PlayStation Store Update

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Hey, everyone. It’s time again for the PLAYSTATION Store weekly update.

Downloadable Games

flOw bundle ($8.99)
flOw is a game about piloting an aquatic organism through a surreal biosphere where players consume other organisms, evolve, and dive into the abyss. Bundle includes the full game as well as the Expansion Pack.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 226 MB

Warhawk limited-time discount ($29.99 for 2 weeks until 4/15)

Add-on Game Content

TUROK Multiplayer Map Pack 1 ($4.99)
A new multiplayer map pack for Turok is now available for download, providing new challenges and an opportunity for new fans to join the fight against the planet’s vicious creatures and dinosaurs as well as enemy soldiers. The map pack is now available for $4.99 and contains five new maps providing additional head-to-head and co-op challenges while you’re playing on PlayStation Network.
File size: 276 MB

High Stakes: Poker Edition camera add-on (free)
High Stakes is raising the poker bar! Download this add-on to access to video capabilities and catch every tell from your opponents in this face-to-face poker showdown! Don’t forget to download the first two add-ons to play all 10 poker styles. Compatible with the PLAYSTATION Eye and EyeToy USB camera, and may be compatible with other USB cameras!
File size: 101 KB

Unreal Tournament 3 Map Pack (free)
Download the first official bonus pack for Unreal Tournament 3 and expand your game with three new maps that cover the full spectrum of environments and play styles. Players can visit an orbiting space station, a remote mountain temple, or infiltrate an alien island. Returning classics and fresh new designs let you experience Unreal gaming like never before.
File size: 82 MB

Rock Band
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. Boston Pack 01 includes all six songs. For song credits, visit

  • “More Than A Feeling” – Boston ($1.99)
  • “Hitch A Ride” – Boston ($1.99)
  • “Peace of Mind” – Boston ($1.99)
  • “Rock and Roll Band” – Boston ($1.99)
  • “Smokin’” – Boston ($1.99)
  • “Something About You” – Boston ($1.99)
  • Boston Pack 01 ($9.99)

File sizes: 23.7 MB – 36.5 MB (singles), 189 MB (Track Pack).

Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore sownloadable songs ($1.50 each)
Plug in the microphone and live out your dream as a singing sensation! Expand your Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore library by purchasing tracks from the in-game store. For music credits, visit the Karaoke Revolution section of Full list of tracks after the jump.

Game Videos (free)

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Mars Volta Video
Download the latest trailer featuring a special version of The Mars Volta’s “Goliath,” remixed by EL-P.
File size: 64 MB (1080)

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Thin Lizzy Video
Download the latest trailer featuring Thin Lizzy’s “The Rocker (Richard Evans Mix)” from the game’s soundtrack.
File size: 75 MB (1080)

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Weezer Video
Download the latest trailer featuring an exclusive remix of Weezer’s “Automatic,” available only in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue.
File size: 53 MB (1080)

Warhawk Update v1.3 Trailer
Download the Warhawk Update V1.3 trailer today and check out the new pick-ups that will alter the field of battle.
File size: 60 MB (HD)

GTA IV Trailer 4
Grand Theft Auto IV Trailer 4: “Good Lord, What Are You Doing?” aka “Everyone’s a Rat”
File size: 55 MB (HD)

Winter X Games ’08 Play the Pros
Sony Computer Entertainment America hit the slopes this year for the 12th annual ESPN Winter X Games, held at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Fans had the opportunity to compete against their favorite X Games athletes in our PlayStation Play the Pros event with Gran Turismo 5 Prologue! The lucky winners received PlayStation prizes and some unique bragging rights.
File size: 235 MB (HD)

God of War: Chains of Olympus – TV spot
IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS DARKNESS. The ancient world speaks of a mortal that slayed a God. But long before his legend, Kratos pledged himself as a champion to the Gods.
File size: 22 MB (HD), 35 MB (1080)

Wyclef’s “Fast Car” Music VideoWyclef’s latest music video, “Fast Car”! (limited time only)
File size: 195 MB (HD), 323 MB (1080)

PURE Gameplay Trailer
PURE, the next gold standard in off-road racing games, perfectly captures and emphasizes the feeling of adrenaline rush. It stands for everything fast, furious & frenetic.
File size: 104 MB (HD)

PURE CG Trailer
PURE, the next gold standard in off-road racing games, perfectly captures and emphasizes the feeling of adrenaline rush.
File size: 143 MB (HD)

Movie and Blu-ray Disc Trailers (free)

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
A wild and wicked send-up of every musical biopic ever made, WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY is gut-busting proof that when it comes to hard rocking, living and laughing, a hard man is good to find.
File size: 119 MB (HD), 152 MB (1080)

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Fall 2007 TV Spot
File size: 30 MB (1080)

PS3 Themes (free)

Eye of Judgment Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool Eye of Judgment theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 6.08 MB

PS3 Wallpaper (free)

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots SNEAK OUT Wallpapers
File size: 118 KB – 434 KB

Here is this week’s content release for the PLAYSTATION Store for PC. To download these games to your PSP, navigate to There, you’ll find descriptions of the content and directions on how to get started. For more on the PLAYSTATION Store for PC, please click here.

Game Demos (free)

* R-Type Command Demo (also downloadable via PS3)

Game Videos (free)

* God of War Chains of Olympus TV Spot
* GT5 Prologue Weezer Video
* GT5 Prologue Mars Volta Video
* GT5 Prologue Thin Lizzy
* GTA IV Trailer 4
* Winter X Games ’08 Play the Pros
* Wyclef’s “Fast Car” Music Video (limited time only)

PSP Themes (free)

* Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

PSP Wallpaper (free)

* R-Type Command Wallpapers (x3)

Hope you enjoy!

Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore, 42 song tracks:

  • “How You Remind Me” – Nickelback
  • “ABC” – The Jackson 5
  • “All My Ex’s Live in Texas” – George Strait
  • “Baby One More Time” – Britney Spears
  • “Beat It” – Michael Jackson
  • “Billie Jean” – Michael Jackson
  • “Bizarre Love Triangle” – New Order
  • “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” – Brooks & Dunn
  • “California Dreaming” – Mamas & The Papas
  • “Chain of Fools” – Aretha Franklin
  • “Chattahoochee” – Alan Jackson
  • “Crawling in the Dark” – Hoobastank
  • “Crazy” – Patsy Cline
  • “Don’t Know Why” – Nora Jones
  • “Everything You Want” – Vertical Horizon
  • “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” – Cyndi Lauper
  • “Hey Jealousy” – Gin Blossoms
  • “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” – Pat Benetar
  • “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) – The Four Top
  • “I Hate Everything About You” – Three Days Grace
  • “I Heard it Through a Grapevine” – Marvin Gaye
  • “I Want You Back” – The Jackson 5
  • “I’ll Make Love To You” – Boyz II Men
  • “It’s the End of the World as We Know it” – REM
  • “Jessie’s Girl” – Rick Springfield
  • “Just My Imagination” – The Temptations
  • “Kiss Me” – Sixpence None the Richer
  • “Like a Virgin” – Madonna
  • “Love Shack” – B-52s
  • “One Week” – Barenaked Ladies
  • “Oops!…I Did it Again” – Britney Spears
  • “Please Mr. Postman” – The Marvelettes
  • “Save Tonight” – Eagle Eye Cherry
  • “She Talks to Angels” – Black Crowes
  • “Shining Star” – Earth, Wind & Fire
  • “Son of a Preacher Man” – Dusty Springfield
  • “Take my Breath Away” – Berlin
  • “Virtual Insanity” – Jamiroquai
  • “When a Man Loves a Woman” – Percy Sledge
  • “You Really Got Me” – Van Halen
  • “Fame” – Irene Cara

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  • So much stuff!

  • Warhawk limited-time discount ($29.99 for 2 weeks until 4/15)

  • Lots of stuff, that is a nice change. Lots of music content and since I own both games that’s excellent news.

    However, I have to say, again, where are the PSOne games? SCEA is really missing the boat on PSOne games. Not only can they played on the PS3 but they can be played on the PSP! Hello, anyone home?

    4 boxes.

  • Nice update but $1.50 per song on AI is a bit much IMO. Especially since I already have all of them on previous PS2 KR games.

  • What happened to PS1 games? That’s the only reason I bother to check this since I don’t have a PS3, and the rest of the PSP content is lackluster at best.

  • I sense massive win in that update. Good job.

    I was expecting alot especially since it took so long.

    I wonder if the EU update will have anything worth, its taking quite some time aswell.

  • When will the US PLAYSTATION Store get the PS1 Metal Gear Solid?

  • thanks….

  • Not bad, but where is my MGS1 or Resident Evil PSOne Classic?

  • Overall it’s a nice update, but can we at least get half of the great PS1 games that the Japan PLAYSTATION Store has?

  • R-Type Command! AWESOME!

  • No PS3 demo? WHAT?? No update for classic PS1 games. *sigh*

    You guys need to catch up. SERIOUSLY.

  • Amazing Update..this will keep us busy until the next update

  • I’m very pleased to see so much content go up this week. A pleasant surprise.

  • O_O!!!!!
    THANKS!!!!! PSN
    i loved xD!!!
    i—> downloading —> NOW!

  • Can someone at least explain to everyone here who bought a $500.00 Game system why regions get content, and other regions dont?

    I feel like its a slap in the face of everyone to keep so tight lipped. It would be simple to just explain it so everyone could know why. I don’t like having to open multiple PSN accounts for D I G I T A L content that has “e” ratings.

    • That\’s a really good, and often asked question.
      Some of the most common reasons for content appearing in one region and not another are:
      – language differences / translation needed,
      – different rating boards in different regions (ESRB in the US, PEGI in Europe) take different time to review the content,
      – licensing limitations allow the content to appear only in certain regions,
      – not all content appeals to audiences cross-culture.
      – the region that created the content will usually have it first due to the natural process of creation.

      Sometimes it\’s a combination of reasons, but hope these help you understand why different regions have different content!

  • Wow another terrible update.

  • A great update. :)

  • But we didn’t get a demo…

  • Where can I find out what EU get?
    Nice update btw… for the west that is.

  • *Sigh* Another game I’ll have to get on 360 due to rediculous download prices in Canada. I’m not paying $2.50 for the American Idol songs. I already rented it on that but was waiting to see if Sony would finally do the smart thing. Guess I just won’t be getting Singstar at all.

  • No demos? That sucks…Can’t we have a RB6V2 demo? Whatever, I’ll take the GTA IV trailer I guess.

    Pretty lackluster update if you don’t want to spend money.

    • If you don\’t want to spend money, there are still plenty of new items for you to download this week:

      Unreal Tournament 3 Map Pack = Free
      High Stakes: Video Chat Add-on = Free
      MGS4 Wallpaper = Free
      The Eye of Judgment Theme = Free
      GT5 Prologue, Warhawk, God of War Chains of Olympus, Pure, Wyclef\’s \”Fast Car\”, and GTA IV Trailers are all – you guessed it – Free!

  • Thankfully, there were no PS1 games again this week. Nobody wants them anyways. Good to see they are a thing of the past. Thanks Grace, great update!

  • @Crimson_Ryan

    But R-Type Command is a demo…a great one at that.

  • Downloading the Boston pack now! Dang, there is alot of songs for that idol game its too bad i cant sing. And i also agree about the PS1 games being a no show.

  • Is there any way to download just the expansion pack for flOw for everyone who already owns the game?

    • The flOw Expansion pack can be found under the View All tab. Just look for flOw in the \”Browse by Title F\” section.

  • sweet update, got some nice stuff there, especially for rockband. Boston!! :) the GTA final trailer, and a demo for the PSP.

    damn good i say. unlike the angry mob over in Europe who have the flaming torches and pitchforks out because the GranTurismo5:Prologue game never showed up today! tsk tsk SONY.

  • Sweet! I got CoD4 cuz I loved it when I rented it. I was in the Warhawk beta and also loved it…so with the limited time discount…OH HELL YEAH!!! is it just the downloadable copy? Cuz I know the hard copies are like $40 now?

  • @27

    Yes, Go to “View All”, “F”, and the “flOw”.

  • @Tondog

    Thats not even on the Store. I’ve looked on latest demos and everything, its not there for me.

  • Where can I find out what EU get?

  • doesnt gt5 come out tonigth on the euro psn??? will it work on north america ps3 as well??

  • Nice… a discount on Warhawk.

  • Thanks, but could be better, like past week

  • A Free music video?!?



    I knew the Sony BMG catalog would be utilized someday! Hopefully more to come! (like movies and tv shows and sporting events etc. etc.)

    And thanks for the themes and wallpapers!

    ****And to those complaining of no demo’s-

    It’s not Sony’s fault, there have been no new demos on XboxLive for nearly 2 weeks! It’s just a slow time!*****

    A lot of content here this week!

    too bad Guitar Hero III doesn’t have the add-on gusto like Rock Band! (since we only have Guitar Hero III)

    I still don’t see why they didn’t just include the songs with the original game…but of course I see the cents in it…literally! and dollars.

    /off topic/

    GTAIV is coming in late April!….definitely going to miss out on reality and the rest of the world for a while after that game comes out..

    any word on downloadable content for that game coming to PSN? Or is it just XboxLive? Unfortunately that is a tipping point for some consumers out there..hopefully they are timed exclusives…

    /on topic/

    Thanks for the update!

  • @frito:

    The GTA IV content is exclusively [bought for $50 million] for the Xbox 360.

  • Playstation store on PC is not working with my PSP.. i always get an error and wont work… what can i do?

  • Why is the PSP content not fully available through the PS3?

    • Good question.
      Certain content is only licensed for distribution via specific devises which is why some PSP specific content can only be found for download through the PC Store.
      Hope this answer helped!

  • @40 loll i wanted to know the same thing, i want to get this Crisis core theme but the store on Pc is not working even if i did everthing i was suppose to do

  • Oh yeah I forgot to say – (and this on-topic in as much as this could be part of a future update)

    I hope the Sony BMG catalog will also extend to being able to buy music also, in the .mp3 form like on amazon, you can pick and choose what track you like, so you don’t have to buy the whole album if you don’t want to!

    And have 30 second streaming previews of all songs!

    Now that would make SONY TONS OF MONEY!

    I just have to stress I hope the update we have all heard about coming to PSN soon is more than just a visual facelift and a new functionalities to introduce HOME,

    but also the integration of the SonyBMG catalog!

    Renting movies digitally (or even buying them outright) and having TV episodes to watch in HD is really convenient and could generate real MOOLA!

    anyway, I just want the PSN to be the best it can be!

    AND PLEASE KEEP THE PSN AD FREE! (or at least not as cluttered with ads as the XboxLive Blades…geez, talk about a visual digital vomit all over the screen!

    I LOVE the Cross Media Bar! So simple and elegant compared to the mind*f* that is Xbox Blades!

    thanks for listening, I just got home from work and had some hash browns and seaweed like Jonathan Mak from Everyday Shooter!

  • @8 Phantasmn707 and 10 EvoAnubis:
    Why wait for MGS1 on the PSN? Metal Gear Solid Esential Collection just came out and has all 3 MGS games for only 30 ka-ching! I’d rather have a hard copy of MGS1 anyways…

    Anyways, great job sony! There isn’t a whole lot that appeals to me, but at least you’ve been listening to the feedback and piled on the videos an trailers. I’ll be downloading the r-type demo tonight :-)

  • As of 11pm GMT, the EU store has still not been updated yet. It’s quite possible we’re not going to get anything this week. Or maybe it’s delayed. Who knows?

  • Yet another sucky update. 7 WEEKS without even ONE PS1 game added. Why even bother having ANY? WOW a whole 20 games. Sony appearantly hates money. They must since many of us are waiting to give Sony our money if they offer something worth paying for. Hint hint.

  • Really nice update, thanks!

  • Noel Silvia can canadians get a explanation why scea charge’s a dollar more for every item under $20 on the canadian playstation store

  • You have to emphasize the Warhawk sale with more than just one sentence. $29.99 FTW!

  • @42
    I agree, being able to download music and video directly to the ps3 and psp from the PSN would be great and make sony a lot of money. Maybe they’re just being cautious after sony Connect went down the tubes. :-/ After the improved divx compatibility, I wonder if they’ll just make the ps3 divx ultra compliant and sell videos using the divx video on demand system. Then at least the content wouldn’t be stuck in some proprietary format only playable on ps3. Unlikely, but I can always hope!

  • @44

    Knowing how badly Sony have been treating us Europeans I fully expect nothing.

    If only they would communicate with us :(

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