PlayStation Plus Free Games For January 2017: The Best Indie Games To Rival Microsoft’s Xbox Games With Gold Lineup

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As PS4 owners wait for next year, fans wonder what the PlayStation Plus free games For January 2017 will be. While fans would love to see some free AAA titles, we will likely see few acclaimed indie games get the spotlight. This is hardly a bad thing, since this can lead to some games getting big attention.

Now that Microsoft has announced ?their Xbox Games with Gold?lineup for January 2017, Sony fans are wondering how Sony PlayStation’s premium service will compete. The Xbox One will be getting Death Trap, Killer Instinct Season 2, Rayman Origins and The Cave. Frankly, those titles are hard to compete with, but we’ve come up with a list of indie games Sony should consider making free.


One of the most acclaimed indie games of the year, Inside, would be a great choice as one of the PlayStation Plus free games for January. While the title did come to Xbox One and PC first, it did eventually make its way to PS4. Made from the creators of Limbo, Playdead’s Inside offers a similar experience that is more colorful, but just as sinister.

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas

Since everyone is going crazy over Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Sony should give fans a similar experience by making Oceanhorn free. Clearly inspired by the legendary Nintendo series, Oceanhorn has great graphics and fun Zelda-esque gameplay that newbies will enjoy. With over 15 hours of gameplay, fans will definitely appreciate the RPG.


A compelling indie game that is loved by critics and fans, Firewatch is a solid choice as one of the PlayStation Plus free games for January 2017. Some critics have been harsh to it, with some calling it as just another walking simulator, but the story and voice acting are top notch. Add a compelling mystery with pretty environments and you have one hell of a PS Plus game.

Sony hasn’t really given any statements regarding their PlayStation Plus free games for January 2017, but we should see them soon. The year is almost over after all, so players should have a fun time regardless of what the actual games will be. ?

Also Read: Playstation Plus Free Games Predictions for January 2017

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