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(Pocket-lint) - Each month, PS4PS4 Pro and PS5 owners who subscribe to Sony's PlayStation Plus service get to download and play a great selection of free games.

PS Plus is PlayStation's online gaming service, which provides access to multiplayer gaming and other benefits, including money off many digital purchases. It also gives a great line-up of free titles that would usually cost a packet.

PlayStation 5 owners also get an added bonus of 20 classic PS4 games to play on their next-gen console through the PlayStation Plus Collection. And, an additional free native PS5 game for good measure.

A PS Plus subscription usually costs £6.99 per month, £19.99 for three-months or £49.99 for a whole year's worth.

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Free PS5 and PS4 games list for October 2021:

On all consoles

These games are available to all PlayStation console owners, they can be downloaded and played on a PS4, PS4 Pro, PS5 or PS5 Digital Edition.

PGA Tour 2K21

  • Available: 5 October to 1 November 2021

Who doesn't love a good golf game, and PGA Tour 2K21 is exactly that. Play a career mode or against others online across many varied courses.

Mortal Kombat X

  • Available: 5 October to 1 November 2021

One of the best beat 'em ups in recent times, Mortal Kombat X is fast paced, combo tastic and gloriously, outrageously gory.

On PS5 only

The following game is exclusive to PlayStation 5 owners - both standard and Digital Edition.

Hell Let Loose

  • Available: 5 October to 1 November 2021

This multiplayer FPS is set in World War II and has already garnered a decent following on PC. It hits PS5 for the first time and you get to check it out for free.

PlayStation Plus Collection

The PlayStation Plus Collection is a line-up of 20 classic PS4 games available to download and play on PS5 through backward compatibility. In some cases, they will have boosts to the loading times and graphical performance on PS5 (ie. frame rates).

Here is the current game list:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Battlefield 1
  • Bloodborne
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Zombies Chronicles Edition
  • Crash Banidcoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Days Gone
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • Fallout 4
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
  • God of War
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Monster Hunter World
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Persona 5
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • The Last Guardian
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
  • Until Dawn
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published on 31 January 2019.