PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium Games Coming to PS4/PS5 in July 2023

Sony has announced the latest line-up of PS Plus Extra and Premium titles which will be made available to subscribers on 18th July 2023.

There are a whopping 18 games in total, with 15 games coming to the Extra tier of PlayStation Plus and 3 games coming to the Premium tier. Among the titles this month are It Takes Two, the cooperative platformer that won multiple accolades, including the Game of The Year at The Game Awards 2021, and classic PS1 title Twisted Metal, which joins the lineup just in time for the Twisted Metal television series that is premiering on Peacock this July.

Which games will you be playing this month? Let us know in the comments below.

It Takes Two (PS4, PS5)

Embark on the craziest journey of your life in It Takes Two, a genre-bending platform adventure that has been especially designed for cooperative gameplay. Players take on the role of either Cody or May, a clashing couple who are shrunken down in size and forced to navigate a fantastical world where dangers lurk around every corner. 


  • Local or online co-op
  • Genre-bending puzzles and challenges
  • A diverse cast of characters
  • A heartwarming story

Metascore: 88

Sniper Elite 5 (PS4, PS5)

This latest instalment in the award-winning series takes place in 1944 France where players take on the role of elite marksman Karl Fairburne who must stop the Nazi war machine in its tracks. 


  • Advanced gunplay physics
  • High calibre customisation
  • PVP and co-op modes
  • Enhanced kill cam
  • Real-world locations

Metascore: 77

Snowrunner (PS4, PS5)

Conquer dangerous territory alone or with friends in this immersive off-road experience.


  • 40 vehicles from brands such as Ford, Chevrolet and Freightliner
  • Sandbox open worlds
  • Carry heavy hauls over mud, frozen lakes, snow, and torrential waters
  • Expand and upgrade your fleet

Metascore: 81

World War Z (PS4, PS5)

Heart-pounding cooperative third-person shooter based on the 2013 film. Band together with other survivors to outlive the swarms of walking dead in such locations as Moscow, Jerusalem, and New York.


  • Battle hundreds of zombies at once
  • Co-op story-driven campaigns
  • Player vs Player and Players vs Story game modes
  • 8 character classes
  • Unlock powerful weapon upgrades

Metascore: 67

The Ascent (PS5, PS5)

Action-role-playing game set in a Cyberpunk world. Play as a worker enslaved by the Ascent Company that owns you and everyone else in your district. When the corporation shuts down, you must take up arms when the survival of your district is threatened.


  • Play solo or with up to 3 other friends in local or online co-op
  • Customize your character with various augmentations
  • Destructible environments
  • Isometric gameplay

Metascore: 77

Undertale (PS4)

In this old-school RPG, players control a human who falls underground into a world of monsters. Find a way out or stay trapped with these bizarre creatures forever! 


  • You don’t have to kill anyone – negotiate your way out of danger
  • Become friends with the game’s enemies
  • Character-rich story with an emphasis on humour

Metascore: 92

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated (PS4)

Faithfully remade version of the cult classic in which players take on the role of SpongeBob, Patrick or Sandy and show the evil Plankton that crime pays even less than Mr. Krabs.


  • Meet countless characters from the beloved series
  • Brand new multiplayer mode with online and local co-op
  • Restored content cut from the original game

Metascore: 68

Melty Blood: Type Lumina (PS4)

The latest addition to the series of 2D fighting games based on Type Moon’s visual romance novel, Tsukihime.


  • Explore an all-new Melty Blood world from scenario writer Kinoko Nasu
  • Unique story events for each character
  • Use characteristic Melty Blood mechanics such as Aerial Combos, Shields, Magic Circuits, Arc Drives, and Last Arcs
  • Online battles with other players
  • A new, simple control system
  • Customizable character outfits

Metascore: N/A

Dysmantle (PS4, PS5)

Open-world action RPG where almost anything can be broken! Ascend from the shelter where you have been in hiding for a long time and explore a brave new world inhabited by nasty and vile creatures. 


  • Break over 99% of objects for materials
  • Uncover the mysteries of a handcrafted open world
  • Build outposts to establish your presence
  • Craft permanent weapons, tools, outfits, and trinkets
  • Fight or run away from the game’s creatures
  • Venture underground in the Tombs Of the Old Ones
  • Solo and cooperative gameplay

Metascore: N/A

Circus Electrique (PS4)

In this part-story-driven RPG, part circus management sim, players take on the role of talented performers who must save London from the people who have been turned into vicious killers. 


  • Test the skills of Strongmen, Fire Blowers, Escape Artists, Clowns, and other classic circus performers
  • Tactical turn-based battles
  • Manage the greatest show in Steampunk London
  • Six sprawling districts

Metascore: 71

Dynasty Warriors 9 (PS4)

Experience the thrill of one versus thousands in an all-new open world set in Ancient China. Embark on exciting castle sieges, manipulate the country’s politics, and watch the Three Kingdoms story unfold through a cast of 90 playable characters.


  • Roam the open world on foot, boat, or horseback
  • Invade and infiltrate enemy fortifications
  • Fishing, camping and other recreational events
  • Overhauled combat mechanics

Metascore: 65

Samurai Warriors 5 (PS4)

A reimagining of the classic franchise with new character movesets, weapons, and gameplay elements. The story takes place during the Sengoku period, during which time an inverted social order started to extend all across Japan.


  • A total of 27 warriors take to the battlefield
  • Hack-and-slash gameplay
  • Hundreds of enemies
  • Traverse great distances using a new Hyper-Attack
  • Art style resembling Japanese paintings

Metascore: 75

Fast & Furious: Spy Racers Rise of SH1FT3R (PS4, PS5)

Play as Tony Toretto and the Spy Racers in a bid to stop SH1FT3R from winning the ultimate high-tech vehicle. To be the champion, players need to beat the growing threat of SH1FT3R in a high-stakes, adrenaline-fueled racing tournament that takes them from the South Pacific to the Sahara Desert and beyond.


  • Secret shortcuts hidden within the levels
  • Use spy gadgets and spy skills to push through the pack
  • Online and local multiplayer

Metascore: N/A

My Little Pony: A Maretime Bay Adventure (PS4, PS5)

Bring back magic to Equestria and play with the new generation of MY LITTLE PONY characters, in an adventure full of fun, fashion and good friends! Help Sunny throw the most magical celebration Equestria has ever seen and find the mysterious party pooper trying to put an end to the celebrations.


  • Use your magic to put on fashion shows
  • Find cute animals
  • Fly with the Pegasi
  • Multiplayer minigames (local and online)

Metascore: N/A

Monster Jam Steel Titans (PS4)

The complete Monster Jam experience with trucks, stunts, stadiums, racing and massive air in one game! Various game modes include Stadium and Outdoor Racing, Stunt Challenges and Destruction modes!


  • 25 of the most popular trucks
  • Destructible vehicles and environments
  • 12 stadiums
  • Local and online multiplayer

Metascore: 53

Gravity Crash Portable (PSP)

PlayStation Premium

A multidirectional shooter that pays homage to arcade games of the 1980s. Choose a planet to visit and pilot a spacecraft to tackle a variety of missions, from taking out enemy installations to rescuing stranded astronauts.


  • Old-school gameplay with next-gen visuals
  • Create your own custom levels
  • Master the flight mechanics to combat the gravitational pull
  • Encounter volcanic eruptions, winding caverns and bodies of water

Metascore: 69

Twisted Metal (PS1)

PlayStation Premium

Vehicle combat game in which players drive modified vehicles and destroy the other vehicles in an attempt to be the last one alive.


  • Story mode and multiplayer gameplay
  • 12 contestants
  • 6 combat arenas
  • Warehouse and city locations

Metascore: N/A

Twisted Metal 2 (PS1)

PlayStation Premium

Choose a vehicle and arena to engage in battle with opposing drivers. 


  • Story mode and multiplayer gameplay
  • Dual and cooperative modes
  • 14 contestants
  • Locations include LA, Paris, New York, and Antarctica

Metascore: N/A

Which titles will you be playing this month? Let us know in the comments below.


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