pick up a title. Because of this, gamers can get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of games being sold at a discount – especially with so many big titles floating around for huge discounts. Here are some of the very best games available in the sale that everyone should try to pick up.
Marvel’s Spider-Man is one of the best superhero games ever made
On sale for $19.99 (regular price $39.99; 50% off)
Set in the open environment of a fictionalized version of New York City, the protagonist i Marvel’s Spider-Man is none other than Peter Parker, who is a research assistant in his early twenties when he is not busy slinging webs and fighting crime. While playing through the game, fans will meet familiar characters like Mary Jane, Aunt May, and Dr. Otto Octavius, and can even play parts of the game as Miles Morales. in a game where players can swing through the city, run along the sides of buildings and online enemies to walls, what more could anyone ask for?
Sonic Frontiers brings the Blue Blur into an open world
On sale for $48.99 (regular price $69.99; 30% off)
Take an open world tour of the familiar Sonic series, Sonic Frontiers was a hit with fans who appreciated the freedom made possible by the shift in environment, storytelling and soundtrack. In this game, players explore a mysterious archipelago while tracking down the Chaos Emeralds after Sonic is separated from his friends when he falls into a wormhole. Along with the fast-moving action that players have come to expect from gaming’s favorite hedgehog, Sonic Frontiers offers a plethora of puzzles and challenges to keep players busy as they whiz through maps and take down enemies. Although it has its ups and downs, Sonic Frontiers is without a doubt one of the most interesting games released this year.
Human: Fall Flat mixes environmental puzzles with multiplayer mayhem
On sale for $5.99 (regular price $19.99; 50% off)
An indie game that has sold millions of copies, Human: Fall Flat is a light-hearted physics puzzle game where players play as an ordinary human while solving various environmental tasks. About a year after the game’s original launch, an online multiplayer feature was added, making this a great game to play with friends, even if they might try to sabotage each other while navigating the levels. The game is completely open-ended, so people looking for a game that focuses on creativity and thinking, but can occasionally devolve into mayhem, shouldn’t miss this one.
Persona 5 Strikers gives fans more time with their favorite characters
On sale for $23.99 (regular price $59.99; 60% off)
While Persona 5 Strikers is not one of the most important Persona game, it follows the Joker and the rest of the Phantom Thieves of Heart as they investigate a mystery, so players who want to spend more time with these characters are sure to love it. The game is quite different from the main games in the series, acting as a crossover between them Persona and Dynasty Warriors. As with others Dynasty Warriors crossover game, players should expect the familiar hack-and-slash combat system, but the title also contains elements of Personaits JRPG-style turn-based combat system. With the recent release of Persona 5 Royalsfans of the series have been eager for more content, and this is the perfect game to allow it.
On sale for $3.99 (regular price $19.99; 80% off)
Created by the iconic Hideo Kojima, Metal Gear Solid V is the ninth game in the Metal Gear Solid franchise and follows the mercenary Snake as he travels into occupied Afghanistan and the Angola-Zaire border region to settle scores with those who destroyed his forces and nearly killed him. Gamers who enjoy a game with great graphics, interesting themes, stealth gameplay that some call the best ever, and an open environment will love this. Even for those who haven’t played any other game in the series, this game is definitely worth picking up, especially at the ridiculously cheap price point.