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Paul Sullivan's Avatar Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 // Community Manager, PlayStation Digital Platforms

There’s a lot of great new content to share with you all, so let’s not delay and jump right in!


VEEMEE updates their x7 selection this week with new Street Style items, Bicycles and Domestic Cats, as well as a few other nifty locomotions.

4th of July Comes to Home!

Fire up the grill because summer is here! Just head to Pier Park to experience the 4th of July in Home in all its glory. Ride the Ferris Wheel, earn brand new rewards from this classic space, play our brand new minigame Charcoal Champ, and even introduce yourself to the Grand Marshal – Ribbie the Rib.

SCEA’s Charcoal Champ

Join Ribbie the Rib for the Independence holiday, and grill up some fun in this new minigame. It’s a scenario we’ve all been a part of: you’re in charge of the grill at your backyard BBQ; can you cook everything to perfection while keeping your impatient guests happy? This original time-based puzzle game combines your love for gaming and BBQ and we’re very excited for you to play it. There are plenty of prizes to earn, including Ribbie himself. You can even purchase a guitar and amp which playsthe songs from this game’s custom blues inspired soundtrack recorded by SCEA’s own Jeremiah Wallace.

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VEEMEE MiniPlanes, InVerse Sneakers and Wrangler updates

Chocks away, throttle up and take to the skies with these Mini Plane locomotions from VEEMEE. Or strut your stuff with the new inVerse Sneakers from VEEMEE. Step forward with these Classic Low Top Sneakers in ten bold styles for both men and women. Wrangler however has all the answers as the Chambray Shirt and Leela Tank release this week.

VEEMEE Updates Acorn Park

VEEMEE is proud to announce the first update to Acorn Meadows Park. Now you can take to the skies and get a bird’s-eye view with one of three remote controlled planes. Or, for those of you looking for a more tranquil way of passing the time try visiting out picnic hamper vendor on the main walkway. If you don’t have the appetite for a full picnic you could always pick up some candy floss or a pretzel to snack on and wander over to the Dog Park Activity Course.

Evil Tree Studios’ Warrior’s Way

Decorate your personal space win the style of the samurai with Evil Tree Studios’ Warrior’s Way furniture. These ancient Japanese themed items are perfect for your dojo, and come in a bundles!

Hellfire Retro Flyers

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… a flying saucer!? Hover through your favorite spaces with the new Mysterious U.F.O. Retro Flyers from Hellfire Games! Boost your speed to 150% in six aerodynamic finishes: Crimson, Azure, Jade, Shadow, Pink, and Golden. Check out the Retro Flyers series in the Home Tycoon Train Station and Novus Prime this week.
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nDreams Retro Outfits

Are you a Hero or a Villain? The Retro Knight Outfits from nDreams allow you to choose which side you belong to. These old school game inspired outfits are sold at various levels in order for you to choose which one suits you best. The Ultimate version of each outfit comes with a custom retro run animation as well as a retro emote.
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Lockwood Icelandic Companions and High Heels

Lockwood has teamed up with the Icelandic Environment Association (Landvernd) to support them in protecting Icelandic nature and landscapes. We’ll be donating $1 for every purchase of the Icelandic Animal Pack directly to them. Then, to compliment your overflowing clothing collection, get the Strutting Heels Ultimate Value Pack including a selection of heels, leg warmers, over-knee boots and high heels strut LMO.

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Konami Maru Companion

Be sure to pick one of Konami’s Maru companions this week!

Astro Gaming Headsets

Check out the store for the new headsets from Astro Gaming. Get yourself a set of A40s or A50s, each in come in two different styles. Both styles are bundled per headset type.

With the 4th of July update, including the Charcoal Champ minigame, and the Acorn Meadows update there is a ton of new content to check out this week. So jump in Home and take a good look at it all. Then, be sure to return here to the blog and let us know what you think. See you in Home!

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28 Comments   5 Replies


+ jeison1424 on June 26th, 2013 at 8:07 am said:



+ jeison1424 on June 26th, 2013 at 8:08 am said:

nice update


+ Kinney1 on June 26th, 2013 at 8:32 am said:

Love the Acorn Park Update :)

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    + Paul Sullivan on June 26th, 2013 at 9:13 am said:

    Thanks, it looks great, right?


+ ShepardComander on June 26th, 2013 at 8:38 am said:

I’m gonna play right now… oh wait it’s not available in México… :(


+ ZaGe-zAiKaNo on June 26th, 2013 at 8:45 am said:

For the new content & rewards on the Acorn Meadow update, does it mean there will also be new ways to level up? It’s a bit tough with just race/photo missions since majority of the challenges have a certain capacity until it maxes out.


+ retro25 on June 26th, 2013 at 10:04 am said:

Cool update, I’m just want to know is there anything for Canada Day in Playstation Home (like outfits and/or décor) ?

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    + Paul Sullivan on June 26th, 2013 at 10:22 am said:

    Yep, start your Independence Day journey in Pier Park!


+ kemospear on June 26th, 2013 at 10:20 am said:

Is the E3 booth still there, or is it too late?

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    + Paul Sullivan on June 26th, 2013 at 10:24 am said:

    Still there. Hop in while you can this week.


+ JAHoE on June 26th, 2013 at 10:34 am said:

Great Update !_!


+ caio_loco on June 26th, 2013 at 10:53 am said:

Hello Friends! Will we have PS1 sales like EU?


+ FeddeCampo on June 26th, 2013 at 11:25 am said:

Amazing, having a variety of free items just for being active in Home, it’s great really.
Thansk a lot one more time Paul, everything looks awesome :)


+ FeddeCampo on June 26th, 2013 at 11:40 am said:

I hate how every week I think about it without having a sure answer but PS4 will be awesome if Home keeps living :)


+ DarqueDragon on June 26th, 2013 at 12:26 pm said:


Wait, how do you get free items for being active in Home? I visit it at least 3 times a week and the only free stuff I have gotten in months was from the E3 booths. I got nothing by just visiting places.


+ klassymike on June 26th, 2013 at 12:48 pm said:

What district is the E3 booth in? I can’t seem to ind it now.

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    + Paul Sullivan on June 26th, 2013 at 1:38 pm said:

    Start > Navigator > New and Recommended

    It’s the first on the list there.


+ klassymike on June 26th, 2013 at 1:15 pm said:

**Find it now.


+ tusunami on June 26th, 2013 at 1:26 pm said:

It’s great to see the commitment to PS Home continuing, the developers always seem to amaze me with new content.


+ lwolfcub on June 26th, 2013 at 1:39 pm said:

How long will the E3 stuff still be in home?


+ klassymike on June 26th, 2013 at 1:51 pm said:

Thanks for the reply Paul!!


+ michenerboys2 on June 26th, 2013 at 1:59 pm said:

it looks great :) but can yaul try making playstation home for psvita i know theres playstation home arcade but its not a good as the playstation home on ps3. thx


+ klassymike on June 26th, 2013 at 2:39 pm said:

Voucher codes are failing to download. Will this be fixed?


+ Lord_Rinja on June 26th, 2013 at 2:57 pm said:

That is just awesome. I asked for a 3D Dot Game Heroes Costume on the forums official suggestion thread years ago. I’m glad nDreams took up the project by designing the Retro Knight costume. Thanks nDreams. You guys rock!


+ soupdj on June 26th, 2013 at 3:46 pm said:



+ Vex_Doppel on June 26th, 2013 at 6:25 pm said:

Playstation Home needs to be taken down and re-built from the ground up. Its just completely inferior to its original vision and that’s about a decade old. Seriously. You should consider it the free to play MMO for Playstation, with classes, guilds and really put some long term development into it. I’m picturing a GTA V like world but more futuristic. You should be able to customize your home, your avatar(using pics for the best likeness), customize the you walk, sit, lay, crouch, dance, ect… and interact with virtually everything. When your in your Home, you can invite friends to play pool, darts, cards, mini golf, volleyball, PS Games, or even listen to our own Music, or watch anything you have including Netflix, Vudu, Hulu, DVD, Blu Ray, etc..


+ FireCage on June 26th, 2013 at 9:36 pm said:

Nice =)

one thing missing…. Fireworks! lol


+ Crazyjunkman on June 26th, 2013 at 10:19 pm said:

OMG I LOVE THIE WEEK’S UPDATE!!!! Acorn Meadows looks absolutely amazing and so does Pier Park!! Keep up the good work you guys!! :)


+ Crazyjunkman on June 26th, 2013 at 10:21 pm said:

Just one thing…when is the Flaming Blue hair coming out?


+ wcmarchese77 on June 27th, 2013 at 5:00 am said:

I can’t seem to get an answer for this. Is Home planned to happen on the PS Vita? Even if I could remote play it would be nice.

Can someone please answer?


+ Xiang_Ashe----- on June 28th, 2013 at 6:58 am said:

People still use home? sad really really sad its been garbage since day 1 lol


+ CustomSpecial on June 29th, 2013 at 1:38 pm said:

I just completed all the E3 quests, but I’m not seeing anything for the free month of PS+ or the dynamic themes anywhere. Are those still available, or were they limited time only even though the booth is still open?

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