January’s PlayStation Plus Essential Games Are Available Now

The first drop for 2024!

PlayStation is kicking off its monthly PlayStation Plus Essential game offerings for 2024 in tremendous style with some absolute gems, giving subscribers access to not one but two top-notch Focus Entertainment joints in the form of A Plague Tale Requiem and the severely underrated Evil West, along with the also-great Nobody Saves The World from Drinkbox Studios Inc.

These three are available right now for PlayStation Plus Essential (and above) subscribers to download, so jump straight to each title from the links below to add it to your library:

And here’s a bit more about each game from the PlayStation Blog:

PlayStation Plus Essential Game January 2024

A Plague Tale: Requiem | PS5

In this sequel to award-winning adventure, A Plague Tale: Innocence, Amicia and Hugo travel far south to new regions and vibrant cities after escaping their devastated homeland. There, they attempt to start a new life and control Hugo’s curse. But, when Hugo’s powers reawaken, death and destruction return in a flood of devouring rats. Forced to flee once more, the siblings place their hopes in a prophesized island that may hold the key to saving Hugo. Discover the cost of saving those you love in a desperate struggle for survival, overcoming foes and challenges with a variety of weapons, tools and unearthly powers.

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Evil West | PS4, PS5 

A dark menace consumes the American frontier. As one of the last agents in a top secret vampire-hunting institute, you are the final line between humanity and a deep-rooted terror that now emerges from the shadows. Unleash hell with your firearms, lightning-fueled gauntlet and gadgets. Kill bloodthirsty monstrosities in style as a lone hunter or in co-op with a friend. Explore and fight in a narrative-driven campaign while upgrading your weapons and hunting tools. Unlock new perks to evolve your monster-slaying mastery, crafting your own playstyle to defeat the supernatural hordes.

Nobody Saves the World | PS4, PS5 

When the ancient Calamity re-awakens, who can save the world? Nobody! (That’s you, you’re Nobody.) Master the art of transformation to become a Slug, Ghost, Dragon, and more in this new take on action RPGs from the creators of Guacamelee. Complete quests to discover and swap between 15+ varied and distinct Forms, with each offering its own set of quests, which you can complete in creative ways. Mix and match abilities in unexpected ways to unlock and complete even MORE challenging quests. Explore a vast overworld – on your own or with a friend online – while clearing shape-shifting dungeons in an effort to stop The Calamity and save the world!