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PlayStation Plus: Rayman Origins Free for Members

Kristine Steimer's Avatar Posted by Sr. Community Specialist

Ubisoft Montpellier recently released Rayman Legends, a follow-up to the critically acclaimed Rayman Origins. An ever-charming, colorful platformer, Rayman Origins will get you reacquainted with the armless, legless hero who first appeared on the original PlayStation. Rayman is perfect on the PlayStation Vita, and PS Plus members will be able to experience this game for free when it enters the Instant Game Collection tomorrow.

If you never had the chance to try LIMBO, you can grab both the PS3 and PS Vita versions for one low price. All of these PS Plus benefits will be available after the PlayStation Store updates tomorrow, 9/24.

Best Buy 3 Plus 1

From now until 9/30, buy a 3-month PlayStation Plus membership from Best Buy and get a bonus month free.

Instant Game Collection

Rayman Origins (PS Vita)

Free for PS Plus members, Regular Price: $26.99

Rayman Origins
Rayman Origins is a 2D world with over 60 levels teeming with unexpected secrets and outlandish enemies. When the Glade of Dreams is overrun by “nefurrious” Darktoons, the Fairy Council hastily invokes Rayman to save the day; but the hero of light isn’t quite all there…To help him, Rayman teams up with his best friend, Globox, and two crafty wizards, the Teensies. Together, the world’s most hilarious team of heroes will need to restore peace to the Glade or watch as their beloved home vanishes like a bad dream…

Discounts

Limbo (PS3 & PS Vita, Cross-Buy)

PS Plus Price: $11.99, Regular Price: $14.99

Limbo
Uncertain of his sister’s fate, a boy enters LIMBO. Winner of more than 90 awards, including GameInformer’s “Best Downloadable”, GameSpot’s “Best Puzzle Game”, Kotaku’s “The Best Indie Game”, GameReactor’s “Digital Game of the Year”, Spike TV’s “Best Independent Game”, X-Play’s “Best Downloadable Game” and IGN’s “Best Horror Game”.
Worms Revolution (PS3)

PS Plus Price: $7.50, Regular Price: $14.99

Worms Revolution
Worms Revolution sticks an exploding sheep under worm-on-worm conflict and blasts it squarely into the 21st century. With 32 single player missions, 20 single player puzzles, online or local multiplayer for up to 4 players, 3 multiplayer modes, customization, worm classes and dynamic water!
Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut (PS3 & PS Vita, Cross-Buy)

PS Plus Price: $11.69, Regular Price: $12.99

Lone Survivor
In this psychological survival adventure, the masked protagonist must escape from a city ravaged by disease, by any means necessary. Starving and exhausted, he has begun to question how much of what he sees is even real.
Pinballistik: Alien Tycoon Bundle (PS3)

PS Plus Price: $3.99, Regular Price: $4.99

Pinballistik
Pinball evolves into Battle Pinball! PINBALLISTIK brings more thrills, action and effects to traditional pinball. Play the Single Tables or engage your opponent side-by-side on the Battle Tables. Live out fantasies of wealth and luxury with the Made of Money table. Maintain your fame while fending off hordes of paparazzi. Switch sides with your opponent to steal their fortune gathering on the Battle Table and go from rags to riches!
Pinballistik + DLC Bundle (PS3)

PS Plus Price: $3.99, Regular Price: $4.99

Pinballistik
Go for the full Pinballistik experience by downloading the Circle the Wagons, Sector X and Made of Money tables. Each comes with both a battle and classic table giving you 6 unique tables to go ballistik on. Get your opponent lost in a sand storm while you load up the revolver on Circle the Wagons. Sit by the pool and take in some sun or head over to your garage and work on your car on the Made of Money tables. Navigate the asteroid field and take aim at your opponent on the Sector X tables. Can you handle the non-stop action of pinball in Pinballistik!Pinballistik: Made of Money (PS3 Add-On)
PS Plus Price: $2.39, Regular Price: $2.99

Pinballistik: Sector X (PS3 Add-On)
PS Plus Price: $2.39, Regular Price: $2.99

Last Chance (Leaving on 10/1)

Instant Game Collection

PlayStation Plus Update 9-24-2013

We’ll be back next week with more details on the game arriving to the Instant Game Collection as well as any other benefits we can share.

If you’ve got feedback on today’s Plus update make sure you leave a comment below. To discuss all things PlayStation, including this update, you can also head over to the PlayStation Community Forums where you’ll find topics you can contribute your thoughts to, or start one for yourself.

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mettreidici said:

September 23rd, 8:57 am

#45 yeah. Bad timing for limbo, I got the game myself via the humble indie bundle. Pretty nice game though, a must try IMO. Now, I am trying to figure out the ending ;)

Euro_Phillyblunz said:

September 23rd, 8:57 am

Hows about Starhawk MP making its way to plus?

The online community is just now starting to drop off, would be the perfect time to send a few thousand plus members into the fray and give the game the recognition it deserves.

I would even buy plus again!!

So take my money or do not, its your choice.

Best multiplayer this gen, show it some love.

fede01_8 said:

September 23rd, 8:58 am

@48 goodbye Sony apologist, you will not be missed. If it were for people like you, the PS3 would still be $600 and you would be ok with it

Criscross87v3 said:

September 23rd, 9:18 am

I understand games can’t just be given away for almost free like on Steam due to licensing fees ie ESRB and server fees, but this doesn’t seem like a great week for sales. Although I understand it’s a business as well, I wish there was a way for PSN/SEN to be more competitive with pricing and variety more often.

Also, please allow to us buy games that we got for “free” from PS Plus!

nicolasmuni said:

September 23rd, 9:20 am

Very Weak Month!

jason_redemption said:

September 23rd, 9:24 am

Rayman Origins for free? Ya—oh. I bought this for like $5 back when it was on sale like 3-4 months ago. This happens time and time again. So I think that’s Playstation’s way of telling me “DON’T BUY ANYTHING” Because it’ll probably be free…soon.

Dang_Man said:

September 23rd, 9:24 am

COME ON PSN, GIVE ME A REASON TO SUBSCRIBE AGAIN

Never_Challenge7 said:

September 23rd, 9:24 am

I haven’t tried Rayman , so it will be good shot , but the EU PS Plus will have 2 good games Far cry 3 and Dragon Dogma . These 2 games are pretty good . I wonder if the US PS Plus will have some good games like them ! because it will be unfair if we don’t get something like that .

XtemmA2 said:

September 23rd, 9:27 am

Guys. You dont need long sentences.
Just type “YES PSP IGC” or “NO PSP IGC”, done. Go.

Cheers!

cassarcc said:

September 23rd, 9:28 am

I agree with #3, this week is very very weak!!! In a week they put this game for $5 for plus members, then after the same game is free for ps plus? what will be in the next week, lego batman or silent hill book of memories???

xClayMeow said:

September 23rd, 9:29 am

Finally an IGC game worth downloading!

Michzadood said:

September 23rd, 9:29 am

Finally the only good thing of this month is here: Rayman, everything else is CRAP!!!!!!!!! please do something good in october or learn from europe.

cassarcc said:

September 23rd, 9:30 am

I agree again with #57!!! the EU PS Plus has really good games!!!

stekimafijas said:

September 23rd, 9:30 am

Oh great, a game I spent 6.25$ on is on the IGC, less than a month after.

Thank you Sony, I cannot wait for this to happen again and again!

Not getting any money from me anymore.

ioshi_US said:

September 23rd, 9:30 am

NO PSP IGC

firebert42 said:

September 23rd, 9:34 am

Worth mentioning that Lone Survivor is a new release. Highly anticipating further news about PS4 and Plus!

TUNDISPACHIS said:

September 23rd, 9:36 am

Rayman, cool

jasonstreet said:

September 23rd, 9:39 am

I honestly doubt you will answer this but I’m gonna try anyways. I am about to renew my ps plus on friday but while I know that drive club will be available to ps plus members on launch day. Sadly the ps4 is sold out in my area so I can not get one on launch day. Will the web store give me the option of putting it on my download list so I do not miss out on it if it takes a while for the system to be put in stock in my area?

superfull15eu said:

September 23rd, 9:50 am

farcry3???

kurayge said:

September 23rd, 9:50 am

I want MHFU but I refuse to play $20 for it.

hazelcabug said:

September 23rd, 9:52 am

This could had been a good update if they DID NOT TRICK US on rayman sale last 3rd week of August. LAME! September is the worst month for vita users for those who bought this last august.

tiberije said:

September 23rd, 9:55 am

Best offer for Mont of October would be to send US PS Plus to Europe and get EU Plus team in US in return. Then we would get some good games for change

eljuamposo94 said:

September 23rd, 9:56 am

i thought it was the ps3 version too :(

hazelcabug said:

September 23rd, 9:57 am

Last month’s sale on Vita Mortal kombat 5$ and Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes vita 5$……. I will predict Oct IGC will be Mortal kombat + psp…. and November Lego batman + psp..

CeroX99 said:

September 23rd, 9:59 am

More disappointment for this week. I already bought Rayman: Origins for the PS3 when it was $5 on sale so no point for the Vita version for me. And the discounts….bleh, not worth it. I hope next month’s PS+ lineup is waaaaay better than this one. If not, I ain’t renewing my subscription until I get a PS4.

Hayades said:

September 23rd, 9:59 am

im happy with the service but could be happier. a sale like the Big in Japan sale, better games like europe, more jrpg’s, more western rpgs and driving games once in a while should do it .

BZABROS said:

September 23rd, 10:00 am

When can we get the next month’s list?

kingenvy said:

September 23rd, 10:02 am

Not sure if it was a random occurrence but i bought a 3 month plus membership from the link for the best buy offer and i got the three months and the 4th free for only 12.99 so id check this out if your interested

teeborg said:

September 23rd, 10:04 am

Is that for Best Buy in Canada as well?

Some of the games I wouldn’t mind seeing, for your consideration:

Ni No Kuni

Soul Calibur v

Tomb Raider

Catherine

Stacking

LA Noire

Legasista

Journey

House of the Dead 4

Dead Space Extraction

Dragon Age Origins

Heavy Rain(why isn’t this on the PSN?)

War of the Monsters(ps2)

Capcom vs Snk2(ps2)

Contra(ps2)

La Pucelle Tactics(ps2)

I’d love to see them either discounted or in the IGC. I’d get them but there’s way too many awesome games coming out right now so they keep getting pushed down my ‘to get’ list. Thanks and keep up the good work!

rabidninjamonky said:

September 23rd, 10:07 am

Terrible month. I preferred PS plus before the IGC came. We used to get way better discounts. It seems like the strategy lately has been put the exact same games on sale every few weeks, then after everyone who is remotely interested in the game has already bought it, you put it in the IGC. What happened to Morgan Haro? Did he get fired for trying too hard?

Alma_viva said:

September 23rd, 10:09 am

OMG finally!!! I’ve been waiting for this game the whole month!! I already own it for my ps3, but I wanna get Rayman Legends for my vita but wanted to finish this first! You’ve made me buy 3 games this month waiting for this hahaha.

Satnamji said:

September 23rd, 10:09 am

When I signed up for a year of Plus when the IGC first launched, I never expected to get 2-3 full retail AAA titles like EU gets. So for the most part I’m happy with the one full-retail PS3 title and two or three PSN games, even when they are games I already own or have no interest in (I expected that would happen, too).

Unfortunately this month, we’ve mostly gotten ports of previous gen games. No beuno.

Thankfully I have a Vita now, so Rayman Origins redeems this month for me.

MarcusGearsofWar said:

September 23rd, 10:11 am

Two more games to add on my collection Rayman Vita, and Lone survivor I wait too much for that game
A now comes october
will be a survivor horror month?,
last year we have great discounts and sales for halloween, I wait all the year for sales on dead space or castlevania DLC, so thanks for the week and I hope great month is on the way

Bendiciones

PhillyTheCat said:

September 23rd, 10:14 am

9/23/2013- Limbo (PS3 & PS Vita, Cross-Buy)

PS Plus Price: $11.99, Regular Price: $14.99

8/27/2013- Limbo (PS3 and PS Vita Cross Buy)
$14.99 $7.49 $5.99

This makes absolutely no sense to me.

trum3n1 said:

September 23rd, 10:15 am

PS+ EU > NA, again

Bilsebob said:

September 23rd, 10:17 am

Starhawk MP would be a perfect PS + addition to the program. Please think about adding Starhawk.

trum3n1 said:

September 23rd, 10:17 am

EU gets Far Cry 3 next month and I’m wondering what kinda crap we will get as always.

hazelcabug said:

September 23rd, 10:18 am

I would like to support INDIE games but for 10$ above price? Okay I’ll pass.

Welmosca said:

September 23rd, 10:18 am

Oh yes…Rayman Origins..I’m so grateful for this…thank you Sony…if it wasn’t for Plus I would probably never try Rayman on Vita,because I already have it on PS3.On another hand…what a shame these discounts.That discount on Limbo is an outrage…seeing it was $6.00 some weeks ago.

WanyaRolf said:

September 23rd, 10:20 am

It seems that you are trying very hard at stopping people from becoming plus members. Or maybe forcing us to consider EU subscription as a viable choice.
Resident Chronicles was just good, but it is already leaving IGC? You don’t have any interest in someone becoming a subscriber nowadays, don’t you?
I used to be excited for the updates, but not anymore. Not in a long, long while.

teeborg said:

September 23rd, 10:22 am

I have to top up my ps+ soon so fingers crossed for October.

FJ1100_rider said:

September 23rd, 10:24 am

@52
I was fine with the $600 plus ps3 prices , mostly because it meant only mature adult gamers were on psn and all the cheating boosting and hacking little kids couldn’t afford a ps3 , before 2009 online play was still fun and you didn’t need to mute all the 14 years old kids in every game or get nasty messages from them when you beat them online

Anyway , that is out of my system and I can post what I came here to post

Not the best week for plus , maybe not even the best month for me but of the few million plus members I’m sure a there are hundreds of thousands who likes every item , sony can’t please everyone and has to negotiate with game developers to get us this free content , those developers sell fewer copies of certain games in Europe so to get people interested in their games that may need to give a free game that in north america they don;t need to work that hard to sell games
its not Sony alone who decides what games to plut on the igc or discount , so why don’t people go to the game developers and ask for what they want instead of every week complaining to sony ?

hazelcabug said:

September 23rd, 10:24 am

@ Phillythecat –
9/23/2013- Limbo (PS3 & PS Vita, Cross-Buy)
PS Plus Price: $11.99, Regular Price: $14.99
8/27/2013- Limbo (PS3 and PS Vita Cross Buy)
$14.99 $7.49 $5.99
This makes absolutely no sense to me.

It does makes sense LOL, wait for their reply or I’ll just say it to you now?
“This is a cross-buy, last time is not or Please contact customer support blah blah blah.” LOL

Greenbird008 said:

September 23rd, 10:26 am

Sony, why the lack of the good stuff in US , europe has been getting great things , where is ours dont you care about this market. i loved ps plus at first but it has gotten weaker and weaker every month, Sony please we deserve a response

death_by_wabbit said:

September 23rd, 10:26 am

Wow! It’s incredible!! It’s almost as if they check my collection each week to make sure I already own a game before adding it to the IGC :p

BigBacon87 said:

September 23rd, 10:26 am

Origins is great for those who don’t already own it(Legends is even better). Other than that thou, who keeps dropping the ball on weekly sales? That is the most appealing part of the service since our IGC is just a shadow of the EU Plus IGC. Sadly we keep seeing the same games on sale week after week. I bought Limbo 2 weeks ago on sale for $5 less than this weeks sale price. That’s not right. Take off the training wheels NA Plus. Take a look at what’s going on overseas and try to achieve what they achieve rather than settling for ‘this will do…’. Plus is a great service but it could be even better with some effort.

FJ1100_rider said:

September 23rd, 10:26 am

Forgot to say this one last thing
If you think e.u plus is better you can buy it , nothing says you can only get plus from the u.s region
create an e.u account , get some psn cards from there and buy plus if you want their content instead of whining , it’s like saying wal-mart has a better price but still buying at gamestop all the time

TucoMcFly said:

September 23rd, 10:28 am

Enough with the PS VITA stuff. Plus was doing so well and i was afraid it was gonna turn into this, where games went on discount for ps3 and the freebies were focused on the vita. Its also great for new members that your discounting games that have been free in the past but that does nothing for people who have had plus for awhile. It also dosent help my confidence that ive bought games on discount only to see them be free a month or two later. Anything on sale for plus I will not buy because history shows it will just be free if i wait a little longer.

PhillyTheCat said:

September 23rd, 10:31 am

As far as the Limbo sale goes…it’s on sale yet again but more expensive…and it’s within one month of the last sale. At least switch it to the better sale that was offered in 8/27/2013…I’ll consider buying it at that price since the opportunity passed me by.

It just seems like a shady sale to me.

sirbflo114 said:

September 23rd, 10:31 am

Sony doesn’t even try anymore to please their ps+ users. Now with the PS4 soon coming out and will be requiring ps+ to play online games, Sony knows they will have huge number of people subscribing so they don’t have any incentive to give ps+ users GOOD “free games” anymore. We can expect more lame “free games”. More indie games, pinball and vita games! I don’t even expect the great free Europe games. Give me a ps2 classic game for crying out loud! If we get a full retail game for free, it will probably be Duke Nukem Forever or Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.

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