As Sony's next-generation console PlayStation 4's European release draws near, the Japanese brand has confirmed the list of games that will be go up on the console on day one.
Sony detailed in its PlayStation Blog Europe that Aveline Ship Figurehead DLC for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag can be downloaded for free for European PlayStation Plus subscribers. Other free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers include Housemarque's Resogun and Compulsion Games' Contrast.
It will also be offering 10 percent discount on Super Motherload and a 20 percent discount on Trine 2: Complete Story from 29 November to 13 December.
The console will be released in 20 European and Oceania countries on 29 November.
Below is the complete list of games for Europe's PlayStation 4 launch PlayStation Blog Europe):
- Angry BirdsStar Wars
- Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag
- Battlefield 4
- Call of Duty: Ghosts
- Contrast(included in PS Plus)
- DC Universe Online
Availability:Not available in Russia, Turkey
- Escape Plan(cross-buy PS Vita/PS4)
- Escape Plan Collection(cross-buy PS Vita/PS4)
- FIFA 14
- Flower(cross-buy PS3/PS Vita/PS4)
- Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition
- Just Dance 2014
- Killzone: Shadow Fall
- Lego Marvel Super Heroes
- Madden NFL 25
Availability:Not available in Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, India, Israel, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates
- NBA 2K14
- NBA Live 14
Availability:Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, U.K.
- Need for Speed Rivals
- Putty Squad
- Sound Shapes(cross-buy PS3/PS Vita/PS4)
- Super Motherload
- Trine 2: Complete Story
- Resogun(included in PS Plus)
- War Thunder
List of 18 Entertainment Apps lined up for PlayStation 4's Europe Launch
Sony has detailed the entire 18 entertainment apps that will be released for PlayStation 4.
When PlayStation 4 launched in North America it had 11 dedicated apps. Sony has said that all the apps can be used without having a PlayStation Plus subscription.
Below is the list of entertainment apps lined up for release on day one (PlayStation Blog Europe):
- Amazon/LOVEFiLM (Germany, UK)
- BBC iPlayer (UK)
- BBC News (UK)
- BBC Sports (UK)
- Demand5 (UK)
- IGN (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK)
- Maxdome (Germany, Austria)
- Music Unlimited (UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand)
- Netflix (Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK)
- NOS Sports (Netherlands)
- RTBF (Belgium)
- Total Channel (Spain)
- Viaplay (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
- Video Unlimited (Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK)
- VidZone (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK)
- Watchever (Germany)
- Wuaki.tv (Spain)
- Ximon (Belgium, Netherlands)
PlayStation firmware update is now available
Ahead of PlayStation 4's European launch, PlayStation Europe revealed that PlayStation 4's 1.51 firmware update is available for download. This is reportedly the same version that was released in North America.
Though the firmware's release was slated for 28 November, it was released a day earlier. Interested patrons can also download the update from computer and save it on USB and later copy it to PlayStation consoles.