The Winter Holiday celebration continues this week in PlayStation Home, with tons of awesome new content scheduled to arrive on your PlayStation 3 this Thursday, December 22nd. This week will see the release of some seriously spectacular personal spaces that are packed to the brim with goodies, as well as a massive overload of new items on the shelves in the PlayStation Home Mall (along with some sales you will not want to miss out on). From updates to the popular Winter Holiday Hullabaloo event to a multitude of new videos in the Community Theater (complete with special rewards), PlayStation Home is truly the place to be this Holiday season!
Forget snow and ice, mittens, scarves, and frigid weather. Lockwood Publishing’s new Board Figment Dream Yacht will help you get away from the cold of winter. Spend your holidays like the Home elite, basking in the sun on the deck of your private yacht, or soothe your cares away in one of the two on-board hot tubs. It’s the perfect place to entertain guests, with several lounge areas and exquisite views of your own private tropical hideaway.
The Dream Yacht comes with some beautiful furnishings already in place, but if you spend some time exploring its expansive three floors you may find more things to add that special finishing touch ;) With such opulent surroundings, it’s only natural to dress to impress. Visit Lockwood’s Exclusive Store (only available on the Dream Yacht) to gain access to a variety of elegant fashions that will assure your style is a cut above the rest!
Leap into the future with LOOT’s brand new Space Apartment, a three-story personal space with expansive views of outer space. This future-forward personal space is equipped with highly advanced technology powered by the unique Space Apartment’s Remote Access (S.A.R.A.) system. With S.A.R.A you can:
- View up to 5 different Twitter feeds from a ticker.
- Search for photos from your Flickr account and display them on any or all of the 15 photo screens available throughout the space. Each photo screen even lets you set-up your own slideshows.
- Choose from 8 screen locations to view LOOT EOD (Entertainment On Demand) content. LOOT EOD screens let you watch free full length movies and TV shows from Crackle, listen to live music radio from RadioIO and watch live events powered by Ustream and NASA TV!
- Control your Space Apartment’s retractable ceiling, automated blinds and dynamic lighting options.
S.A.R.A. and LOOT welcome you to the home of the future – available this Thursday only in PlayStation Home!
The first new clubhouse in 3 years releases in PlayStation Home this week. Set amongst the red rocks in the sunny and sand-strewn desert valley, the Desert Haven is a clubhouse that allows up to 32 members a private location to meet up and play games together. That’s not all – those of you that purchase the Desert Haven clubhouse will receive the classic PlayStation Home clubhouse for free! Check out this guided tour from our buddy Sal (he’s been spending time in the desert ever since he retired from the waste management business) and then visit the special public space version of the Desert Haven this Thursday to get and up-close-and-personal look at this awesome new clubhouse.
Ever dream of flying? We all have – which is why we are excited to announce an update to one of the most popular PlayStation Home spaces of all time. Enter Red Bull Flugtag, which has been updated to allow you and your friends to assemble into teams of four and create and launch your very own custom craft. You’ll be rewarded handsomely for your skills, assuming the wind doesn’t blow you over. Red Bull has also made updates to the Red Bull Beach where the latest Red Bull Illume action adventure photography is on display. Pay a visit to the Red Bull MXT vehicle, which is fully equipped with flat screens displaying special videos and speakers that are sure to be pumping some sick beats. Afterwards, make your way over to the Red Bull vending machine where you have to play to get your wings. You’ll see what we mean…
Celebrate Novus Prime’s one year anniversary with a free Personal Lightning Shield item, courtesy of Hellfire Games. Surround your avatar with a crackling energy field and wow your friends. Click HERE for your free personal code, available only from Hellfire Game’s Facebook page.
The PlayStation Home Mall receives yet another huge update this week with festive furniture and clothing items from Juggernaut Games (including four new companions – Mini-Rudolph the Flying Reindeer, Leo, Gertie, and Simon the Chimera, Rocky the Rottweiler, and Spike the Pittbull), nDreams’ Ninjitsu costumes (complete with custom animations) and Name of Lights furniture items, brand new Animated Gold clothing items (ballers and shot-callers only need apply), additional Weird Wear accessories from Mass Media (stylish bags available in His and Hers designs), and new additions to the hilarious Urban Camo line as well as Anime and Gothic clothing (courtesy of Konami). Here’s a look at some of the awesome items coming to the PlayStation Home Mall this week!
For a limited time only, we’re slashing prices on select games for your personal spaces. Head to the PlayStation Home Mall this Thursday to pick up Chess, Checkers, and Solitaire, all at a price that simply cannot be beat!
Attention Exclusives Collectors: For a limited time, you can get the new Emerald, Ruby and Sapphire bundle at a discount if you own any of the following items: Gold Suit, Diamond Suit, or Home Mansion 1st Floor, 2nd Floor, or Infinity Pool. That’s not all. You real estate magnates can get the Summer House, Lakeside Log Cabin, and City Penthouse for $2.99 and Wizard’s Den for free when you own the Gold Suit, Diamond Suit, Animated Diamond Furniture Collection, Ultimate Diamond Collection, or Home Mansion 1st Floor, 2nd Floor, or Infinity Pool!
The Winter Holidays are in full swing with tons of new videos coming this week to the PlayStation Home Community Theater, including a Xmas Special from PStalent.com, the latest and greatest from HomeCast Rewind, an exclusive Hip Hop Gamer montage, yet another great episode from our friends at Urgent Fury, and the seventh episode from the one-and-only PSXextreme. Head to the PlayStation Home Community Theater this Thursday to watch these excellent new videos made by the PlayStation community, for the PlayStation community (you’ll also get the PStalent picture frame, a stylish Hip Hop Gamer jersey, and LittleBigPodcast antennas just for showing up!)
Last but certainly not least, the Winter Holiday Hullabaloo continues this week in Pier Park. This collection of quests and community activities rewards players with exclusive items and collectibles only available from this limited-time holiday event. Start by going to the Activity Board to start the Winter Holiday Hullabaloo quest; then catch a boat from Pier Park to transport to this chill(y) locale where Snowman and Snow Bear will provide clues that will lead you throughout a vast winter wonderland filled with tons of surprises. Complete all the quests to unlock a variety of special rewards that will leave your inventory bulging with awesome mementos of the 2011 holiday season!
Please note that this will be the last PlayStation Home update for 2011. More content will be published on Thursday, January 5th 2012. Until then, the PlayStation Home team wishes you all Happy Holidays. See you in the New Year!