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PlayStation Plus Update: Zombie Tycoon II Free for Members

Morgan Haro's Avatar + Posted by Morgan Haro on Apr 29, 2013 // Community Manager, PlayStation Digital Platforms

April is drawing to an end with the last week of Spring Fever, and we’re happy to close out the month with Zombie Tycoon II: Brainhov’s Revenge! It’s releasing tomorrow, and PS Plus members will be able to download it free on their PS3 or PS Vita. You’ll also want to check out this week’s enormous franchise sale on games with their characters featured in PlayStation All-Stars. Games from the BioShock series, Metal Gear Solid series, LittleBigPlanet, inFAMOUS, …it’s a big one guys.

With that said, let’s hop into it. The following will be arriving with tomorrow’s PlayStation Store update.

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April 30th PlayStation Plus Update

SPRING FEVER – Zombie Tycoon II: Brainhov’s Revenge

(PS3 and PS Vita – Cross Buy Enabled)
PSN Price: $9.99, Free for PS Plus members

Zombie Tycoon 2
Pick your side in the epic war between two evil masterminds: apprentice-gone-rogue Orville Tycoon and his army of heavy-duty zombies, or his vengeance-thirsty mentor Professor Brainhov and his frantic masses of agile undead! Post Z-day, Tycoon’s mad machination to extinguish all life in Finkleville has almost reached its apogee. During the final siege on the human fortress, his former mentor makes a sudden comeback, seeking retribution for his apprentice’s betrayal and eager to reclaim his rightful place as alpha mad scientist. Only one question remains: who shall win? Slow zombies, or fast zombies? Find out as undead armies clash in both the immersive single player campaign and the competitive multiplayer mode!
SPRING FEVER – PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Heritage Sale

(PS3 and PS Vita – Cross Buy Enabled)
Up to 50% off Discounts for PS Plus members

PS All Stars
While there will be a number of titles on sale as part of the broader Spring Fever PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Heritage Sale, Plus members get an extra discount on the following titles. You can see the full list of titles on sale in tomorrow’s PlayStation Store Update post, but please note that not all of the titles in this franchise sale have a PS Plus discount.

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3) $39.99 $27.99 $19.59
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS Vita) $35.99 $24.99 $17.49

BIOSHOCK (Big Daddy)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
BioShock 2 $19.99 $13.99 $9.79
BioShock $19.99 $13.99 $9.79

Metal Gear (Raiden)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
Metal Gear Solid $9.99 $6.99 $4.89
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty – HD Edition $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater – HD Edition $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection $39.99 $27.99 $19.59
METAL GEAR SOLID: HD COLLECTION PS Vita $34.99 $24.49 $17.14
METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER $19.99 $13.99 $9.79
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker – HD Edition $19.99 $13.99 $9.79
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops $9.99 $6.99 $4.89
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus $9.99 $6.99 $4.89

Sly Cooper

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
Sly Cooper : Thieves in Time $39.99 $27.99 $19.59
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS Vita $26.99 $18.49 $12.94
The Sly Collection $29.99 $20.99 $14.69
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves $9.99 $6.99 $4.89
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus $9.99 $6.99 $4.89
Sly 2: Band of Thieves $9.99 $6.99 $4.89

LittleBigPlanet (Sackboy)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
LittleBigPlanet $29.99 $20.99 $14.69
LittleBigPlanet 2 $19.99 $13.99 FREE
LittleBigPlanet Karting $39.99 $27.99 $19.59
LittleBigPlanet PlayStation Vita $35.99 $24.99 $17.49
LittleBigPlanet PSP $14.99 $10.49 $7.34

Devil May Cry (Dante)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
Devil May Cry HD Collection $29.99 $20.99 $14.69

God of War (Kratos)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
God of War : Chains of Olympus $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
God of War Collection $29.99 $20.99 $14.69
God of War HD $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
God of War II HD $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
God of War: Ghost of Sparta $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
God of War: Origins Collection $19.99 $13.99 $9.79

inFAMOUS (Cole MacGrath)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
inFAMOUS $29.99 $20.99 $14.69
inFAMOUS 2 $19.99 $13.99 FREE
inFAMOUS Festival of Blood $9.99 $6.99 $4.89

Twisted Metal (Sweet Tooth)

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
Twisted Metal $39.99 $27.99 $19.59
Twisted Metal $5.99 $3.99 $2.79
Twisted Metal 2 $5.99 $3.99 $2.79
Twisted Metal: Black $9.99 $6.99 $4.89
Twisted Metal: Head-On $7.99 $5.59 $3.91

Ratchet & Clank

Game Title Normal Price Sale Price Plus Price
Ratchet and Clank Future: Quest for Booty $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One $19.99 $13.99 FREE
Ratchet & Clank: Collection $29.99 $20.99 $14.69
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault $19.99 $13.99 $9.79
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal $14.99 $10.49 $7.34
Secret Agent Clank $14.99 $10.49 $7.34

Last Chance (Leaving on 5/7)

Instant Game Collection
Demon’s Souls

Discounts
SPRING FEVER – PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Heritage Sale

You’ll find all the content detailed above with their Plus benefits active when the PlayStation Store updates tomorrow. You can also look forward to next week where we’ll announce May’s PlayStation Plus lineup.

Got something on your mind about PS Plus, or anything PlayStation related? Comment below, and head over to the PlayStation Community Forums to find and create other topics to contribute your thoughts to, or start one yourself. Thanks, as always — looking forward to chatting you guys up in the comments and on the PlayStation Forums.

PlayStation Plus Update 4-30-2013

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+ PottyPops on April 30th, 2013 at 1:47 am said:

All I can say is thank goodness the PS4 will be out soon. With all these free games, plus all the great deals I’ve gotten these past 2 years, I have both my 250GB and my 500GB PS3′s filled up. I’m swamped with games I’ve been meaning to play for months. Come this fall I’ll finally have an excuse to pawn all those unplayed games off on my son to finish while I hog the new gen.


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+ Cancerebro on April 30th, 2013 at 2:01 am said:

What a sale! Too bad I already have most of them. But I’ll be getting Festival of Blood and Portable Ops.


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+ bigdaddy_Rich on April 30th, 2013 at 2:27 am said:

Another week of great sales and great games. What I like about PS+ is that it gives me a chance to get the games that I missed out on before at a discounted price and sometimes even for free.


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+ michaelhite on April 30th, 2013 at 2:36 am said:

@350 Why don’t you replace your hard drive with a 1TB hard drive? I got one for $83 bucks free shipping on Amazon. You can back up your current system to an external FAT32 formatted drive, put the 1TB in there and do a restore. I did that and now I have gobs of space. The physical removal and placement of the hard drives is very simple and detailed in Youtube videos.

I hope the PS4 will have support to play games off of externally-connected hard drives or at the very least, hope it comes with a 1TB drive. The newer games are 10-13GB downloads. I can only imagine the PS4 AAA games will be 25-50GB. A PS4 with a 120GB hdd wouldn’t be of any use especially with the push for digital vice physical discs.


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+ T-Cal on April 30th, 2013 at 2:39 am said:

I was hoping for the new DMC & PSAS DLC to be on sale


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+ lisatsunami on April 30th, 2013 at 2:58 am said:

Hey, if anybody is up reading still, I just saw the tweet that Soul Sacrifice will have all the pre-order bonuses when the store updates! Tweet was 7 hours ago but I just read it now.


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+ SAIGA_1 on April 30th, 2013 at 3:01 am said:

do you still get the vita version free if you buy ps3 version of playstation allstars?


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+ OmegaSpear on April 30th, 2013 at 3:06 am said:

Nice sales


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+ lisatsunami on April 30th, 2013 at 3:11 am said:

Oops, just caught up in reading and saw one other person already announced the tweet about Soul Sacrifice. I hope those bonuses help because I am so stuck trying to kill the harpy in the Avalon pacts. Too hard because the partner, Utheena? sucks compared to Sortiara.


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+ TheExiled12894 on April 30th, 2013 at 4:19 am said:

why has there been no mention of Soul Sacrifice? it only says that you get the pre-order bonuses on Twitter. shouldn’t there be an article for the biggest Vita release in the last few months?


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+ afigueroa on April 30th, 2013 at 5:25 am said:

Playstation twitter account:
“Soul Sacrifice news: Pick it up on PSN starting Tuesday to get the Japanese voice over pack, 2 costumes & 3 magic items. Limited time only!”


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+ Quuids on April 30th, 2013 at 6:19 am said:

I’ve searches through the comments and didn’t see this question. If I buy sly cooper and playstation all stars on my ps3 do I get the vita versions for free?

Thanks for the help and sorry if this question was asked a lot!


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+ XeahuleXolic on April 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am said:

Epic!!!! It’s time I get myself some new Metal Gear Games!! when is the new DLC coming out for playstation allstars battle royale, I love that game!!


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+ GintokiSsan on April 30th, 2013 at 7:08 am said:

LITTLE BIG PLANET VITA for me today..PLaystation AllStars is on the way for me too


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+ Hello_Im_Julio on April 30th, 2013 at 7:23 am said:

Well its April 30, 2013 and Im not seeing the new games and offers on the vita. When will it be available.


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+ AlwaysTruTat2 on April 30th, 2013 at 7:27 am said:

AWSOME!! but im like the 3rd or 4th to ask please..if we buy sly cooper & battle allstars for ps3 do we still get the vita version for free? please inquiring minds with money in hand want to know?


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+ GintokiSsan on April 30th, 2013 at 7:38 am said:

@365 yes you do cuz i just bought allstars for ps3 and youll get the ps vita versions for free..im sure the same for sly cooper..crossbuys you get both versions


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+ TwinDad on April 30th, 2013 at 7:54 am said:

YOu only get the cross-buy, or the vita version for free, if you purchase the PS3 version of a cross-buy enable game. If you buy the Vita version you will only get the Vita version.


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+ TarheelBlueblood on April 30th, 2013 at 8:33 am said:

Cheesus H Chrust on a stick. After all the negative consumer feedback last week and previous weeks and this takes all those compaints…and completely validates them. I mean it is a pretty solid sale but that’s the game for this update? I really hope the PS3 players starting getting some more love soon because as much as I like the idea of PS Plus, its been very hard to justify even its meager cost lately and I’m sorry but we can’t all afford to have a Vita in addition to a console system. I would wager that PS3 consoles FAAAAR exceed the number of Vita owners in the US.


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+ hellsflamecharge on April 30th, 2013 at 8:50 am said:

A lot of these were great titles, back in the late 90′s and early 2000′s.

Pretty much sums up what playstation has become. We were great, remember?

Lack luster exclusives, terrible xbox ports, with enough load time to cook a egg.

If this selection of games represents some of the best PlayStation now has to offer (I’m assuming off of some responses), I know which system I’ll be going with next gen.

It’s been a long run, shoot, the first console I bought with my own money was the PS1. Sadly, times change and belts pass.


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+ NOiSEA on April 30th, 2013 at 9:05 am said:

Just going to be honest here. I don’t think these sales are really that great. These are all games that most people already own if they are fans of the series. Most of them have been on sale for less in the past. Sometimes a LOT less, for example lbp karting was 10usd only a couple months ago and now its on “sale” for double that price. Im not saying that the price needs to always be so low but I’m not going to pretend like this sale is anything great either. Its decent and thats it.

Zombie Tycoon was not a very good game. I hope the sequel is completely different.


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+ ScorchedRusalka on April 30th, 2013 at 9:13 am said:

Hi Morgan!… thank you very much for all the effort the team have in bringing us these awesome games!!!… This is the best month for plus since the last E3 month :P.

Now that I have my PS VITA is a must buy the Metal Gear Collection HD and of course the incoming Soul Sacrifice new IP. I hope Soul Sacrifice increase the sales of VITA since is the best demo I played in a looooong time.


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+ TwinDad on April 30th, 2013 at 9:54 am said:

@Hello_Im_Julio,

The store updates at random times during the day today. There is not a set time. Keep an eye on the blog, you will see a post that says “PlayStation Store update” that is you clue that the store has been updated.


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+ ch8882002usnavy on April 30th, 2013 at 9:54 am said:

#337 @fuzzfox128 if you downloaded the free version for the IGC you can not buy it later to keep it. I’m not sure why this is the case because I know that a lot of the games I have in the IGC I would love to be able to purchase. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.


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+ schreekuline on April 30th, 2013 at 9:58 am said:

Ugh, my wallet!


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+ TerraAshura on April 30th, 2013 at 11:25 am said:

Oh mah gad. Those are some insane sales. I might just have to drop a little on the Devil May Cry HD Collection and the MGS one is tempting so I can have a digital copy.


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+ Nickjayz on April 30th, 2013 at 11:41 am said:

I am most interested in finding out what game we’ll be getting in May. Anyone have an idea on when we’ll find that out?


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+ klassymike on April 30th, 2013 at 11:47 am said:

According to some earlier posts, Gamestop has ads in their stores saying Sleeping Dogs and Pinball Arcade is coming to the IGC. I Dunno.


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+ klassymike on April 30th, 2013 at 12:22 pm said:

Morgan also said in an earlier post that we find out May’s monthly outlook next Monday.


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+ hjason1 on April 30th, 2013 at 1:03 pm said:

I find it funny and not the good funny.. That eu is getting hitman absolution for free on ps plus..
And we get all kiddie games for free… I think we need to hire whoever is running the eu game selection and get rid of the one who is doing it here…

I think it is unfair that eu gets all of the good games and we rarely get a good game just kiddie games…


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+ QueenB82 on April 30th, 2013 at 1:32 pm said:

Oh hellz yeah, now that’s an awesome sale! No lie, I was actually contemplating on getting DMC HD collection today off amazon! So glad I held up, lol. Plus, that MGS sale looks tight, too; I’ve been meaning to get the first one and portable ops for a while, so I’m definitely jumping all over this. :)

Geez Sony, you’re just gonna push me past my procrastination in changing my hdd aren’t you? Lol


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+ etur0 on April 30th, 2013 at 1:40 pm said:

you guys need to make mgs1 playable on the vita NOW


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+ tipper45 on April 30th, 2013 at 1:46 pm said:

Is this sale for the uk to?


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+ MerricK1313 on April 30th, 2013 at 1:52 pm said:

This is ridiculous… I just paid full price for PS All Stars cause I figured it will never be on plus and there you go! 2 weeks later it is half off…. This just sux.


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+ MerricK1313 on April 30th, 2013 at 2:22 pm said:

The is lame… Called support and they will only credit you if you buy something with in 7 days! From now on I will buy NOTHING until it is on sale for plus.


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+ klassymike on April 30th, 2013 at 2:57 pm said:

The same thing happened to me before. We have to just learn to deal with it. I look at it this way, we get enough free games and deep discounts to make up for the occasional backlash from buying something, just for it to go on sale or even free shortly thereafter.


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+ djscimontemplar on April 30th, 2013 at 3:55 pm said:

Yet another terrible week for the IGC. Are we ever going to get something decent? Maybe some of the EU offers?


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+ HellSnap on April 30th, 2013 at 5:22 pm said:

That’s not the Dante that appears on the game… where’s the DMC’s discount???


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+ RayzorGunner7 on April 30th, 2013 at 5:28 pm said:

Anybody know who I can talk to so someone can update Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops so it is available to play on the Vita in North America? I never had a PSP and would actually buy the game if it was available for it. So far it seems Europe can play the game on the Vita while North America can’t. What’s up with that Sony?


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+ MrGreenTree420 on April 30th, 2013 at 6:18 pm said:

I bought Twisted Metal : Head On thinking i could play it on my PS Vita but now I know i can’t, is there anyway to get a refund on something purchashed?


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+ Archaga on April 30th, 2013 at 7:26 pm said:

DOWNLOAD ALL THE MGS GAMES! Seriously though, having all these MGS games on sales makes up for the total junk the Vita has had this Spring Sale. Kinda wish Peace Walker was the remastered version the PS3 got but I can settle for the regular version. WOOT, long distance high fives all around.


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+ Archaga on April 30th, 2013 at 8:05 pm said:

>.>, MGS1 and MGS: Portable Ops/+ are both on sale and neither can be bought on Vita store. Wow, bravo guys…


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+ AlwaysTruTat2 on May 1st, 2013 at 4:58 am said:

yea tho most would say at first glance that this is an awsome sale..when you really think about it..and in comparison to the love the eu has gotten this year and the total garbage..a free indy title here and there for al of us in the US…every one of these sale titles should be free to us..espially when eu is getting games 5months out for free and we are paying for games some 15yrs old..come on sony wtf im really regreating my playstation plus purchase..and i honestly could not recommend it to anyone..were that was not the case at one time..


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+ bosskillerz87 on May 1st, 2013 at 5:49 am said:

will i still be able to play the discounted games if my plus expires?


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+ AlwaysTruTat2 on May 1st, 2013 at 6:01 am said:

yes the games you buy at a discount will be playable..but not the ps+ free games.


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+ bosskillerz87 on May 1st, 2013 at 6:04 am said:

wow, great.. thanks.. then i have no reason not to buy those discounted games…


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+ DonkeyKongKilla on May 1st, 2013 at 10:29 am said:

No Words, I hope May is better. Try to get anyone of the GTA’s on it, it’d be nice for the long wait of GTAV. Til Next time.


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+ DonkeyKongKilla on May 1st, 2013 at 10:30 am said:

Were missing the new month layout…


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+ DonkeyKongKilla on May 1st, 2013 at 10:33 am said:

Oh on another note. How on earth is Infamous valued higher than Infamous 2? I thought the newer versions are suppose to be higher valued.


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+ Ventus_Fury on May 1st, 2013 at 12:19 pm said:

I Knew that there wouldn’t be a new month thing yet. I’m waiting til next week as well as for my Blade Wolf DLC for MGR:R.

Still a little hurt this didn’t include any DLC for any games.


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