New PS Now games for August: NieR: Automata, Ghostrunner, and Undertale

August’s new titles for PlayStation Now members cover a variety of game styles. NieR: Automata offers a complex story and intense RPG action in the distant future as combat androids take on a mechanical threat. The challenging and stylistic sci-fi first-person platformer, Ghostrunner, combines exciting parkour and one-hit-kill mechanics. Lastly, top-down adventure, Undertale, lets you explore a rich RPG world full of strange and delightful characters where violence isn’t the only answer.

NieR: Automata

In this captivating action RPG, invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing machine lifeforms. To break the deadlock, a new breed of android infantry is sent into the fray: the YoRHa squad. Join androids 2B and 9S in their ferocious battle to reclaim an overrun dystopia and experience mesmerizing, high-speed combat that’s the specialty of development studio PlatinumGames.

Available to download and stream until November 1, 2021.

Ghostrunner

Ghostrunner is a hardcore FPP slasher packed with lightning-fast action, set in a grim, cyberpunk megastructure. Climb Dharma Tower, humanity’s last shelter, after a world-ending cataclysm. Make your way up from the bottom to the top, confront the tyrannical Keymaster, and take your revenge. View Ghostrunner game details.

Undertale

In this top-down adventure, control a human who falls underground into the world of monsters. Now you must find your way out… or stay trapped forever! Explore a rich RPG world full of strange and delightful characters where violence isn’t the only answer: every enemy can be defeated nonviolently. View Undertale game details.