Sony Announces Play At Home 2.0 With Great News for PlayStation Fans

Published 02/23/2021, 2:57 PM EST


It’s been about a year since the pandemic confined people to their homes. During this time of social distancing, boredom became a true enemy. People craved for refreshment and gaming turned out to be a gush of fresh air. Keeping the situation in mind, Sony gave away free games to PlayStation fans last year, starting from April. They announced this initiative as Play at Home, which was highly appreciated all over.

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10 months hence, Sony is back with Play at Home 2.0. Situations are slightly better than they were the last time it was live. Sony, in PlayStation’s official blog, thanked the medical community for their sacrifice and hard work. They wanted to contribute their part in easing the situation. A few hours ago, they announced the free selection of games and entertainment offers.

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Which games is Sony 0ffering and until when?

Last April, Play at Home offered two amazing PlayStation titles for free- Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey. PlayStation provided Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection in all regions except Germany and China. However, Germany and China received free access to Knack 2 as compensation.

This year’s Play at Home 2.0 will extend for four entire months, starting in March and continuing till June. Today’s tweet from PlayStation announced the event. They promised to unveil more entertainment offers soon. Further, they stated the games for this year below.

Starting March 1, 2021:

  • PlayStation and Insomniac Games will make Ratchet & Clank PS4 available for free download for a limited time through PlayStation Store from March 1 at 8pm PST / March 2 at 4am GMT.
  • Once players redeem the game, they can access it forever. No terms applied. This 2016 PS4 action-adventure hit from Insomniac Games revisits the origin stories of these beloved PlayStation heroes and features a brilliant mix of outrageous combat and comedy.

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Starting March 25, 2021:

  • Funimation (a joint venture of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Aniplex of Japan) are kicking in a very special offer: extended access for new subscribers to Funimation or Wakanim. While there will be additional details to follow, this offer is only available to users who sign up for and download the Funimation (in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand) or Wakanim apps (in most of Western and Northern Europe) starting on March 25 for a limited time.

Sony will release more details in the upcoming days. They are doing their best to make the pandemic easier for the PlayStation community. Play at Home 2.0 is undoubtedly going to be exciting this year. Which game are you looking forward to play from the list?

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Jenny is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since January 2021. She started as a competitive player, and found her joy in not restricting to just one title. She grew up around various popular PUBG and Call of Duty streamers, discovering her love for both titles.

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