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PlayStation Store EA Flash Sale Starts Now

Chieh Chen's Avatar + Posted by Chieh Chen on Mar 28, 2014 // Digital Distribution Manager, Sony Network Entertainment

Hi everyone! March is almost over and time is flying by. Take a break this weekend and grab some great PS3 games from EA at up to 75% off. The Flash Sale starts right now and ends on Monday, March 31st at 12:00 p.m. Pacific.

We’ve got a little bit of something for everyone with top EA games like Battlefield 4, EA Sports FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, Dead Space 3 Ultimate Edition, Need for Speed Rivals and more available at some sweet discounts over the next couple of days. Check out the full lineup below.

EA Flash Sale

Title Sale Price Original Price
Alice: Madness Returns $9.99 $19.99
Battlefield 4 $24.99 $49.99
Battlefield 1943 $4.99 $9.99
Crysis $9.99 $19.99
Crysis 2 Maximum Edition $14.99 $29.99
Crysis 3 – Ultimate Bundle $21.99 $43.99
Dead Space Ultimate Edition $12.49 $24.99
Dead Space 2 Ultimate Edition $19.99 $39.99
Dead Space 3 Ultimate Edition $31.49 $62.49
EA Sports FIFA 14 $29.99 $59.99
EA Sports FIFA Street $4.99 $19.99
Hasbro Family Game Night 3 $19.99 $29.99
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning $9.99 $19.99
Madden NFL 25 $24.99 $49.99
Monopoly Streets $19.99 $29.99
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition $3.99 $14.99
NCAA Football 14 $24.99 $49.99
Need for Speed Rivals $29.99 $59.99
NFL Blitz $7.49 $14.99
NHL 14 $29.99 $49.99
Shank 2 $4.99 $9.99

What EA games are you going to pick up this weekend? The Flash Sale starts now and ends Monday, March 31st at 12:00 p.m. Pacific, so don’t miss out.

//Add Your Own

200 Comments   12 Replies

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+ GodlessPagan on March 28th, 2014 at 6:41 pm said:

So an admittedly cursory Google search shows that Crysis 3’s multiplayer died down pretty quickly, which is kind of sad to me. That would have been the main reason for me to buy it. I need a new multiplayer game. Ah well. Anyone have any suggestions?


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+ DevilMotorsUS on March 28th, 2014 at 6:43 pm said:

So, they really removed the BF4 Upgrade already?!


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+ Gaara436 on March 28th, 2014 at 6:46 pm said:

Ps3 is 24.99 upgrade is 9.99 makes ps4 version a total of 34.98 vs 59.99 but there not honor this since they pull upgrade to ps 4 at 7 hours ago give or take. It was supposed to end at March 28, 2014 23:59. Only one ended early was battlefield 4. Which is not right but tat sony and ea. Decision. Did someone jump the gun and ended early don’t know. But I going to call to get a refunded next business day do to my phone is dead.. what the did was wrong.


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+ magnezioum on March 28th, 2014 at 6:49 pm said:

I wasn’t a PS+ member when Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning was there for free

I think $9.99 is good deal

I have the retail version of the game, but i want to get the digital version because i think it will speed up the loading screen :)


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+ Gamerzlimited on March 28th, 2014 at 6:49 pm said:

@PrimeroIncognito Nah, that’s impossible. I didn’t start signing up for PS+ until February of 2013, so there’s no way I would have knew about it. And if I did, it would have said I purchased it already and wants me to download it. Thanks for telling me though, sucks that I missed it.

Oh, I tried again a few minutes later and I can add it to my cart now. Seems like the webstore has a couple of problems.


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+ Gaara436 on March 28th, 2014 at 6:54 pm said:

Yes they did you can’t find it no where for battlefield upgrade on mobile device or desktop. On ps4 itself has banner still. If you click x button instead of error now says ” This content cannot be selected at this time.” If you Click X on all the other banner still pop up there games. If you do a search on the game on ps4 it will not even show up.


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+ DevilMotorsUS on March 28th, 2014 at 6:56 pm said:

Yeah, nice scam there, Sony / EA…


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+ linxcross on March 28th, 2014 at 6:57 pm said:

So the option to update to PS4 is gone? That sucks.


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+ DevilMotorsUS on March 28th, 2014 at 6:57 pm said:

it still gets advertised in the PSN Store, but you can’t buy it anymore apparently.


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+ Gaara436 on March 28th, 2014 at 7:02 pm said:

Only on battlefield the others still let you go to the game link if works or not don’t know. Like I stated it it ends at March 28, 2014 23.59pst but battlefield ended early. The person who mad this post..Posted by Chieh Chen on Mar 28, 2014 // Digital Distribution Manager, Sony Network Entertainment.. either lie or was highly miss inform… which case other like me to buy and was unable to upgrade … in which need to request refund. Or just take it as a lost . Either way the game is good but a whole lot better in ps4


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+ Haskell420 on March 28th, 2014 at 7:04 pm said:

Are you KIDDING? That’s the list? Where the heck is TIGER WOODS PGA TOUR 2014? There hasn’t been 1 darn SALE for that game since it came out last year! Any idea why??

I own every Tiger Woods PGA Tour since the PS2 debuted, right on too the PS3. Im at the store at 10am the day it releases since the PS2!!! When the PS3 hits, guess what? NOW we can get another $40 out of out customers because of DLC!! Hold em back..release it in a bundle and whack em for and other $40!…PS3 -$59.99 +$40 Course pack= $100 game x 7yrs…$700, plus buying the Coins, too buy the Card Packs..too unlock the courses…another Grand…
So from Day 1 I bought the $39.95 Course Pack that gave me every extra course. Then like clockwork, 4 months later, HEY THE COURSE PACK IS ON SALE FOR 50% OFF! …And while that ticked me off, I’m the one who didn’t want too wait

So what happens last year. For the 1ST TIME I say, Nope! Not gonna buy em until they’re on sale. So I waited..and waited…4 mo’s…no sale….6 mo’s..no sale….8, 10, 11 MONTHS..NO FRIGGAN SALE……

And today, HEY ITS THE “EA FLASH SALE”….AND YOUR GAME’S NOT INCLUDED! ..HA!

RIDICULOUS


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+ Kufi-Smacker on March 28th, 2014 at 7:15 pm said:

this sucks very bad i accidently purchased the product on my cellphone it went through instantly with no comfirming trying to see about it. now i cant even upgrade it to the ps4.


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+ Kufi-Smacker on March 28th, 2014 at 7:16 pm said:

for bf4


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+ Kufi-Smacker on March 28th, 2014 at 7:17 pm said:

man thats false advertising


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+ Kufi-Smacker on March 28th, 2014 at 7:17 pm said:

also i cant even upgrade either way you look at it


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+ JEJEXGT on March 28th, 2014 at 7:18 pm said:

So what time is it


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+ JEJEXGT on March 28th, 2014 at 7:20 pm said:

Not able to upgrade


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+ DevilMotorsUS on March 28th, 2014 at 7:22 pm said:

@JEJEXGT

If you’re talking about the BF4 Upgrade, nope, they pulled it early from the store.


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 7:45 pm said:

Yeah, really nice Sony, pull the PS3-PS4 upgrade early just to further penalize customers who try to take advantage of that offer. You guys are a bunch of greedy asses, you really are. Starting to get really pissed with you guys, seriously.

I bought the PS3 version for my son because it was on sale, and also because a few hours ago (before you pulled the $10 upgrade) it clearly stated that the upgrade was for physical and digital copies. Now, miraculously, it’s gone from the store so thanks for nothing idiots!


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 7:54 pm said:

That’s BF4 I’m referring to in my previous post, even more annoyed when I see some Sony rep confirming that it’s eligible and then they pull it shortly afterwards.

You guys need to get your act together and stop screwing over customers every chance you get. Stop being so damn greedy 24×7!

Perhaps one of you geniuses can explain why every other $10 PS4 upgrade is still on the site, except BF4? Last I checked, March 28 ended at midnight, not 6:00 pm.


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+ megafrij0l on March 28th, 2014 at 7:56 pm said:

I was screwed into an unusable BF4 PS3 version as well. Where is the PS3 to PS4 upgrade??? It’s still March 28!!! If anyone finds a workaround or an official statement, let us know!


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 8:03 pm said:

Hah, official statement? From Sony?

Your official statement will be complete and utter silence from their online staff and you’ll have no recourse except to call and ask/plead for a refund. They’re a bunch of idiots, and they prove this fact each and every day.

Personally I’m getting damn sick of their crap.


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+ yabrokehomie on March 28th, 2014 at 8:05 pm said:

Well the store updates late afternoon. That’s why the upgrade option is gone. Same reason when I went to buy Tomb Raider and Thief, and I kept getting the error. Lucky for me I bought my BF4 upgrade in November before I bought my PS4. I am upset that NHL is on sale, I bought mine last month and I really wanted digital. It is the greatest Hockey game ever. BUY IT!!!


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+ Skeetlejuice on March 28th, 2014 at 8:05 pm said:

EA putting a sale on just PS3 games, pretty lame.

Most are really old. 1 of the 2 games that are 75% has the online portion cut the same day as the sale. Street, is terrible, the camera is terrible the fact you have to play with made up footballers and do dumb things to earn enough points to do tricks is terrible, and the defending is even worse. Bought it for 20 and happily sold it for 10. Don’t waste your money.

Fifa 14 is aweful. NHL 14 was $15 bucks for a good week, so this sale is an insult.

The whole thing with the Battlefield 4 upgrade nonsense is crazy. Sony needs to give refunds to everyone and remove the game from the download list. The rep said you could do it while the link was up, that’s a lie.

Not surprising from EA. It just annoys me that they publish some games that I am interested in. They treat their customers like garbage and think we are stupid with their microtransaction / dlc tactics. Support them at your own peril.


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+ texasninja77 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:06 pm said:

I first contact EA customer support, who then sent me to Sony. Here is the response they gave me in the online chat:

“Unfortunately there’s nothing that I can do about this but if you wan you can escalate this to the phone with a higher level of tech support. Phone support is available from 6:00AM to 10:00PM Pacific Time, 7 days a week at 1-800-345-7669.”

When asked what this higher level of tech support could do, all I was told they could resolve the issue.

I would like to know where Chieh Chen is during all this. After confirming to everyone that the yes, the upgrade is still live.

Kind of feel like we got took a little on this on, guys.


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+ HunterRose76 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:06 pm said:

If that had been the PS4 version of Need For Speed Rivals I would have been on that quicker than a Pagani Huyara.

Please keep parity across systems with your sales. I chose the PS4 over the Xbox One this generation because you seem to have your head in the game and are being proactive when it comes to taking care of your fan base, please make sure that trust is warranted.


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+ Mando44646 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:08 pm said:

No PS4 or Vita support? Nothing here really if interest to me


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 8:10 pm said:

@121 The store doesn’t update on Friday, and that also doesn’t explain why the other $10 PS4 upgrades are still on the site. They pulled it early in order to prevent people from getting the upgrade, and they’ll just do like they always do, say nothing and keep on screwing customers every chance they get.


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+ texasninja77 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:15 pm said:

The guy on Sony chat support also stated that there was no set time for the PS4 upgrade to be removed, and that it had been done earlier this evening. Probably around the same time they decided to put the PS3 version on flash sale.


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+ megafrij0l on March 28th, 2014 at 8:17 pm said:

Let’s keep the pressure on them guys! https://twitter.com/josemaldonad0/status/449746346678157312


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+ Skeetlejuice on March 28th, 2014 at 8:21 pm said:

Typical of the blog, if you have a genuine problem or issue, they ignore your post. Even if you make your point in a polite and constructive way. Like they think somehow us buying all of these products is unrelated to why they get paid and have jobs there. Meanwhile they respond to inane comments that need no comment or reply. The worst aspect of this is that there are legitimate questions / comments / problems in previous posts. So it is obvious they are choosing to ignore people and make it seem like there are more replies than there really are.

If you cannot help us then you should provide us with contact information for someone that can. Instead of ignoring us.

“that is unfortunate to here, please call this number … and they will try to assist you”

nope.

15 posts later,

“my cat’s breath smells like catfood”


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+ JEJEXGT on March 28th, 2014 at 8:31 pm said:

E-8200011A


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+ Skeetlejuice on March 28th, 2014 at 8:31 pm said:

There is no doubt that EA/Sony pulled the upgrade for BF4 off the store. But in typical incompetent Sony fashion they left up the advertising. Not unlike the ads and link from the activity section on PS4 for Infamous Second Son, which in Canada has been bumped to 69.99, meanwhile those ads showed it for 59.99.

Get your act together.

Tell the rep that there is no upgrade so she can be clear about it, obviously she misrepresented the facts and now a lot of people are feeling cheated.

Just bad business.

I am not surprised, there should be accountability for there PSN, whoever is updating it both ad wise and server side is doing the worst job of all the major players.

MS / Steam / Nintendo all manage to do a better job. You shouldn’t be able to keep your job and deliver a second rate result year after year. It’s baffling.


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+ texasninja77 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:32 pm said:

@JEJEXGT

Are you still getting that error code? I can’t even access the BF4 upgrade page anymore.


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+ texasninja77 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:35 pm said:

@Skeetlejuice

Well said…I agree 100%

It seems that now there is an issue, they all walk away, and let us guess as to the reasons why.

Kind of a crappy way to do business, if you ask me.


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+ JEJEXGT on March 28th, 2014 at 8:44 pm said:

Canl someone call them to c whats up?


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 8:45 pm said:

IMO the biggest issue with Sony and their social media team is that there’s zero accountability. Some social media plebe can come on here and spout whatever false garbage they want to, and Sony won’t do squat. Never once have I seen one of these Sony reps come back and apologize for incorrect or misleading information. They just clam up, completely ignore the problem, and go on to do it again and again.

Bottom line is they don’t care. They know that nothing will happen to them if they say something that turns out to be false, so as a result they just post whatever the hell they want to, knowing that nobody will call them on it or penalize them for lying to their customers.

They should have either pulled the BF4 upgrade before posting the Flash sale (they didn’t), or left it up until midnight so that anyone who complained after that wouldn’t have much to complain about. Instead they post that the PS3 version is eligible, and then a few hours later it “mysteriously” vanishes from the site, despite the fact that the other $10 PS4 upgrades remain visible.

Even if they did respond all they would say is “sorry, nothing we can do”, which is basically useless. Better to just call and ask for a refund.


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+ texasninja77 on March 28th, 2014 at 8:49 pm said:

I was going to call tomorrow morning, but if anyone wants to call tonight here is the number again:

1-800-345-7669

The hours are: 6:00AM to 10:00PM Pacific Time, 7 days a week

If anyone does call, please post on here and tell us if anything gets worked out.


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+ dirtyarcade on March 28th, 2014 at 8:54 pm said:

@HunterRose76

I came in here to basically post this. Don’t get me wrong, I love my PS4, but jesus christ Sony is open about the fact the PS3 is still the better console if you want features like automatic updating, custom wallpapers, deep discounts on games, and of course, the fact certain games and apps are still releasing on the PS3 BEFORE they release on the NEW CONSOLE (looking at you MLB 14 and HBO Go). Now, of course, I check out the blog and see there’s an awesome sale, but alas, it’s only for the PS3. Come on Sony, can you at least pretend like you don’t want me to feel like an idiot for being an early adopter?

As for the whole BF4 upgrade issue some of you guys are having. Technically this sale was supposed to be for PS3 only. The fact the upgrade got taken down before some of you could get the game at a discount, is a technicality.


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 8:54 pm said:

I can guarantee they aren’t going to do anything. They’ll just say that the offer expired and you’ll be lucky to get your money back on the PS3 version. I’ve dealt with them before on this type of thing and the people at the call center are not in a position to do anything to help you, except to process a refund request that may or may not actually be approved.

Take this as as lesson learned as to what sort of company you’re dealing with. Sony has once again shown that they’re willing to screw customers over rather than do the right thing and make their customers happy.

In this case, the right thing would have been to leave the BF4 upgrade up until midnight PST (which is usually their expiration time) instead of pulling it early.


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+ Swotam on March 28th, 2014 at 9:01 pm said:

@136 You’re missing the point. The reason so many people are annoyed is because a Sony rep posted a few hours ago that the PS3 digital copy was eligible for the $10 upgrade, and then a few hours later Sony pulled the upgrade despite the fact that all the other $10 upgrades are still available. When a vendor tells me that a promotion is valid until a certain date I expect that to mean the end of that day, not some random time during that day.

It’s not a technicality, it’s Sony being their typical self and screwing their customers over once again.


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+ JEJEXGT on March 28th, 2014 at 9:05 pm said:

Well this sucks


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+ GoKuFiGhTeR17 on March 28th, 2014 at 9:16 pm said:

so not fair i wanna get the upgrade for battlefield 4 for ps3 to get it on ps4 now u guy make it impossible being idiots removing the upgrade deal let alone have a sale when its the same day the upgrade deal to ps4 is gone! idiots i swear!


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+ megafrij0l on March 28th, 2014 at 9:21 pm said:

Requested a refund. No point waddling in this any longer.


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+ MusicKing_23 on March 28th, 2014 at 9:35 pm said:

Why only PS3? Was really excited for this, but saw it was only for PS3. Recently bought my PS4, not very many games in my library. Would have been nice. Still impressed with the prices though. Just do a PS4 flash sale soon. Been wanting Battlefield 4 for awhile.


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+ Sarges24 on March 28th, 2014 at 9:46 pm said:

My question is this. How many of you made sure the link was live before buying the Ps3 version? It was never stated as a matter of fact. All chien said was to their best knowledge the link was still live and while it is the BF4 deal applies. In hindsight perhaps their comment could have been worded better but you all have only yourselves to blame for not making sure the link was live. From the sounds of it the BF4 deal/link had been pulled in the am. Ends 3/28 could mean any number of things and all deals could be different regarding when they’re done. That was likely set by the publisher months ago, not today


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+ Haskell420 on March 28th, 2014 at 10:04 pm said:

@Skeetlejuice
Well, up until a cpl of days ago, EA was going for the 3-peat as, “Worst Company in America” Award…but they got upset by Time Warner Cable LOL….

Yeah, that BF4 issue is BS.. I’d say send a letter too Sony thru the HELP section, that way that have it on file that you went to Buy the Cross-buy BF4 promi since it ENDS at midnight…etc…

Hmm. I wonder? I wonder if EA told them too take it down. it is EA’s game. As much as I’m ticked that TW PGA Tour isn’t on this list, let’s all remember that Sony may host the sale, but it’s EA sale. So I/we can’t put the blame on Sony for what EA wants too put on sale. It’s their games. Now I don’t know what kind of deal Sony has with EA and the other Publisher’s in the PS Store, but I highly doubt EA would grant Sony the right too put any of EA’s titles, DLC, etc., up for sale at any given time, at whatever discount, w/o EA approving it.


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+ kmetek on March 28th, 2014 at 11:01 pm said:

what a BAD sale, it’s ridicoulus.

PEOPLE: DON’T BUY ANYTHING!!!!!!


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+ IXxHIJACKERxXI on March 28th, 2014 at 11:04 pm said:

Fallout 3 Game Of The Year by Bethesda Softworks


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+ IXxHIJACKERxXI on March 28th, 2014 at 11:09 pm said:

The only game I love
Fallout 3 Game Of The Year by Bethesda Softworks

wish it was on psn sad is only xbox has it for download


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