Three Classic PS2 Games Are Making Their Way To PS5

Star Wars: Clone Wars (Image: Disney)

Star Wars: Clone Wars (Image: Disney)

Three classic PlayStation 2 titles will make their way to the PlayStation 5 on June 11.

Sony announced on May 28 that Tomb Raider: LegendStar Wars: The Clone Wars and Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus will all be making their way to the PlayStation Store on June 11. These games come as a part of PlayStation Plus’s “Classic Catalogue” of games, a series of retro titles available for PlayStation Plus premium members to download and play as a part of their subscription.

Tomb Raider: Legend is the seventh mainline entry in the franchise. Released on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, it marked a return to form for the series after the previous installment, The Angel of Darkness, received unfavorable reviews. This is the first Tomb Raider game available in the Classic Catalogue. Still, other entries in the series are available on the PS5 via the remastered collection of the first three games and the Tomb Raider reboot trilogies.

For those excited to try out the Sly Cooper franchise, Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus is a great place to start, as it is the first installment in the series. Once you’re finished with Sly Cooper’s first adventure, you can hop right into its sequels via The Sly Collection, a collection of the first three Sly Cooper games. Although unlike this release of Thievius RaccoonusThe Sly Collection is only available via streaming and is unavailable to download on PS5.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a game set during the titular Clone Wars era of the Star Wars timeline, opening during the Battle for Geonosis from Attack of the Clones. It is a perfect game for fans of this era of Star Wars, allowing players to control fan-favorite characters like Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Mace Windu, as well as ships and vehicles.

In addition to the three PS2 games coming to PS5, Sony also announced their monthly PS+ games, new PS VR2 games coming to PS+, a new game trial for WWE 2k24, an exclusive Roblox pack for PS+ users and new user avatars. June’s monthly will be SpongeBob Squarepants: The Cosmic ShakeAEW Fight Forever and Streets of Rage 4.

All three of these classic PS2 games will be added to the PS2 Classics Catalogue on May 29 as a part of Sony’s Days of Play sale and will become available on June 11.

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