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Today on PSN: Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam, Dead Space 2 demo, Mass Effect 2 Demo, More

Eduardo Vasconcellos's Avatar + Posted by Eduardo Vasconcellos on Dec 21, 2010 // Community Manager, Bioware

Welcome To The Jungle – Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam live today

Today’s the day all our amazing PlayStation 3 fans can get their hands on Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam. This expansion pack to Battlefield: Bad Company 2 adds new maps, weapons, vehicles and trophies, all set to a two hour soundtrack of period-typical songs, making for one dynamic tour of duty.

Along with all of this great content comes a challenge to you, our PS3 audience, directly from Battlefield developer DICE called The Battle for Hastings. This challenge asks players to complete 69 million support actions within Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam, which will unlock the fifth map to be found in the expansion, Operation Hastings.

Get ready to do your part in The Battle for Hastings and download Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for the PS3 today! And while you’re at it, take advantage of our newly dropped prices on Onslaught (now $4.99), Shortcut Kit ($14.99), and in case you haven’t picked up the variety of free multiplayer maps through our VIP Pass, you can now pick that up for just $9.99.

Dead Space 2 Demo Infests PSN Today

by Jay Frechette, Community Manager, Visceral Games

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Hello Dead Space fans! Today the single player demo for Dead Space 2 is available on the PlayStation Store! We can’t wait for you guys to play it and wanted to share a couple details of what to expect.

In the Dead Space 2 demo, you will take engineer Isaac Clarke on a terrifying adventure through the Church of Unitology, what appears to be a sanctuary quickly turns dangerous and deadly, during the Necromorph outbreak on the Sprawl. You’ll have access to a variety of new tools, including the new Javelin gun that has an electrifying secondary attack, the updated stasis recharge mechanic and enhanced telekinesis ability. Don’t forget to stop at the Store to change into the advanced suit, equipped with jets that will allow Isaac full 360-degree control in zero-g space! We hope you enjoy it and pick up Dead Space 2 when it’s released on 1/25/2011.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Super Sports Pack hits PSN today

by Spenser Norrish, Community Coordinator, EA

One of the fastest street legal race cars ever manufactured has joined the pursuit! The GUMPERT Apollo S—as well as the equally awesome Porsche 911 GT2 RS and Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport—is now available in Need For Speed Hot Pursuit via the Super Sports Pack. This DLC (available for $6.99) also brings 13 new events and 11 new Trophies into the fray.

Mass Effect 2 PS3 demo arrives today on PSN

by Jarrett Lee

Today marks the first time PlayStation 3 gamers will be able to experience the Mass Effect universe. The demo for Mass Effect 2 has arrived, allowing players to experiment with character creation (which will you chose: play as the iconic John Shepard or your own customized Commander Shepard?), play through the opening levels of the game, and even jump to an area further into the game to try out some of the more intense combat areas and see the kinds of amazing locations that can be visited throughout the story.

Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 is the most advanced Unreal Engine game shipped to date, and makes full use of the PS3’s hardware to bring this BioWare-created universe to life in spectacular detail. In fact, it was built on the same engine being used to build the recently announced Mass Effect 3! Here’s your chance to see it for yourself – and don’t forget that after the holiday the full game arrives on PS3 January 18th – including six hours of bonus missions, and an interactive digital comic designed by BioWare and Dark Horse Comics to introduce new players to the franchise. The digital comic allows players to make key choices about their back-story that will be reflected during their game.

And that’s not all!

Starting today, EA is happy to offer you the following add-ons for some of your favorite games at a lower price!

  • Dante’s Inferno – Trials of St. Lucia, $4.99
  • Burnout Paradise add-on content
  • Big Surf Island, $6.99
  • Legendary Cars Collection, $4.99
  • Cops & Robbers, $4.99
  • Boost Specials Collection, $4.99
  • Party Pack, $4.99
  • Toy Collection, $6.99
  • Toy Car Collection 1, $4.99
  • Toy Car Collection 2, $4.99

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+ Shojimbo on December 22nd, 2010 at 10:31 am said:

PSN EU here also. 6.30pm here and still no updates to the Store. Been waiting on Vietnam all day. Get your fingers out Sony!


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+ mikedo2007 on December 22nd, 2010 at 10:35 am said:

I just played Mass Effect 2 Demo and OMG, that game is amazing. Now I understand why that game has gotten 70+ perfect reviews, several Game of the Years award, and a beautiful epic Main Menu theme.


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+ Arcadian_Rebel on December 22nd, 2010 at 10:47 am said:

Looking forward to the Battlefield: BC2 addons and the Dead Space demo. Thank you and Merry Christmas, Sony!


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+ Frazzguy on December 22nd, 2010 at 11:32 am said:

Can we have an ETA on “Under Siege” please?


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+ NO_FEAR on December 22nd, 2010 at 12:36 pm said:

…BBC2 me luv you long time!


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+ SGTquig on December 22nd, 2010 at 1:34 pm said:

Anybody else download the DLC and get their weapons and dgadgets wiped clean?


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+ AbuLayla on December 22nd, 2010 at 5:28 pm said:

@356 Yes, I downloaded the 134kb file, and now can’t access my ordinary weapons, and still can’t access Vietnam. What the crap.


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+ AbuLayla on December 22nd, 2010 at 5:32 pm said:

Also, why do we get charged $19.95 in Australia and US get charged $15.00? Then we get taxed on top of that when we get our credit card statement. The Aussie dollar is virtually the same as the US.


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+ ziggurcat on December 22nd, 2010 at 7:28 pm said:

someone should tell mr. hudson that the textures look a lot better on the competition’s version when looking at screen comparisons of ME2 even if they used the ME3 engine for the PS3 (which i don’t buy for a second as they’ve been known to lie about their PS3 products).

i even tried the demo out to verify the comparisons and they’re 100% accurate. son, i am disappoint.


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+ Suavano on December 22nd, 2010 at 10:48 pm said:

Finally, I’ve been waiting for Vietnam! Let’s war!


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+ sceptre on December 29th, 2010 at 10:20 am said:

Outstanding SONY and many thanks for MASS EFFECT 2 coming out!


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+ WOW_Death14 on January 3rd, 2011 at 2:10 pm said:

Notice it said the dead space 2 SINGLE PLAYER demo is up? They’ll probably put up a multiplayer demo soon


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