The free subscription games coming to PlayStation and Xbox in September
If you've got the subscriptions, here are the new additions coming to your PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4 and Xbox One this month.
Both PlayStation and Xbox have announced the additions to their gaming subscription services for the month of September, with some taking effect from the first week of the month, and others spread out across the rest of it.
So if you've signed up for PS Plus and/or the Games With Gold subscriptions on your consoles, these are the new additions you can put into your library throughout September.
Available to add to your library from Tuesday, 6 September to Monday, 3 October:
Need For Speed Heat (PS5/PS4)
Official synopsis: "Hustle by day and risk it all at night in Need for Speed Heat, a white-knuckle street racer, where the lines of the law fade as the sun starts to set. By day, Palm City hosts the Speedhunter Showdown, a sanctioned competition where you earn Bank to customise and upgrade your high-performance cars. At night, ramp up the intensity in illicit street races that build your reputation, getting you access to bigger races and better parts."
Granblue Fantasy: Versus (PS5/PS4)
Official synopsis: "Legendary fighting game studio Arc System Works brings the Granblue Fantasy universe to PlayStation in an action-packed, head-to-head fighter. Granblue Fantasy: Versus features a colorful cast, each with a unique fighting style. Also includes an RPG mode that features an all-new, original story. Play solo or team up with a friend to fight waves of enemies in thrilling action-RPG combat."
Official synopsis: "Set off on a delightful expedition and use your photographic eye to uncover mysteries in this hand-drawn adventure game. Chat with quirky characters, solve their problems by snapping neat photos, and make your way through a relaxing landscape."
XBOX GAMES WITH GOLD
Gods Will Fall (available 1 to 30 September)
Official synopsis: "Take up the battle against the very deities themselves in this brutal action & adventure epic. The gods have lorded over the world for millennia ruling with a cruel iron fist that demands unquestioning fealty. You and your fellow Celtic warriors are the very last chance for humanity. Grab your mace, test your spear, and sharpen your ax to battle horrific beasts and minions that dwell in hellish lands of each god. Your decisions can make you a legend or you can be dust."
Double Kick Heroes (available 16 September to 15 October)
Official synopsis: "The pure power of Metal compels you! Travel the post-apocalyptic freeways battling zombies and militia in your tricked out Cadillac - the Gundillac. It’s a wild game that combos a shoot ‘em up with a rhythm game. Bang your head with your band thru 30 levels of madness and heavy, heavy metal."
Thrillville (available 1 to 15 September)
Official synopsis: "Summer doesn’t have to ever end when you get to build your amusement park. You get to do everything from design roller coasters to go-carts, play mini-golf on your own courses, and join friends for party games. Make sure to check in with the guests to ensure they are loving your theme park as much as you are, and make adjustments to keep them happy! It’s non-stop fun in the virtual sun!"
Portal 2 (available 16 to 30 September)
Official synopsis: "One of the all-time classics is available for you to teleport into problem-solving mode. Use your wits over weapons in this sci-fi puzzler. In addition to portals, use tractor beams, lasers, light bridges, and more. With humorous new characters voiced by the likes of Stephen Merchant and J.K. Simmons, the story and humour is as much a joy as the problem-solving. Play single -player or co-op to start bending the rules of physics."