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PSN Summer Sale Starts Tuesday, Bonus Discounts for Plus Members

Paul Sullivan's Avatar + Posted by Paul Sullivan on Jun 29, 2012 // Community Manager, PlayStation Digital Platforms

On Tuesday, July 3rd PSN begins offering up the hottest deals of the season! The Summer Sale is coming – choose from 11 great titles, all on sale for 30% off and available at a straight up scorching 50% off for PlayStation Plus Members. Go to the PlayStation Store beginning Tuesday, July 3rd 2012 through Monday, July 9th 2012 and beat the heat with these sizzlin’ summer deals! If gorgeous classics like Shadow of the Colossus or fan favorites like inFAMOUS Festival of Blood are on your gamer radar, then Tuesday can’t come quick enough!

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Gotham City Impostors
$10.49, or $7.34 for PlayStation Plus Members.
A 6 vs. 6 first person shooter, Gotham City Impostors is a multiplayer game unlike any other, giving players the opportunity to pose as their amateur vigilantes or villains. Create your own Bats and Jokerz characters using unprecedented customization options.

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition
$10.49, or $7.34 for PlayStation Plus Members.
HE’S ON FIRE! NBA JAM: On Fire Edition from EA Sports is guaranteed to light up the court as you throwdown the craziest dunks in the history of the basketball. Don’t miss out on this reimagining of the classic arcade game!

Shadow of the Colossus
$13.99. or $9.79 for PlayStation Plus Members.
Experience a majestic journey through ancient lands, on a quest to bring a girl back to life. The only way to save her is to slay sixteen Colossi. Explore expansive landscapes and seek out each gigantic beast in its own natural habitat.

inFAMOUS Festival of Blood
$6.99, or $4.89 for PlayStation Plus Members.
Vampires swarm New Marais, and revered superhero Cole MacGrath has been bitten. To save his soul and city, he has just one night to find and kill the head vampire. Be sure to check out this stand-alone addition to the inFAMOUS universe.

Crysis
$13.99, or $9.79 for PlayStation Plus Members.
Earth, 2019. A team of US scientists makes a frightening discovery on an island in the South China Sea. A massive alien ship reveals itself and now the US and North Korea must join forces to battle the alien menace.

Killzone 3 Multiplayer
$10.49, or $7.34 for PlayStation Plus Members.
The complete Killzone 3 online experience – enjoy fierce 24-player battles using the latest ISA and Helghast weapons and technology. Utilize the PS3 controller or PS Move to take out your foes during firefights.

Closure
$10.49, or $7.34 for PlayStation Plus Members.
In the dark and mysterious world of Closure, only what you see exists. Manipulate lights to phase objects in and out of reality in this multiple-award-winning puzzle game. Don’t miss out on this unique indie title.

Jurassic Park The Game – Full Season
$13.99, or $9.79 for PlayStation Plus Members.
A cinematic adventure 65 million years in the making! Experience a brand new adventure from Telltale Games, and see new areas and dinosaurs in this landmark game set during the events of the first Jurassic Park movie.

Worms Ultimate Mayhem
$10.49, or $7.34 for PlayStation Plus Members.
Worms Ultimate Mayhem is the definitive 3D Worms game! Load your weapons and experience a new dimension in destructive turn-based cartoon action! If you’ve never played Worms, this game will surely hook you.

The House of the Dead III
$4.89, or $3.42 for PlayStation Plus Members.
Run fast. Shoot faster. Straight from the arcades, this fast-paced shooting game is more realistic than ever with enhanced graphics and PlayStation Move motion controller compatibility. Get your Sharpshooter ready!

Real Steel
$6.99, or 4.89 for PlayStation Plus Members.
A boxing-style fighting game featuring robots as combatants, based on the hit film Real Steel.



What a list! There’s something for everyone. Check out this link for more details. If you haven’t jumped on the PlayStation Plus bus yet, now is the time! Click here to join PlayStation Plus today.

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259 Comments   16 Replies

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+ alien_jew_420 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:24 am said:

i hope u guys see my post cuz it’s the last one before a new page.

can u cast my vote for a sale on MGS peace walker? having bought and almost beaten both games on the MGS HD Vita collection i’m itching for more, and never played that one. at $20 it’s not something i’m itching for that bad… but at 50% off i know i would definitely buy it and so would plenty of others.


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+ erico316ecw on June 29th, 2012 at 11:25 am said:

also i wanted to know is there a way to buy ps3 games thru the vita i going to be o vac and i wNt the houseofthe dead sale!!!! please response either way


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+ Rene_Led on June 29th, 2012 at 11:30 am said:

Is Shadow of the Colossus going to be the HD version or a PS2 (classic) port of the game?


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+ bloodmuder2010 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:31 am said:

what time are we getting The Walking Dead Episode 2?


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+ drakerules09 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:32 am said:

@102 HD…why in the world would they sell the ps2 version


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+ ccrogers15 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:34 am said:

Why dont you add APE ESCAPE to psone classics? Its a SONY FIRST PARTY TITLE and is still not on the PSN.

Also, can you add some HIGH QUALITY games to the sale instead of petty PSN games? Like um… GTA IV, Dead space, etc? We dont want infamous festival of blood or house of the dead. We want FULL ps3 games in the sale.


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+ Rene_Led on June 29th, 2012 at 11:35 am said:

@104 Would like to know since for all we know it could possibly a ps2 port and then we’ll see whining children about why is it not HD or does it have trophies.


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+ JONGREY on June 29th, 2012 at 11:36 am said:

I’m trying to build up my wallet, but every week the deals are getting better. There’s always something new to buy. I’m gonna have to get at least three of these games, and renew my PLUS for another year. Even though your breaking my wallet, I could never ask you to slow down. Thanx for all the amazing deals SONY.


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+ ccrogers15 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:36 am said:

Another question. HOW COME VITA IS GETTING APPS US PS3 OWNERS HAVE ASKED FOR SINCE DAY 1?

WE WANT A YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK APP TOO. THE INTERNET BROWSER ON PS3 IS HORRIBLE.


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+ Gildino2 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:37 am said:

Can us PS+ members get a discount on the Uncharted bundle?? :)


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+ Etharius on June 29th, 2012 at 11:38 am said:

Not bad, but the only title I’d have picked up (Shadow) I have on disc.

Any chance of a PSP sale to match the one in Europe? Might help shift some more shiny Vitas…


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+ aramankain on June 29th, 2012 at 11:41 am said:

Just chiming in on the Vita chorus here as well. I WANT more reasons to get one, but being a PS+ member and seeing a distinct lack of Vita games and no news on the PS Classics coming to Vita is really turning me off and making me feel like Sony just doesn’t have any immediate interest in increasing their install base.

Somewhat related: Some news on whether or not Final Fantasy Type-0 will ever be localized for N.America would be great… someday. But I know that’s a Square Enix thing and not on you guys.


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+ JONGREY on June 29th, 2012 at 11:41 am said:

@102
PS2 Classics are priced at $9.99 so it is an HD. Because the if it wasn’t the price for plus members would only be $4.99.


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+ Wntermute on June 29th, 2012 at 11:43 am said:

@105 Because Ape Escape uses two thumbsticks and the PSP only has 1. Of course, they released Pocket Fighter as PS3-only, so who knows.


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+ ReDHaze_Phoeinx on June 29th, 2012 at 11:44 am said:

Hi! I am wondering if U.S can expect to see the ratchet and clank trilogy in the store any time soon? I’m itching to play it.


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+ drakerules09 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:46 am said:

@114 u be lucky to play that in oct or nov in u.s


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+ RODINATER on June 29th, 2012 at 11:49 am said:

Those are great games, but what I would really like to see is more games for the ps2 on there like Balder’s gate 1 and 2, Champions of Norrath and return to arms along with several other big ps2 hits. There are a lot of ps2 games that I would buy if someone were to add them to the ps2 library.


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+ JONGREY on June 29th, 2012 at 11:50 am said:

@109
There is a PLUS discount on the individual games but not the dual pack, but i’m sure if you wait a while there will be a nice discount.


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+ JONGREY on June 29th, 2012 at 11:52 am said:

@114
They said we should get a few weeks after EU. Sometime this summer.


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+ ReDHaze_Phoeinx on June 29th, 2012 at 11:52 am said:

@115 I was hoping it would be a little sooner than that. I’m sure that would draw a bigger market in U.S I myself would buy it in a heartbeat. I grew up with them.


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+ sk8allday25 on June 29th, 2012 at 11:52 am said:

@102 the shadow of colosus on psn store always been a HD version.


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+ ReDHaze_Phoeinx on June 29th, 2012 at 11:53 am said:

@118 Thanks for the info.


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+ WhiskeyBlues on June 29th, 2012 at 12:04 pm said:

Really angered by the lack of Vita sales on here. How hard would it be to have sales on some of your Vita and PSP listings? SCEE just had an awesome Vita sale, yet SCEA seems to want nothing to do with it. What was the point of me buying your $100 memory card if SCEA is going to basically pretend that the Vita doesn’t exist?

It is getting to the point that I am starting to regret buying my Vita.


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+ Erlaxis on June 29th, 2012 at 12:08 pm said:

Some interesting deals, IMO. I’ll probably get NBA Jam, Closure and Festival of Blood.

Probably, because I still have one unplayed game from last year’s summer sale. Man, I need more free time.


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+ Gabufox on June 29th, 2012 at 12:10 pm said:

Definitely going to wait for PS+ before buying anything evergain not falling for another Infamous II trick like this month


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+ Gabufox on June 29th, 2012 at 12:18 pm said:

PS+ monthly offers that is


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+ TheGrimHeaper on June 29th, 2012 at 12:18 pm said:

rip vita you had a good run in ‘murica

Was looking forward to PS1 classics, PSP and Vita games, but happen that did not. Not sure if I’ll buy anything out of this list… maybe Crysis.


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+ Heavenly_king on June 29th, 2012 at 12:30 pm said:

Catherine is not there?? I remember that they mentioned it in the podcast :S


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+ drakerules09 on June 29th, 2012 at 12:36 pm said:

@127 thats atlus sale not summer sale


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+ thebmxer94 on June 29th, 2012 at 12:38 pm said:

This week sale update doesnt convince me at all, i mean good prices and a great sale as always but some of these titles are in my opinion a lame and the ones that ive could be interested i already got the plat, it is a no no for me on this week sale, but as i said, as great as always.

Now that everybody its talking about PS1 classics, what about some japanese love? what about another FF title for plus? or a discounted price on this upcoming month? or instead of FF what about RE titles? i wont extend myself on any other great games of PS1 but it would be cool to see more presence of PS1 classics on the store.


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+ chrisishizu on June 29th, 2012 at 12:40 pm said:

A Sale that only focuses on Ps3 ? It would be fair to put some PSOne, PS2, PSP and Vita titles too.

I´d like to have WA1 and 2 on sale, as well MGS and some action on PSOne too.
For PSP games as Corpse Party, MH, Wild Arms, and some other titles should have a Sale too, people who own PSP and Vita say thanks.

I think Plus should have discounts or free games for PSP and Vita owners too, I used my PSP just to play PSOne and Mini games given by Plus but I haven´t seen any PSP Games on this program in 1 year and half, it would be nice to have psp games too, or get some discount over them.


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+ luvtoseek on June 29th, 2012 at 12:45 pm said:

@52, slaysme- Playstation is a Japanese company but we are not in Japan where the sale demographics you listed do not line up entirely. RPGs are more popular in Japan indicated by their sales, while FPSs are not. It has nothing to do w/ the 360, just what consumers purchase more of in a given area. JRPGs are fading, almost every major Japanese label are putting their efforts on action oriented titles.

Yes, we all want Vita sales because it’s the new system on the market. I really don’t see it happening often though (even while PSN EU had a recent sale) as well… for that very reason- it’s thee new system & people will buy it. Once the big titles come out (again, FPSs like COD), the Vita will slowly prosper. What would be nice is + discounts/perks on Vita games.

“Stop chasing the FPS crowd.” Very hard to do… near impossible on any platform w/ exception of the PC. Even COD sells well on the Nintendo platforms. FPSs sell. We love weapons, loot, multiplay, vehicles, maps, smart AI, & who doesn’t like portable gaming? COD will never fall like Rockband- that is unless they begin charging for MP.

The Summer Sale is pretty decent. A nice range of again, decent quality games in several different genres.


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+ Redikol on June 29th, 2012 at 12:46 pm said:

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition & Crysis for me. I would get Worms Ultimate Mayhem, but I don’t have enough cash for it.. :(


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+ DRAQ-520 on June 29th, 2012 at 12:51 pm said:

Infamous: festival of blood on discount? AWESOME, by the way Paul, does Derrick the deathfin still exists? haven’t seen of it recently, even at E3, and with it supposedly coming in summer, I’m just wondering beause it looks extremely interesting.
keep doing great!


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+ JONGREY on June 29th, 2012 at 12:52 pm said:

People please stop complaining about the vita games, You should know by know that this console already has lots of games and more on the way. SONY will support it. And with a little patience your content will come. So please relax and rest assured knowing that more is on the way. SONY always gets better, and better. It just takes time. “All good things come to those who wait ” (said someone)


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+ aKidNamedBeesk on June 29th, 2012 at 12:52 pm said:

Definitely picking up SotC at that price. I wish RE4 would go on sale!


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+ inFAMOUS-787 on June 29th, 2012 at 12:52 pm said:

Getting Jurassic Park and NBA JAM hands down!! I love you PS Plus!!


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+ aKidNamedBeesk on June 29th, 2012 at 12:53 pm said:

Also it would be nice to see Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars on sale too.


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+ aKidNamedBeesk on June 29th, 2012 at 12:54 pm said:

@RODINATER I agree. More support for PS2 games would be nice. The games you have listed are all phenomenal and worth of being on PSN.


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+ KazeEternal on June 29th, 2012 at 1:02 pm said:

@132

I can’t really agree that JRPG’s are fading or that they lack the kind of popularity necessary to garner sales in the US. Part of the JRPG problem in recent years is that they simply just aren’t any good. The fact that RPG’s tend to maintain solid positions on the PlayStation Stores (namely Final Fantasy VII) most downloaded titles is a strong indicator of this. Seriously what was the last good JRPG you can remember playing? Final Fantasy XII… it had its issues, but that was pretty much the end. We’ve seen only one truly good JRPG in Lost Odyssey and a good attempt to make up to fans with Final Fantasy XIII-2. The rest have been utter garbage in just about every respect. It’s either a rubber stamp of where we’ve been before or nothing that addresses the awe factor of this generation. The problems that plague JRPG’s will soon hit the Shooter genre at the rate we’re going.


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+ Eraser35 on June 29th, 2012 at 1:03 pm said:

Could we get some PSP games on sale maybe some Vita games as well?


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    + Paul Sullivan on June 29th, 2012 at 1:49 pm said:

    Eraser,

    I’ll definitely make sure that folks know about all of the posts asking for Vita, PSP and PS1/2 game sales.


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+ Unholy_Kargath on June 29th, 2012 at 1:20 pm said:

Will be getting Crysis. And as said several times before a Vita sale would be nice. =]


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+ Sean_Pierce on June 29th, 2012 at 1:25 pm said:

Discounts on $9.99 PS One classics would be nice.


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+ Elvick_ on June 29th, 2012 at 1:49 pm said:

House of the Dead 3 will be mine! That’s a great price.


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+ atomizer on June 29th, 2012 at 1:50 pm said:

hi all.
I don’t know what we will get on the European psn, but I remember getting a lot of titles, on summer and Christmas and Easter deals, like icon, sotc, motorstorm apocalypse, crisis,etc etc.
I would like to have games we can’t find at the stores, like:
- folklore – I loved the demo, music was great and the game got good reviews
- afrika – my 63 yo parents have played peggle like 10 000 times, with my first psn login.I’m sure afrika would be great for them, and for me.
-Lair – first 1080p game, sadly criticized by Xbox websites, after the patch for controls, this game could be a good surprise for many people.

Sony, please make these 3 games available on the psn, for 9$, or 9€, they could make you some easy cash.really.(OK,there are some bandwidth costs )


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+ Solidmgsnake on June 29th, 2012 at 1:51 pm said:

Needs more psp/vita rpg sales. Really want more games to play Vita.


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+ F_Siren on June 29th, 2012 at 1:56 pm said:

Wow, i already have most of these. I’d LOVE to get ICO for 10 bucks, already have SOTC.


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+ atomizer on June 29th, 2012 at 1:56 pm said:

also, would like to see some full games,like last mortal kombat, for 20-25$

today,several years later, cod games are still expensive, at stores.I don’t want to play online, but the solo campaigns would be great. couldn’t we have mw2, for less than 25$, during one week, for psn+? and black ops, for max 30-35$?

here, where I live, black ops costs 59 chf, like 60$, on the psn.I will NEVER pay that cash for a game released 1 or 2 years ago.why milking more and more? is activision that poor???

just one question, if you buy a game on the psn, you can activate it on 2 systems.
if I want to deactivate just one particular game on my system, is it possible?
or I can only deactivate All the games at once?

thanks ;)


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+ PainOfSarrow on June 29th, 2012 at 2:03 pm said:

some ppl on here feel the need to defend there playing style. GTFO. anyways how about Vice city and GTA sand andreas in the ps2 classics ? saw many ppl ask for those lately. i already got them on ps2 but on ps3 will save me the hastle of rehooking my ps3 and ps2 back and forth. BULLY would be great aswell. plus Rockstar deserves every penny they get. GTA V is on my Radar.


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+ Mike_1519 on June 29th, 2012 at 2:05 pm said:

Hi Paul
I don’t know if you will read all the replies, but I like to ask you for 2 new bundles may be it’s much to ask but I Really want to see a Batman Arkham City Bundle with every DLC included (Harley Quinn’s Revenge, Night Wing, Robin, and all the skins) and another one with all the stuff included in the Heavy Rain Director’s Cut edition


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