A game has been made free for PlayStation subscribers with little fanfare. Right now, May's free PlayStation Plus games are available, and soon June's free PS Plus games will be available to download. Before that happens though, be sure to download May's free games and this hidden freebie. Further, while the game is a PS4 game, PS5 players can download and play it with the power of backward compatibility. To do this though you will need to use the web version of the PlayStation Store. If you try and use the PlayStation Store on the PS5 console, you won't be able to download the game.
Whether you're using the web version or the PS4 console version, between now and June 1, you can download Capcom Arcade Stadium: Ghosts 'n Goblins, for free, as long as you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber. If you're not a PS Plus subscriber, you will need to fork over $2 to play the game.
As the name suggests, you will need Capom Arcade Stadium to play it. Fortunately, Capcom Arcade Stadium is a free download. It's also worth noting the game is included in the Capcom Arcade Stadium Packs 1, 2, and 3 bundle, which means you may already have it downloaded if you own this.
As for the game itself, Ghost 'n Goblins is a run and gun platformer developed by Capocm and created by Tokuro Fujiwara, the creator of Commando and one of the most prominent video game creators of all time. The first entry in the series of the same name, the game debuted all the way back on September 19, 1985, and at first, it was only available via the arcade.
A critical and commercial success, the game's difficulty is notorious, and it's a big reason why so many remember and revisit it to this day.
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