PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

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PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

Plus celebrate Sonic’s 30th anniversary with a trio of titles: Sonic Mania, Team Sonic Racing and Sonic Forces.

PlayStation Now’s June lineup features open world adventuring, 30th anniversary celebrations, the return of a fighting icon and a compelling combination of roguelike and card building. Starting tomorrow, June 1, you can hunt monsters in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition (also known as the Complete Edition), celebrate Sonic’s birthday with a trio of fantastic titles starring the blue hedgehog, battle friends locally or online in Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown and attempt to Slay the Spire.

Let’s take a closer look at each game.

PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition

This story-driven open world role-playing game is set in a visually stunning fantasy universe, full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. Play as a professional monster hunter tasked with finding a child of prophecy in a vast open world rich with merchant cities, dangerous mountain passes, and forgotten caverns to explore. The Game of the Year Edition includes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, all 16 DLCs, and two Expansion Packs: Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is available on PlayStation Now until September 6, 2021.

PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

Team Sonic Racing

The speeding ‘hog switches sneakers for wheels in this thrilling, competitive style arcade racer. Face-off with friends in intense multiplayer racing, race together across stunning worlds and work together as a team by sharing power-ups and speed boosts. Pick one of the Sonic franchise’s iconic faces, who have been split across three distinct character types, then unlock game changing vehicle customization options to suit your racing style.

PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

Sonic Mania

Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in this all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with stunning HD retro-style graphics. Multiple playable characters give you the ability to go explosively fast as Sonic, soar as Tails, or power through tough obstacles with Knuckles’ brute strength. You can relive the Sonic of the past with an exciting new twist on classic zones while fighting against new bosses and Dr. Eggman’s evil robot army. Go head to-head with players in Competition mode or play in co-op mode with a friend.

PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

Sonic Forces

The evil Dr. Eggman has conquered much of the world with help from a powerful and mysterious new villain named Infinite. Now, you must assist Sonic and build an army to reclaim the world as you fight against chaos and destruction. Defeat enemies with blazing speed as Modern Sonic, catapult past perilous platforms as Classic Sonic, and create your very own Custom Hero Character equipped with a variety of powerful gadgets. Experience fast-paced action with these three unique gameplay styles and explore iconic stages.

Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown

As announced in our PlayStation Plus monthly game lineup for June*, Sega’s iconic one-on-one battler is also available on PlayStation Now this month. This console exclusive allows both VF veterans and newcomers to experience the intense martial arts combat, deep strategy, and intricately balanced gameplay of the groundbreaking 3D fighter in stunning HD. New online features – like custom tournaments supporting up to 16 players and live spectating – join classic modes like Rank Match, Arcade, and VF5’s famously robust training to deliver the definitive Virtua Fighter experience.

PlayStation Now games for June: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Virtua Fighter 5, Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire

Card game fuses with roguelike in this acclaimed fantasy battler. With hundreds of cards to choose from to build your deck and ever-changing layouts and battles, every journey is unique as you attempt to ascend the Spire. Select cards that work together to efficiently dispatch foes and reach the top, while powerful items known as relics can greatly enhance your deck through powerful interactions. 

Slay the Spire is available on PlayStation Now until December 6, 2021.

Car Mechanic Simulator

Repair, paint, tune and drive cars as you strive to build and expand your repair service empire in this simulation game. There are also car auctions where old cars are available for resale or purchased for your collection.

Featuring more cars (48), more tools (10+), more options and more parts (1000+) than ever before. It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work.

Also, just a reminder that streaming support for 1080p resolution to PS4/PS5 consoles and PC is now available everywhere the service is available. Your actual streaming resolution may vary depending on your internet connection speed (minimum 5Mbps required for streaming, minimum 15Mbps required for 1080p streaming).

 *Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown will be available to PlayStation Plus members until Monday, July 5.
**Certain games featured on PlayStation Now may be made available in the library on a limited-time basis only.

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  • It’s kind weird that Virtual Fighter 5 is on PS now but also on PS Plus. But at least we have some Sonic games.

    • Really isn’t that weird. Can’t recall off top of my head but they have had same game on Now and plus. Done it several times in fact.

  • Enough sonic already, there are dozens of sonic games on ps now already.

    Add some exclusives, classic or fancy ones like god of war 2018, LittleBigPlanet I-II (I don’t think you ever add your precious Sackboy), GTA V etc…

    • Sonic Forces it has 49 trophies great job SEGA
      Wish Virtual Fighter V have same like Sonic

    • Why don’t they just add more games they can keep adding sonic too but if there other games that people want they should just add those and not stop adding a certain other franchise games

  • Guess who is going to finish this game on Playstation after doing it on Switch and PC <3 :D

  • Weak month imo, and where is the sale on Now? Days of Play sale starting week two soon

  • PS Now Needs More JRPGs And Platformers. At least bring old ones to PS Now.

    Tales of Berseria
    Dragon Quest 11
    13 Sentinels
    Knack 2
    Super Lucky’s Tale

  • An all time low, this month is abysmal! Witcher 3 the main game?? That game is old and on sale cheap nearly 24/7 and its a timed game haha wow that’s bad. Virtua Fighter 5 completely pointless, 2 more PS+ games so that’s 3 this month. A simulator game hardly anyone will be interested in, a card game… And another sonic game…. Been with PS Now for ages but this is my last month, service has become absolute terrible.

    • the_highstepper

      Slay the Spire is an awesome game. It’s metacritic is like a 87 or 88 and is easy to sink hours into in a single session without realizing how much time has passedm

  • singhisking00911

    This is a good month imo. I only played witcher 3 out of all the games and got more than 3 games added this time which is always a plus

  • Excellent! This is the level of game announcement news that I hope to see every month.

    We’re getting treated to seven games throughout a wide range of genres, including one of which is an actual “day one” new release. This is very encouraging for fans of the service, and I would like to see this trend continue!

  • Don’t sleep on Slay the Spire, it’s a fantastic game.

    • Slay the Spire is amazing game due 46 trophies, its fun having games like that. So much trophies so much fun

      Virtual Fighter is not even 1% fun because of 13 trophies
      Due wasting of time

      Witcher is masterpiece in trophies
      It has 79 trophies u will loved and enjoyed in it

      Car Mechanic is fun because of it has 37 trophies u will enjoy in it

      Sonic games i dont care my eyes are not good for that game lose of vission when sonic running i cant see

  • To be honest the game is good but we need nba 2k21

  • So yet again another game that was already given on plus is being bundled in as a filler.

  • What good does this do me.
    I’ve been without a PlayStation for 62 weeks now.
    And for some reason can’t seem to replace it.
    Never mind wanting the PS5.
    I’d settle for just another PS4 Pro.

  • Guess that I’m breaking up with you PsNow. whoever thought giving the same game on both services is either trolling subscribers or really hates his job to the bones.

    Slay The Spire saves the month for me, maybe I’ll get my hands dirty & start wrecking car engines in the Mechanics sim.

    BAD SONY, BAD!!!

    • Totally agree with your first sentence, it’s like a slap in the face for the “loyal” subscribers of both services!!

  • Sonic forever awesome

  • Waiting for the day that Sony will take this service serious

    • the_highstepper

      I’m fairly sure it’s been announced it won’t be hosting ps5 games and will only have ps4 games on it which will be accessible to play at lower specs on the ps5. So it doesn’t seem they are investing in the current model of it in the long term.

  • Bring PSNOW to Australia!!!

  • Not good at all. The same for both subscriptions. Now we know next month or two we will see The Witcher 3 on ps plus. If you don’t play online then both subscriptionsides have become pointless.

  • As our American friends say hot garbage

  • Sony is not even pretending anymore, thinking we wouldn’t notice Now and Plus games swapping same titles month after month. They just flat out gave the same game on both same time. Slap in face to people who have both subs.

  • It’s not even showing on PS Now yet. I’m literally typing this on June 1st, and nothing has changed on PS Now for PC (since I’m not near my Playstation console). I was excited to jump on Sonic Mania on the cloud during my lunch break, and I can’t even access it yet. Wonder if Amazon Luna got their Sonic games yet?

  • Don’t understand the duplicate game on the two different service. Whoever the person work behind the PlayStation now service should be fired. If you want to celebrate with Sega anniversary games, should have put Vanquish and Bayonetta collection.

  • PlayStation is absolutely killing it with PS Now’s impressive games library and subscription price, it just needs a minor enhancement and it’s be unbeatable.

  • Okay, cool. Now give us PSNow in all countries.

  • Will we ever see PS NOW in Australia?

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