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PlayStation Plus: Limbo Free for Members

Kristine Steimer's Avatar Posted by Sr. Community Specialist

I’ll be honest with you, in general I won’t play creepy/horror games because I’m a total wuss and they give me nightmares. However, when Limbo came around I pushed past my fears and gave it a try, and I’m really glad I did. Yes, it gave me the heeby-jeebies, but it also took me on a really cool journey with interesting puzzles and extremely subtle storytelling. Despite its cartoon art style, Limbo nails a creepy atmosphere with its sound direction and limited color palette of black, white and shades of grey. You can download Limbo on PS Vita after the PlayStation Store updates tomorrow, 5/27.

Another fun bonus for our Plus members this week is a Battlefield 4 timed trial which you can read more about here.

PlayStation Plus: Instant Game Collection

Plus - Limbo

Limbo (PS Vita)

Free for PS Plus members

Uncertain of his sister’s fate, a boy enters LIMBO.
Trial: Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Battlefield 4
PS3 owners with a PlayStation Plus membership in North America can experience DICE’s action shooter for free. A trial version of Battlefield 4 will be available for download starting tomorrow, May 27th, on the PlayStation Store. The free trial version contains the full Battlefield 4 base game and will be available for 20 hours from the first moment you boot up the game. To download, simply head to PlayStation Store, search for Battlefield 4, and locate the trial version.

PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Title PS Plus Price Regular Price
Mind Zero (Vita) $27.19 $33.99
Master Reboot (PS3) $7.64 $14.99
The LEGO Movie Videogame (PS4) $40.49 $59.99
The LEGO Movie Videogame (PS3) $33.74 $49.99
The LEGO Movie Videogame (PS Vita) $20.24 $29.99

PlayStation Plus: Last Chance

Last Chance (Leaving on 6/3)

Instant Game Collection
Stick It To the Man
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014
Little Big Planet Karting
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Single Player Mode

Mind Zero
The LEGO Movie Videogame

If you’ve got feedback on today’s Plus update, make sure to vote in the poll and leave a comment below. To discuss all things PlayStation, including this update, you can also head over to the PlayStation Community Forums where you’ll find topics you can contribute your thoughts to, or start one for yourself.

Add Your Own

shnto91 said:

May 26th, 1:26 pm

Only for vita right? wish I could play it on ps3… don’t have a vita :(

Kevvik said:

May 26th, 1:34 pm

Here’s hoping that the poor sales lately are in anticipation of a big sale around E3, sort of like last years summer sale.

With LBPK and U3 leaving but XCom staying, wondering if the third is switching during E3 rather than next week or if we are going down to 2 yearly games for PS3 and the 3rd being for PS4 (probably the PSN version of Drive Club).

Still, overall a worthwhile year for PS+ and here’s to another good year of great games.

Zoesolidrt said:

May 26th, 1:49 pm

I see what you did there…. 3 Big PS3 games are going Out… it reminds me when Infamous 2 was changed for Uncharted 3. 3 Big Games are coming and maybe anounced on E3…. What are you up to Sony….

The last of us?….

Also the same for PS4….. Ohh… God…

XXHEROXX-007 said:

May 26th, 1:50 pm

OMG! i can’t wait until i play watch dogs!! :D

heedthevil said:

May 26th, 1:56 pm

You know what would be nice?

If I could actually play my PS+ games and digital purchases on my alt account on my Vita (like you can for PS3/PS4). I didn’t realize this wasn’t the case until I tried to switch accounts so I could earn trophies on my alt for a game I liked.

Not going to be buying digital games for Vita anymore. Really disappointed.

yentair said:

May 26th, 2:06 pm

Keeping my fingers crossed for the new IGC announcement. Going to be a great E3 this year. Here’s my wishlist again:
PS3 games
The Last of Us
God of War: Ascension
Final Fantasy 13-2
Red Dead Redemption – Game of the Year
Darksiders 2
L.A. Noire
Beyond: Two Souls
3D Dot Game Heroes
Dead Space Extraction
Infamous: Festival of Blood

PS Vita games
Persona 4 Golden
Killzone: Mercenary
Rayman Legends
Dragon’s Crown
Jacob Jones & the Bigfoot Mystery
Escape Plan
Resistance: Burning Skies

PSP games
Valkyria Chronicles 2
Final Fantasy 4: The Complete Collection
Star Ocean: Second Evolution
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

Slorchbeast said:

May 26th, 2:07 pm

I’m incredibly disappointed with this week. Limbo is 4 years old and I’ve already played it, and I have no interest in generic military shooters.

july161986 said:

May 26th, 2:13 pm

Man this year has been a bad year for ps plus for me. There has not been any game i was interested in downloading because either i had them already or i just did not like them. Please may june be a better month. I would love to see any crysis game to download or deadpool.

july161986 said:

May 26th, 2:14 pm

Oh and also assassins creed liberation hd for ps3

MakoSoul said:

May 26th, 2:25 pm

I am almost done with Transistor, so hopefully Limbo keeps me busy until my LE Watch Dogs comes in the mail.

iamtylerdurden1 said:

May 26th, 2:25 pm

@ 17 – If ur a big indie fan and u want a Vita and have plus then u should get a Vita already, plus has given so many great Vita/indie games from Hotline Miami, Machinarium, Sine Mora, Sole Survivor, a Clone in the Dark, Thomas Was Alone, Surge Deluxe, Dokuro, and many more. Obviously they’ve given the big titles like Uncharted GA, Rayman Origins, Unit 13, Wipeout, Sly Cooper Thieves in Time, Gravity Rush, StreetFighter X T, Walking Dead, Modnation, Sonic Racing Transformed, Ninja Gaiden Z+ ect ect. Vita or not if u have plus get the free Vita games so they’re on your download list so when u do get a Vita all u have to buy is a memory card because u will have a giant catalogue of free games already.

iamtylerdurden1 said:

May 26th, 2:42 pm

Plus has had a great yr more great games than i could play, here’s to a spectacular e3 & a killer igc for June. Btw all u guys “super hyped” for Watchpups i get it, it will be a by the numbers gta/AC type AAA game & yes i am getting my copy at midnight, but ur missing out on a GREAT & highly underrated game which is currently out – that game is Wolfenstein New Order & it is awesome on PS4. U guys are missing out on a masterful single player experience in Wolfie.

Sek-C said:

May 26th, 2:46 pm

Disappointing. Some Japanese vita games please! Or Killzone Mercenaries. Also, for future reference I don’t want Knack on ps plus ever.

How about some PS1 games? Or WRC4 or Call of Duty?

gonzalo__01 said:

May 26th, 3:12 pm

Hey Guys, Could you tell me please why When I Try to download PES 2014 It does not Show FREE for Play Station Plus Member It shows with a 60 Bucks price!!! I thought This Would be for free, I´ve been Expecting this game, Is there something wrong with this?? Help Please!!

klassymike said:

May 26th, 3:16 pm


I just went on the web store on my computer, and it still shows as FREE for me. You might want to try doing the same.

waverlock said:

May 26th, 3:26 pm

Hey guys, needs to send a feedback. I saw last week some addons for Soul Sacrifice Delta, which I am really interested!!!! But i didn’t found any blog about the release of the Limited Edition and neither more information the addon and features. I am relying in external reviews to see what other people know about it. Things like, should i purchase the Limited Edition or wait for normal version?

A epic game like this deserves a more honorable press and surely a dedicated Post! :)

ThumbsOfSteel74 said:

May 26th, 3:41 pm

@gonzalo__01: Depends what region you’re in.


Latin America got Sly Cooper instead. Otherwise it’s like klassymike said for the rest of NA.

mcbuttz78 said:

May 26th, 3:55 pm

Kristine scared of limbo?? I not really that scary. about scary as adam sadler movie. I suggest you to stay far, far away from silent hill 1 & 2.. because those are , are very scary.. Silent hill one will do a number on how you get up in the morning and how keep the doors locked. lol

vp – psn legionairre group

ccrogers15 said:

May 26th, 4:07 pm

So… you drop 5 titles and replace it with an overhyped boring indie game? Smart. (not).

Guess I won’t be renewing Plus this month. Last month and this month have been absolutely awful. Who allows these awful games into plus anyways? Indies are the death of gaming.

zzamaro said:

May 26th, 4:27 pm

We get both versions?

GStylez1980 said:

May 26th, 4:29 pm

@ccrogers15: what are you talking about? Limbo is the last offering for May, and then we’ll be receiving 5 new games next Tuesday (2 PS4 and 3 PS3). Did you even read the post?

colef10 said:

May 26th, 4:48 pm

Resogun leaving makes me sad. It’s probably my 3rd favorite game of the generation. Can’t wait to find out about the DLC coming up.

klassymike said:

May 26th, 4:59 pm


Why be sad about it? If you’ve downloaded it, you can keep it as long as you’re a Plus member.


I’ve come to the conclusion, he has no idea how Plus works.

l-Z-l said:

May 26th, 5:08 pm

Please tell us that they’re letting us play the PS3 version of Limbo, too? May’s Plus PS3 selection was pretty disappointing, but that would certainly make up for it.

Does anyone else think they should extend the Instant Game Collection to 20, rather than taking 2 away from Sony’s still very large PS3 crowd, because the PS4 came out?

Fairly new Plus member here; The auto maintenance (the game’s self-patching at night) was the final push to make me a member… and I think it’s awesome so far… strangely, I’m actually buying more games now even with the free ones on hand. Pretty sure you’ve finally turned me into a full-blown game addict…. and this from someone that still has his Atari emulator, SNES, Genesis, Gamecube, PS1, PS2, and PS3… with over 1,600 games strong.

SpooNManX said:

May 26th, 5:14 pm

Since this update is small, let’s play a game. Name some games you would like to see show up on PSN Plus for June.

Let’s say 2 games for each platform. I’ll start. :)

1. PS4: Knack & Octodad
2. PS3: Rock Band 3 & Grand Theft Auto V
3. Vita: Mutant Muds & Age of Zombies
4. *Bonus* PS1 Classic (Cross-Platform): HERC’s Adventure

Hawkeyejojon said:

May 26th, 5:20 pm

@ccrogers15 What are you talking about? Those 5 games are leaving on 6/3/14 aka June 3, 2014 not tomorrow since you know tomorrow is still May and definitely not June. Velocity Ultra(PS Vita) is leaving the IGC tomorrow. So in short Limbo(PS Vita) is replacing Velocity Ultra(PS Vita) and not replacing those 5 games. No one knows what is replacing those 5 games yet.

Clocktowe015 said:

May 26th, 5:38 pm

@I25, Wow GTA 5 as free PSN + game in June would be crazy

Clocktowe015 said:

May 26th, 5:38 pm

@I25, Wow GTA 5 as free PS3 game in June would be crazy

MrBeatdown said:

May 26th, 5:51 pm

This month was pretty uninteresting for me. I don’t think I even downloaded a game.

I’m hoping we get our first full PS4 game next month. I’d like to see Killzone offered.

Clocktowe015 said:

May 26th, 5:53 pm

@ 125, My guesses are :^)

For PS4

1. Killzone SF

For PS3

1. Final Fantasy X
2. Minecraft

Valyrious said:

May 26th, 6:08 pm

I do agree with the notion of some that we will be seeing a big name title hit the PS+ next month, but those that are expecting KZ: Shadowfall or Final Fantasy X are unnecessarily setting their expectations so high that nothing short of an overpayment (like, say, Watch Dogs and Child of Light) would make them happy.

Let’s just compose ourselves, stop drooling over the thought of all the AAA titles for free, and just appreciate what we get, yeah?
I have only had a Playstation for two months, and I already have 70+ titles. Yes, that is not a typo. Seventy. I have a larger library in two months than I have in my entire gaming history with Xbox for over seven years. That’s insane.

I don’t care if you give me incredible AAA games, or lame indie games. THANK YOU SONY, from the bottom of my heart, for reawakening my passion for gaming, and not ripping my ass apart in a bid for my wallet. It is commendable, and I shall not abandon you for M$ ever again.

Doomhammer-7 said:

May 26th, 6:10 pm

Limbo is amazing game already bought on one of the ps plus sales awhile ago played through it in one sitting on my Vita never thought of it has a horror game at all but it definitely carries a mysterious darker vibe to it.

PhoenixDowny said:

May 26th, 6:16 pm

Well it’s time for me to download “Limbo” to my PS Vita! I can’t wait to see what E3 2014 has in store for the PS Vita!

Doomhammer-7 said:

May 26th, 6:23 pm

Also I’m sad to see Resogun finally leaving Ps Plus its going to be one of the hardest games to replace in terms of quality. I’m not sure what games are coming up or out that I would like to replace the current Free PS Plus PS4 games.

other then I hope its not
Killzone Sf
AC 4 Black Flag
Pinball Arcade
Child of light
Infamous second son
and COD
not saying these aren’t great games because they are but they are also the games I already own on PS4 that were not gotten through PS plus and I am planning on buying Octodad soon

So My guesses for what the PS4 PS Plus games are
-New Indie title that we don’t know the release Date of

dkarlowicz10 said:

May 26th, 6:26 pm

Limbo was a lot of fun on PS3, but it felt just right on the Vita. It is a perfect game for a handheld. I purchased it again on Vita when it first came out , and loved it all over again. If you have a Vita, it is a great free game for Plus members.

BelthazarUSA said:

May 26th, 7:00 pm

Uncharted 3 is finally leaving, does that mean we’ll have an equally great game next month?

smoothboarder540 said:

May 26th, 7:30 pm

Looks like another great June update is coming. I’m a bit bothered by not getting a new set of evergreens for Vita though. Uncharted GA, Wipeout, and Gravity Rush have been there for quite a while.

PrimeroIncognito said:

May 26th, 9:33 pm

“Aww man, Limbo?!?!”

Look at all these posers pretending that they didn’t know what game was coming this week… ha ha ha… you little brats crack me up.

You ask for a monthly preview post, then after you get it, you act as if you never saw it.

Hey Sony, might as well go back to the old format where every Monday’s offering was a surprise. These ungrateful snobs don’t seem to appreciate anything.

PrimeroIncognito said:

May 26th, 9:57 pm

@ GummyCore

If you’re going to use an analogy, use one that at least halfway parallels the point.

What was all that “water cooler” nonsense about?

PrimeroIncognito said:

May 26th, 9:58 pm

^^^ Disregard that post. I put it on the wrong tab. Heh…

EbaMGL said:

May 26th, 10:13 pm

fk not yet free

Gamerzlimited said:

May 26th, 11:15 pm

Nothing for me this week. Can’t wait for the preview this Thursday though. :)

@GStylez1980 There are two reasons. Either ccrogers is an idiot or just a kid. If I have to choose either one of those reasons, I would choose both.

@PrimeroIncognito I could not agree with you more. I may not like the game, but I’m not going to spew self-centered garbage like the ungrateful snobs they are.

chrisgomez3030 said:

May 26th, 11:39 pm

quite tempting that offer on mind zero but still think I need to get more retail games for my vita since I don’t have much memory left, hope we can get some good ps4 sales later.

Welmosca said:

May 26th, 11:59 pm

Limbo is a very good lil game….surprised that xbox had a good game once…lol “had”…and that BF4 trial is a joke.

CallanGWProx said:

May 27th, 12:24 am

@77 We had cinco de mayo early in the month for 5 bucks a game… Anyway hoping for a good flash sale though…The cinch de mayo flash sale just reeks…. Also waiting for the june ps plus games hopefully tomorrow….

SpooNManX said:

May 27th, 1:19 am

By the way, did I miss an announcement about what ever happened to the PSN Plus members deal with EPIXHD?
I clearly recall being told we would receive a new free movie each week, exclusively for Plus members, then it was supposedly delayed, and now I have not heard a thing in 4 months+

Also, please add the Showtime app sometime… It only makes sense since you’ve added HBO Go.

active_MGL said:

May 27th, 3:27 am


saab01 said:

May 27th, 5:21 am


Highly unlikely that rock and 3 and gta v are added to the igc. Rock and 3 is old now and gta v is still selling well.

Also it doesn’t make sense for octodad now to be free when it was just released not to long ago and they didn’t give it to us free I think your right about knack I do see that game as fee next week.

Also I believe playstation all stars will be one of the games for ps3. And hopefully it will be paired up with beyond two souls.

Dude-acris said:

May 27th, 7:02 am

Damn, I hate to sound like a whiny over entitled gamer, but where’s the free ps4 game of the month? Almost no games to buy = nothing to give us for free, I guess. Lame.

The_Great_Ska said:

May 27th, 7:08 am

@ 149 – the free PS4 game of the month was Stick It To The Man, and came out the first week of the month. Stop complaining.

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