Hell Let Loose and Mortal Kombat X headline PlayStation Plus October 2021 lineup

The PlayStation Plus October 2021 lineup confirms earlier leaks and fans aren't happy.


Every month, PlayStation Plus subscribers get access to at least two games. However, for the better part of the past year, Sony has been giving away three different titles to PS Plus subscribers: two PS4 games and a third one that's exclusive to PS5 owners.

Fans are up in arms about Sony's lineup PS Plus subscribers this October 2021.

For October 2021, the free PS Plus October 2021 games are Mortal Kombat X and PGA Tour 2K21 for PS4, as well as Hell Let Loose for PS5.

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Why are fans not happy with the PS Plus October 2021 lineup?

This isn't the first time that Sony has offered the same title twice. You'd think that they'd learn not to do it by now though.

A few weeks ago, a trusted source leaked the PS Plus October 2021 freebies. Back then, audiences couldn't help but express their dismay, especially after the strong September 2021 lineup.

The free PS5 title, Hell Let Loose, is a World War II multiplayer shooter. The game was first launched in early access in June 2019 before making its way to Windows PCs earlier this year. It will be available on the PS5 and Xbox Series X starting on October 5.

If it's any consolation, the complaints aren't targeted towards Hell Let Loose. If anything, audiences love Hell Let Loose. The game currently holds a 79 score on Metacritic with several thousand positive reviews on Steam. In particular, PC gamers find the unique commander role interesting. This one player leads either side and can order airstrikes, as well as manage resource nodes for other players to maintain. It will be interesting to see if console players echo similar statements.

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Perhaps the biggest issue that subscribers have is with the PS4 titles: PGA Tour 2K21 and Mortal Kombat X. The former was released in 2020, and while it's a passable golf simulator, it's has a few rough edges. Meanwhile, the latter is already part of the PlayStation Plus Collection, a catalog of 20 games given free to anyone who owns a PlayStation 5 and maintains a PS Plus subscription.

With that said, PS Plus subscribers can start downloading October's PS Plus games starting on October 5 up until November 1. In the meantime, Hitman 2, Predator: Hunting Grounds, as well as Overcooked! All You Can Eat, are still available until October 4.

Ray Ampoloquio
Ray is based in the Philippines. He is a lifelong gamer and a PC hardware enthusiast. He builds and repairs laptops and computers for friends and family in his spare time. You can find Ray on Twitter.