In a bid to keep the masses at home, Sony launched its ‘Play at Home’ initiative. Aside from providing free games to keep the PlayStation community at home, the initiative also helps independent game studios who may be facing financial difficulty.
“As a thank you to all who are doing their part to lessen the impact of this pandemic, Sony Interactive Entertainment is pleased to announce the Play At Home initiative. Play At Home has two components: first, providing free games to help keep the PlayStation community entertained at home; and finally, establishing a fund to help smaller independent game studios who may be experiencing financial difficulties continue building great experiences for all gamers,” excerpts from the PlayStation blog.
The following free-to-play games include The Nathan Drake Collection for a limited time only – from April 15, 8pm PDT through May 5, 8pm PDT. Once users redeem the game, it is theirs for free. Nathan Drake s a treasure-hunting adventure game that is fully remastered for PS4. Sony describes the game as ‘beautiful, celebrated adventure that is as moving as it is mysterious’.
The Nathan Drake Collection includes Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception – all remastered for PS4. Moreover, the Sony Interactive Entertainment is pledging $10 million in ‘Creative Funding’ for independent game developer partners.