PS Now October 2020: PlayStation add Days Gone, MediEvil, and Friday the 13th to streaming service
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PS Now October 2020: PlayStation add Days Gone, MediEvil, and Friday the 13th to streaming service

James Wright
7 October 2020

Now for something completely different.

PS Now is often overlooked by many console players, but like Xbox Game Pass, it offers tremendous value for those willing to subscribe.

Unlike Sony's PS Plus service (which pays for online multiplayer and gifts 2 free games a month), PS Now is a bit like a Netflix streaming service for PlayStation users.

Although players can also download a wealth of games if they don't fancy streaming.

It's also probably the best (and only) place to scratch that PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 itch without resorting to emulators or dusting off the old consoles.

Rather play on the PC? You can do that too if you really want to.

Like all subscription services, titles come and go, and that leads us nicely onto the new spooky additions that have just been added this week.

Once again, another PlayStation 4 exclusive gets a run out in Days Gone. So if you're yet to give it a go and dont want to stump up the £20+ to buy it yourself, you could instead jump into PS Now and a wealth of over 700+ other games.

How Expensive Is PS Now?

To be honest, it's not really that expensive compared to other services. 

On top of the customary seven-day free trial, you can join PS Now costs £8.99 per month, or £22.99 for three months.

If you're feeling especially flush, you could also grab £49.99 for 12 months.

But as with all things, you can find these cheaper if you hunt around. For instance, right now you could pick up a PlayStation Now 12 Month UK Subscription for £39.85 on ShopTo.

So you need not worry about it breaking the bank!

PS Now New October 2020 Games

Days Gone

• Metacritic Rating: 71/100 based on 109 Critic Reviews

"Step into the dirt flecked shoes of former outlaw biker Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter trying to find a reason to live in a land surrounded by death. Scavenge through abandoned settlements for equipment to craft valuable items and weapons, or take your chances with other survivors trying to eke out a living through fair trade… or more violent means. With humanity ravaged by feral creatures known as Freakers, any mistake could be your last in your attempt to carve out a new life in the hostile Pacific Northwest high-desert."

As we have seen with past Sony PlayStation first-party exclusives, Days Gone is only available for a limited time on PS Now. So if you've fancied giving it a go, you've got until January 5, 2021 to make the most of it.

MediEvil 

• Metacritic Rating - 67/100 based on 72 Critic Reviews

"Sword swinging, perilous puzzles and enchanting environments are brought back to life in this full remake of the original PlayStation action-adventure. Step into the bones of Sir Daniel Fortesque, an inept — and long-dead — knight accidentally resurrected by the evil sorcerer Zarok, 100 years after his embarrassing demise. With the kingdom of Gallowmere under threat by Zarok’s demon hordes, only the skeletal Sir Dan stands in his way. A second chance for the toothy grinned, undead adventurer is at hand — can you defeat Zarok and grant Sir Dan the honour he lost in the flesh?"

Friday the 13th

• Metacritic Rating - 61/100 based on 16 Critic Reviews

This asymmetrical multiplayer title captures the heart-pounding terror of the iconic film franchise from which it takes its inspiration. Play hunter or hunted as up to seven Camp Crystal Lake counselors strive to use the tools to survive, escape or even try to take down Jason Voorhees, the man who cannot be killed. If you are randomly selected to play the killer instead, use unique abilities to track down and terrify those unfortunate enough to cross your path!

Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

• Metacritic Rating - 80/100 based on 39 Critic Reviews

Lush, fantasy-themed 2.5D puzzle platforming awaits as three heroes must pursue a wayward prince whose nightmares are becoming monstrous reality and terrorising the lands. To overcome the very real forces of darkness, you must juggle the abilities of each hero: conjure platforms with Amadeus the Wizard, strike distance targets with thief Zoya and fend off attackers at closer range as the knight Pontius. With cooperative multiplayer available both offline and online, team up to take on the challenge ahead and save the realm.

Rad 

• Metacritic Rating - 74 based on 31 Critic Reviews

Developed by Double Fine Productions, Rad is a 3D action rogue-like set in a post-post-apocalyptic world, where humanity has faced Armageddon not once, but twice. Playing as a teenage protagonist, you must venture into the Fallow — an ever-changing, radioactive wasteland filled with unknown and unspeakable creatures. Go grab that sweet bat and help save the world… or what’s remaining of it anyway!

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