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PlayStation Plus: Don’t Starve & DmC Free for Members

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It’s officially 2014, and if you checked out our preview post and video last month you’ll know that means mega awesome titles are coming soon! Tomorrow our Plus members will be able to download both Don’t Starve on PlayStation 4 and DMC Devil May Cry on PlayStation 3. Don’t Starve is deceptively cute, so don’t be fooled, this is a hardcore survival simulator. You (as a Gentleman Scientist) will need to gather, hunt and build in order to stay alive in this mysterious land.

DmC Devil May Cry refreshes the story of Dante and gives him a bit of a makeover, but the combat is still as action-packed as you’d expect from a DMC title. Dante still packs his pistols Ebony & Ivory as well as his blade Rebellion, and you’ll have to switch back and forth from Angel and Demon mode in order to rack up your massive combos.

You can download Don’t Starve and DmC Devil May Cry as well as take advantage of all these PS Plus discounts after the PlayStation Store updates tomorrow, 1/7.

PlayStation Plus Update 1-6-2014

PlayStation Plus: Instant Game Collection

Don’t Starve (PS4)

Free for PS Plus members

PlayStation Plus Update 1-6-2014
Don’t Starve: Console Edition is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must learn to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way back home.
DMC Devil May Cry (PS3)

Free for PS Plus members

PlayStation Plus Update 1-6-2014
In a society corrupted by demons only The Order can see the world for what it really is. Join Dante in the ultimate experience of stylish action chain together combo after combo with panache and dispatch demonic spawn back to hell – reveal the truth behind the lies. Explore Dante’s dark past encountering some the most familiar faces in the DmC universe. Call upon unimaginable powers combined with Dante’s epic arsenal of weapons: sword, scyte, axe, pistols and more. Face your demons…

PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Streetkix: Freestyle — PS Plus Price: $10.79, Regular Price: $11.99


PlayStation Home – Home Tycoon Gift for Plus members
Home Tycoon is PlayStation Home’s premier free-to-play 3D city-building game! As Mayor, you can create your ultimate dream city, fly helicopters through the skies, race with up to 16 friends online, enjoy interactive thrill rides, and unlock tons rewards in the Home Tycoon: New Heights expansion. PlayStation Plus members get 120 Gold Coins for free after completing the tutorial!

PlayStation Plus: Last Chance

If you’ve got feedback on today’s Plus update make sure vote in the poll and 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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ExPresident said:

January 6th, 11:47 am

Can we please get an update on when we can use our official Sony headsets? I spent a $100 on the Sony Wireless Headset before the Pulse Elites came out and they sit in a drawer because I can’t use them. Throw us a bone here please!

ERC1980 said:

January 6th, 11:50 am

Hey Morgan does DmC come with the Virgil DLC?

novplus said:

January 6th, 11:54 am


No, $8.99 from psn store.

zombie9 said:

January 6th, 11:55 am

GLOBAL WARMING -11 in Indy feels like -30 Happy 2014 ALL

Dreadpool1717 said:

January 6th, 12:01 pm

How is the Home Tycoon Gift of 120 going to work if we have been playing it for a while and alread completed the tutorial? Awesome gift for a fun Home game by the way!

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    Ben Lewis said:

    January 7th, 2:25 pm

    PlayStation®Plus subscribers in North America during this promotion will receive 120 Gold Coins in Home Tycoon (about a $5 value) at no additional cost after completing the tutorial, even if you’ve already completed it previously. Upon arriving in your city, you should have a phone call waiting for you from Freebie F. McFreeberson with some exciting news. ;)

    We’re really excited to be able to promote Home Tycoon to such a massive new audience this month. Tell your friends!

b00kthree said:

January 6th, 12:02 pm

I don’t have a ps4. I don’t play M’s. Nothing for me this week. Don’t Starve looks fun. Wish it were on PS3.

WAR0979 said:

January 6th, 12:10 pm

So great games for the month. First real week into January and I’m just trying to look through all these discounts you put out…Start of 2014 and we have a ton of discounts to kick off the new year…OH wait I was on the EU page, well I’m sure we still got a bunch of…one? ONE!?! But I’m sure it for a great game…nope. Well I’m sure it for a huge discount… $1.25. I get bigger discounts from coupons in my Sunday paper.

sirbflo114 said:

January 6th, 12:25 pm


“So for 50$ I can walk into my game store and get 5-8 games that would be IGC caliber”

Please stop lying. Everybody has these imaginary game stores that they could only get great deals but nobody else can. What is your special game store that is selling DMC and Bioshock Infinite for like $6.25-10 each? It isn’t happening because anybody with a brain especially a game store that is trying to make a profit would be so dumb to sell it for too low of a price. Any business that thinks it is a good idea to sell these caliber games for normally for like $6-10 would go out of business quickly. Go look at the +$15 Bioshock Infinite or the almost $20 DMC prices on ebay. Walmart, Best Buy and GameStop is selling DMC for like $30 right now. Amazon had a one day gold box sale for like $9.99 but it was just one day and now it sells for over $19 on amazon.

sirbflo114 said:

January 6th, 12:25 pm


What is the special game store website that sells games like DMC and Bioshock for around $6 to $10? Provide the link to back up your claim. Let me guess that “your special game store” doesn’t have a link. Binary Domain sells for $14 on amazon, $10 on gamestop and probably like $8 on ebay. You aren’t getting these games and others like Grid 2, Borderlands 2, Kingdoms of Amalur, Saints Row: The Third, Sleeping Dogs, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Infamous 2 and the list goes on and on for as dirt cheap (around $6) as you think you could from your special game store. By the way, I purchased 8 games during October promotion from PS+ discounts for like $40. That is real…. You have to mention the great discounts that PS+ has sometimes that includes like $2.75 The Walking Dead game (entire season) and Siren Blood Curse for $9.99. Ebay sells that disc version for $30! Better than your special game store.

kenjichigo1 said:

January 6th, 12:39 pm

hey guys when be available bioshock,this month? o next month

Syious said:

January 6th, 12:44 pm

Hi, i’m just trying to know if someone is going to adress the lack of movies on the psn version of dynasty warriors 7, since people who bought the game were misled to think it was the same game sold in disc version.

Syious said:

January 6th, 12:46 pm

Hi, i’m just trying to know if someone is going to adress the lack of movies on the psn version of dynasty warriors 7, since people who bought the game were misled to think it was the same game sold in disc version. There wasn’t any kind of info when the sale was on that it was a game missing the STORY MODE

Gamer_USA- said:

January 6th, 12:46 pm

I have several games that for one reason or another I want, just not at their current price. MGS2 for example was the first game I played on my vita when I purchased it new and now is a scar on my profile that I want to take care of. My list is

Any Sale-
Metal Gear Solid 2(or HD collection)
Pixeljunk monsters Ultimate HD
Rayman origins
Walking Dead season 1
Rainbow Moon

50% sale-
Dynasty Warriors Next
Jak and Daxter collection
Real Boxing
Jet Set Radio
Field Commander(PSP)

75% Sale-
Call of Duty: Declassified
Madden 13
Lego Lord of the rings

cooperanimation said:

January 6th, 12:47 pm

People REALLY need to stop saying “Thanks for the FREE GAMES” They aren’t Free. you paid for the subscription. this isn’t a kindness. and to be honest, lately the games and discounts haven’t been that great lately.

GrandKatana said:

January 6th, 12:52 pm

sweet can’t wait for dmc!

Zinacef said:

January 6th, 1:12 pm

Why is it do I feel PS4 owners are getting shafted on these freebies?!

MakoSoul said:

January 6th, 1:26 pm

This is exactly what I was hoping for! Psyched to play Don’t Starve and DmC.

Feel free to make Brothers the game in next week’s update.

Solid_Duff said:

January 6th, 1:27 pm

Does Don’t Starve support Vita Remote Play? it seems like a great game to play away from my TV.

novplus said:

January 6th, 1:27 pm

@116 lol

MakoSoul said:

January 6th, 1:27 pm

@cooperanimation – Except that this month’s games are amazing. Get the hurt out of your butt.

ThumbsOfSteel74 said:

January 6th, 1:31 pm

Thanks for the FREE GAMES

Gonna enjoy adding DmC and reserving Don’t Starve via the website! :)


January 6th, 1:39 pm

In Response to the “Copy & Paste” issue.

Plagiarism, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Plagiarism is the “wrongful appropriation” and “purloining and publication” of another author’s “language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions,” and the representation of them as one’s own original work.[1][2] The idea remains problematic with unclear definitions and unclear rules.[3][4][5] The modern concept of plagiarism as immoral and originality as an ideal emerged in Europe only in the 18th century, particularly with the Romantic movement.
Plagiarism is considered academic dishonesty and a breach of journalistic ethics. It is subject to sanctions like expulsion.
Plagiarism is not a crime per se but in academia and industry it is a serious ethical offense,[6][7] and cases of plagiarism can constitute copyright infringement.


January 6th, 1:39 pm

Since journalism relies on the public trust, a reporter’s failure to honestly acknowledge their sources undercuts a newspaper or television news show’s integrity and undermines its credibility. Journalists accused of plagiarism are often suspended from their reporting tasks while the charges are being investigated by the news organization.[21]
The ease with which electronic text can be reproduced from online sources has lured a number of reporters into acts of plagiarism. Journalists have been caught “copying and pasting” articles and text from a number of websites.


January 6th, 1:40 pm

Self-plagiarism (also known as “recycling fraud”[24]) is the reuse of significant, identical, or nearly identical portions of one’s own work without acknowledging that one is doing so or without citing the original work. Articles of this nature are often referred to as duplicate or multiple publication. In addition to the ethical issue, this can be a copyright violation if copyright of the prior work has been transferred to another entity. Typically, self-plagiarism is only considered a serious ethical issue in settings where someone asserts that a publication consist of new material, such as in publishing or factual documentation.[25] It does not apply to public-interest texts, such as social, professional, and cultural opinions usually published in newspapers and magazines.

ThumbsOfSteel74 said:

January 6th, 1:44 pm

Jesus Christ, dude.

SDkngsht said:

January 6th, 1:58 pm

awesome games just praying we can start downloading some of those PS3 IGC games on our PS4s soon? THAT would be epic.

novplus said:

January 6th, 2:00 pm

@127 keep dreaming haha

purse317 said:

January 6th, 2:22 pm


dude you are absolutely right this is a shame how the U.S. plus system operates they have to know we’d prefer the EU system to this one heck we’ve said it over and over AND OVER AGAIN.

Also I’d doubt it was Kristine who didn’t respond to us she’s cool her and Ryan but whoever else runs plus the blog etc just seems to ignore us. The EU blog literally responds to their members with actual answers not vague statements they actively seek to acquire the games members ask for and get them great sales.

Just look today we didn’t get a clear concise response as to why sales can’t be arranged more than a week in advance. That’s crazy in the 21st century absolutely nuts. Watch we won’t even get responses well into the 2nd or 3rd pages of posts.

niteight said:

January 6th, 2:24 pm

@THA_STARKILLER your post made me lmao! It’s about time more people start calling them out on their usual bs. And I’m also getting real tired of all these apologists making excuses for everything they do because of the ”free” games they give us. First off they don’t give us anything they charge a subscription fee. Second those games aren’t yours any more than the ”free” movies netflix gives you with their subscription.

Taeyeon_xdd said:

January 6th, 2:26 pm

Yay! DMC. =D

pikmin44 said:

January 6th, 2:36 pm

So when is Brothers: a Tale Of Two Sons going to be on PS Plus?

cooperanimation said:

January 6th, 2:45 pm

oh wow, deleted comments. am I paying for that too?

VileCreation_ said:

January 6th, 2:45 pm

I already have DmC I was hoping Brothers was going to be the first release because it’s the only game I don’t have that are being given away for free

sirbflo114 said:

January 6th, 3:05 pm


Yes. We are aware that the instant games aren’t necessarily free but a PS+ user has the ability to play a ton of full games for a small yearly price. I paid like $40 for 15 months and downloaded like 40 games in that time. If you could play a full game like recent games such as Borderlands 2 (91 metascore), Grid 2 (82 metascore), Binary Domain (72 score), Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen (78 score), Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (81 score) and the list goes on and on for such a small price, it is well worth it. You say the games stink but the high scores say otherwise. Some people pay $59.99 for one game that they put in a couple hours of gaming and then put it back on their shelf to collect dust…. What is more bang for the buck? “But but but the game is owned”…. And? The discounts have been lacking lately though but the discount promo in late October was awesome. I got 8 games for like $40 and those deals were hundred times better than amazon or ebay. AND THOSE GAMES WERE PURCHASED AND OWNED. Now you comeback with digital vs disc games right?

IzoGray said:

January 6th, 3:10 pm

DmC is one of the best games of the generation. Pure fun.

I encourage everyone to play it

djsaiyan said:

January 6th, 3:10 pm

Great week!

Already have DmC (bought it when it was on sale), but super pumped for Don’t Starve. =D

Krambjorn said:

January 6th, 3:18 pm

When does the store update? I’m keen for some Don’t Starve!

Krambjorn said:

January 6th, 3:19 pm

suppose if it’s only 3:18pm on January 6 it’ll be a while… it’s a damn curse to live in Australia :(

cooperanimation said:

January 6th, 3:20 pm

@135 I wasn’t saying the games aren’t good. I just hate them being called free. it’s a term used when something is given to you. this is not that. in my opinion this is the way corporations get you to follow them blindly. these games aren’t free. they are simply giving you the ones you paid for already.

and admit that the games and sales have been less and less. THIS is why they call them free games, so you won’t notice.

djsaiyan said:

January 6th, 3:21 pm

To the people complaining about Kristine’s post that said there were sales when there weren’t any, let me drop a little knowledge on you, courtesy of a little thing called the dictionary. I’ve copied and pasted the pertinent portion of the definition below.

tem·plate also tem·plet (tmplt)
2. Computer Science
a. A document or file having a preset format, used as a starting point for a particular application so that the format does not have to be recreated each time it is used: a loan amortization template for a spreadsheet program.

You may want to pay special attention to “A document or file having a preset format, used as a starting point for a particular application so that the format does not have to be recreated each time it is used”

It is common practice in professional blogging when one has to make a similar post on a regular basis to use a template. Occasionally part of that template needs to be modified that doesn’t normally, and occasionally the blogger in question will forget to do so. It’s called being human. It happens. Everyone slips up once in a while.


novplus said:

January 6th, 3:22 pm

@138 store updates on jan 07

XxArTiCxSlAyAxX said:

January 6th, 3:26 pm

Can’t wait for Don’t Starve! Really big fan on PC, and now that I can play it on my TV makes it that much better! Thanks PlayStation! Can’t wait for more PS4 games!

One87donkyJunk said:

January 6th, 3:30 pm

Can’t wait to get my hands on Streetkix: Freestyle for ONLY $10.79. Game of the century right there, buddy.

b3AsT-_-maN said:

January 6th, 3:34 pm

Waiting for a Y’s Memories of Celceta Discount!

King_Omega_34 said:

January 6th, 3:56 pm

Thanks for the awesome Devil May Cry Sony :) . I’m hope you guys give some awesome sales soon.

Krambjorn said:

January 6th, 4:20 pm

@142 yeah but at what time on the 7th? is it at midnight? as in like… 7 hours and 40 minutes?

klassymike said:

January 6th, 4:30 pm

@ Krambjorn

It usually updates (or starts updating) between 3-5 pm Eastern time. No set time though.

GioRage said:

January 6th, 4:43 pm

Yet another one in the WIN column! Great stuff. I have been loving PS Plus since it started but I never imagined it would keep getting better and outdoing itself over and over again. Thank you so much. Happy New Year. Have a great 2014 everyone.

RulitoCR said:

January 6th, 4:48 pm

Well DmC is awesome! Unfortunately I purchased that game in the last sale!!!

Anyway, Thanks!!

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