To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Insomniac’s Ratchet & Clank franchise, Sony has announced the addition of five new games from its PlayStation 3 era to the PlayStation Plus Premium subscription service on November 15.
A few Ratchet & Clank games were previously available on Sony’s revamped PS Plus service, but the update expands that list significantly. Here is the full list of games coming to the service.
- Ratchet & Clank (PS3)
- Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
- Ratchet & Clank: upgrade your arsenal
- Ratchet & Clank: Dead End
- Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
It should be noted that PlayStation 3 games can only be streamed from the PlayStation Plus Premium service, not downloaded directly like how Xbox Game Pass games work.
Additionally, the PlayStation 5 game Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart will receive a free 20th anniversary armor pack today. It contains five armors inspired by different games in the franchise. The Commando armor is inspired by Go CommandoHoloflux armor inspired by Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in TimeQuest Armor inspired by Ratchet & Clank: Loot QuestMarauder Armor inspired by Dead endand Clank armor inspired by Ratchet’s robot sidekick.
Today we celebrate 20 years of traveling through space, time and dimensions with Ratchet & Cliquetis!
Anniversary Armor Pack details for Rift Apart and classic games in the series coming to PlayStation Plus Premium: https://t.co/1BVEaFbdk5 pic.twitter.com/cMCQRGsWmk
—PlayStation (@PlayStation) November 4, 2022
The first one Ratchet & Clank game launched in 2002 for the PlayStation 2 when Insomniac was still an independent developer. The studio is best known for working on the Ratchet & Clank and Spyro franchises. He also developed the PlayStation-exclusive Resistance first-person shooter series. Insomniac has created a Microsoft exclusive, Overdrive at sunset, for Xbox One and PC. Today, Insomniac is best known for Marvel’s Spiderman and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales for PS4 and PS5.
Currently, Insomniac is working on Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and a new one Wolverine Game. The former is set to release in 2023 while the latter has yet to receive a definite release window.