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Sack it to Me: Merry Christmas from LittleBigPlanet!

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Christmas Day is but one sleep away now, so hopefully your presents are all wrapped and under the tree, your stockings are hanging up over the fireplace and you are all ready for your annual visit from everybody’s favourite jolly old fat man!

Festive Goodies Minipack

Before you all head off early to bed though, we have some festive cheer to spread around the LittleBigPlanet community including some wonderful levels and a few other treats for everyone.

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Sackboy’s Winter Wonderlands

With Christmas approaching, the LittleBigPlanet community have been out in full force with their festive creations to bring some holiday cheer to the Sackfolk across LittleBigPlanet.

There’s lots of cheer to spread around this festive season, so head on over to our list of Winter Wonderland levels to find all sorts of fun and frolics for the Sackboys and Sackgirls of LittleBigPlanet, young and old!

Festive Spirit Pin

Pick Up Your Festive Goodies!

Time is running out to pick up all of the seasonal content for LittleBigPlanet! If you want to add some festive cheer to your creations or even just want to add a bit of a snowy touch to your levels, then you’ll definitely want to pick up these exclusive packs.

Winter Creator Kit

The Festive Minipack, the Santa Costume and the Winter Creator Kit are all available now but time is running out to download these great packs because they will be gone in the New Year and if you miss them now, you will have to wait another year for them to return.

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A LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Christmas Countdown!

Over the last week, a group of creators on LBPCentral.com have published a wonderful series of Christmas and Winter themed levels.

Vita Christmas Countdown Screenshot

So head over to the Vita Christmas Countdown and check out the great levels that were published this week!

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LittleBigPlanet Karting: Team Picks – Holiday Edition!

Whip up a mug of hot cocoa and put on your favourite fuzzy socks, because we’ve got a LittleBigPlanet Karting Holiday treat for you this week too! Including a wintery race through snow-capped mountains, three separate Holiday Wonderlands, and even a Christmas carol, these tracks are sure to set the mood for the season for even the fastest of Sackfolk! Enjoy!

Christmas Wonderland by FerkelCHRISTMAS WONDERLAND By ChimpFingerWinter Epicness by Tony_TooWinter Epicness By Tony_Too

Wintery Wonderland by leklackWintery Wonderland By Lelack

A Christmas Carol by LeiLacBPA Christmas Carol By LeiLacBP

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND by chimpfingerChristmas Wonderland By Ferkel

Stocking Fillers

If you’re really looking to add some festive cheer to your Sackperson’s life, then you’ll want to check out the LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack and the Marvel Costume Pack 5 that were released on the PlayStation Store last week!

Since it’s the season of giving, we’ve even put together a brand new wallpaper to celebrate the release of the LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack for you all.

LittleBigPlanet-Cross Controller

We also released a brand new Marvel Heroes wallpaper last week, so if you happened to have missed it, we’ve got it here again for you today.

LittleBigPlanet - Marvel Costumes Pack 5

The LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack and Marvel Costume Pack 5 are available now, so be sure to head over to the PlayStation Store to get these great add-ons for your game today.

Oh and don’t forget to keep an eye out for Marvel Costume Pack 6 and plenty of brand new DLC releases for LittleBigPlanet in the New Year!

Put on that Christmas Music!

If you haven’t checked out the Craftworld Christmas Collaboration just yet, then what are you waiting for? This great level is offering a great collection of seasonal tunes for you to pick up and add to your own levels, which is truly in the spirit of the season.

When you’re looking to crank up the Christmas jukebox this year, be sure to load up this great level and add some quality LittleBigPlanet Christmas tunes to your day!

Craftworld Christmas Collaboration Level BadgeCraftworld Christmas Collaboration: Music Giveaway! By CraftworldCollab

See You in the New Year!

Just one final message from the LittleBigPlanet Team and myself to say thank you for such an amazing year, we have seen plenty of exciting new developments for LittleBigPlanet with the release of two brand new games and some fantastic DLC releases throughout the year!

This is only possible due to our continued support from our amazing community and we cannot wait to see what our amazingly creative community will bring to LittleBigPlanet in 2013.
Merry Christmas from all at the LittleBigPlanet Team!

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Grawbad said:

December 24th, 7:10 am

Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday’s or just have a good rest of the year to all!

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    Steven Isbell said:

    December 24th, 7:52 am

    Merry Christmas, Grawbad. :)

TSFRJ said:

December 24th, 7:10 am

For those who have the Cross Controler DLC pack I built a Short Chritmas Steam train level. Even made touch controls on Vita look like inside of steam engine with working levers to drive the train on PS3. HappyHolidays and merry Christmas every one.

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    Steven Isbell said:

    December 24th, 7:53 am

    Some new toy trains to play with?
    How suitably festive!

TSFRJ said:

December 24th, 7:30 am

Isthere a CrossController section onthelbp.me website yetlast time ilooked couldn’tfind the CrossControl Published levels

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    Steven Isbell said:

    December 24th, 7:56 am

    You can filter your level searches to display LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack specific levels, in just the same way that you can filter your search results to display just the LittleBigPlanet 1, LittleBigPlanet 2 or LittleBigPlanet 2: Move Pack too.

    Here’s where you can find all of the LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack community levels! :)

polo155 said:

December 24th, 7:36 am

ill check it out later TSFJ.

is this stuff free that This LBP Post talking of or are they saying merry christmas and trying to sell me something!? lol

i wish all my lbp costumes worked on Vita. they said all will work by end of year. guess not.

Merry Christmas Ppl!

MakoSOLIDER said:

December 24th, 7:36 am

For those who wish to play @2’s level, you won’t need the cross controller pack. You just need LBP2 patched to the latest version and a PS Vita.

polo155 said:

December 24th, 7:41 am

i own the coss controller pack and love it, cant wait to see all the stages created. but i wont be buying anything else till i see my costumes free on vita that i already own.

the one im speaking of is a frog and other i had since LBP 1 but they work in LBP 2.

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    Steven Isbell said:

    December 24th, 8:08 am

    All of the DLC costumes should now be available in LittleBigPlanet PS Vita.

    If you’re still missing any, please let us know which costumes you are missing and which country you’re from and we’ll try to get them up asap in the New Year!

race2winnet said:

December 24th, 7:52 am

My Christmas wish would be for the cross controller pack to work for me and my son! I have tried everything that has been published and nothing works! Why does this have to be so difficult? Remote play always connects with no problem but not this, why is that?

allnewfie said:

December 24th, 8:00 am

love my lbp collection. have not stoped playing it on my vita and been making some great new levels. one thing tho, lbp vita needs MORE stickers. would love to have gotten a christmas sticker pack for lbp vita to make my levels more seasonal.


December 24th, 8:10 am

THANK YOU Mm. It’s been another great year. Can’t wait for TEAR AWAY.

Beetey said:

December 24th, 8:14 am

Is there currently any plans to add ad-hoc multiplayer to LBP Vita?

Merry Christmas and God Bless!


December 24th, 8:15 am

@ 7 It is possible. They have to be on the same network. I had the same problem for a couple days. If you need me to I will walk you through my setup. Just send me a msg via PS.

Shadow-Man_4 said:

December 24th, 8:17 am

Hey Stevenl!

Been a while since I last played LBP2, will jump on to play some of the good looking festive-filled levels. Merry Christmas to you and the LBP Team as well! :)

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    Steven Isbell said:

    December 24th, 9:04 am

    Merry Christmas, Shadow-Man_4! :)

megacarlos said:

December 24th, 8:18 am

Plz tell me u will add this to vita storefront cause it wont connect to my ps3 and ive tried everything christmas is ruined.


December 24th, 8:21 am

Stop crying, it’s not productive, if your having trouble ask for help.


December 24th, 8:22 am


Elvick_ said:

December 24th, 8:22 am

Patch the Cross Controller so a dualshock 3 doesn’t need to be on for no reason. Everytime it goes off and I turn it back on I get a default Sackboy, and since finding most costumes in LBP2’s popit is impossible I have to back out completely to get into yhe store and my stuff to put Kat back on.p


Shadow-Man_4 said:

December 24th, 8:29 am

Where can I find a page listing all the Patch notes for LBP2?

SlyCooperFan100 said:

December 24th, 8:29 am

I can’t open the Cross-Controller Wallpaper on Flickr. It’s a private photo. :( Please unlock it? I would love to download a larger size!

omnichaotic said:

December 24th, 8:29 am

Please, please, let me know. Do you ever intend to let people who bought “game of the year” editions get their DLC for Vita?

Specifically the Metal Gear Solid pack, Animals Pack, History pack, and Monster Pack, from when you bought Little Big Planet 1 game of the year edition.

It works with Little Big Planet 2. It just does not work with Little big Planet Vita.

Please answer, thank you ^_^.

I’m from North America.

megacarlos said:

December 24th, 8:29 am

The guide u guys posted is useless it doesnt fix the problem


December 24th, 8:32 am

I wan to to thank JONGREY for helping me with the Cross Controller set-up. Even though it was my WiFi noting being strong enough, he still helped me. I finally got it to work when I brought my router closer to my PS3 where the Vita was trying to download the file (which I still don’t know why Sony decided to make it so complicated, and not have a separate file for the Vita). So for anyone that is having trouble downloading because it gets stuck and restarts like the trouble i was having, I highly suggest bringing the WiFi closer to the TV your PS3 is hooked up as, to get a 100% WiFi signal.


December 24th, 8:35 am

Man I needed to edit my post, this web-site still doesn’t have an EDIT button. Sony always takes forever to catch up with the competition.

PRIMUS_420 said:

December 24th, 9:00 am

cant wait to snag those deadpool and dr doom costumes :) will they be released this tuesday?

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    Steven Isbell said:

    December 24th, 9:05 am

    Marvel Heroes Costume Pack 6 will be released in the New Year. :)

ALXM00RE11 said:

December 24th, 9:18 am

The Little Big Planet cap hasn’t been put on the vita yet :) Hope to see this change!

yugnar said:

December 24th, 9:40 am

Thanks to StevenI and of course to Syroc for featuring our Vita Christmas Countdown series in Sack It to Me! A really big thanks from all the team guys! Hope everyone enjoys them as well!

Also, merry Christmas to all of you guys! Can’t wait to see what surprises await us in LBP for 2013. :D

Zookey said:

December 24th, 9:56 am

Even when I search by name in the PS Store I can’t bring up the Winter Creator Kit–is it for Vita too or just PS3? Is it the old one we had back in like the LBP1 days?

ABNJ said:

December 24th, 10:28 am

This is a bit irrelevant to the post, but I see that comments are being replied to, so I hope that this problem gets fixed. When I bought my Vita, remote play factored into the decision greatly, and it’s STILL a dud. To add insult to injury, the ONLY thing I used remote play for has been taken away. I would use it to download things from the PS store on my ps3 remotely, but the new store no longer allows that! Make the store remote play compatible, or make remote play work with everything. I am extremely dissatisfied with how Sony lied about the Vita, and then TAKES AWAY features.

boomstickbhg said:

December 24th, 11:06 am

Thanks for another year of creative fun.

Personally I’m saving my money for the next marvel costume pack, I don’t even know who at least 3 of the people in pack 5 are heh. Also won’t be getting cross controller any time soon (unless it’s free) since I’ve seen tons of comments from people that can’t get it to work, or need to follow complicated steps, that’s not fun gaming.

But other than that it’s been a good year for your products so thank you and happy holidays.

Kchow23 said:

December 24th, 11:16 am

Please fix the live area for LBP Vita… there are now logos for Smart As and Hustle Kings that were quickly done on photoshop as you can see a ton of white pixels around them.

Fight4Lifex said:

December 24th, 11:38 am

Cant wait to play this tomorrow along with LBP Carting, first time playing it because im getting a ps3 tomorrow :D

Elvick_ said:

December 24th, 12:06 pm

@22: What other system maker has a blog? Because last I knew Sony was the only one.

Elvick_ said:

December 24th, 12:09 pm

@27: They didn’t lie, and the new store is a huge pos so it lacking remote play, which I used all the time, shouldn’t be a surprise. Whole store should be scrapped and done by some competent people next time. If PS4 uses this crap I won’t buy much of anything off it.

Akuma_Nouta said:

December 24th, 1:38 pm

Hey guys…. i can’t find anything on the store… where is the winter pack? where is the festive pack? where are all the LBP 1 add ons? Shouldn’t it be perhaps under Littlebigplanet add-ons? Makes sense right? Why can’t we text search? It wouldn’t be so annoying if the store wasn’t so terribly slow. Sigh… :(

Elvick_ said:

December 25th, 1:14 am

@33: there is a text search…

ABNJ said:

December 25th, 1:40 pm

@32 They didn’t lie? If I understand English correctly, promising a service and then not providing it or giving any information about it is classified as a lie. If you still back up Sony on this, that’s just blind fanboyism.

amindtat said:

December 25th, 2:15 pm

Just what I wanted for Christmas, a 3 hour download that can’t run in the background. Yay!

gamer_soldier said:

December 25th, 8:38 pm

Please, i still waiting for the 2 interactive tracks and the holo eyes of the cross controller pack on the ps3.

Welmosca said:

December 27th, 11:35 am

OMG that Deadpool costume is beyond awesome also Dr.Doom looks great to be honest they all looks great…consider it bought.I can’t get enough of LBP is awesomeness after awesomeness…I love you Mm keep the superb costumes coming and have a Happy Holidays.

Mario8877 said:

January 1st, 11:54 am

@24, the Little Big Planet Cap is in fact on the Vita.

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