PlayStation Plus games for January 2022: list of games, availability, and more

PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting access to three new games in January 2022. To commemorate the start of the new year, Sony is adding three different games – Deep Rock Galactic (PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5), Persona 5 Strikers (PlayStation 4), and Dirt 5 (PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5) starting January 4th, 2022. 

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Deep Rock Galactic is widely associated with PC and Xbox users. Persona 5 Strikers and Dirt 5 have their separate fan bases as well. All three games make the count for the PlayStation Plus games for January 2022. Additionally, PlayStation Plus subscribers can add the December games until January 3rd, 2022, driving in a total of 9 games between December 2021 to January 2022.

PlayStation Plus Games for January 2022: availability and list of games

PlayStation Plus games

Since the addition of Godfall: Challenger Edition, PlayStation Plus subscribers have been on the lookout for new games. In December, Sony rolled out three video games for PS4/PS5 and added three more VR-based games, making it to 6 free games for the month. Sony is again adding three free-to-play video games, following its same routine for January 2022. Here is a list of video games coming up for the following year.

PS4/PS5 January 2022 free games

  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Persona 5 Strikers
  • Dirt 5

PlayStation Plus January 2022 update: List of PS5 and PS4 games

The January 2022 games will feature three games from different genres and gaming styles. Persona 5 Strikers will do the magic for anime fans, while Dirt 5 will entertain racing-game fanatics. The Deep Rock Galactic is obviously the biggest name being added to the PlayStation Plus network. 

Deep Rock Galactic

Deep Rock Galactic PS5

Deep Rock Galactic is a cooperative first-person shooter. It features different characters and gaming modes that’ll keep you hooked for hours. The core gameplay is highly inspired by modern FPS games, while comic book characters from the 90s drive the art style. The game usually focuses on PvE combat and offers underground maps to explore.

Persona 5 Strikers

Persona 5 Strikers PS5

The Persona 5 Strikers is a modern-day action role-playing game featuring characters from the original Persona 5 from 2016. The game uses the classic hack and slash formula with elements from animated movies and TV series. As for the gameplay, Persona 5 Strikers is a turn-based open-world action video game set in modern-day Tokyo, Japan.

Dirt 5

Dirt 5 PS5

Dirt 5 is a modern-day car simulator game featuring your favourite vehicles from Dirt 4. This modern-day racing simulator beats all the previous versions with heavy improvements on the graphics front. From environment reflection to precise steering, Dirt 5 ticks all the right dots as the perfect racing simulator for 2022.

PlayStation Plus Free games: list of free games, availability and compatibility

LEGO DC Super Villains PS

PlayStation Plus is an add-on service for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 gaming consoles. This service has an online multiplayer feature, free monthly games, and exclusive discounts. You can choose between different subscription packages and get these games delivered to you every month. Here is a list of free video games that comes with your PlayStation Plus subscription. 

Godfall: Challenger Edition

The Godfall: Challenger Edition is the perfect hack and slash action RPG game for medieval gaming lovers. The title is bound to keep you at the edge of your seat as you travel the ruins of a war-stricken world. The game features single-player to three-player co-op modes for endless fun. As a free game available for both PS4 and PS5, the Godfall: Challenger Edition covers all the bases for a great game that doesn’t cost a dime.

Knockout City

Knockout City is a multiplayer video game featuring an enhanced version of the classic dodgeball game. The game is free and works on both PS4 and PS5 gaming consoles. As for the gameplay, players have to hit other players using electric balls. The more enemies you defeat, the better chances you’ll have of winning the game. Play in solo or squad mode and take your best shot to win the game. 

LEGO DC Super-Villains

The LEGO DC Super-Villains is undoubtedly one of the most interesting take on the antagonist’s side of the story in the DC Universe. The game features a collection of villains from DC movies in the classic Lego style. As an open-world game, you can do pretty much anything to create havoc in the city. The game supports both PS4/PS5 gaming consoles, and you can download this game by joining the PlayStation Plus service. 

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Standard Edition (VR)

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Standard Edition tests your sanity as you walk through the empty streets in Hollywood. Mix the concept of zombie horror with VR; you can get yourself the perfect VR horror. The game has some scary elements and jump scares that’ll shake the bravest of the brave. The game requires PS VR, PS Camera, PS Move controller and works on PS4 Pro enhanced and PS5 only.

So this ends our list for the PlayStation Plus January 2022 lineup video games. Which of these is your favourite? Let us know in the comment box below.

Ashish Khaitan

Ashish Khaitan is a Delhi University graduate with 2+ years of experience in tech writing. He has written troubleshooting guides for hardware and software products, and has previously worked for publications like AnimeIndia and OTAKUSMART. Ashish covers deals, gaming and features on Pricebaba. He enjoys reading comics and is a big fan of Japanese anime.