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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Jun 21, 2011 // Director, PlayStation Store

Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:

It’s the first day of summer and the PlayStation Store has some great updates for everyone today. More “Welcome Back” offers from EA are available in PlayStation Plus, and they include great discounts for 3 on 3 NHL Arcade, Madden NFL Arcade and The Masters Eagle Pack for Tiger Woods 2012. Alien Zombie Mega Death, available for $7.99, is the new PS3 downloadable game this week. And for those of you with PlayStation Move and/or a 3D-enabled television, you’ll want to try the Virtua Tennis 4 demo (which supports both Move and 3D!). There’s tons of great add-ons to your favorite PS3 games, including DLC for Marvel vs Capcom 3, L.A. Noire, Killzone 3, Rock Band 3 and more.

As a reminder, there are less than two weeks left to get the Welcome Back offers of the free PS3 and PSP games and free 30-day access to PlayStation Plus. Visit the PlayStation Store today!

PlayStation Plus

Discounted Games

  • 3 on 3 NHL Arcade (PlayStation Plus price $3.00, regular price $9.99)
  • Madden NFL Arcade (PlayStation Plus price $5.00, regular price $9.99)
  • Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters Eagle Pack (PlayStation Plus price $20.99, regular price $34.99)

Featured Themes & Avatars

  • Growing Garden Dynamic Theme (Free and exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers)
  • Mega Man Legends 2 – 18 Avatar Bundle (Exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers for $1.99)

Updates


Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 – Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
Bionic Commando: Rearmed – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)

Downloadable Games

Alien Zombie Mega Death ($7.99)
When death by Alien Zombie just isn’t enough. You need to stick some MEGA into the mix! Not that it’s only blasting you’ll be doing. Oh no! There’s bombs to defuse. Space babies to rescue. Jet packs for flying silliness. Spread out over 70 levels combining both one shot adventure levels and to the death survival modes. All dressed up in traditional PomPom silliness, so as to avoid traumatizing any small children.
ESRB Rated E10+
File size 256 MB

Game Demos (free)

Sonic Generations Demo
Download the demo to play Classic Sonic through all new, re-imagined 2D Green Hill Zone – the ultimate Sonic celebration!
ESRB Rated: RP
File Size: 664MB

Virtua Tennis 4 PS3 Move/3D Demo
The Virtua Tennis 4 development team are always trying to break new boundaries and for this version of the game two evolutionary new inclusions are the use of PlayStation Move motion controller and stunning stereoscopic 3D. Both have been implemented setting a new video gaming benchmark – try them for free now with the demo.
ESRB Rated E
File size 455 MB

Add-on Game Content

ModNation Racers Moon Colony Props Pack ($4.99)
Take your latest ModNation Racers track creations into orbit with the Moon Colony Parts Pack to create the ultimate space race!
File size: 100 KB

Killzone 3 From The Ashes Pack ($4.99)
Brace yourself – the ISA and Helghast armies are set to clash in some intense online multiplayer battles. Join the front line on two new battlefields and two Killzone 2 retro maps on planet Helghan. Download this Killzone 3 From The Ashes Pack today!
File size: 719 MB

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Ressurection ($9.99)
Follow up to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow “reverie”. Gabriel’s fate and that of the Belmont class is laid bare, find out his fate in Resurrection, the stunning finale to CV:LOS.
File size: 687 MB

Record of Agarest War Zero – Additional Costumes and Packs (free – $7.99) (x14)
This is Record of Agarest War Zero DLC. A battle across generations, with the fate of an entire planet at stake!
File size: 130 KB – 57 MB

Marvel Vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds – Shadow Battle 10 ($0.99)
The 10th installment of Shadow Battle allows you to fight special and unique AI opponents, and win new titles to boot! Do you have what it takes to take on these one-of-a-kind fighters in a match of MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 3!?
File size: 276 KB

Cars 2: Add-ons ($0.99 – $2.99) (x4)
Play as various characters in Cars 2: The Video Game!
File size: 4.98 MB – 82.04 MB

Mortal Kombat – Warrior Skarlet ($4.99)
Download and play as the Mortal Kombat Warrior Skarlet.
File size: 73 MB

L.A. Noire: “Nicholson Electroplating” Arson Case (Free with purchase of L.A. Noire Rockstar Pass) ($3.99)
At 9:45 in the morning, a thunderous explosion rocks Los Angeles. City blocks are flattened and smoke and ash fill the air. Detectives Phelps and Biggs race to the site of the former Nicholson Electroplating plant to find a pile of unanswered questions.
File size: 685 MB

YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Jack Pack 4 ($4.99)
Still here?! Three bonus packs of TRIVIA INSANITY ain’t enough?! Fine. Get a load of these 10 SPANKIN’-NEW EPISODES of the world’s favorite quiz show party game and hunker down with tons more trivia and verbal abuse. Your host Cookie has reached deep into his darkest trivia orifices to retrieve fresh questions and fresher prizes, along with some not-so-fresh unmentionables. It’s more YOU DON’T KNOW JACK!
File size: 287 MB

F.E.A.R. 3 – F.E.A.R. Pass ($9.99)
Activate F.E.A.R. Pass today to access two additional multiplayer modes: F**king Run and Soul Survivor!
File size: 117 MB

Yoostar 2: various scenes ($1.99 – $6.99) (x13)
Various scenes from movies.
File size: 64 MB – 595 MB

Rock Band 3
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Blurry” – Puddle of Mudd ($1.99)
  • “Control” – Puddle of Mudd ($1.99)
  • “She Hates Me” – Puddle of Mudd ($1.99)
  • “Misery” – Maroon 5 ($1.99)
  • “This Love” – Maroon 5 ($1.99)
  • “Won’t Go Home Without You” – Maroon 5 ($1.99)
  • Maroon 5 Pack 2 ($5.49) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: Maroon 5 Pack 02. This pack includes “This Love”, “Misery” and “Won’t Go Home Without You”. By Maroon 5.
  • Puddle of Mudd Pack 1 ($5.49) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: Puddle of Mudd Pack 01. This pack includes “Blurry”, “Control” and “She Hates Me”. By Puddle of Mudd.
  • File size:19 MB – 79 MB

Rock Band Network V2.0

  • “Chameleon Carneval” – Andromeda ($1.99)
  • “Deception – Concealing Fate Part Two” – TesseracT ($1.99)
  • “Half Crazy” – Jukebox the Ghost ($1.99)
  • “Veil Of Illumination (Part 1)” – Andromeda ($1.99)
  • “Veil Of Illumination (Part 2)” – Andromeda ($1.99)
  • File size: 20 MB – 50 MB

Bundles

Killzone 3 Map Pack Bundle ($9.99)
File size: 1.38 GB

Buy Marvel Pinball – Get ZEN PINBALL FREE ($9.99)
File size: 591 MB

Cars 2: The Video Game – Undercover Character Bundle ($2.99)
File size: 82.04 MB

Sonic’s 20th Birthday Bundle Sale ($19.99)
It’s Sonic’s 20th Birthday! We are celebrating it by offering a bundle sale of Sonic games, including Sonic The Hedgehog 1, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 1, Sonic Adventure & the Sonic Adventure Add-on.
File Size: 1.95 GB

Avatars

Prinny 2: Phantom Thief Avatar ($0.49)
File size: 100 KB

Game Videos (free)

Top Spin 4 – Playstyles Trailer #4: All Around
File size: 54 MB (HD)

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Multiplayer Preview Trailer
File size: 147 MB (HD)

Fallout: New Vegas – Honest Hearts DLC Trailer
File size: 60 MB (HD)

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2: Heroes’ Trailer
File size: 45 MB (HD)

Call Of Juarez The Cartel Gameplay Trailer
File size: 90 MB (HD)

Storm – Winter Trailer
File size: 52 MB (HD)

Operation Flashpoint: Red River Trailer
File size: 154 MB (HD)

PS3 Themes

Armageddon Riders Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
File size: 6.48 MB

PlayStation Move Ape Escape Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
File size: 3.23 MB

American Pride Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
File size: 11 MB

PS3 Wallpapers (free)

Armageddon Riders: Wallpaper 2
File size: 900 KB (HD)

PlayStation Store for PSP

PSP minis (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Brick Breaker ($3.99)
ESRB Rated: E
File size: 12 MB

Labyrinth ($3.99)
ESRB Rated: E
File size: 13 MB

Solitaire ($3.99)
ESRB Rated: E
File size: 14 MB

//Add Your Own

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+ Wolvenfoxx on June 21st, 2011 at 9:55 pm said:

@ everyone suggesting psn gives plus members better content to keep them hooked.

If they did that then people would get awesome free stuff and sony wouldn’t be able to buy the gold toilets in their buildings…..(digital sarcasm)

But seriously … This is kind of a crap update… tigerwoods 12 is overpriced at 34.99 anyway. I refuse to buy another EA sports game. Nothing but ripoffs…. here play these courses/courts/stadiums!!…..you must buy this to continue…

Mk scarlet is okay I guess and kz3 packs are legit. But vurtua tenis 4 has a horrible rating from almost every game magazine. 3d and move isn’t going to save it. Bury it and move on


302

+ Wolvenfoxx on June 21st, 2011 at 9:57 pm said:

@288

I’ve been a plus subscriber a while… those game trials have been there for months. And a lot of the updates are just as horrible as the content before it


303

+ jmanxp on June 21st, 2011 at 10:04 pm said:

not the best update this week


304

+ PNOBOY954 on June 21st, 2011 at 10:06 pm said:

NEED MORE FRIENDS ON THE PS3 ADD ME(I HAVE NBA 2K11, MAG) AND IS THEIR ANY MAG(VALOR) PLAYERS THT WANNA MAKE A CLAN OR HAS 1 I CAN GET IN LET ME KNOW WITH THE FRIEND REQUEST


305

+ jqtaxpayer on June 21st, 2011 at 10:12 pm said:

Killzone 3 maps? Yes, please!


306

+ zaruchen on June 21st, 2011 at 10:30 pm said:

Where is beyond good and evil HD, it was scheduled in may but its been 2 months. I WANT IT NOW


307

+ hernandez243 on June 21st, 2011 at 10:33 pm said:

Y r there no add ons for lbp2


308

+ XavierStar on June 21st, 2011 at 10:56 pm said:

I wouldn’t say the best update of the week, but it’s been like this for a while now… :/


309

+ VOXanation on June 21st, 2011 at 10:56 pm said:

Slim pickings but at least the JACK PACK 4 is out. YAY!


310

+ SinAscendant on June 21st, 2011 at 11:04 pm said:

Uh, scuse me, what happened to 2 updates per week until we were caught up?

It was down for eight weeks, guys. Eight. Weeks. That means hey, we’re eight weeks behind, which means double updates for eight weeks in a row. We got double updates for, what, two weeks? Maybe?

Getting just a LITTLE tired of companies making promises they don’t deliver on.


311

+ excaliber45 on June 21st, 2011 at 11:10 pm said:

Hardly ever complain about what Sony does on this blog, but this update is kinda weak…


312

+ tjjxthunder247 on June 21st, 2011 at 11:17 pm said:

wow, super disappointed :(


313

+ Jmomoney745 on June 21st, 2011 at 11:22 pm said:

To be completely honest I don’t mind this update lacking so much content. Considering what Sony just bounced back from, this is pretty great.

As for you (Comment 302), disappointment is ok. Just remember that the reason you care about the update is because you love Sony.


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+ excaliber45 on June 21st, 2011 at 11:25 pm said:

@303 A voice of reason :)


315

+ HeeroCobain on June 21st, 2011 at 11:28 pm said:

Was just in the store and noticed there are MLB avatar’s. When is it going to be possible for me to get an Orioles avatar? Also on that note, it will be the bird right? I think the bird look’s much better than the “O’s” on the alternate caps.


316

+ Cristian58341 on June 21st, 2011 at 11:42 pm said:

Can we have some Patapon 3 Avatars please?
I see other people have some, What gives?


317

+ otownstr8kila17 on June 21st, 2011 at 11:44 pm said:

Kinda weak…Killzone looks promising though.


318

+ Spacerac on June 22nd, 2011 at 12:05 am said:

I can’t find the Sonic Bundle.


319

+ KINGstarBUDDY on June 22nd, 2011 at 12:11 am said:

@308 i couldn’t either


320

+ Kirkpad on June 22nd, 2011 at 12:56 am said:

Well, I wasn’t planning on buying it, but I can’t even see Bionic Commando Rearmed in the PSN Store. The second one is there, but the first isn’t. When I click the $5 promotional banner it says “Your account cannot access this content”, which makes NO sense.

Capcom died in my mind when they added additional DRM to already encrypted PSN files. It was fun while it lasted, playing Zack and Wiki and such.


321

+ lanis01 on June 22nd, 2011 at 1:15 am said:

Crappy update is crappy. Thanks for keeping up your standards Sony. -_-


322

+ elias820 on June 22nd, 2011 at 1:22 am said:

since almost everybody has free ps plus sony didnt want to put so much stuff on the update b cuz they want money and so do i but i still love sony


323

+ that-acmilan-guy on June 22nd, 2011 at 1:48 am said:

I don’t understand why for the past 3 months are so we are getting old sega games, we need new psn games for free!


324

+ David–Clark on June 22nd, 2011 at 2:15 am said:

it’s kinda bad update. but we lookin 4 a better 1


325

+ CjFlyness on June 22nd, 2011 at 2:44 am said:

la di da


326

+ cool__niall on June 22nd, 2011 at 2:47 am said:

so theres less than two weeks of welcome back package and the u.k still haven’t got a home package
when will the u.k get the home welcome back package


327

+ GeneralKDI on June 22nd, 2011 at 5:36 am said:

I’ll wait for a DLC pack with both of castlevania’s DLCs… No way I’m gonna pay 20$ for 2 chapter (1 with only 3 levels!)


328

+ Brozz65 on June 22nd, 2011 at 5:55 am said:

No D&D Daggerdale? Again?
Come on guys, is this game coming or not?


329

+ tonydamiani on June 22nd, 2011 at 6:07 am said:

Mortal Kombat DLC for 4.99!!! O_o

I’m gonna wait for the Season Pass.

If not I’m not wasting 4.99 for an character! >_>


330

+ Hooligantuan on June 22nd, 2011 at 6:16 am said:

Still waiting on word on what/where this Sonic bundle is.

Come on, Sony. You gotta look at these comment threads longer than the first hour after the publish.


331

+ xSweetBunny on June 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am said:

I remember reading here the other day that they’re going to post on June 22nd a list of the “second set of free games” for the Welcome Back program, available on July 4th. I hope we’re getting that today! :)


333

+ ToFeY on June 22nd, 2011 at 6:35 am said:

i’d like to see some inFamous 2 avatars!
evil/hero cole, nix and kuo would be nice


334

+ Threemusketeers3 on June 22nd, 2011 at 6:38 am said:

Okay update.


335

+ ImmortalManth on June 22nd, 2011 at 6:51 am said:

What a pathetic “update”. I guess since everyone is on PS Plus now, we don’t get good updates concerning discounted and free Plus exclusive stuff? Just more overpriced DLC for games we probably do not own.


336

+ arbdef on June 22nd, 2011 at 7:15 am said:

DLC is getting ridiculous. Every game seems to want to nickel and dime you anymore with get this or get that or worst yet buy this and have an advantage. This is what is going to kill gaming like in the late 80′s early 90′s. games are starting to cost well over $100 each once all the DLC is figured in. you pay $60 then buy 4 more characters for mortal kombat to a total of $90 then a few months later they add more for another 5 bucks a pop. So lame.


337

+ zombie9 on June 22nd, 2011 at 7:29 am said:

Uncharted 3 BETA next week can’t wait!!!


338

+ Badmamajamma on June 22nd, 2011 at 7:31 am said:

Where is Dungeons and Dragons Daggerdale? It came out May 24th on the other console and I thought PSN was trying to catch back up, but no on a game that is about a month old on the other system. An update would be nice here on this. Not to mention other games that we still haven’t seen like Section 8 Prejudice which is also already out on the other console. Are we just going to miss these games?


339

+ Genomicinsight on June 22nd, 2011 at 7:33 am said:

For those of you gamers wondering The Sonic bundle will be on sale on PSN by July 12th . It is part of the 20th anniversary Sale Event.


340

+ ghcloverfld on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:13 am said:

Whatever happened to Dungeon Defenders?……have a theme, but still no game…..


341

+ Badmamajamma on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:14 am said:

@337 Then they sell a version of the game offering the dlc for free with purchase and we, who paid for it, feel like we got shafted. Not very fair. I will just wait to buy games 6 months after they come out and get me that dlc for free as a perk to buy it. DLC for mk, 5 original costumes for 5 bucks, then one character for 5 bucks, what a rip. And also they should have it where when you buy a game and get like an exclusive skin or something that it should not be for purchase later.


342

+ mr_chun on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:15 am said:

*insert obligatory inquiry here about why we still haven’t received Crash Commando or Alien Zombie Death free via PS+ like we were supposed to back on April 26th*

I won’t be letting this go! ;)


343

+ ez_____ez_____ez on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:30 am said:

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+ ATLRoAcH on June 21st, 2011 at 1:41 pm said:

Where are the rest of the MLB team avatars? I really want a Braves avatar. I’ve been waiting for weeks.

Grace Chen’s Avatar

“” + Ro Hernandez on June 21st, 2011 at 3:57 pm said:

They’re coming soon!”””

YES!!!!!!!! THATS WHAT I WANT TO HEAR!!!!! PSN has the worst avatar selection. At least sports team avatars are cool. LETS SEE SOME BF3 AVATARS TOO!!!!!!


344

+ burstpowera on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:35 am said:

Need moar Dissida 012 DLC.


345

+ shyguyNC on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:37 am said:

My wallet is glad that all I wanted this week in NHL Arcade. Now I’m just trying to get friends to go buy it …


346

+ ez_____ez_____ez on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:38 am said:

BTW, Can you fix the laggy servers SONY? Ever since PSN has come back, servers are laggy and games crash sometimes. Bad company getting unplayable w/ all the lag. There wasnt an issue before the servers went offline. I’d much rather see the servers optimized than crappy PS store releases.


347

+ shyguyNC on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:38 am said:

oh, and I too will chime in on the “are we still getting Crash Commando free or what?” sentiment – was looking forward to getting that right before the outage …


348

+ Jampangnanunamu on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:46 am said:

When I can I download new KZ3 map here in PSN Asia?


349

+ PainOfSarrow on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:49 am said:

xSweetBunny who said we will be getting a second set of free games ? i would realy like to know were you got that info from ?


350

+ mgsnull617 on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:58 am said:

awaiting moderation wtf u guys best post that….Im only spitting the truth DLC is screwed and if games start costing 100 bucks a whack I might pickup a new hobby….I might go see whats outside for once…you know maybe smell the roses or something you catch what im saying yo


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