PS Plus September 2023: All New PlayStation Plus Games | Essential, Extra & Premium

All new PS Plus September 2023 games are up for grabs now! We'll guide you through the latest PlayStation Plus Essential, Premium, and Extra games for September. This will include the timeframe left for downloading, should you not have gotten to it yet. Moreover, we'll highlight the games that have are part of the Essential roster this year.

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PS Plus September 2023: Here are all Essential, Premium and Extra games for this month. | © Sony / EarlyGame

With an active PlayStation Plus membership, you're entitled to at least three free games monthly, referred to as the Essential games. Once in your library, these titles remain playable as long as your PS Plus membership is active.

These games often include a mix of indie gems, top-tier AAA titles, and others that lie somewhere in between.

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Every PS Plus member can access the PlayStation Plus Essential Games without any extra charges, regardless of your subscription tier. These titles stay available for a month before a fresh batch takes their place. In addition to the new PS Plus Essential titles, we'll also showcase the games introduced to the Extra and Premium tiers in September for your reference.

PS Plus September 2023: Essential Games

We'll start with the PlayStation Plus Essential Games. The following three games are available for all PS Plus subscribers to download in September 2023 until early October.

Saints Row

Saints Row was very recently released (2022) and so it's quite the surprise to see it being given away for free. Sadly the game was poorly-received when it launched, but it has received some serious bug fixes since release, and so you should have a good time with it this month.

At worst it's "GTA at home", but that isn't exactly a bad thing even if it's derivative.

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Saints Row is one of the PS Plus Essential games in September 2023. | © Deep Silver

Black Desert (Traveler Edition)

Black Desert is a fantasy MMORPG that features some awesome PvE combat as well as very large-scale PvP combat. If you're familiar with MMORPG's you will feel very at home with everything Black Desert has to offer, but if you're not don't worry - Black Desert is a good introduction to the genre.

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PS Plus September Games: If you like MMORPG's, take a look at Black Desert. | © Pearl Abyss

Generation Zero

Generation Zero is a bizarre but fun game that we think any fan of shooters will get a solid 10 hours out of. The year is 1980, the place is Sweden, and the enemy is an army of out-of-control robots.

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The story really isn't important, just sit back and enjoy exploring the Swedish wilderness, collecting new weapons, and destroying mechs!

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PlayStation Plus in September: Generation Zero can be worth a look if you're into Shooter games. | © Avalanche

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PS Plus September 2023 Essential Games Download: Start And End Date

You'll be able to download the new PlayStation Plus Essential games from Tuesday, September 5 on, until October 2. As usual, you can keep the games past that date, if you have claimed them in the store.

When Will The Next PS Plus Essential Games Be Revealed?

The upcoming PS Plus Essential games are always revealed on the last Wednesday of the month. So, expect to get the official announcement for the PS Plus October Essential games on September 27. You can always expect the lineup to be revealed around 4:30 pm BST / 5:30 pm CEST / 0:30 am PST / 11:30 am EST.

All PS Plus Essential Games In 2023 So Far

Find out which games havbe already been part of the PS Plus Essential lineup here. | © Sony

There have been quite a lot of excellent games in this year's selection of PS Plus Essential titles. It actually makes sense to take a look at which games Sony has already taken into the lineup, since it helps you to rule out possible picks for the upcoming month (Sony usually doesn't add games more than once). Here is everything we have received this year so far:

January 2023

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (PS5, PS4)
  • Axiom Verge 2 (PS5, PS4)
  • Fallout 76 (PS4)

February 2023

  • OlliOlli World (PS5, PS4)
  • Mafia: Definitive Edition (PS4)
  • Evil Dead: The Game (PS5, PS4)
  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light (PS5, PS4)

March 2023

  • Battlefield 2042 (PS5, PS4)
  • Minecraft: Dungeons (PS4)
  • Code Vein (PS4)

April 2023

  • Meet Your Maker (PS5, PS4)
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS5, PS4)
  • Tails of Iron (PS5, PS4)

May 2023

  • GRID Legends (PS5, PS4)
  • Chivalry 2 (PS5, PS4)
  • Descenders (PS4)

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June 2023

  • NBA 2k23 (PS5, PS4)
  • Jurassic World Evolution 2 (PS5, PS4)
  • Trek To Yomi (PS4)

July 2023

  • Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (PS4, PS5)
  • Alan Wake Remastered (PS4, PS5)
  • Endling - Extinction is Forever (PS4, PS5)

August 2023

  • PGA Tour 2K23 (PS5, PS4)
  • Dreams (PS5, PS4)
  • Death's Door (PS5, PS4)

PS Plus Extra In September 2023

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PS Plus Contains Three Tier: Essential, Extra and Premium. | © Sony

Here are the new PS Plus Extra Games that were added this month:

  • NieR Replicant (PS4)
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (PS4)
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (PS4)
  • Star Ocean The Divine Force (PS5, PS4)
  • Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 (PS4, PS5)
  • Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS4)
  • Unpacking (PS5, PS4)
  • Planet Coaster: Console Edition (PS5, PS4)
  • This War of Mine: Final Cut (PS5)
  • Cloudpunk (PS4)
  • Contra: Rogue Corps (PS4)
  • Tails Noir (PS5, PS4)
  • Call of the Sea (PS5, PS4)
  • West of Dead (PS4)
  • Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4)
  • PAW Patrol The Movie: Adventure City Calls (PS5, PS4)

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PS Plus Premium In September 2023

Last, but not least, let's take a look at the new PS Plus Premium titles in September 2023:

  • Star Ocean First Departure R (PS4)
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (PS4)
  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope – 4K & FHD Remaster (PS4)
  • Dragon’s Crown Pro (PS4)

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