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'Transistor,' 'Rogue Legacy' among free games for PlayStation Plus in February

The PlayStation Plus updates includes a few of 2014's best downloadable games

Sony is refreshing the free games available as part of PlayStation Plus next week, and the new selection will include one of 2014’s most memorable games and a brand new title.

Subscribers to Sony’s PlayStation Plus service on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita will be able to pick up six new games beginning Feb. 3 for no additional cost. PlayStation 4 players will be able to download Supergiant Games’ intriguing and beautiful action game Transistor and Apotheon. The second title is making its PlayStation debut and tasks players with climbing Mount Olympus to steal the powers of Greek gods and protect mankind after the gods abandon humanity.

Yakuza 4 and Thief will be available for PlayStation 3 players to download. Yakuza 4 was released several years ago, but will prep players before Yakuza 5 comes out later this year worldwide after debuting in Japan in 2012. Thief released early last year, reviving a beloved franchise after a decade out of the spotlight.

Finally, PlayStation Vita players are being offered Kick & Fennick and Rogue LegacyFennick is a platformer that follows the adventures of a boy, Kick, and his new robot companion, Fennick, as they venture out for a new energy source to keep Fennick active. Rogue Legacy tasks players with exploring a castle, which is randomly generated every time a player dies and restarts. And as an added twist, every new character players pick up is actually the descendant of the last character they played, each of whom will have different character traits that affect how they play. Rogue Legacy will also be available for PS Plus users on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.

PlayStation Plus promises subscribers new games available to download every month. These games will be available throughout February to PS Plus users at no extra cost until new games are offered during the first week in March.