‘Heads-Up’ Game Store Update 7th March 2012

It is time!

Trine 2

Trine 2 is finally here. After a long wait I’m happy to say the game many of you have been waiting for is finally coming to the PlayStation Store today. If you hadn’t seen Ross’ previous Plus post then you won’t know the current offer we’re going with as an apology for the delay. I quote the good man himself:

Trine 2 is coming this Wednesday with a 30% launch discount for the first two weeks by way of apology for the delay in SCEE. Even better though, if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, it comes with a cool 100% discount, making Trine 2 our PlayStation Plus Game of the Month.

So that’s the big deal for today.

We also have Mass Effect 3 coming to the store this Friday, 9th March to coincide with the retail release. 

Tee-off with the most comprehensive swing mechanic revamp in over a decade and connect with your personal swing via Playstation Move in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13! The demo also introduces several more ground-breaking features such as Online Country Clubs, Coins, Pin Collections, Tiger Legacy Challenge mode and more. Also, return to Augusta National Golf Club to compete against the world’s best players at the Masters Tournament. Download now and earn XP that transfers to the full game to get one step closer to becoming Masters Champion

Don’t forget to also check out this week’s special offers brought to you by Andy the folks at THQ. Look out for titles such as Red Faction: Battlegrounds and Saints Row 2.

For the Vita be sure to check out the upcoming post on that.

For now, stay safe.

PlayStation Network New Content

Content may be added or removed, or move dates – please stay tuned to your weekly Store Update for the most up to date listings. Listed savings are approximate, based on SRP excluding Special Offer pricing and should be considered as a guide only:

PlayStation Plus

Trine 2100% discount
Sly Raccoon HD100% discount
Jet Rider100% discount
Farm Frenzy 2100% discount
The Impossible Game100% discount
TitlePrice(£)Price(€)Price(AU$)PEGIAvailabilityFile Size
Journey (one week early for PS Plus subscribers) 9.99 12.99 19.95


PS3 Games

TitlePrice(£)Price(€)Price(AU$)PEGIAvailabilityFile Size
Trine 2 Trial12Not available in ZA 1.15GB
Trine 2 Unlock6.49
Phineas and Ferb Across the 2nd Dimension19.9929.9949.957All 1.9GB
Mass Effect 3 (releases 9th March)49.9969.99109.9918All 14G

PS Vita Games

Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (Releases 9th March)34.9939.9954.957Not available in KW, QA
Unit 13 (releases 9th March for UK, IE) 29.9934.9916Not available in KW, UA

Downloadable Content

Blazblue Continuum Shift Extend.System Voice Arrange Litchi Type-A,B4.795.999.95



Dynasty Warriors Next


Not available in NZ

Original Officer Card (Cai Wenji)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Cao Cao)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Cao Pi)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Cao Ren)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Dian Wei)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Guo Jia)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Jia Xu)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Pang De)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Wang Yi)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Xiahou Dun)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Xiahou Yuan)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Xu Huang)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Xu Zhu)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Zhang He)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Zhang Liao)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card (Zhenji)0.790.991.75
Original Officer Card Set (Wei) Bundle7.999.9915.95
Final Fantasy XIII-216All
Noel Weapon Catastrophe Blade0.590.751.30
Serah Weapon Genji Bow0.590.751.30
Seraphic Wing0.590.751.30
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Pre-Order Bundle – Omega3.994.998.45
Noel Weapon – Muramasa0.590.751.30
Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk216Not available in DK, FI, NO, PL, SE
Nepgear’s Dogoo Hat Set0.790.991.75
Nepgear’s Fox Ears Set0.790.991.75
Uni’s Cat Ribbon Set0.790.991.75
Uni’s Fox Ears Set0.790.991.75
Rom’s Bunny Hat Set0.790.991.75
Rom’s Fox Ears Set0.790.991.75
Ram’s Bunny Hat Set0.790.991.75
Ram’s Fox Ears Set0.790.991.75
Gamindustri MascotFreeFreeFree
Farmer’s TrainingFreeFreeFree
Oblivion RuinsFreeFreeFree
Surprise! Planeptune Octopuses! …And Bikinis.FreeFreeFree
Mobile TreasuryFreeFreeFree
Nepgear’s Swimsuit Set1.591.993.45
Uni’s Swimsuit Set1.591.993.45
Rom’s Swimsuit Set1.591.993.45
Gamindustri’s Best Armor0.790.991.75
Gamindustri’s Best Ornaments0.790.991.75
Deep Sea Adventures Costume Pack2.392.994.95
Deep Sea Diver0.790.991.75
Edible Crab0.790.991.75
Angler Fish0.790.991.75
Puffer Fish0.790.991.75
Mass Effect 3
Mass Effect 3 – Online Pass (Paid)7.999.9915.9518All
Mass Effect 3 – From Ashes7.999.9915.9518All
Rock Band Network12Not available in HR, CZ, GR,HU, IN, IL, KT, LU, PL, RU, SA, SI, ZA, TR, UA, AE
Blackbird – Amberian Dawn0.991.492.45
The Grinder’s Tale – Wrong Side of Dawn0.590.791.30
Brodyquest – Lemon Demon0.991.492.45
Hyperdrive – Devin Townsend0.991.492.45
Shipwrecked – Alestorm0.991.492.45
Rock Band12Not available in HR, CZ, GR,HU, IN, IL, KT, LU, PL, RU, SA, SI, ZA, TR, UA, AE
Curl Of The Burl – Mastodon0.991.492.45
The Anthem – Good Charlotte0.991.492.45
Santa Monica – Everclear0.991.492.45
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 312All
Ancient Warrior Pack1.591.993.45
Revised Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Value Pack15.9919.9929.95
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine®: Blood Ravens Armour1.591.993.45




TitlePrice(£)Price(€)Price(AU$)PEGIAvailabilityFile Size
Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter7.999.9915.9516

Not available in DK, FI, NO, PL, SE

Shinobi7.999.9915.9516All 1.61GB


Arcade Essentials+Arcade Essentials Evolution4.995.999.953

Not available in DK, FI, NO, PL, SE

Jewel Keepers+Urbanix3.994.998.453Not available in DK, FI, NO, PL, SE
Robin Hood + Monochrome Racing3.994.998.453Not available in DK, FI, NO, PL, SE
101-In-1 Games + Fading Shadows7Not available in DK, FI, NO, NZ, SE,


Everybody’s Golf7All
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 1312Not available in GR, HU, IL, LU, PL, PT

Downloadable Content


Blazblue Continuum Shift Extend.System Voice Arrange Litchi Type-A,B4.795.999.95



Motorstorm RC
Elite Bundle 2
Elite Rally Car – “Italia Velocita”
Elite Supermini – “Ozutsu Tanto”
Elite Muscle Car – “Patriot V8 Xr”
Elite Super Car – “Italia Torquemada”
Ridge RacerAdd-On Car 01 ‘Promessa’1.191.492.453All
Stardrone ExtremeLevel Skipper0.790.993Not available in AU, NZ
Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3



Ancient Warrior Pack1.591.993.45
Revised Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Value Pack15.9919.9929.95
Unit 13 Network Pass7.999.9915.9516Not available in KT, QA


PlayStation 3

Red Faction Armageddon11.49
€ 14.49
€ 69.99
Red Faction Battlegrounds 4.25
€ 5.19
€ 7.99
Saints Row 2 7.99
€ 9.99
€ 19.99
Deblob 29.99
€ 12.99
€ 24.99
Warhammer Space Marine 13.99
€ 17.99
€ 69.99
Warhammer: Killteam 4.49
€ 5.49
€ 7.99
Homefront 10.99


Phineas And Ferb Avatar Bundle0.790.991.75


Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Avatar Bundle 10.790.991.75
Chloe Frazer Avatar0.210.250.45


Charlie Cutter Avatar0.210.250.45
Elena Fisher Avatar0.210.250.45
Suited Nathan Drake Avatar0.210.250.45
Suited Victor Sullivan Avatar0.210.250.45
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Avatar Bundle 20.790.991.75
Dead Agent Avatar0.210.250.45


Katherine Marlowe Avatar0.210.250.45
Rameses Avatar0.210.250.45
Talbot Avatar0.210.250.45
Salim Avatar0.210.250.45


Toki Tori :Wallpaper 01
Platonic Dream State Dynamic Theme by Timothy Saccenti 2.392.99
Hitman: Absolution – Big City Vista Theme 1.992.49
MALICIOUS Dynamic Theme: Mad Queen 1.591.99
MALICIOUS Dynamic Theme: Valeria 1.591.99
MALICIOUS Dynamic Theme: Erica ModNation Racers: Road Trip Dynamic Theme (No price listed)1.591.99
Dynamic lighthouse theme 1.591.99
Dynamic London bridge theme 1.591.99
Dynamic great river theme 1.591.99
Dynamic rural field theme 1.591.99
Dynamic swift river in autumn theme 1.591.99
Dynamic Gangsters Theme 2 1.591.99
Dynamic Dragon Theme 4 1.591.99
Dynamic Dwarves of War 1.591.99
DPro: Backcountry Powder 1.992.49
DPro: Heli-Ski Summit 1.992.49
Rip Curl: Alana Blanchard 1.992.49
Rip Curl: Mick Fanning 1.992.49
Rip Curl: Owen Wright 1.992.49
Santa Cruz: Not a Crime 1.591.99
Santa Cruz: Rob Face Dynamic Theme 1.591.99
Santa Cruz: Screaming Hand Dynamic Theme 1.591.99
Santa Cruz: Skate Park Dynamic Theme1.992.49


Access Episode 024GB Only
Grand Slam Tennis 2 Producer 2All
Mass Effect 3 Female ShepardNot available in DE
Mass Effect 3 Launch TrailerNot available in DE
Max Payne 3 Official Trailer 2
Syndicate Launch TrailerNot available in DE
Toki Tori TrailerNot available in AU, NZ, PT
UFC 3 DLC Post Launch TrailerNot available in DE
UFC 3 Fighter Gamer Strategy VideoNot available in DE


34 Author replies

when can we expect to see tomba 1/2 on the ps1 classics list
and can we have a sale on SCE psp games, i wanna play syphon filter darkmirror/ logans shadow on my vita again :D

no Street Fighter x Tekken avatars? :(


Any news on the Monster Hunter Avatars the US got last week?

Many thanks.

This is great, but where’s more Vita content? i was hoping for some more demos to try, especially Ninja Gaiden by any chance.
Any word on PSOne Classics to Vita as well? Or should i wait for Friday…

Where’s journey? was hoping to see the price for it

Hoping it’s 9.99 as i have exactly £10 in my account lol

Jawad is there any sort of date for I am alive?

Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:31

Journey will be for Plus only. I haven’t mentioned it because Ross had mentioned it in his own special post.


No mention of Journey – thought that was available for PS Plus subs today?

Hell-Raiser-85 07 March, 2012 @ 13:50

Whats the size of Journey?

UltraSilver64 07 March, 2012 @ 13:51

Will other games by Telltale Games be available on the PlayStation Store?

Will the following be made available:

The Bone Series (Out of Boneville & The Great Cow Race)
Sam & Max Save the World (i.e. Season 1)
Hector: Badge of Carnage (especially this one!)
Law & Order: Legacies

If you could let me know as soon as you can, it would be greatly appreciated.


Your homefront pricing is the wrong way round!

Also isn’t Journey available today for PS+?

Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:32

Oops! Well spotted.

Journey is available for Plus users this week, yes.

SSX Avatars???

ShogunDarius 07 March, 2012 @ 13:53

Cladun sale? seriously will this ever happen?

spikemad2005 07 March, 2012 @ 13:54


So are you guys giving up with eu spyro cause it’s getting daft lol good update

almighty-slayer 07 March, 2012 @ 13:54

Just Journey and free PS+ stuff for me this week then :)

GenocideHeart 07 March, 2012 @ 13:54

Yay, Trine 2. And free too.

The rest has some interesting DLC as well.


Very sad that there aren’t the Street Fighter X Tekken avatars there, but then knowing what it is like getting Capcom avatars here in Europe then they’ll probably take an age. :(

Anyway, just Access TV for me. Would get the complete UMVC3 costume pack but £15.99 is too much.

Lt_Fed_Brusque 07 March, 2012 @ 13:55

Good lordy! Doing this new layout must be a pain in the neck for you :P But thanks for taking the trouble. It lays everything out quite neatly :)

James Gallagher 07 March, 2012 @ 14:15

I’m still tweaking it to try and get the best balance between how it displays on a PC browsers and the PlayStation Mobile App, but glad you approve of the steps so far.


well i really hope the uncharted 3 avatars are there this time. also will we get the street fighter x tekken ones?

awesome weekend , i was wondering if there’s a possibility of kingdom hearts in the PSN

Disappointed by having to wait for Unit 13 when the rest of Europe get it today.

whats happening with the call of duty elite theme ?


Could we please have the size details for all Vita content in the future as space is a premium on the memory cards.

Got my copy of ME3 yesterday why are you so slow ;-) Anyways nice update…

spacedelete1 07 March, 2012 @ 13:56

for the love of god when will we finally get some decent PS2 games ? Sony do you not want my money ?

get Vice City and San Andreas on the PS store ASAP!!!!!


Where is I am Alive? It was released on the US store today.

Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:33

No announced date yet.


When will we be able to get Mortal Kombat through PSN ?


Some PSone/PS2 classics suggestions :):

Dragon Valor (PSone)
Nightshade (PS2)
Rogue Galaxy (PS2)
Dirge Of Cerebrus: FF7 (PS2)
Legaia 2 (PS2)
Star Ocean 3 (PS2)

De Blob 2 for AUD$12.99 is that a typo? If it’s correct then that’s a freaking bargain!


Still interested to know what is happening with Alundra (PSOne Classics)? It was submitted to you ages ago and has yet to make an appearance on the store.

Trine 2 at last, hallelujah!!

Apology accepted guys, time to get Plus again.

Bengi-Hustla 07 March, 2012 @ 13:59

So Journey isn’t coming out today? US Plus subscribers get early access.

Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:34

It will be out today.

Price for Homefront is wrong in £ :D

“For the Vita be sure to check out the upcoming post on that.”

When? today?

Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:47

Due to the small update for Vita we’ve bundled it into this post, so that statement is a little out of date now.

#25 – I Am Alive wasn’t released on the US store, it’s only on Xbox for now. No release date for PSN yet

That new layout is a mess, the old layout was much easier to scroll through especially on mobile devices.

Unit 13 on Friday…what’s the deal with that? The blog post yesterday stated it would be on the store today?

Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:48

For mainland Europe it’s out today. For UK and Ireland it’ll be out on Friday (in line with the retail release).

Connor_mufc_1985 07 March, 2012 @ 13:59

Jawad the Uncharted 3 avatars are supposed to be free to fortune hunter club members, why doesn’t it say so in your store update, after last week I dont want to be mad again lol


Brilliant store update, going to try Shinobi.

FrozenbyteGames 07 March, 2012 @ 14:00

Trine 2 finally released. :) I hope that the game redeems itself from the delay trouble, and I hope you guys enjoy it!

– Joel, Frozenbyte team, developers of Trine 2


@20 – My thoughts exactly. It’s stupid how we are in the exact same PAL territory. Have the exact same game files yet we have to wait 2 extra days to play it.

I know it’s only 2 days but it’s the whole point of knowing it’s ready in other places. Surely it can release for download today and then retail on friday? 2 extra days to pick up sales?

laticspieman 07 March, 2012 @ 14:02

Any chance of the star wars battlefront ps2 games appearing as either a hd collection or as ps2 classics on the store? They would be extremly popular!

spacedelete1 07 March, 2012 @ 14:02

Sony right now you are taking the bloody mick. either release good PS2 cclassics or release a software emulator so we can play OUR discs we PAYED you back in the PS2 days.

by releasing PS2 shovelware as “PS2 classics” you are giving people who are new to Playstation a bad first impression and will think the PS2 was the worst console ever because all you seem to release is random japanese games and shovelware no one has ever heard of.

Homefront – Was £8.79, now £27.99…I want the original price Jawad! Great update, you’ve really been treating us recently!

BrianDamage7 07 March, 2012 @ 14:02

Nice update, unfortunately the table displays very badly with some info unreadable is viewing on the Playstation App!

James Gallagher 07 March, 2012 @ 14:17

I’m still tweaking the table to try and get the perfect balance between how it displays on a PC browser and how the app. takes the feed and renders it. I should have it nailed by next week’s update.

Hey jawad,

I second post #1 – I’ve been asking for a sale on the PSP Syphon Filter games for over a year now! Please make it happen and/or give us an indication of it’s likelihood.



Jawad Ashraf 07 March, 2012 @ 15:52

I’ll let Andy know as he deals with this area. I’ll pass on your suggestions.

@40 Shinobi was, and still is, a fantastic game!


Hey so when you say for Vita check out the upcoming post, is that upcoming as in today or upcoming as in this week sometime?

Thank you for Trine 2, it’s a great choice for PS+!

Does this: “Vidzone Trailer Ex,BU,CR,CZ,GR,HU,IN,IS,KU,PL,QA,RU,SA,SL,ZA,TK,UK,UA” mean these countries are going to get VidZone now?


I hope you’re all excited for the release of ThatGameCompany’s Journey on March 14th in SCEE – the game has been receiving some amazing reviews and truly is a masterpiece. But why wait to find out? This Wednesday, our PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to get their hands on Journey one whole week before everyone else and grab yourselves a free Plus-Exclusive Dynamic Theme.

So…. where is journey?

Homefront Now £27.99 was £8.79 ?!?!?!

Jawad is there a chance of Jill and Shuma for mvc3 being discounted any time soon?

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