Posted by admin | Posted in play date | Posted on 15-06-2012-05-2008
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
City, Date: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe(SCEE) today announced an exciting update to PlayStation®Plus that guarantees subscribersreceive at least three full games a month from a selection of thevery best titles from the PlayStation®Store. the update will provideusers with a wide variety of the hottest titles, at no additionalcost.
Starting June 6th, there will be an Instant Game Collection of10 games to choose from ready to download and play as part of theupdated PlayStation®Plus subscription, with at leastthree being updated monthly. the amazing launch line-up includesthe brand new Virtua Fighter 5™: Final Showdown, as well as Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD, Renegade Ops™, Chime Super Deluxe, Outland™, Darksiders and Warhammer 40,000®: Space Marine®.
As part of the 10 games available, there will be a PlayStation®Plus Game of the Month. this willchange every four weeks and represent the very best PlayStation®Store has to offer, includingbrand new download-only games and Digital Blu-rays.
Additionally, as part of their subscription, members will haveaccess to three digital Blu-ray blockbuster titles from SCEE – inFamous™2, MotorStorm: Apocalypse® and LittleBigPlanet™2.
PlayStation®Plus will also deliver some of thebest games in production from smaller, independent developers thatevery member will have the chance to play. the first game to beincluded as part of this new offering is Retro/Grade, the arcade shooter with a twist from 24 CaretGames and will be available later this summer for eight weeks, atno cost to subscribers.
On top of all of the exciting new updates, the PlayStation®Plus service will continue tooffer the same special features, huge discounts and exclusiveaccess that subscribers know and love.
Over the last year PlayStation®Plus has delivered incrediblevalue to its members worldwide. Between June 2011 and June 2012,subscribers have received:
· Over€150 in games that are brand new to PlayStation®Store and included as part of thesubscription, like Awesomenauts, Trine 2™ and the Simpsons™Arcade
· Over€450in games from the massive collection of great titlesalready available on PlayStation®Store, like Castle Crashers®, Plants vs. Zombies™ and Far Cry® 2
· Morethan €1000 in discounts on brand new games at launch,including digital Blu-ray titles from franchises like Assassin’s Creed®, Tom Clancy’s GhostRecon® and call of Duty®, as well as additional money-off PlayStation®Store special offers.
Subscribers also received an array of exclusive features andaccess, including cloud storage for game saves, automatic updateand beta access to titles like Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception™, Resistance® 3 and StarHawk™, as well as a huge collection of exclusive dynamic themesand PlayStation ® Network avatars.
Last year PlayStation®Plus gave members access tocontent valued at over 30 times the cost of their yearly membershipand this will only continue to increase over the coming months.
PlayStation®Plus still costs just£39.99/€49.99 for a one-year subscription or£11.99/€14.99 for a 90-day subscription..
About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, isresponsible for the distribution, marketing and sales ofPlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®2,PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Networksoftware and hardware in 109 territories across Europe, the MiddleEast, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, marketsand distributes entertainment software for these formats, andmanages the third party licensing programs for the formats in theseterritories.
PlayStation, the PlayStation logo are registered trademarks ofSony Computer Entertainment Inc. PS3 and PSP are trademarks of SonyComputer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are property oftheir respective owners.