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PS3 multiplayer servers for Uncharted, The Last of Us are about to go dark

PS3 multiplayer servers for Uncharted, The Last of Us are about to go dark

Naughty Dog has announced that the PlayStation 3 versions of some of its biggest games will soon have their multiplayer servers shut down. The games due for this multiplayer sunset include Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, and The Last of Us. If you're surprised to hear that PS3 multiplayer for these games is still up and running after all these years, you definitely aren't alone.

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PlayStation Plus free games for March ditch PS3 and PS Vita

PlayStation Plus free games for March ditch PS3 and PS Vita

Sony has revealed the free PlayStation Plus games for March and the list of free games is a fair bit shorter than we're used to seeing. That's because Sony has ended support for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita beginning in March. Though PS3 and PS Vita users can still subscribe to PlayStation Plus and receive other benefits, they'll no longer receive free games each month.

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PlayStation Plus games for February include Hitman, For Honor

PlayStation Plus games for February include Hitman, For Honor

With February just around the corner, Sony has detailed the next round of free games that will be offered through PlayStation Plus. As always, there are two games for each of the consoles currently supported by PlayStation Plus: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita. The two games headlining February's batch are particularly big names, so we can imagine many people putting bandwidth toward downloading PS Plus games in February.

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Minecraft updates on Xbox 360, PS3, Vita, and Wii U come to an end

Minecraft updates on Xbox 360, PS3, Vita, and Wii U come to an end

At this point, Minecraft seems like one of those evergreen games that isn't going anywhere, but today the journey is coming to an end for some folks playing on older consoles. 4J Studios, which has handled porting and maintenance duties on Minecraft for a variety of platforms, has announced that work has wrapped on the Xbox 360, PS Vita, Wii U, and PlayStation 3 versions of the game.

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PlayStation Plus December 2018 free games include horror and racing

PlayStation Plus December 2018 free games include horror and racing

Sony has revealed its December 2018 free game lineup for PlayStation Plus subscribers. The company is offering up half a dozen titles for its console owners, offering something for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita. Most notable about the offerings is Soma, a science fiction horror game from the creators behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

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Some PlayStation 3 game servers will shut down in January 2019

Some PlayStation 3 game servers will shut down in January 2019

Sony has emailed PlayStation owners with a notice impacting the PlayStation 3: some game servers will be shutting down in January 2019. The decision to shut down the servers only applies to a handful of games, none of which are likely to have a large number of players at this point. Other game servers will continue to operate for now.

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September’s free PlayStation Plus games feature some big names

September’s free PlayStation Plus games feature some big names

Sony has revealed the games that will be offered for free through PlayStation Plus next month, and it seems that PS4 owners are in for a treat. The free PS4 games for September include Destiny 2 and God of War III: Remastered, which is particularly exciting because we don't always see big-name titles offered through PS Plus like this. Even better is that Destiny 2 is going live a little bit early.

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Here’s your PlayStation Plus free games lineup for July

Here’s your PlayStation Plus free games lineup for July

With June 2018 wrapping up at the end of this week, it's time to start looking forward to July. That means another round of free PlayStation Plus games is coming up, and now Sony has revealed just what those games are. If you're ready for more from the mind of David Cage after Beyond: Two Souls was included in May's lineup, then you'll definitely want to have a look at what's on tap for July.

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Minecraft won’t update for Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U after “Acquatic”

Minecraft won’t update for Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U after “Acquatic”

Minecraft is available on a truly impressive number of platforms, but it won't be long now before Mojang and Microsoft drop some of them from their update schedule. Though there was some question as to whether or not Minecraft's incoming Update Aquatic would make it to legacy consoles, Microsoft has confirmed that it will. Unfortunately, this will be the last significant update we'll see for many of those older platforms, so those playing on them should prepare for the end.

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PlayStation Plus free games for May revealed

PlayStation Plus free games for May revealed

As alarming as it may be to realize that we've arrived at the end of April, the fact that May is right around the corner means that it's time for Sony to reveal a new slate of PlayStation Plus games. Those who are planning to pick up Detroit: Become Human when it launches later on in May might want to have a look at this new batch of PlayStation Plus games, as one of them comes from Detroit's director, David Cage.

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Here are your free PlayStation Plus games for April

Here are your free PlayStation Plus games for April

April is just around the corner, and with the changing month comes a new batch of PlayStation Plus games for subscribers across Sony's hardware line up. March offered a collection of excellent PlayStation Plus games, at least for PS4 players, who received copies of Bloodborne and Ratchet and Clank on the house. While April's selection of games might not be quite on the same level, there are still some neat titles worth checking out.

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PS3 OtherOS settlement claims end next month

PS3 OtherOS settlement claims end next month

It’s not unusual to hear giant companies being sued left and right, by other companies or by customers via a class action suit. And it’s also not unusual to hear about those lawsuits dragging on for years. That was indeed the case with the “fat” PlayStation 3 when Sony removed its advertised “OtherOS” feature. Six years later, Sony decided to settle the lawsuit for what is basically loose change for the company. Now those who wish to claim a part of that settlement have to do so until April or else forfeit that $65 forever.

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