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Some PS Plus Subscribers Are Getting Locked Out of Their Free Games




A worrying subject seems to have cropped up for PlayStation Plus subscribers over the previous week. Several upvoted posts in Reddit’s PlayStation Plus group have reported that they’ve misplaced entry to sure video games that they’ve beforehand acquired as a part of their PlayStation Plus subscription. These video games embody titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and others. Sony has but to formally touch upon the problem however is alleged to be trying into it.

A outstanding publish within the PlayStation Plus subreddit introduced consideration to the problem earlier this week, however follow-up posts from different PlayStation Plus subscribers have repeated the issue. The points are at all times the identical. Despite at present being subscribed to PlayStation Plus, they now not have entry to video games granted to them in earlier months of PlayStation Plus. Instead, the sport options the PlayStation Plus icon with a locked image on high of it.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is repeatedly famous as one of many video games which had PlayStation Plus entry revoked, however it is not the one recreation. One subscriber confirmed that they misplaced entry to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Another consumer talked about shopping for the DLC for Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown just for PlayStation Plus to lock them out. Other video games talked about embody Wreckers, Destruction AllStars, and Hitman.

Exactly what the issue is with PlayStation Plus is not clear and affected subscribers have not been capable of finding an answer to the issue but. They’ve tried the “Renew License” choice in every video games’ settings, deleting and trying to reinstall, and contacting assist to see if PlayStation can unlock the video games — which it will probably’t. The solely concept that would show true is that it has to do with letting PlayStation Plus lapse after which later resubscribing.

Several responses in these Reddit threads point out bringing the problem up with PlayStation assist and having been instructed it is being appeared into. PlayStation hasn’t made an official assertion on the matter, nonetheless. It could even show true that that is by design, that it is a part of a PlayStation Plus licensing settlement that PlayStation would not like to speak about publically.

For the time being, PlayStation Plus customers needs to be conscious that in the event that they let their membership lapse, sure video games could now not be obtainable as soon as they resubscribe. Considering PlayStation’s promise that these video games would unlock if customers resubscribed, it is a disappointing scenario. But contemplating the dearth of communication on the matter, fixing PlayStation Plus looks as if a comparatively low precedence for the corporate.

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Source: Reddit