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January Sales Come To PlayStation Home

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Happy New Year from PlayStation Home! On Thursday 5th January from 8AM GMT PlayStation Home will go offline for scheduled maintenance. When the maintenance is complete you can dive straight into the PlayStation Home January sale! Dozens of items are on offer at fantastic discounts with up to 50% off. Whether you’re looking for a new apartment, a cute companion, some funky furniture or a new outfit for your avatar, there’s plenty of choice for everyone! Just head over to the star in Home Square or check out the Shop category on the PS Home Navigator to browse the bargains before the end of January.

Also this week, PlayStation Home sees the release of the Red Bull House of Skate. This fantastic personal space includes breathtaking views, flatscreen TVs, a swanky hot tub and Red Bull Skateboarding – an adrenaline soaked game that you won’t find anywhere else. Rack up your high scores with flips and grinds in the skatepark and then make your way over to your very own Red Bull Vending Machine for some ice-cold refreshment.

Red Bull have also updated the Red Bull Air Race – adding new tracks, difficulty levels, pilots and planes. Take to the sky to compete on the Air Race leaderboards and complete the game’s challenges to receive exclusive PlayStation Home rewards. Make your way over there now and smoke on!

Red Bull Beach also sees some exciting updates to keep you off your feet. Now you can play Flugtag with your friends with teams of up to 4 players, creating your very own custom made craft and launching it into flight. Not only that, you’ll be rewarded for your skills with yet more exclusive Red Bull clothing and furniture items. Just make sure the wind doesn’t blow you over.

Last but not least, Red Bull Illume now features the very latest in cutting edge action adventure photography. While you’re there, you can pay a visit to the Red Bull MXT vehicle fully equipped with flat screens displaying the latest Red Bull videos and speakers pumping out some wicked beats. Once you’ve danced your heart out make your way over to the Red Bull Vending Machine where you’ll have to play to get your wings. You’ll see what we mean!

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Do you have any news on the Winter Wonderland space quests and the erver connection issues which have plagued the space over the Christmas period?

Do you have any news on the Winter Wonderland space quests and the server connection issues which have plagued the space over the Christmas period?

^ What he said (twice) ^

My double posting error serves me right for posting from my mobile :P

You know i love ps home but i must say the content is WAY to the overpriced, i mean i brought the helghast costume 6 months ago and that cost me over £4!

apartmens for £8 is a discrace, but i still love ps home :) i recently brought the battlefield 3 costume and it looks epic!!

James i sure hope you aint canceled the weekend dabate! there aint been one in a month! :(

& the best quote of 2012 goes to….

“Red Bull House of Skate. This fantastic personal space includes breathtaking views, [flatscreen TVs]”

that does sweet [DELETED] another place to buy with a fabulous black screen of nothing.

just looking forward to the sale that all. :/

supersmith2500 04 January, 2012 @ 19:20
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*sigh* Do we need more Red Bull stuff for Home? Also James can I ask, why did Irem decided to removed their beach space ”Seaside of Memories”?

I loved that space so much. =(

Red Bull Beach and Illume have already those features online since at least a one week so this post is a bit outdated in that matter.

News here are the sales and Red Bull apartment.

I third the first post, time to have that fixed.

get games in home, where i can earn trophys.. and you will se me use home, and may even buy stuff – if it opens options to earn more trophys!

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Don’t you think you owe Home users and supporters an explanation as to how it can be that you left them with a Holiday space that doesnt work for 2 weeks without even so much as a simple communication about it?

HA HA HA Mob you spell deleted with 2 E’s because i said [DELETED] lol :)

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If only we saw some permanent price reductions, prices on there are crazy enough as it is…

@PFC_Hudson Portsmouth supporter? ^_-

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No, nothing to do with Portsmouth

Any news on a fix for the Underwater apartment? Some people got it back but others haven’t. Tried every method that people posted but no luck at all.

Playstation Home is painfully laking games, you know i love it but each and evry week you bring out new clothes and sometimes i space, yes spaces are cool but the minigames just suck. make the games like the fortune hunter game, or the dead island game-where your avatar is involved, thats the games we want. More games that interact with your avatar, not just stupid minigames! as for clothes they are waay over-priced, as for spaces we need more, as for games we need so much more!
All ps Home is doing lately is brining designer virtual clothes lol please Home team fix Home.
P.S: im a huge Playstation Home fan :D

CoolRichy008UK 05 January, 2012 @ 00:14
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ye wat he said

1 fix the quests cuz us brits are stuck on quest one we int got quest 2 or 3 yet my sugestion is to leave all winter spaces till we have all finished quest 2 and 3 and as for the redbulll update HELLO SONY!! it was updated ages ago where u can make ya own flugtang plane fix HOME for all ov us sony or il get a job at sony and FIX IT MYSELF and give everyone a free £50 psn card from sonys own money

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None of the following from the update entry is new to EU Home, in case you didn’t realize. I have no idea if there is even a EU Home staff anymore, but it certainly doesn’t appear that there is.

“Red Bull Beach also sees some exciting updates to keep you off your feet. Now you can play Flugtag with your friends with teams of up to 4 players, creating your very own custom made craft and launching it into flight. Not only that, you’ll be rewarded for your skills with yet more exclusive Red Bull clothing and furniture items. Just make sure the wind doesn’t blow you over.

Last but not least, Red Bull Illume now features the very latest in cutting edge action adventure photography. While you’re there, you can pay a visit to the Red Bull MXT vehicle fully equipped with flat screens displaying the latest Red Bull videos and speakers pumping out some wicked beats. Once you’ve danced your heart out make your way over to the Red Bull Vending Machine where you’ll have to play to get your wings...

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None of the following from the update entry is new to EU Home, in case you didn’t realize. I have no idea if there is even a EU Home staff anymore, but it certainly doesn’t appear that there is.

“Red Bull Beach also sees some exciting updates to keep you off your feet. Now you can play Flugtag with your friends with teams of up to 4 players, creating your very own custom made craft and launching it into flight. Not only that, you’ll be rewarded for your skills with yet more exclusive Red Bull clothing and furniture items. Just make sure the wind doesn’t blow you over.

Last but not least, Red Bull Illume now features the very latest in cutting edge action adventure photography. While you’re there, you can pay a visit to the Red Bull MXT vehicle fully equipped with flat screens displaying the latest Red Bull videos and speakers pumping out some wicked beats. Once you’ve danced your heart out make your way over to the Red Bull Vending Machine where you’ll have to play to get your wings. You’ll see what we mean!”

WOW you people complain more than the guys on the EU forum :p
I think this is a good update considering the time of year.

For those of you who think HOME is over priced… Your Right! Join the movement to bring the HOME content prices down at community.eu.playstation.com

@supersmith2500, This will tell you why the IREM spaces (inc Seaside of Memories)were removed: http://www.granzella.co.jp/granzella_home/index_pshome.html

Is it me or the picture for the post looks like something from sonydefenseforce?

why does EU Home lag so far behind the US? They have more appartments with better facilities,like music and videos. The go go dancers are great, when are we gonna get them? No wonder half my friends have created US accounts.

Immortal-Wolf- 05 January, 2012 @ 09:36
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Do you have any news on the Winter Wonderland space quests and the erver connection issues which have plagued the space over the Christmas period?

Still waiting for that phone call back from playstation network as iv reported a problem as i didn’t recive my reward the winter holiday penguin as iv completed the challenges in bootlegger but the winter holiday space says error so playstation network please contact my user name get back to this loyal customer as not happy with this issue.

@debbie_86
Two main reasons: Localisation and Classification.
SCEA supports fewer locales than SCEE therefore making it easier to localise (present content in the correct language) and classify (all digital media must comply with the laws in which it is a available).
SCEE supports all of Europe, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand. Few of these countries use English as their primary language and so all the content must be localised into a language they understand. Moreover, each country supported by SCEE has a different office of classification that needs to approve all content before it can be made available. This process can take a lot of time.
This is the basic reasoning behind why EU is behind NA in content; although it does go deeper into how HOME is managed whereby each region of HOME is a separate product from the other and so comparing EU to NA is like comparing Apples and Oranges.
More details can be found at community.eu.playstation.com

oh please not the localisation & licensing excuse again.

a once dev said digital downloads is the way of the future, pfft how when a so called licensing & localisation.

home was made by UK so if you use the localisation & licensing excuse SCEA have no rights over content the priority in SCE vocabulary is SCEA comes 1st SCEJ, 2nd, SCEE 3rd

can you see a pattern priority Is SCEA on content [home & store], on maintenance times. etc etc.

ps it nice that Mods took my advice and correct a spelling. ;)

SirJake_Brookes 05 January, 2012 @ 11:00
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1. More activities in Red Bull places is a good idea 2. january sales even more great news 3. I personally think PSH EU with prices is set right or maybe perhaps I can buy mostly houses & clothes 4. Stop moaning like a bunch of children, PSH Team are trying to make EU server better so deal with it or don’t play PSH. seriously. @James. do you know if PSH Team will at some stage make yacht. Please & Thank You & @Coolrichy why did you delete me but Thanks for delete anyway.

SirJake_Brookes 05 January, 2012 @ 11:05
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5. some of you moaning because you can’t afford yacht & @James. will dream yacht move. I forgot to put move in statement.

avatar change

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I am also wondering about the festive space, any answer is better then no answer at all

SirJake_Brookes

£8 for a persinal space? ok you pay that much.

PEOPLE WTH IS HAPPENING WITH THIS BLOG?

WHY IS NO ONE REPLYING TO COMMENTS IN THE PS STORE UPDATE POST AND IN THE PLUS SECTION POST ???

LOTSA PROBLEMS ARE MENTIONED IN THOSE THREADS (CODES NOT SENT OUT, MISSIN CONTENT ON THE STORE, BUG IN DOWNLOAD LIST ETC)

SONY PLZ REPLY !!!!

Basket21

thats the problem, the PS EU team is too small

the-grand-pro 05 January, 2012 @ 16:07
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Wen Its back online? i wanne play in The Acion District

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Nothing new seems to happen in EU home EVER now .. always USA hand-me-downs (or nothing), not even modified to look remotely like EU either. Are there even any EU-Home employees in EU cos home doesn’t even appear to be moderated anymore. Is it being left to die on purpose or is this just perception? Thanks for any info. (or not.)

lianplay_1985 05 January, 2012 @ 23:54
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cool, some fancy stuff for my virtual home

SirJake_Brookes 06 January, 2012 @ 10:31
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DAVIE222. Yes I would pay 8.00 pounds for a personal space that’s why I brought the yacht.

@GoodBytes. Thanks for the info. I kinda suspected as much, although I’m not sure why an item like, say, the musical go go dancer would be a problem. Maybe I’ll do like my friends and get a US account.

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Duke nukem forever I got it for 4.29 LOL
PS store is over priced I mean I paying for something with no value where as when I buy a game off Amazon it has a value and can be traded in for other games and can all so be sold maybe you could have PS points in the store where you can trade anything what you have paid for and get points to then spend on the store as you want this would be better as iv got games that i have paid for from the PS store and don`t play and would not mine trading them in for points to spend on a better game and getting rid of 2 active systems will make the games more affordable YAY or NAY

PSHome is pretty boring now, well it was boring to start with but at least my friends actually took the time to try it out. Theres no reason for it any more, we only really went on it because of promise of watching movies and listening to music together in your personal place. What possible reason is there for needing to buy virtual clothing or items when they dont even do anything?

Novus-Cooldown 06 January, 2012 @ 21:23
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Novus Prime has 10 items on sale as part of the EU January Sale:

Ion Beam weapon bundle (35% off)
Flames Paint-job (35% off)
Tiger Stripes Paint-job (35% off)
Tribal Skulls Paint-job (35% off)
Mission Pack: Escalation (50% off)
Codebreaker ship/helmet bundle (50% off)
DataBot Jr. companion (50% off)
Bot Bee Swarm companion (50% off)
Power Mech Suit with Nebulon Magnet bundle (30% off)
Rogue Mech Suit with Nebulon bonus bundle (30% off)

You can get to the items through Shop -> Featured Items -> SALE from the Home XMB menu, or directly from the Novus Prime space station under the Action genre. Be sure to play some co-op missions in Novus Prime while you’re there — we just upgraded our servers last night!

residentSteve 07 January, 2012 @ 12:30
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Ps home is rubbish any way all the money Sony have wasted on it this gen, they could of brought another studio like insomniac or epic.

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