The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 9/27/2016

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 9/27/2016

Hello, Commander. Earth has fallen to a devious alien threat. A small resistance is scattered, hurting, and desperate for a leader. Gather your forces and save humanity in XCOM 2, out this week on PS4.

Following in the footsteps of the critically acclaimed XCOM: Enemy Unknown, XCOM 2 features the rich challenge of turn-based combat, countless new items and upgrades, and a new alien threat. Command a mobile headquarters as you oversee resistance operations around the globe, and employ a variety of battlefield tactics to claim victory against impossible odds.

Also: Watch our latest short film that celebrates all the adventures and games from PlayStation Store.

For a full list of new games coming to PlayStation this week, read on. And enjoy the Drop!

The Drop

New Releases: Week of September 27, 2016
PS4 — Digital

Arcade Archives Contra

Contra is an action game released by Konami in 1987. Soldiers Bill and Lance work to stop the destruction of Earth and challenge an alien threat with incredible weapons and guerrilla tactics.

PS4, PS Vita — Digital (Cross Buy)

Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon is an award-winning gothic roguelike RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes against unimaginable horrors, stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Can you keep your heroes together when all hope is lost?

PS4 — Retail

Dead Rising 2

In the sequel to Dead Rising, players step into the shoes of Chuck Greene, professional motorcycle racer. Surrounded by a horde of hungry zombies in the spectacular casino town of Fortune City, Chuck finds himself in a race against time to find Zombrex, the one thing that can keep Katey, his young daughter, alive.

PS4, PS3 — Digital, Retail


FIFA 17 immerses you in authentic football experiences by leveraging the sophistication of a new game engine. Complete innovation in the way players think and move, physically interact with opponents, and execute in attack lets you own every moment on the pitch.

PS4 — Digital


Lichtspeer is an action arcade lightspear-throwing simulator based in an ancient Germanic future. In a land filled with Wurst Zombies and Hipster Ice Giants, survival is an art. Grab your lightspear, become a Germonaut, and traverse lands straight out of Germanic myths. Survive with style and expand your powers to fight for the glory and amusement of the almighty Gods.

PS4 — Digital, Retail

Mount and Blade Warband

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it’s time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!

PS4 — Digital (Out 9/28)

Wand Wars

Wand Wars is a fast-paced magical sports game. Players ride brooms over ancient arenas, cast arcane spells and turn opponents into adorable chickens. Try to control a powerful sphere that bounces around the arena, increasing in speed and size over time.

PS4 — Digital, Retail


Earth has changed and is now under alien rule. Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. Take command of the Avenger, an alien supply craft converted to XCOM’s mobile headquarters. You decide where to guide your strike team, how to expand your support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations.

PS4 — Digital


Pure action fights in a sci-fi setting: the galaxy must be saved by the Zheros special agents, with punches and hi-tech weapons. Fight against the robotic army of Dr. Vendetta and mess up his plans to turn every living creature into an odd and hostile minion.

PlayStation Music Logo

  • Dave East – Kairi Chanel
  • Opeth – Sorceress
  • Banks – Altar

PlayStation Video Logo

  • Ghostbusters (Extended Version)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence
  • Ice Age: Collision Course

PlayStation Vue Logo

  • Bob’s Burgers – September 25 at 7:30/6:30c (FOX)
  • The First Presidential Debate – September 26 at 4/3c (CNN)
  • Code Black – September 28 at 10/9c (CBS)

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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