This Thursday, June 16th, Sodium 2: Project Velocity, the long-awaited successor to the massively popular futuristic tank combat game, Sodium One, will arrive in the ever-evolving world of PlayStation Home. With Sodium 2, veteran PlayStation Home game developers Lockwood Publishing expand on every area of with heavily customizable jet racers, supersonic speeds and a pounding soundtrack. This highly-energy racer is free to play and can be found under the “New and Recommended” tab in the PlayStation Home Navigator when it releases tomorrow. Check it out!
The PlayStation Home Mall receives a massive update this Thursday. Watch a quick look at this week’s featured virtual items below in the Virtual Item Showcase Vol. 12!
Fan favorites Mass Media return this week with their new Brimstone Dancers – Lilith, Layla, and Brigette. Sure to turn up the heat at your next Home party, these entertainers come as both active items and companions and are available this Thursday from the PlayStation Home Mall.
In other news, CodeGlue releases a collection of stylish dresses and footwear for the ladies this week while Eidos drops Hitman Agent 47 costumes and nDreams unleashes their Big Bash line – an essential bundle for throwing a roof-raising party in your personal space: it includes working smoke machines, lights, and more.
In addition, nDreams’ Aurora is receiving its first major update this week. The following is included in v1.1:
- The nDreams Collect-O-Rama loyalty cone. Complete all 12 tasks and win a mega pack containing seven unique items including two bodyguard companions and the enormous Flying Donut of Death!
- More rewards for OrbRunner.
- The Auroralite Hoody, the ultimate accessory for to help experienced OrbRunner players level up!
- Fixes that make your Aurora experience much more stable and smooth.
- Daily XP bonuses give you extra XP for visiting multiple days in a row!
- A teaser for a new game in Aurora 1.2 and other nDreams content (see if you can find it).
The new Ford Showroom opens this Thursday, June 16th. Get behind the wheel of a Ford vehicle, play some mini-games to score reward items and check out SYNC, the in-car connectivity system that allows you to make hands-free calls and control your music with simple voice commands!
Also, a quick reminder that the Sprint promotion is still going in PlayStation Home. Keep an eye out for Sprint posters that are posted in-world. Find all three and get cool gear for your avatar – just text the poster codes to 99158 and walk away with exclusive Sprint sneakers for your avatar.
The PlayStation Home Community Theater receives a huge update this week with the launch of our newest partner PSXExtreme – an online community laser-focused on PlayStation games. Join us this Thursday, June 16th for the premiere of their first episode in the PlayStation Home Community Theater. Afterwards, be sure to catch episode 2 of Platinum’d – a PlayStation Home exclusive short format series that focuses on the love of PlayStation games and the trials and tribulations for one player that is just trying to up his Trophy count. Finally, our friends over at SOCAST return with their second episode, where the FPS gamer meme “Juggernaut” makes a visit.
Last, but certainly not least: When you log in to PlayStation Home this Thursday you will be prompted to download our latest client update – v1.5.1. This update addresses some recently reported bugs and also includes optimizations that will improve the speed with which you can view items in the Wardrobe and Furniture browsers. Please note that if you are upgrading from any version of Home prior to 1.41 (i.e. more than 2 patches ago) then you will need to wait for the orange “hard drive activity” light to stop flashing on your PS3 before commencing the process of applying the 1.51 patch.
See you in Home!