August Playstation Plus ‘Instant Game Collection’ Titles Announced – Hitman: Absolution and More for Free!

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Hitman: Absolution heads up the latest helping of free games for Playstation users. Last year’s entry into the bloody assassin sim franchise will be available free for PS3 users who subscribe to Playstation Plus, as part of Sony’s “Instant Game Collection” incentive.

Hitman: Absolution normally retails for $19.99 but is free starting tomorrow, August 6th. Sony also named the free titles for the rest of the month, but not the dates they’ll be free. It looks like quite a haul this month!

  • Gaijin Games’ platformer Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien (PlayStation 3, regularly $14.99),
  • Zen Studios’ Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Pinball (available for PS3 and PS Vita through Cross Buy, regularly $9.99)
  • Capcom’s fighting game Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower (PS Vita and PSP, regularly $9.99)
  • Amanita Design’s point-and-click puzzle adventure Machinarium (PS Vita, regularly $6.99).

Also, tomorrow 3 games will go on sale with an added discount for PS Plus members:

  • Nnooo’s puzzle game EscapeVektor, $4.99 or $3.99 for PlayStation Plus members (regularly $9.99)
  • Valcon Games’ action game Wicked Monsters Blast, $4.99 or $1.00 for PS Plus members (regularly $9.99)
  • Team17’s retro platformer Superfrog HD, $7.99 for PS Plus members (available for PS3 and PS Vita through Cross Buy, regularly $9.99)

In anticipation of Rayman Legends, the Playstation store will be holding a sale on all its Rayman titles, including the excellent Raymn Origins:

  • Rayman Origins PlayStation 3, $9.99 or $5.00 for PlayStation Plus members (regularly $19.99)
  • Rayman Origins PS Vita, $13.49 or $6.75 for PS Plus members (regularly $26.99)
  • Rayman 3 HD, $4.99 or $2.50 for PS Plus members (regularly $9.99)
  • Rayman Arena, $4.99 or $2.50 for PS Plus members (regularly $9.99)
  • Rayman 2: Revolution, $4.99 or $2.50 for PS Plus members (regularly $9.99)
  • Rayman 2: The Great Escape, $2.99 or $1.50 for PS Plus members (regularly $5.99)
  • Rayman, $2.99 or $1.50 for PS Plus members (regularly $5.99)

Sadly, this month some titles will be leaving the Playstation store as well: Battlefield 3 (Aug. 6), Labyrinth Legends (Aug. 13), Gods Eater Burst (Aug. 20), Malicious (Aug. 20) and Dokuro (Aug. 27). So get your copies of these titles while you still can!

[Via: Playstation Blog]

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