Posted 8 January
PlayStation Home update: Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to everyone from the PlayStation Home team!
PS Home will briefly be offline from 8.00am GMT on Wednesday 9th January for routine maintenance. Here’s what to expect after the update…
The Festive Sale is drawing to a close, so you only have a few hours left to grab those bargains before the maintenance begins. There are savings of 50-75% on dozens of items, so hurry!
Avalon: The Village of Hexalon
Come venture into Avalon’s Village of Hexalon and try your luck at the wildly popular game Hexx! People come from all over to challenge each other in Hexx to gain leaderboard status, complete their tile collection or win rewards!
Also new from Heavy Water – Crystal headgear! These Crystal items are made from rare Avalonian crystals in the following new styles: Unicorn, Trihorn and (devil) Horns. Head to the Alter Ego store, the Avalon Keep or D2O District to pick up this unique and flashy headgear.
Finally, the Avalon Keep is also now available as a Clubhouse – perfect for gathering the members of your noble house!
Home Tycoon: Big Science Expansion
New from Hellfire Games: Learn the secrets behind TransUtopia in Big Science, Home Tycoon’s latest expansion! This sci-fi-themed expansion comes loaded with more missions, new rewards, and numerous eco-friendly structures to unlock. Harness the power of the sun with the Orbital Satellite Solar Power Array, and discover the true purpose of TransUtopia’s mysterious Area 52!
Plus, expand your commercial empire in Home Tycoon with two new buildings: the GloboSyn Plaza and GloboSyn Offices! You can find these financial marvels in the Commercial > GloboSyn category of your Build menu in Home Tycoon today.
Casino: High Roller’s Lounge
Digital Leisure is expanding their Casino with the all-new High Roller’s Lounge, located just off the VIP room on the first floor. The buy-ins and max bets have greatly increased for those who want to bet big and win bigger. This area will be accessible to those who have earned 2 million throughout their casino career. Alternatively you can gain access by purchasing a High Roller’s Vest.
11th January will be The Casino’s 1 Year Anniversary and Digital Leisure wants to party with you! Make your way to the dance floor in the concourse and join the celebration. In its first year the casino has hosted about a million unique visitors, so they’re giving away free cake to everyone who comes out. Digital Leisure will be celebrating this milestone for one week, so get this free reward while it lasts!
Granzella introduces the Magic Cloak, a new locomotion item. Float like a cloud in the air, and feel the exhilaration of gliding like the wind. You can accelerate by pressing the square button.
New autumn-themed Yukata are also here. Autumn Foliage and Cosmos Yukata patterns are perfect for the deepening autumn. Why not take in the clear autumn air in a comfortable Yukata?
Finally, the Windbreaker and the Dress and Jacket are now both available. Make sure your avatar has the latest trends in clothing!
Konami Strike Force
Save the world with these amazing Strike Force outfits! Each outfit comes with a unique weapon and blaster. Strike a pose with your fellow heroes and send fear into the hearts of your enemies. Each hero comes with unique custom animations. Available at the Alter Ego Store.
Three new Locomotion items this week from nDreams with the release of their BMX, Unibike and Electro Hands. Take a look at these in action.
Some great new clothing this week from nDreams with a Sci-Punk theme. With a lot of leather and some interesting new hair styles these are some gorgeous looking clothing items for male and females.
Box Beats – Dance 2, Rock 2 and Relax
There are three new Box Beat systems available this week with the follow up to the hugely popular Box Beats Dance and Rock. Also releasing is a system perfect for kicking back and putting your feet up; Box Beats Relax.
That’s all for now. See you in PlayStation Home!