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Aug 09

Aug 09

PlayStation Store Update

Grace Chen's Avatar Posted by Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

Introducing PlayStation Network PLAY: Score the summer’s four hottest new PSN titles and get more action with your purchase: Gift with every purchase, bonus gift with every pre-order. Buy all four PLAY titles and get PAYDAY: The Heist as a bonus!

On the new releases front, check out Far Cry 2, Driver: San Francisco Single-Player Demo, and Madden NFL 12 Demo. For Home enthusiasts, we recommend the Scribble Shooter virtual item. Notable Add-on releases include: Mortal Kombat warrior Freddy Krueger, Worms 2: Armageddon Forts Pack & Puzzle Pack and TestYourself: Attention.

New to PlayStation Plus are Comix Zone & Far Cry 2 Full Game Trial and 20% off on the PLAY Pre-Orders for Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, The Baconing, BloodRayne: Betrayal, and Renegade Ops. Download now!

Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:

PlayStation Plus

Free PSN: Comix Zone
Free DLC: Crash Commando Add-On Bundle
Full Game Trial: Far Cry 2
PlayStation Network PLAY Pre-order Discounts Street Fighter 3: Online Edition ($11.99) – Releases 8/23
The Baconing ($11.99) – Releases 8/30
BloodRayne: Betrayal ($11.99) – Releases 9/6
Renegade Ops ($11.99) – Releases 9/13

Downloadable Games

Far Cry 2 ($29.99)
A true open-world shooter where every decision you make affects the outcome of the game. You are a gun for hire, trapped in a war-torn African state, stricken with malaria and forced to make deals with corrupt warlords on both sides of the conflict in order to hunt down your mark – The Jackal. This evil arms dealer has been perpetuating this conflict for years, wreaking havoc on the land and all of its innocent people.
ESRB Rated M
File size 3.85 GB

Game Demos (free)

Madden NFL 12 Demo
Madden NFL 12 continues the rich tradition of the stored franchise, bringing fans closer to the NFL than ever before. Featuring all 32 teams, stadiums, and all your favorite players in the league, Madden NFL 12 is True to the Game. Ride the highs and battle the lows with all-new Dynamic Player Performance. Experience authentic team run-ours and real-life broadcast camera. Play with NFL legends in the game as you build your Madden Ultimate Team.
ESRB Rated E
File size 1.45 GB

Driver: San Francisco Single Demo
With crime lord Charles Jericho now on the loose, San Francisco faces a terrible threat. Only one man can stand against him. His name is John Tanner. He is the DRIVER. Experience the game now in the fast-paced demo that races through the streets of San Francisco!
ESRB Rated T
File size 1.31 GB

Add-on Game Content

ModNation Racers Haunted Parts Pack ($4.99)
Driving skills are the main way to scare off the competition in ModNation Racers, but now you can add some extra creepy visuals to your track creations with the Haunted Props Pack Download the Haunted Parts Pack today!
File size 100 KB

LittleBigPlanet 2 Perseids costume (Free)
(Available for a limited time) The best thing about Sackboy is that you can make him look and act exactly as you want. Download this additional costume and really stand out from the crowd!
File size 110 KB

TestYourself: Attention ($1.99)
Sometimes small details make a big difference. Have you ever got the time wrong and missed your date? Or crossed the street on a red light? Failing to pay attention can have disastrous consequences! Now there’s a fun and easy way to test how well you pay attention – with a new add-on to the psychology-oriented videogame TestYourself. Take a close look at yourself – play TestYourself!
File size 100 KB

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon – Death From Above! Jet Armor Weapon Pack ($2.99)
Airstrikes from Earth Defense Force’s most nimble warriors just got deadlier. Death From Above! The EDF Jet Armor Weapons Pack includes 15 of the EDF’s most powerful weapons in one exclusive supply drop! Enjoy 8 exclusive additions to the Jet Armor’s arsenal, including the Hasslex Hamadryad Grenade Launcher. Trooper and Tactical Armors also receive upgrades like the El Gigante Rocket Launcher. Blow those bugs and their alien technology sky high!
File size 111 KB

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon – Pounds Of Pain! Battle Armor Weapon Pack ($2.99)
Kick that arsenal into high gear with 15 exclusive weapons for EDF’s strength junkies! Pounds of Pain! The EDF Battle Armor Weapons Pack puts brutality on display with 8 new weapons for EDF’s Battle Armor, including the C9 Turnburl x Shotgun. Trooper and Tactical Armors also get exclusive upgrades like the RLF-17 Floorboard Rocket Launcher and the VanSnaster SpreadBurst Assault Rifle. Feel the power of exclusive Earth Defense Force weaponry!
File size 111 KB

Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3: Mobile Suit Pack 2 ($5.99)
Unlocks Kshatrya and its pilot Marida Cruz as a playable character. An additional mission “Day of the Unicorn (Sleeves)” is also included in the pack.
File size 6.46 MB

Mortal Kombat – Freddy Kreuger ($4.99)
Download and play as Freddy Krueger. When Shao Kahn began to steal Earthrealm’s souls Freddy battled the emperor in the Dream Realm. Shao Kahn pulled Freddy into the real world and defeated him. A badly injured yet determined Freddy fitted both his hands with demonically enhanced razor gloves. Once he has killed Shao Kahn he will return to the Dream Realm to torment Earthrealm’s souls for eternity.
File size 100 KB

Mortal Kombat – DLC Warrior Bundle ($14.99)
This DLC bundle contains four downloadable warriors Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain and Freddy Krueger. Buy this bundle and get all four warriors for the price of three. This bundle does not include any other Mortal Kombat Downloadable content. If you have already purchased the Mortal Kombat downloadable warriors individually do not purchase this bundle as you will be charged twice for the same content. Visit www.themortalkombat.com for details.
File size 313 KB

Worms 2: Armageddon Forts Pack ($4.99)
The Worms2: Armageddon “Forts Pack” features 20 addictive and challenging single-player levels, based upon a variety of fort-based mission objectives. The “Forts Pack” also includes 10 brand new forts for multi-player battles, 3 new hates, 3 new speech banks, 3 new gravestones, a new “Fort” landscape theme and 12 new Trophies.
File size 199 KB

Worms 2: Armageddon Puzzle Pack ($4.99)
The Worms2: Armageddon “Puzzle Pack” features 20 mind-boggling single-player puzzle missions, designed to test even the most cunning Worms™ players. The “Puzzle Pack” also includes 3 new hats, 3 new speech banks, 3 new gravestones, a new “puzzle” landscape theme and 12 new Trophies.
File size 199 KB

Rock Band 3
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Animal (Live)” – Def Leppard ($1.99)
  • “Bringin’ On The Heartbreak” – Def Leppard ($1.99)
  • “Photograph” – Def Leppard ($1.99)
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me (Live)” – Def Leppard ($1.99)
  • “Rock Of Ages” – Def Leppard ($1.99)
  • “Undefeated” – Def Leppard ($1.99)
  • Artist pack ($9.99) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: Def Leppard Pack 01. This pack includes “Animal (Live)”, “Bringin’ On The Heartbreak”, “Photograph”, “Pour Some Sugar On Me (Live)”, “Photograph”, “Rock Of Ages” and “Undefeated”. By Def Leppard

File size: 26 MB – 46 MB (singles), 207 MB (track pack)

Rock Band Network v2.0

  • “Crazy” – Nonpoint ($1.99)
  • “Miracle” – Nonpoint ($1.99)
  • “Positive Force” – Magnus ‘SoulEye’ Pålsson ($0.99)
  • “The Battle Of Lil’ Slugger” – dB soundworks ($0.99)
  • “What’s Left Of Me” – Blessthefall ($1.99)

File size: 20 – 27 MB (singles)

Updates

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad Of Gay Tony – Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $19.99)
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost And Damned – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Midnight Club Los Angeles – South Central Ultimate Content Pack – Sale (PS3) (now $6.49, original price $12.50)
Red Dead Redemption – Deadly Assassin Outfit – Sale (PS3) (now $0.49, original price $0.99)
Red Dead Redemption – Golden Guns Weapon Pack – Sale (PS3) (now $0.49, original price $0.99)
Red Dead Redemption – Legends And Killers Pack – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Red Dead Redemption – Liars And Cheats – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare Collection (DLC Bundle) – Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $19.99)
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare Pack – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Red Dead Redemption – War Horse Pack – Sale (PS3) (now $0.49, original price $0.99)
Megaman 10 – Mega DLC Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Megaman 9 – DLC Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Boom Beats – Minis – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $1.99, original price $3.99)

Avatars

MotorStorm Helmet Avatar ($0.49)

Game Videos (free)

Pulse 8/9 Edition

Starhawk Telling The Story

Mortal Kombat Trailer

RAGE Untethered Trailer Phineas and Ferb: Across The Second Dimension – Gameplay Trailer

BloodRayne: Betrayal Trailer

PS3 Themes

Castlevania: Symphony of The Night Theme ($1.99)

Destination: Seattle Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Orange Flares Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic Bulldog Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic British Bulldog Theme ($2.99)

After Glow Theme ($1.99)

Bundles

TestYourself: Psychology Xl (Bundle) ($5.99)

PlayStation Store for PSP

Game Videos (free)

Pulse 8/9 Edition

Bundles

Gamelion Summer Minis Bundle 2011 ($2.99)

Add Your Own

plaztiksyke said:

August 9th, 1:39 pm

where’s Puzzle Agent 2??

marlyt said:

August 9th, 1:40 pm

EDF DLC 4ME!!!! Besides EDF and the Driver demo, this week is goobers.

JNice721 said:

August 9th, 1:41 pm

I’m glad they released something related to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. If they release avatars, I will be very happy. I would really like an Alucard avatar.

DarkRecoil said:

August 9th, 1:41 pm

Sorry Mr. Boon, but Freddie Kuger in MK is just plain lame.

Faenix1 said:

August 9th, 1:41 pm

Dear Sony, can the next free theme be the Dynamic vampire one? Or can you make it a sale and make it 90 cents, instead of $2.99:D

megamixer said:

August 9th, 1:41 pm

Wish I could get in on the MM9 & 10 game discounts. Amazon-PSN only has the DLC bundles, not the games themselves. If only Sony had a web store that covered the PS3 side of things instead of just the PSP. Not that it matters since my PS3 is still as dead as PSP content updates in north america. Guess I’ll fire up DQIX in my new 3DS and get in some birthday grindan instead of p-shootering. :(

onslaughtree said:

August 9th, 1:42 pm

Hello again Gamers.
I’m beaming with joy, with the STREET FIGHTER III online edition, there are some serious SF III players out there.
I really want to play Bloodrayne, nice and the BACONING will most likely get sliced up.( get it, sliced up ) ? whatever.
Freedy is a really cool idea for a DLC caracter, but at $5 ? I dont know man.
I mean, were paying $59.99 for a full Blu-Ray disk of content, why are we being charged that much for a single caracter ? I dont agree with the pricing at all.
The GTA price drops are the best this week, with LATD coming at $4.99, thats just sweet.
Worms DLC seems like a good deal, but what is up with all the RDR DLC ? really, rockstar, REALLY ??
My pspGo, is not a happy camper this week. I was looking forward to at leaste seeing a psOne classic or 2 this week, but again, nothing. Kaz, I think we need to talk.
I love the DRIVER series, the 1st was a classic to me, so im amped to take this demo for a spin tonight.Keeping my fingers crossed.
Im liking the downloadable games this week, but way too much overpriced DLC, puts a damper on this weeks update. Plus a lack of refreshing psp titles and psOne classics and this update slips to a , 2.5/5…As always gamers, Keep On Gamin.

jboyjeeks said:

August 9th, 1:42 pm

Happy to be playing Comix Zone soon :)

GilgameshVIII said:

August 9th, 1:43 pm

Just bought Freddy Krueger but it pisses me off that PSN JUST NOW gets the 4 DLC for the price of 3. I bought all 4 already and this deal early on could have kept an extra 5 bucks in my pocket man. I don’t mean to sound cheap but it annoys me.

Kirkpad said:

August 9th, 1:44 pm

Mmm, Comix Zone is super fun! I really am enjoying it. Challenging and engrossing.

D-Squad3 said:

August 9th, 1:49 pm

More avatars

KidCommando said:

August 9th, 1:49 pm

Far Cry 2 is $15.48 brand spankin’ new at Amazon.

…What a turd at $30.

Will the REAL Freddy Krueger please stand up and slice that poser down.

bharken said:

August 9th, 1:52 pm

Ok, Sony got me. Pre-ordered the 4 games for Payday: The Heist and got some free themes. Not a bad deal at all! Thanks Sony! Though this update is quite weak for me. Cheers!

CASTRADOMIS said:

August 9th, 1:53 pm

With Sony cutting prices on all this dlc, this begs the question…..WHY are Killzone 2’s dlc maps still horrifically overpriced? $5.99 a map pack, $11.99 for the bundle (and that was AFTER a price cut), and this month a total of 4 people in the entire world were playing them.

Even Killzone 3’s dlc map packs and bundles are cheaper!

What gives Sony?

You made Resistance 1’s dlc maps totally free after Resistance 2 was released, why not do the same with Killzone 2’s maps? Especially given the fact no one is buying the maps anyway.

egee22 said:

August 9th, 1:54 pm

DEF LEPPARD the best band in the world on Rock Band 3 ahhhhhhhh :)

Grognard66 said:

August 9th, 1:55 pm

I must be to blame for the pathetic updates. As soon as I got PS+ the updates got terrible.

mixedkidbx said:

August 9th, 2:00 pm

LMAO wish that MK bundle was offered at the start. I would have bought that instead of buying seperatly. Thanks again SCEA for screwing over your customers!!!!!!

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:01 pm

I agree that 30 dollars is too much for Far Cry 2 you can get it cheaper but, I am not gonna whine and cry about the price they aren’t forcing me or any other ps3 gamer too buy the game if you don’t wanna buy then don’t it’s a waste of time too complain about it.

theXsilentXchild said:

August 9th, 2:02 pm

PlayStation must hate money…. WHERE IS MY HOMESTAR RUNNER COOL GAMES FOR ATTRACTIVE PEOPLE GONNA BE ON SALE!!?!?!?? The Peans had it! Also the PLAY Games Suck!

Clawfinger84 said:

August 9th, 2:03 pm

it’s high time to release more oldschool GOOD stuff for the PS1. the last good release was PE2, but before that it was pretty weak. You should release more PS1 stuff. If you have a good relation to capcom, why not release the complete Mega Man X series. Or why not go big with Silent Hill 1? there’s tons of good games, but you choose the most obscure and halfassed games to probably ever see the light of day to release. Give me an hour and I can give a list of games you could be releasing one game a week for probably a year with little to no negativity from other gamers

nathaz said:

August 9th, 2:07 pm

I know this doesn’t have anything to do with this article, but I’d like a System update which allows us to keep listening to music, while we navigate on the PS Store.

Taylor_With_Hat said:

August 9th, 2:10 pm

PS+ is continues to be a waste of my money.

The lack of new games for download is also disapointing.

wanderer55 said:

August 9th, 2:11 pm

$30 for Far Cry 2 lol. Seriously that should be no more then $20.
Anyway will download the DLC for Crash Commando. Nice Megaman sales but I want to see Legends.:(

cart0onnightmare said:

August 9th, 2:11 pm

Dear Grace, where can i get a background of the Playstation Network PLAY background? i would love to have this on my ps3, also in the Videos store, the Adult Swim background. i would blast this pictures on my PS3 permanently. thanks in advance!

hypersk_us said:

August 9th, 2:12 pm

So, what’s the content of the MegaMan 9 and 10 Mega DLC Bundles? It seems interesting, but I can’t really check it out until I’m home…

Besides that, I’ll just pickup the free Little Big Planet 2 add-on for the time being…

By the way, I’m still waiting for some Dissidia Duodecim DLC that has not been released yet…

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:12 pm

PS + has saved me a lot of money since I got it last year I am happy too be a subscriber

dsaBOSS said:

August 9th, 2:14 pm

Where are the rest of the Dissidia avatars (Cloud, Sephiroth, Kefka, etc)?

DoTheKiller91 said:

August 9th, 2:15 pm

30$ for a digital copy of a nearly 4 years old game where theres probably no one left playing it online? Reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaally? Sony? More like 19,99 if you ask me…… I won’t get fool’d this time! >:(

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:16 pm

@127 no one is forcing you too buy far cry 2

Anddo said:

August 9th, 2:16 pm

LOL@Fary Cry 2 pricing.

I’ll be blunt, these last few weeks have been down right pathetic.. Thank god for Steam and indie games.

PS: PSP owners do exist, how about acknowledging us once in a while….

abbasman47 said:

August 9th, 2:16 pm

thank you so much for the GTA IV DLC sale, i was ganna buy it last week, but it look like the wait was worth it!!!

DoTheKiller91 said:

August 9th, 2:19 pm

Driver & Driver 2 on the PS store pl0x and resident evil survivor! ………Pretty please?

DoTheKiller91 said:

August 9th, 2:20 pm

@128……and thats why im not buying it too.

DoTheKiller91 said:

August 9th, 2:22 pm

Don’t get me wrong here, FarCry 2 is still a cool FPS/sandbox game, can’t wait to get more news of the upcoming FarCry 3! :)

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:22 pm

@132 good neither am I not interested in far cry 2 anyway

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:23 pm

@133 I wanna get Far Cry 3 as well its looking good so far in the gameplay videos I have seen

Anddo said:

August 9th, 2:23 pm

Far Cry 2 was $5 a few weeks ago on Steam… $30 is a joke, I think it should’ve been no more than $14.99, and that’s even pushing it.

JLP_M said:

August 9th, 2:25 pm

Holy crap Fantasy_43 You complain alot!

Ninja-KiLLR said:

August 9th, 2:27 pm

When are we getting splinter cell collection on PSN? Europe is getting it tomorrow no fair.

DJNorthSky said:

August 9th, 2:28 pm

To the guys whining about FF 5 and 6, those games have been remade so many times that if you haven’t had a chance to play it, there’s something wrong with you. I mean, if you haven’t played them yet, you prolly weren’t meant to.

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:30 pm

@138 yeah it sucks hopefully us psn will get it next week

MarcusRaven said:

August 9th, 2:31 pm

Comix Zone is worth it, as is a free LBP2 costume, and I’ll look into the ModNation pack later. Besides that, this update’s kinda weak. I’m still hoping for more free Plus stuff, like full PSN games. If Beyond Good & Evil or Clash of Heroes goes free on Plus, I’m sold. I’ve got two kids and a tight budget. I can’t get the better stuff right now. >.<

nv_Los said:

August 9th, 2:33 pm

Cant wait for Street Fighter 3rd Strike Online!!

DJBLUESUN19 said:

August 9th, 2:35 pm

where does beta remain then the R3? Should she not come out today for the plus members. Thank you in prerau.

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:39 pm

@142 R3 beta isn’t available for PS+ members till 8/23

ExPresident said:

August 9th, 2:39 pm

So much potential lost with that $30 price tag on Far Cry 2. Seriously Sony? Who looks at that and says its acceptable? Find that person and fire them.

gearhead32 said:

August 9th, 2:41 pm

@144 no one is forcing you or anyone else too buy far cry 2

PhadedWun said:

August 9th, 2:42 pm

“Mortal Kombat – DLC Warrior Bundle ($14.99)”

…If I was one of those fools that paid $5 per DLC character I would be pretty mad at Ed Boon right now.

Wolf26pack said:

August 9th, 2:50 pm

@ Ro

Hey I’ve loved all the recent discounts I got from PS+ and ones that have been offered to regular members. It’s been a discount bonanza ;-). Anyways though I was hoping we would be able to see some discounts on Add-ons such as those for Folklore and LittleBigPlanet 1. I would really enjoy seeing that :-) .

Finally Ro could you do me a favor and request that the Original Twisted Metal on the PS1 be released on the PS Store, or at least find out why is hasn’t been so far? I really miss that game and hope it isn’t lost forever because of some stupid licensing issues.

Hopefully you will be able to reply.

Thanks in Advance
Wolf26pack

prisoner4664 said:

August 9th, 2:50 pm

Awesome sale on Undead Nightmare just got been waiting for no reason and this got me to buy it…..and madden 12 demo I was pretty impressed and as everyone else is saying 30$ for farcry 2 that’s ridiculous!

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