4 big new PlayStation Store releases you need to check out this week

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4 big new PlayStation Store releases you need to check out this week

Middle-earth: Shadow of War, WWE 2K18, The Evil Within 2 and more…

This week, hang out with dwarves, elves, Orcs and Uruks in an open-world Middle Earth in the long-awaited sequel to 2014’s acclaimed Shadow of Mordor – Middle-earth: Shadow of War launches on Tuesday!

It’s an entirely different kind of drama that awaits in WWE 2K18, with the deluxe edition releasing this Friday. Get in the ring and wrestle with epic storylines and the biggest superstars on the circuit!

But even if you’re not an action adventure fan or a wrestling fanatic, there are plenty of experiences to choose from this week. Here are our highlights, plus the week’s full release schedule.

1. Middle-earth: Shadow of War

The long-awaited sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor picks up where the first game left off, sandwiched between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Follow the Ranger Talion and the spirit of the elf lord Celebrimbor in their quest to forge a new Ring of Power to fight Sauron.

2. WWE 2K18

WWE 2K18 is back with the biggest roster in the franchise’s history! WWE fans and fighting game fanatics can enjoy all the hard-hitting action and drama of WWE with new game modes, match types, and an expanded character creation. Will you dare step into the ring?

  • Why you should play it: Compete for the title, headline Wrestlemania and write your name in the history books of WWE!
  • Releases: 13th October

3. The Evil Within 2

The Evil Within 2 brings you to a world filled with nightmares as you follow Detective Sebastian Castellanos in his quest to save his daughter Lily from the Mobius corporation. The choice is yours: either confront enemies head on or sneak your way past danger. But either way you’ll have to face and survive the horrors within.

  • Why you should play it: Produced by Resident Evil series creator, Shinji Mikami, the Evil Within 2 has you face some serious surrealist scares.
  • Releases: 13th October

4. Echo

Echo is a sci-fi action puzzler with a twist: your enemies will adapt to your play style. Follow En as she tries to infiltrate The Palace – an intriguing structure that spawns Echoes, made to resemble you not only physically but psychologically. As you play, they will get smart and evolve their strategy specifically to counter you.


  • Why you should play it: Your biggest enemy is yourself. Combat an A.I that evolves to counter your infiltration strategies.
  • Releases: 11th October

And here’s the full rundown of all this week’s new releases:

PlayStation StoreOut this week

















10th October

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Telltale
  • Episode 4

13th October

Remember, if you’ve not got access to your PS4, PS3 or PS Vita then you can also buy through our online store on your mobile, tablet or computer.

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