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New Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Gameplay Video, Treasure Design Contest Winners

Cristian Cardona's Avatar Posted by Associate Product Marketing Manager, Software Marketing

Happy New Year from the Sly gang! 2012 was full of fantastic gaming goodness. Hopefully you’ve found some favorites (I know I have – Persona 4 Golden, anyone?) that you’re still playing, but we’re sure you’re already looking ahead to what’s landing in 2013.

By the looks of it, 2013 is looking just as good with the upcoming release of Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time! Sly and the gang are back on February 5th for $39.99 on PlayStation 3 and $29.99 on PS Vita. If you buy the PS3 copy, you’ll receive the digital PS Vita version from PSN at no additional cost.

Today we’re here to give you a taste of some of the new gameplay you’ll get to experience. In case you missed it, we had an IGN Live session right before the holidays, with Glen Egan and Mat Kraemer from Sanzaru Games showing off the first few hours of the game. In that preview you got a glimpse of some of the gameplay mechanics, Sly’s samurai costume, his Japanese ancestor Rioichi Cooper, and a look at one of the vibrant lush environments Sly will be visiting as he travels through time. In this new gameplay video below, you’ll get to see how the team works together to pull a heist on El Jefe, the epic boss you’ll meet during your travels to Feudal Japan.

This is just a slice of how the game is going to break down but there will be plenty to do aside from that, including earning all of the costumes — which you’ll be able to replay the game with to find new collectables and hidden treasures. Speaking of collectables, we’d like to take a minute to announce the winners of our Sly Cooper Treasure Design Contest! It’s been quite a while, but we finally got a hold of the winners and are happy to reveal the two winning designs. Both the items below and their descriptions will be included as collectable treasures in Thieves in Time:

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time - Cane Polish

–By Case M.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time - Cookie Jar

–By Jaime P.

We had tons of entries and the team had a tough time choosing these winners, but we want to make sure everyone got to see their designs! Big congrats as well to our runner-up winners, who were also notified. We hope you’ve been enjoying the fantastic prizes!

Bet you can’t wait to start playing, right? Well good news — we’ll be releasing a new downloadable demo, so you can get some hands-on time with Sly before the game hits store shelves. Starting January 22nd, the new demo will be available exclusively for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Then, on January 29th, it will be available publicly to all PSN users. For those of who got early access to the first Sly demo from the Ratchet & Clank Collection, this demo is brand new — so be sure to check this one out as well! Stay tuned for lots more on Sly as we head toward launch, and don’t forget to pre-order your copy today.

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snakeeyes211 said:

January 9th, 8:27 pm

Love you Cristian you always have good news to share with the PlayStation community :-)

Pashmina626 said:

January 9th, 8:39 pm

I’m a major fan of the Sly Cooper series so I’m happy to see that we’re going to be playing as Sly’s ancestors so since we already know of a few ancestors so will there be any more ancestors to be revealed soon?.
As we all remember from going through the Cooper Vault in Sly 3 that there are 10 big Coopers so will the characters Slytunkamen Cooper 2 , Otto Van Cooper , Slaigh MacCooper and Thaddeus Winslow Cooper 3 and Henriette “One Eye” Cooper as we already know that Rioichi Cooper , Sir Galleth Cooper , Salim al Kupar Cooper and “Tennessee Kid” Cooper are going to appear.

thunderbear said:

January 9th, 8:48 pm

Definitely a day 1 purchase for me. Always was, even at $60. From the IGN previews I saw, this game seems to be packed with content and a lot more than other $60 games.

RE_Player said:

January 9th, 8:53 pm

Very cool move. Since I play my Vita more I pre-ordered the stand alone Vita version at the original price of $39.99 feeling I wouldn’t really play it on PS3 that much and save some money, that version being $59.99 before. Now that $39.99 is the PS3 price and you get the Vita version as well I’ll get that one. Even if I still play the Vita version more it’s too good of a deal to pass up!!

The_Dukenator said:

January 9th, 9:10 pm

@99 Should be. Check the previews and such already out there.

slycooper330152 said:

January 9th, 9:23 pm

Will Carmelita fox have a mexican acsent like in sly 1 and 3?

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    Cristian Cardona said:

    January 14th, 4:55 pm

    It’ll be a Latin accent. It’s awesome!

DarkBloodFang130 said:

January 9th, 10:07 pm

Other than the Paris prologue level, is there somehing else we will be expecting from the demo when it’s released?

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    Cristian Cardona said:

    January 14th, 4:54 pm

    A great feeling after playing it? =)

tabreez said:

January 10th, 12:26 am

Will the multi-player be playable on cross-play?

rayzerb2_0 said:

January 10th, 12:48 am

wait did i read that right my favorite talking rodent will be getting a test drive on vita on the 29th and the same experience and length of the ps3 version for only 29.99 it wasn’t a mistake was it?

Midgetguy said:

January 10th, 6:41 am

Can we see some of the runner ups?

Also, can we see the original artwork for the entries? I’d love to see some of the original artwork and original designs, as I’m sure the participants are super talented!

tabreez said:

January 10th, 7:47 am

Can multi-player be playable P1: PS3 & P2: PSVita?

YungShep said:

January 10th, 8:09 am

im in! day 1 40.00 bucks. deal!

Barcads said:

January 10th, 8:20 am

Does the Jak and Daxter Easter Egg means that you are making Jak IV?

RDespair said:

January 10th, 8:24 am

Will there be a 10% off discount for digital copies?

dodgedoors said:

January 10th, 10:02 am

HINT: This would be the perfect time to put the sly collection on PSN and make it free for plus

POWERRichard said:

January 10th, 1:26 pm

Sorry if this sounds dumb,but will the price for the game be $39.99 worldwide?

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    Cristian Cardona said:

    January 14th, 4:53 pm

    Prices will very by region. I’d check wherever it is that you plan on buying it.

saab01 said:

January 10th, 2:38 pm

Sly Cooper is so much fun cant wait.

JMacRulz641 said:

January 10th, 3:59 pm

Okay I have never preordered a video game before. So if I preordered this a month ago from Wal-Mart when the price was still set at $60 will I be getting my $20 extra that I paid then back? I hope that makes sense.

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    Cristian Cardona said:

    January 14th, 4:53 pm

    You definitely should! I’d check with them.

The_Dukenator said:

January 10th, 4:10 pm

@115 Its already on PSN, but Sly 1 was free for Plus months ago.

@118 Should be able to. I preordered from Gamestop last month, so its cheap now.

@116 I have no idea.

HanGlacy said:

January 10th, 7:10 pm

ratchet and clank full frontier??? any news???????????????? they said will be available this jan. were is the f…. release date?? and how about warriors lairs?? lolz ps vita droping dead by now because of slow mo updates of games..

DrkrZen said:

January 10th, 9:37 pm

Sanzaru had me sold day one for $60, but $40? Awesome.

Also, I know this doesn’t affect too many people, but I kinda wish for those of us that buy Cross Buy titles but don’t have a Vita that we could make use of the added content somehow. With R&C:FFA, I gave my Vita code to a friend. But for on disc stuff, it would be nice if you could choose to have the Vita game or opt for like PS Store credit for those that don’t have a Vita.

Either way, I’m buying day one. The Sly series, along with Jak, is my fave trilogy from the PS2 era and I’ve been looking forward to a Sly 4 for 8 years and counting, lol.

AnthonyBliss said:

January 11th, 10:18 am

Is the demo on the 22nd of January also available for European Playstation Plus users? Because I have Playstation Plus but… it’s not on an American Account or anything. It’s European… x_x

macsam-usa said:

January 12th, 7:25 am

Hey guys when sly cooper thieves in time come out onbthe psn store.?

Mikal-WAFFLES said:

January 12th, 8:17 am

Can’t wait for this game! Cross Buy is a good deal. I hope it’s an easy platinum like the Sly 1, 2 and 3.

macsam-usa said:

January 12th, 10:23 am

plz anser my question when comes sly cooper thieves in time out in the psn store

SlyCooperFan100 said:

January 12th, 10:42 am

@123 @125 Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time releases on February 5th, 2013 in North America on the PS3 and PS Vita. This is in retailers and in the PlayStation Store. The date is March 27th in Europe.

SPANISHDonkey21 said:

January 12th, 4:18 pm

what do you get if you pre order do u only get the paraglider skins and ultimint murray

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    Cristian Cardona said:

    January 14th, 4:52 pm

    Just the paraglider and murray skins.

SPANISHDonkey21 said:

January 12th, 4:19 pm

or is it just a rumor on getting slys cane

bansa42 said:

January 13th, 8:37 am

is there gonna be any else languages the english

Apeman24 said:

January 14th, 11:51 am

These are very good reasons to get this game, thank you guys for the hard work , and great deals.

macsam-usa said:

January 15th, 9:39 am

hey christian cardona
you are awsome thanks for al info
i cant wait for 5 feb i cane buy it in de psn store and ofcourse the demo to
thanks again :}

bansa42 said:

January 15th, 11:36 am

IS it there gonna be any else languages then english?

tabreez said:

January 19th, 2:22 am

Is there going to be a extra bonus for the UK?

CooperJaw said:

January 19th, 12:19 pm

Hey. Love Sly Cooper, love what Sanzaru is doing. But will the playstation plus-demo be available for all countries, at least europe?


macsam-usa said:

January 20th, 8:03 am

cant wait for the new demo 22 january

CrNp said:

January 21st, 4:10 am

is this worth to buy from PSN ’cause of the EU release date ? …i dont wont the game to be laggy … plz i need an answer

AZV_4th said:

January 21st, 10:07 pm

Whoa whoa whoa! Hold on, let me get this straight. I’m getting one of of Sony’s greatest series on my PS3, AND Vita for 39.99 (plus tax) with one purchase?

Thank you Cristian Cardona, you just made me want my new Sly game even more. Especially since I just got a new Vita.

I can’t wait to see what happens with Sony next!

macsam-usa said:

January 22nd, 3:09 am

hey i look in the store for the demo and i see nothing for the plus members
how leat he comming to the store]

p.s sorry for my type my lap is little broken

thanujan12345 said:

January 22nd, 7:05 am

wait… is the demo only for the pluss members?!?!
thats not fair, and i was so excited. :( :( :(

macsam-usa said:

January 22nd, 10:31 am

no for the normal to on 29 jan
but why is the demo not in the store now it is 22 jan :{

subjectdelta0065 said:

January 22nd, 1:14 pm

huge sly fan here ( since i was 6). so did you guys see the other vids featuring the safehouse, there are only five costume stands :/ and sanzaru said a costume for every episode, so i think there will only be 5 episodes to the whole game :( but new demo today for us plus members! cant wait :D its gonna be amazing!

JBurn21 said:

January 22nd, 2:20 pm

Hey im a Playstation Plus member, how am i to access the exclusive demo today?

macsam-usa said:

January 23rd, 11:22 am

wow play the demo 10 times so good cant wait to buy it on the psn store!

koosa619 said:

January 27th, 3:19 pm

Please answer this. I have a UK account, will I be able to purchase the game on PSN on the NA release date? (FEB 2nd) or will it be released on the UK/EU Store on the 22nd/27th march?

koosa619 said:

January 27th, 3:20 pm

nvm my comment T_T guess ill have to wait

JMacRulz641 said:

January 29th, 6:50 am

This post specifically says: “Starting January 22nd, the new demo will be available exclusively for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Then, on January 29th, it will be available publicly to all PSN users.” It is the 29th today, but the demo is still showing that only Plus subscribers can download it. Is there a certain time that this will change at? I really want to check out this demo.

inSiderNextZ said:

January 29th, 11:20 am

What about Jak and Daxter 4? Or Jak and Daxter Collection Volume 2?

Roket714 said:

February 3rd, 8:30 am

I don’t know if you guys are still replying to questions or not, but when you get skins for the other characters (the ultimate murray pre-order skin in particular) will you be able to take off the skin and be able to play as the original characters?

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