New on PlayStation Store: The Banner Saga, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India, more

Plus, Rebel Galaxy, Infinifactory, Star Wars PS2 titles hit the shelves

PlayStation Store has plenty of shiny new things this week to help stave off the January blues. Handsome strategy epic The Banner Saga marches onto PS4, alongside smart sandbox puzzler Infinifactory, space combat adventure Rebel Galaxy, the second entry in the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles series and a multiplayer beta for Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2.

Check out the list below for a full rundown of this week’s new releases.

PlayStation StoreOut this week




  • Act It Out! A Game of Charades
    (Out 12/01/16)

  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 – Multiplayer Beta
    (Out: 14/01/16)

  • Infinifactory
    (Out: 15/01/16)


  • Rebel Galaxy
    (Out: 15/01/16)

  • Star Wars Bounty Hunter
    (Out: 15/01/16)

  • Star Wars Jedi Starfighter
    (Out: 15/01/16)


  • Star Wars Racer Revenge
    (Out: 15/01/16)

  • Puzzle Bundle
    (Out: 15/01/16)



  • Puzzle Bundle
    (Out: 15/01/16)



  • Battlefield Hardline
  • Getaway (Out 12/01/16)
    (FOC for Season Pass holders)£11.99/€14.99/AU$22.95
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  • Safari Bundle (Out 12/01/16)
  • Dungeon Defenders II
  • Collector’s Edition Upgrade (Out 12/01/16)
  • Amplitude
  • Backer Bundle (Out 12/01/16)
  • Backer Century Club (Out 12/01/16)
  • LittleBigPlanet 3
  • Monsters, Inc. Boo Costume (Out 12/01/16)
  • Monsters, Inc. Mike Wazowski Costume (Out 12/01/16)
  • Monsters, Inc. Sulley Costume (Out 12/01/16)
  • Monsters, Inc. Abominable Snowman Costume (Out 12/01/16)
  • Monsters, Inc. CDA Costume (Out 12/01/16)
  • Monsters, Inc. Costume Pack (Out 12/01/16)
  • Zen Pinball 2
  • Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens Pack (Out 12/01/16)
  • WRC 5 FIA World Rally Championship
  • eSports WRC Pack 1 (Out 12/01/16)
  • Season Pass (Out 12/01/16)
  • WRC Concept Car eSports Edition (Out 12/01/16)
  • Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Core Fighter
  • Costume Catalog LR15 (Out 12/01/16)
  • Outcast Armor by Tamiki Wakaki – Ayane (Out 12/01/16)
  • Outcast Armor by Tamiki Wakaki Set (Out 12/01/16)
  • Rocksmith 2/Rocksmith 2014
  • Thirty Seconds to Mars Song Pack (Out 13/01/2016)
  • Closer to the Edge – Thirty Seconds to Mars (Out 13/01/2016)
  • From Yesterday – Thirty Seconds to Mars (Out 13/01/2016)
  • Kings and Queens – Thirty Seconds to Mars (Out 13/01/2016)
  • The Kill – Thirty Seconds to Mars (Out 13/01/2016)
  • This Is War – Thirty Seconds to Mars (Out 13/01/2016)
  • Hand of Fate (Out 13/01/2016)
  • Guns Up!
  • Starter Bundle (Out 15/01/16)

Remember, if you’ve not got access to your PS4, PS3 or PS Vita then you can also buy through our online store.

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Wow – nothing for the Vita this week :(

Where is Gone Home ?

Francesca Mead 12 January, 2016 @ 13:59

The PAL release for Gone Home hasn’t yet been confirmed. We’ll release an update on this soon.

StevenJamesHyde 12 January, 2016 @ 14:23

Is a post on this blog entitled “Acclaimed adventure Gone Home hits PS4 in January 2016”, featuring an embedded video which narrows the date to January 12th 2016, not considered confirmation then?

supersmith2500 12 January, 2016 @ 14:27

I heard this game is also made by the same guys who made Costumer Quest so pretty much here we go again.

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Regueiro_1984 12 January, 2016 @ 13:07

Any news of digimon cyber sleuth reserve? im loking forward for it.

great, nothing for vita, towerfall is due to classification, abes odissey is gold… but for this month, nothing at all….

i didn’t even know New ‘n’ Tasty went gold on Vita. Meh, it took *only* 1.5 years from the PS4 release.

Lance_87 doesn’t have anything to do with scee & is the Same for all regions

Woop! Hyped for Rebel Galaxy!


Any update on the twitch app yet????




buy an xbox for this …

RoaringMdog18 12 January, 2016 @ 19:17

I got it through a US account i have, works perfectly. You could always try that.


Bloodborne Goty or Dragon Quest Heroes in January Sale?

The Banner Saga, Rebel Galaxy, Arc The Lad and Super Dodge Ball for me. Amplitude last week, great start to the year.

Finally the Infinifactory for Eu store. Three weeks from waiting was painfull. Really looking forward for it.

any new additions at the sales ?

What exactly is Harvest Moon: Back to Nature compatible with? On the webstore, the info box on the left only mentions PS3, but the description says it’s playable on PSP and PS3 — no mention of Vita. I don’t want to buy it only to find it’s inexplicably incompatible with my Vita, the only platform I’m interested in playing it on.

Francesca Mead 12 January, 2016 @ 14:00

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is compatible with Vita.

supersmith2500 12 January, 2016 @ 14:07

It’s not! That’s Hero of Leaf Valley.


Mixed responses here. To clarify, I’m talking about the PS1 classic, which isn’t listed at all on the Vita’s native store, and there’s no mention of Vita compatibility on the webstore.

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Will The Witness be available on the store for pre-order?

CoolRichy007UK 12 January, 2016 @ 15:17

The witness is not getting no pre orders on ps4


Thanks CoolRichy :)

Any news on Gone Home?


Out in feb. Only US got it tday

StevenJamesHyde 12 January, 2016 @ 13:30

Your PS+ section is still linking to the PSP version of Patton, FYI

Francesca Mead 12 January, 2016 @ 14:01

Could you please confirm where this is? The PlayStation Plus section in the Store links to HISTORY® Legends of War.


I assume Steven’s referring to the Plus section of this post, which does link to the PSP version.


He’s talking about the this month on playstation plus post:

The error never got corrected so when you click on Legend of War: Patton it takes you to the PSP version on the web store.

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AussieOutsider 12 January, 2016 @ 13:31

No Disturbed Rock Band DLC???


My thoughts exactly :(

StevenJamesHyde 12 January, 2016 @ 13:32

No Tharsis?


Please answer Tharsis questions!

All info points to a simultaneous release for today.

Let us throw our money at you!

Francesca Mead 12 January, 2016 @ 15:33

January 19th is the current release date for Tharsis.


Where is Gone Home? Let me guess, we as second class citizens to our American cousins have to wait another wee or two or in the case of Three Fourths Home we waited 3 months or so! Why announce release dates if know one sticks to them!?

CoolRichy007UK 12 January, 2016 @ 15:29

Yea wat he said enough is enough i say give us all usa psn games and give the usa eu games

EDWARD_BLAKE1986 12 January, 2016 @ 13:38

Wasn’t Gone Home supposed to launch today???


Only in US feb for EU

Normally I would buy games like Act It Out for local multiplayer, but since it requires players to actually look away instead of sending the charades “secret” to a mobile device it’s probably not going to work for my group of friends.

Thanks for finally re-adding the “New This Week” tab on the PC store.

However, some content can’t still be added to the Wishlist as of several weeks later. Any ETA for a fix?

Why SkyScrappers isn’t on the finnish store? I don’t really want to make another eu account to buy it. :(


Yay! The Star Wars PS2 games!

Who do people have to bug about getting games released elsewhere to be released over here, just curious.

There’s a few games i’d like to play that are only on the US store, stuff like Mortal Kombat Decepition Unchained (PSP), Mega Man X4, X5 & Legends (PS1) & Emperor’s new groove (PS1). Also apps like Twitch not being available here it a bit annoying tho i know that’s on twitch themselves.

With the other disney games being available here, it seems odd that one is missing. Capcom i’m used with as they pulled the same crap with EU releases on Nintendo 3DS & i have no idea why Warner Bros never bothered with the MK PSP digital release.


They didn’t even bother with MK9 Komplete in digital format, actually. I had to buy it physically.


sorry but i dont see as much issue on xbox one, they release all their games mostly at the same time on a global scale , and compared to sony on this particular issue, it’s day and night… so if MS manage to have a real global xbox live, why does sony have do region lock PSN ? for example, it’s been now near 10 years that you can ask to change your xbox live account from one region to another, for example when i go to the USA, and back to europe, at sony they still don(t offer this service … and still no rewards from buying from the store, like xbox do or the USA PSN,

CoolRichy007UK 12 January, 2016 @ 15:16

Stop moaning

supersmith2500 12 January, 2016 @ 14:20

Still no Towerfall for PSVita and nothing for the system. Such joke!

Glad were finally getting Star Wars title but on Friday. Why is it some PSN games come out on a Friday now instead? Any reason?

Still no Twitch App for PS4, still no Towerfall for Vita & Gone Home is apparently now not coming out now… thanks Sony.

chickenbaltipie 12 January, 2016 @ 14:42

I was hoping to see Gone Home this week. Didn’t realise the EU were getting it later (perhaps)

Has the size of the PVZ GF2 Beta been announced – might have to shuffle things around

I bought The Treasures of Montezuma 4 right before christmas when it was released, the ps4 version works fine, but the Vita version I have tried to download over, and over and again, it will download but when it tries to install the downloaded file I just get the errorcode C2-12383-7) I have tried to reset my vita database, etc, but to no susccess.. Are the download file corrupt from the store?, can you check it out? When I access the store from pc there are a version avail which are “free” but when I tries to purchase it will not allow me, so have there been put a new version up?. I really want to play it on my Vita as it’s a game made for it and not so fun on my ps4… I really hope you can look into it!, Thanks in advence! :)


Tharsis? Its out today in UK/EU. So….?

Francesca Mead 12 January, 2016 @ 15:03

Tharsis will be out on January 19th.

No Gone Home yet :( but at least we finally get the Star Wars PS2 games

Is the Force Awakens pinball pack cross-buy? Which version do i need to purchase if it is?


Zen pinball is always crossbuy

in the previous post someone asked :
“Are the tables still cross buy only through the PS3 or does it work if you buy on PS4 now?”

developer answered :
Bobby Loertscher 5 January, 2016 @ 7:24 pm
Should work regardless of where you purchase them :)
comment 4 and 4.1


Cool, thanks for the info!

CoolRichy007UK 12 January, 2016 @ 15:14

The amplitude dlc better be for everyone who didnt back the kickstarter who got it when they got the game early or il be having words with harmonix

CoolRichy007UK 12 January, 2016 @ 15:15

All ps4 games usa and eu should be out at same time i cant wait to see what gets delayed next !

I believe your words were “stop moaning”

Nice that were finally getting those Star Wars games


20€ for a 2 year old indie? Are you serious?!

RoaringMdog18 12 January, 2016 @ 19:21

Do you understand that it costs money and lots of time to port games to different consoles? Its not a 2 year old game on the PS4, so why the hell wouldnt it be 20€ ?

Another store update and momtezuma4 is.still.broken.for.vita. Maybe its.time.for.refund our money? Maybe someone.from PSStore.staff tell us when it be playable on.Vita?

So no Arslan: Warriors of Legend demo? Why am I not surprised?

Also the PS4 store is a mess, where are the new sales? Are we expected to peer into some crystal ball or use a dowsing rod to find the new titles on sale?

What happened to putting all plus titles for all 3 systems on PS4 and the ability to add them to our download list?


It’s out, actually.

I bought the assassins creed unity season pass and it said it will include all 3 of the chronicles games, got China but it says 7.99 for India.
Was it removed from the season pass?


No, it didn’t. It said you would get China and that’s it. It NEVER said you would get all of the Chronicles games.


It’s the 12th January and Assassin’s creed chronicle India can’t be found in PS store on my ps4!!?

You have forgotten the Disturbed Rock Band 4 DLC :| . It cannot be that hard to publish these Rock Band DLCs regularly, the SCEA and the XBOX store teams can do it as well…

What is the release date for Rebel Galaxy?

Francesca Mead 13 January, 2016 @ 09:18

15/01/16 – this is mentioned on the blog post.


Sorry didn’t See It. Thanks

How many people can still not sign in to the digital PS store uk or US ,i know am not the only 1 .2yrs once ive gt in ,why do i have to use a PC.Ps4 store is ok it gets it done,get a grip “SONY” .While your at it am drowned in indie games .NO FRIGGING MORE ENOUGH IS ENOUGH .

Hi Francesca. As per @RockBand on Twitter: “A note for SCEE players: the Disturbed DLC will not be available this week in your region. We’ll update as soon as we know an exact date.”

Can you offer any insight as to why Rock Band (and, until recently, Rocksmith) players in Europe as consistently subjected to missing and delayed content with no explanation?

I’m not even interested in this particular batch of DLC but invariably the same thing will happen when the next tracks I do want are released in the SCEA region and on Xbox Live worldwide. I’m also still missing tracks that should have been released three months ago.

Unless I missed a more recent post, the last time we had any comment on the blog about the situation was in a post from Harmonix, and not SCEE. I and others are frustrated by the constant DLC issues – don’t you want our money? – but equally frustrating is the lack of engagement from Sony.

Luizelgespuizel 13 January, 2016 @ 00:14

Xbox does what PS doesnt.

Dont know how SCEE can do so much wrong and Microsoft does everything right on worldwide things. Im glad I bought Rock Band on Xbox.

Francesca Mead 13 January, 2016 @ 09:22

Please continue to check Harmonix channels for any information regarding the release dates of Rock Band DLC. Any differences in release scheduling are subject to the publisher’s decision.

Still no fix for Treasures of Montezuma 4 for PS Vita?
It’s been several weeks now and I’m really considering a refund, bought the game solely for the Vita.

Ignoring your customers doesn’t make it go away, man up and atleast acknowledge us/our complaints.


Any idea on when we get Taco Master?


Hi profitable Chillingo employee! It’s amazing that your boss hasn’t told you that you’ve been able to get Taco Master on Android or iOS for free since 2011.


… does this reply even make sense?


Where’s EDF 4.1?(Earth Defense Force)
When is this coming out?

That Arc the Lad is miiiighty tasty. Remember playing the demo 10 times over.


What is Amplitude Backer Bundle & Amplitude Backer Century Club
and does it apply to common people like me who that just love
that game and plays it now as years before on previous consoles?

ste_the_legend 13 January, 2016 @ 10:26

The price for The Banner Saga is a joke. The launch price of indie titles has sharply increased over the past year or so and this has to hurt sales. I would be inclined to take a chance on a game if the price was £9.99 but £15.99 is just too much. It’s only £4 on android. I will do what I always do these days with indie games. Wait 3 months at the most for the price to drop or the game to appear on PS+. I’m sure I’m not alone.


It’s non-sale price on Steam is £15, iirc. So it is priced around the same.

I’m sure more people would buy it at a lower price, but that could be said of everything in life ;-)


It was £3.74p in the Steam sale, I think i’ve seen it go for even cheaper on the pc sometimes..

By the way, nice Avatar! :P


Any more Star Wars games rereleasing this year?

What a suprise, nobody can tell us when Montezuma4 will be fixed! #4theplayers

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