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PlayStation Plus August 2018 Free Games Announced

Get ready, PS Plus subscribers, your free games for the month of August have just been announced. This month, PlayStation is throwing out some heavy hitters, with Mafia III and Dead by Daylight taking center stage for PS4. If that isn’t enough, a record SIX more games will be available for free to PS Plus members. Let’s check them out!

Mafia III, PlayStation Plus August

Mafia III, an open-world, third-person shooter, was originally released back in October of 2016. It chronicles the journey of Lincoln Clay, a Vietnam war veteran who returns home from combat only to have his family taken out by the Italian Mafia. Guide Lincoln through a story of revenge on those responsible, and build your own crime family to take back what was rightfully yours.

Dead by Daylight is the real surprise here, as it has only been available on console since June of 2017. Dead by Daylight is an asymmetrical multiplayer game that pits four survivors against one serial killer (think Friday the 13th: The Game or Evolve). This title is great fun for fans of this type of game, and to make things better, there are tons of DLC packs available for DbD. The DLC features all-new original killers along with some of Hollywood’s most famous faces, such as Leatherface, Freddy Krueger, The Pig (Saw franchise), and Michael Myers.

Dead by Daylight, PlayStation Plus August

Also included in August’s PS Plus lineup are as follows:

–  Bound by Flame (PS3)

Serious Sam 3 BFE (PS3)

Draw Slasher (PS Vita)

Space Hulk (PS Vita)

Here They Lie (PSVR, Available August 7 – October 2)

Knowledge is Power (PS4, Available August 7 – November 6)

August is certainly a stacked month for PS Plus subscribers! What PlayStation Plus August release games are you looking forward to revisiting or playing for the first time? Personally, I’m ready to finally give Dead by Daylight a shot! Let us know your thoughts in the comments, and be sure to keep your browsers locked to Geeks + Gamers for everything PlayStation and gaming related!

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Tony Sin

Tony is a 29-year-old Game Design student from Akron, Ohio. A lifelong gamer, Tony has been playing since receiving an SNES along with Super Mario World for his 5th birthday. He is an avid Xbox fan, though he tends to dabble in some PC gaming from time to time. Some of his favorite games and franchises are Mass Effect, The Elder Scrolls, Halo, Batman: Arkham, Assassin’s Creed, Bioshock Infinite, and Quantum Break, just to name a few. Aside from gaming, Tony is a huge movie fan, with the Star Wars franchise being his all-time favorite movies. Constantly delving into the video games, comics, novels, television series, and films, he looks forward to any new installments in the stories. Marvel’s films and respective Netflix series are also in constant rotation in Tony’s home. Other favorite films include The Dark Knight trilogy, Requiem for a Dream, Donnie Darko, and The Hateful Eight, amongst many more. When not gaming, streaming on his Twitch channel, or mentally living in a galaxy far, far away, Tony enjoys listening to and creating music, reading comics and novels, binge watching shows on Netflix, and spending time with friends and family.

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