As this is the month when the PS5 launches this is also the first month to see a PS5 game added to the PS Plus monthly releases. The first ever PS5 PS Plus game is Bugsnax. Also available are two PS4 titles. For more information feel free to check out the trailers linked below:


BugSnax – PS5



A first-person adventure game set on an island of half-bug half-snack creatures. The game involves hunting and capturing the 100 critters as well as reuniting the islands inhabitants. This game is only available on PS5 consoles and is available from 12 November until 4 January.


Middle-earth: Shadow of War – PS4



An action roleplaying game set between the events of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. You get to build an army and conquer fortresses while attempting to forge a new ring of power in order to take on the Dark Lord Sauron.

This title released in 2017 to generally good reviews with the main complaints the adding of micro transactions and loot boxes which have now been removed.


Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition – PS4



A 2D action and adventure game in which you explore the underground world of Hollownest battling creatures and bosses. The ps4 version launched in 2018 to good reviews.

This title along with Middle-earth: Shadow of War are available from 3 November to 30 November.

Katie Alford
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