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These are the free PlayStation Plus games for August 2022

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One of the biggest perks of having a PlayStation Plus membership is the free games you get every month. The free PlayStation Plus games offered this month include three major titles, all available on either the PS4 or PS5. Check out the list of games below, with downloads available starting Aug. 2. Enjoy the price of free until Sept. 1, 2022.

Yakuza: Like A Dragon (PS4 & PS5)

The seventh entry in the long-running and highly praised Yakuza series is available for free this month. The game puts players in the shoes of Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking grunt in a yakuza family in Tokyo who returns to society following an 18-year prison sentence to try and uncover mysteries surrounding his family. 

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Yakuza: Like A Dragon

Jump back into the world of Crash Bandicoot, this time with new means of travel, new abilities, and the same task of taking down Neo Cortex. 

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Cross-Gen Deluxe Bundle (PS4 & PS5)

Two of the most iconic skateboarding games ever created are back in one big collection, and allow players to take to the locations they remember from the original games, now in HD. The games also feature new soundtracks, new combos to hit, and much more. 

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Cross-Gen Deluxe Bundle

Take to the park and skate through some nostalgia in this HD remake of two of the greatest skating games ever made. 

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Little Nightmares (PS4)

Little Nightmares follows the story of Six, a girl who awakens aboard a boat that hides a ton of sinister enemies and mysteries that players will unravel as they play. Get spooked throughout this puzzle-platform horror adventure game. 

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Little Nightmares

Make your way through an underwater vessel that houses a ton of secrets and incredibly terrifying enemies. 

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Best exclusives for PlayStation Plus this month

These exclusives are free bonuses available on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation Plus subscribers. It's usually a character or weapon skin, but sometimes you might catch a deal for exclusive content like bonus weapons, in-game currency, or perks. Every month, we'll update this section with the best PlayStation Plus exclusives so you never miss any of the good stuff.

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Rocket League PlayStation Plus Pack

Rocket League is free to play, so now is the best time for players to pick up this Rocket League pack, free for PlayStation Plus subscribers. The pack includes four unique customization items, including new wheels, smoke boost, topper, and a new decal for your car.

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Best deals for PlayStation Plus this month

PlayStation Plus accounts also offer discounts on select games outside of free games and exclusive content. We'll let you know the best deals for PlayStation Plus accounts each month by comparing prices, sales, and content.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Combat Pack (Motorpool)

Call of Duty: Warzone continues to be all the rage, and PlayStation Plus subscribers can grab some free bonus items to take into battle. The latest Combat Pack for Warzone includes an Epic Operator Skin for Kwan Song, an Epic Tactical Rifle Blueprint, an Epic Wrist Accessory, a Rare Sticker, a Legendary Calling Card, and a 60-minute Double XP Token.

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Which is your favorite game you've gotten for free with PlayStation Plus?

August is here, and with it comes another month of variety for PlayStation Plus subscribers, as a handful of big titles arrive for free. First, Yakuza: Like A Dragon is one of the better role-playing games from 2020, and is a must-play for any fans of the Yakuza series. 

Elsewhere in this month's lineup, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 Cross-Gen Deluxe Bundle adds some nostalgia to your month of PS Plus titles, with a return to two of the most beloved skateboarding games ever made. Finally, Little Nightmares is not only one of the best platforming games of recent years, but is a terrific little horror game to experience as we get closer to spooky season. 

All in all, these games still represent a ton of different genres for fans to check out for no extra cost, whether you own a PS5 or are still enjoying games on a PlayStation 4, which is what PlayStation Plus is all about. So let us know which game you've loved and which one you're excited about this month. Shoot us a Tweet over at @AndroidCentral (opens in new tab) and tell us all about it.

Anthony J Nash
Anthony J Nash

Anthony Nash has been writing about games and the gaming industry for nearly a decade. When he’s not writing about games, he’s usually playing them. You can find him on Twitter talking about games or sports at @_anthonynash.

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