Free Vanquish Out Now for PlayStation Plus Members in North America

PS Plus subscribers can also score big discounts and other deals

Sony has just confirmed that PlayStation Plus members in North America can now download a free copy of Vanquish via the Instant Game Collection later as well as take advantage of plenty of other great deals, including a free Dust 514 Starter Pack or the PSP/PS Vita title Mega Man Maverick Hunter X.

PlayStation Plus members have been treated with a variety of great deals over the last few months, as Sony has taken great care in offering its paying subscribers access to plenty of free games, via the Instant Collection, as well as to big deals, price cuts, and even exclusive access into certain beta stages, like the God of War: Ascension one.

Now, as part of the traditional PS Store update, PlayStation Plus members can enjoy some great new deals, including a free copy of PlayStation 3 game Vanquish.

What's more, PS Plus subscribers in North America can also get Mega Man Maverick Hunter X for either their PSP or PS Vita for free, and score a Dust 514 Starter pack without paying a single cent.

Last but not least, Plus members can also get Urban Trial Freestyle for either the PS3 or the PS Vita with a 20% discount.

Check out the full details about each new deal below, via the PS blog.

Vanquish (PS3)

PSN Price: $19.99, Free for PS Plus members

Celebrate the release of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance by playing one of Platinum’s finest action titles: Vanquish. The same studio that’s bringing you Raiden this week, also delivered one of the finest sci-fi shooters in Vanquish. Check out its fast and fluid combat system, experience the visceral melee combat, and download this PS3 Full Game free as a PS Plus member.

Mega Man Maverick Hunter X (PSP and PS Vita Compatible)

PSN Price: $9.99, Free for PS Plus members

An enhanced remake of the classic Mega Man X, complete with 3D character models, remixed music, and all new unlockable features, this is classic Mega Man turned up to 11. When Sigma leads a group of Reploids in a revolt against mankind, it’s up to X and Zero to protect the world from ruin. You can download this title free as a PS Plus member and play it on your PS Vita, or PSP.

Dust 514 Starter Pack

PSN Price: $9.99, Free for PS Plus members

DUST 514 brings intense infantry combat, large-scale warfare, and deep character advancement to a free-to-play massively multiplayer shooter. Wage war in the next generation of first-person shooters, where a single victory could prove the crushing blow to a galactic empire of thousands of online EVE Online gamers. While the game is still in its beta phase, you can take advantage of this free Starter Pack. Remember, additional content you purchase in Dust 514 while it’s in beta will be carried over to your account when the game sees its full release. You can download Dust 514 now, and it’s free to play.

Urban Trial Freestyle (PS3 and PS Vita – No Cross Buy)

20% off for PS Plus members (PS3 Version: Original price: $14.99; PS Plus Price: $11.99 PS Vita Version: Original price: $9.99; PS Plus Price: $7.99)

Urban Trial Freestyle challenges players to push their risk-taking to the absolute limits and deliver maximum stunt rewards. The game`s nonstop action is complemented by a host of features including multiple game modes, leader boards, rider and bike customization, and much more. With slick urban detailed graphics and an innovative physics engine fine-tuned for fun pick-up and play, the game has been specifically engineered to get the most out of both PS3 and PS Vita versions.

Last but not least, PlayStation Plus members will also benefit from a special Dungeon Defenders PS3 community XP event in the near future, so download the game, which is still free, via the Instant Collection right now.

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