Published on November 26th, 2020 | by Andrew Bistak
PlayStation Plus in December | Worms Rumble, Just Cause 4 and Rocket Arena + FREE Online Multiplayer Weekend
The PlayStation Plus monthly games lineup for December is here! This month, multiplayer franchise Worms rips up the turn-based rulebook in Worms Rumble for PS4 and PS5. Players can also join Team17’s invertebrate invasion in open-world adventure title Just Cause 4 and a enjoy a unique spin on the 3v3 shooter in the form of Rocket Arena.
Let’s take a closer look at each title.
Worms Rumble (PS4 and PS5)
This is Worms like you’ve never played it before, with intense, real-time, arena-based 32 player cross-platform combat*! Use a variety of fan-favourite weapons like the Bazooka and Shotgun plus all-new additions to the armoury to bring the pain to your invertebrate opponents as you climb the ranks. Customise your worm, then take part in seasonal events, daily challenges and community collaborations for additional XP and rewards, and experimental game modes in The Lab. Get ready for Deathmatch and Battle Royale where you’re only ever a Holy Hand Grenade away from death! Watch the trailer here.
Just Cause 4
Jump into an action-packed open-world sandbox experience and cause chaos with a wide selection of weaponry, vehicles and gear as Rico Rodriguez skydives into the exotic climes of South America. Explore the remote South American country of Solís, 1024 square kilometres of exotic playground, from rainforest, to desert, to snowy mountain peaks, brooding with conflict, secrets and untold danger. Fight Black Hand, a tech-driven private military organisation, under terrifying environmental conditions, including treacherous tornadoes and tropical lightning storms, and use never-before-seen in-game physics to turn the extreme weather to your advantage. Strap into your wingsuit, equip your fully customisable grappling hook, and get ready to bring the thunder! Watch the trailer here.
Rockets rule everything in this explosive online* 3v3 shooter where you’re never out of the action. Try out a roster of fantastic heroes with distinctive rockets and abilities to rule the arena. Learn how to time your dodges, lead your targets and unearth new strategies based on your squad and try out in-game items such as the Rocket Magnet, Trip Mine and Speed Boost to change the course of combat. Earn experience to unlock Rocket Parts, Totem Parts and spectacular outfits to customise your hero’s look. Mix, match and level up powerful artefacts to give your heroes impressive new stat boosts and effects. Dive into Knockout for classic 3v3 competitive action, or practice your favourite combos against RocketBots first. Compete to score goals in Rocketball, control zones in Mega Rocket, and go for the gold in Treasure Hunt. Watch the trailer here.
All games will be available to play on Tuesday, December 1 until Monday, January 4.
FREE Online Multiplayer Weekend
Also, next month, non-PlayStation Plus members who own PS4 or PS5 games with active online multiplayer modes or features will be able to try them out for a limited time. Sony Interactive Entertainment is hosting a free online multiplayer weekend that will run from midnight Saturday, December 19 until 11:59pm on Sunday, December 20.
And remember, you’ve still got time to download November’s PS Plus games, with Bugsnax (PS5) being available until Monday, January 4, and Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition; both available until Monday, November 30.
To learn more about the PlayStation Plus lineup for December, head to the PlayStation Blog.