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rain Arrives on PS3 Today

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rain will be available for purchase today on PS3 for $14.99! Also, starting today, the full soundtrack for rain will also be available for $9.99, featuring the enchanting music created by composer Yugo Kanno and the gifted singer Connie Talbot.

To celebrate the launch of rain, we played through the game LIVE here on PlayStation.Blog and on Twitch earlier today. We hope you enjoyed the stream, and got a better feel for rain!

It’s been an amazing journey to bring the story of rain to life. Director Yuuki Ikeda initially had the idea to write a story about a boy who was invisible and could only be seen in the rain. Inspired by an experience he had as a child where he found himself lost, the story of rain has flourished into an emotionally dynamic adventure, brought to life by the talented team at PlayStation C.A.M.P.

Thank you for supporting rain, and we hope you enjoy playing!

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tgpumpkin said:

September 30th, 8:37 am

Wow, I didn’t know about the preorder bonuses. Game looks great. May have to preorder it tonight.

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    Dais Kawaguchi said:

    September 30th, 2:54 pm

    These bonuses won’t be available after tomorrow so don’t miss out!

that-acmilan-guy said:

September 30th, 8:41 am

I pre-ordered Rain a month and all I got was a static theme. I didn’t get any of the dynamic theme, avatars, montages just because I pre-ordered early? >:(

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    Mark Valledor said:

    September 30th, 10:51 am

    Don’t worry, you’ll get all the other pre-order goodies too – just not until the tomorrow.

FearMonkey said:

September 30th, 8:43 am

I feel like this game has kind of snuck up on me. Unfortunately I don’t have the money to purchase right now. I’m definitely going to get it at some point though. It looks amazing. :)

Mercenary09 said:

September 30th, 8:47 am

Got my copy pre ordered and ready to play tomorrow!

Bug42 said:

September 30th, 8:56 am

When is the review embargo up? It being so close to launch has me a bit nervous.

lisatsunami said:

September 30th, 9:06 am

Hi, Dais, I pre-ordered the first day possible so I am really looking forward to tomorrow. I’ll try to watch your event tomorrow, too.

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    Dais Kawaguchi said:

    September 30th, 2:57 pm

    Hi lisatsunami,
    Thank you for pre-ordering on day one!
    Please check out the livestream if you can :)

Fardeenah said:

September 30th, 9:23 am

vita version!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

left4breadFTW said:

September 30th, 9:41 am


You wont get them until it is released. In the eu we didnt even get the static theme until then.

IrishDude2 said:

September 30th, 9:58 am

Why does this game not have a platinum? :(

Crazysoulman said:

September 30th, 10:16 am

play for free? really how!

Crazysoulman said:

September 30th, 10:17 am

need an answer please! it says free? need to know thanks!

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    Dais Kawaguchi said:

    September 30th, 3:04 pm

    We haven’t decided on the quantity yet but we will be giving away free codes to those who are watching the livestream. The lucky winners will be able to download the game using the code so please make sure you check it out!

Welmosca said:

September 30th, 10:26 am

Its already pre-ordered…since it was said here in the blog that a pre-order was available…..can’t wait to delve into Rain….game is looking really good…and look like it has a lot of potential.Japanstudio you guys have my support forever.

PainOfSarrow said:

September 30th, 10:30 am

looks great, hade my eyes on this for ah while. just hope its not anything as boring as Journey. the sand was great looking with the sun light on it but that was it for me. if its ah good 4 hours the least and has ah good amount of danger il def get it.

thebgj said:

September 30th, 10:32 am

Soooooooo, what is this game about? all i saw is two ghost kids walking in the rain. THAT will make people want to buy this game.

PainOfSarrow said:

September 30th, 10:33 am

crazysoulman… we’ll be giving away codes so you’ll be able to play Rain for free!. thats IF ur lucky to even get one. its ah code you type in the psn store and recieve it free of charge. IF ur lucky.

fRaNcZ_ said:

September 30th, 10:36 am

my first ever PSN purchase! can’t wait for the game to arrive. had my eyes on this since the first time I saw the video. reminds me of one of my favorite games (ICO).

already have the static theme and the rest will be available on Oct. 1

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    Dais Kawaguchi said:

    September 30th, 3:12 pm

    We’re happy to hear that it’s your 1st PSN title.
    Thank you for making the pre-order!

tusunami said:

September 30th, 10:56 am

Already pre-ordered when it was first announced, this is just a amazing psn title. PS4 day 1 I’ m out

Catcher_BR said:

September 30th, 11:05 am

i pre-orded like a month ago, awesome.

Crazysoulman said:

September 30th, 11:39 am

cant wait to try this game DAIS, it says free codes so we can get it for free? right but how do i get code?
also will it be free for good when i use the code? or is it a one time thing? need to know thanks!

Crazysoulman said:

September 30th, 11:40 am

hey mark can u answer my ? above?

NeoncloudFF said:

September 30th, 11:44 am

Is the soundtrack going to be available on iTunes? I have a ton of left over credits!

TriangleOffense said:

September 30th, 11:46 am

i bought this 2 weeks ago because I thought it was already out and PSN doesnt seperate pre-orders, Im not mad im just happy its finally time

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    Dais Kawaguchi said:

    September 30th, 3:16 pm

    Hi TriangleOffense,

    We apologize if there was a confusion.
    rain will be available to download to tomorrow and we can’t wait to get it in your hands!

FarmFreshEggBoy said:

September 30th, 12:34 pm

So, your plan to celebrate the release of the game is to spoil it for everyone?

Street_Killaz said:

September 30th, 1:38 pm

Rain,GTA V online coming, and beyound two souls looking good!

pikmin44 said:

September 30th, 2:03 pm

i have 2 questions. 1: will the musical montage pre order bonus be the same soundtrack that can be bought? 2: will the game be available at midnight tonight?

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    Dais Kawaguchi said:

    September 30th, 3:21 pm

    Please find the answers to your Qs below.
    1: The musical montage will be different from the soundtrack and it will not be available to purchase after today.
    2: rain will be available when the PSN Store updates tomorrow, it will not be available at midnight :((


September 30th, 3:08 pm

pre ordered on day 1. really looking forward to this. should be a nice change of pace after 2 weeks of GTA haha. hope everybody enjoys it.

dkarlowicz10 said:

September 30th, 3:39 pm

This would have been perfect on the Vita. Please consider a Vita version.

I-Almighty said:

September 30th, 4:39 pm

I’m really sad that I will not be able to purchase this due to the fact that I am currently jobless. But once I get a job I will buy Rain in a heartbeat.

I-Almighty said:

September 30th, 4:42 pm

Oh I forgot to say that this game looks stunning visually and it’s presentation and environments seem flawless. Nice job Dais!

White_Spear said:

September 30th, 6:07 pm

Just pre-ordered mine! So excited to play this! Thanks PlayStation Blog for reminding me about this great game!

saab01 said:

September 30th, 6:13 pm

Cool game but I don’t like the price to me its over priced. I think I will wait it out until it hits $7.50 than snatch it up.

arthurking1220 said:

September 30th, 8:10 pm

What’s up with the review embargo? I’ve been looking forward to this game but I’m getting nervous from the lack of reviews — in my experience, when a publisher restricts reviews pre-launch, that’s not a good sign ….

Egz-Onine said:

October 1st, 1:26 am

I wish the free codes were available through some other means than during a spoiler-cast. A game and soundtrack bundle would be sweet, too. It would be nice to buy a $20 PSN card and get both rather than buying $30 in cards and have $5 sitting there.

IrishDude2 said:

October 1st, 9:44 am

Why you doing a livestream? Wouldn’t that ruin the game?

lisatsunami said:

October 1st, 9:52 am

Good morning, Dais. Ready for the livestream. I’ll look away if it becomes too spoiler-y.

saveOURwhales said:

October 1st, 9:54 am

looks interesting

PainOfSarrow said:

October 1st, 10:11 am

lets get it started.

EaterOfWorlds78 said:

October 1st, 10:54 am

I preordered, but how do I download the game? I’m assuming it’s live now but when I try to download it, it just downloads the theme, which I already got when I preordered.

Kikohin said:

October 1st, 11:31 am

Wow, i really hope playstation does more livestreams like this, that was fun.

Elvick_ said:

October 1st, 11:38 am

@39: I asked in the stream if they were going to, and they said yes. Which is nice.

Along with streams, I hope Sony hand out codes to YouTubers popular for doing Let’s Plays. MS has been doing that lately.

dodgedoors said:

October 1st, 11:42 am

man, near impossible to get those vouchers

PainOfSarrow said:

October 1st, 11:45 am

was near impossible to get ah code. i swear fools be typing that ish in, in less then ah second.

pikmin44 said:

October 1st, 12:22 pm

cool livestream! just got done downloading rain and the bonuses, gonna play it tonight!

Nightsintdreams said:

October 1st, 1:22 pm

I didn’t even realize that game was coming out until I saw a Tweet about it today…Am I too late to get the preorder bonuses if I buy it like right NOW? :(

SeanStrange said:

October 1st, 3:27 pm

I really need to pick this up from the store, looks really good. Also, hopefully those rain avatars become available for purchase someday!

RoII_chan said:

October 2nd, 9:24 am

I made my pre-order and I get everything but the soundtrack! can you help plz? it show up in the store as 9.99 instead of a free download.

JJfutbol said:

October 5th, 12:03 pm

Will the soundtrack be available for purchase on iTunes?

yuukstar said:

October 17th, 12:35 am

Just renewed my PS plus getting ready for PS4 on the day 1 and downloaded rain, too.

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