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PlayStation 5 Game Trials Now Active, Play Games For Hours Before Buying

PlayStation 5 Game Trials Now Active, Play Games For Hours Before Buying

Make sure you like a game before spending your hard-earned money on them

Imogen Mellor

Imogen Mellor

Sony has been hard at work with a new and interesting feature PlayStation 5 fans are bound to enjoy. The company has been sending out emails that introduce a new concept called Game Trials, a system where PlayStation 5 owners will be able to download and trial a game for several hours before making the decision to purchase the game.

As reported by Push Square, Sony has announced plans to make two excellent games available to PlayStation 5 owners for a limited-time trial. Death Stranding Director's Cut and Sackboy A Big Adventure will both be the first games on the program for players to test out. But how long do you get to play these games before the trial ends? Well, that's a pretty pleasant surprise as you'll be able to play Death Stranding for six hours and Sackboy for five hours before your time is up.

Here is the trailer for Death Stranding Director's Cut...

These timers will activate as soon as you start downloading the content, which is a little questionable, but if you're keen on playing either of these titles, make sure you have a full afternoon off to enjoy every second you can before making a purchase decision. Additionally, make sure you've got good internet because if it takes more than four or five hours to download the game, you're not going to get much playtime. Please note that this offer is for PlayStation 5 games only though, so the PlayStation 4 versions of either game aren't included in the trial.

You may only use these trials once per game, so use them wisely. Thankfully if you were to decide to purchase a game after playing the trial, your progress will seamlessly transfer over so you're not going to be forced to play those few hours again.

The trials for Death Stranding Director's Cut and Sackboy A Big Adventure will be available until October 28th 2021. We assume that it'll be like PlayStation Plus games where we will get a title or two each month from then on to try but these trials may be less frequent than that.

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Topics: PlayStation