Sony has today announced the retro-inspired PS5, PS4 RPG Sea of Stars will launch straight into PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium on its release date of 29th August 2023. It will be part of the August 2023 service refresh, arriving at the end of the month, and you can get a taste of it right now with a demo available on the PS Store. Details on the game's traversal system can be read over on the PlayStation Blog.

Level designer Philippe Dionne said: "It’s incredible for us to imagine how many more players worldwide will experience Sea of Stars and join the conversation around our project. After working on this game that is so dear to us for five years, we’re now only a few weeks away from release, and we’re happy to share this moment with the PlayStation community."

The full PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium lineup for August 2023 will be confirmed on 8th August 2023, with Sea of Stars as one of its headliners. If you don't have an active membership, it'll cost $34.99. The game comes from studio Sabotage, which previously made The Messenger. Are you happy you won't have to pay a penny extra to play this RPG? Let us know in the comments below.