PlayStation Store Update

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

Downloadable Games

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One ($14.99)
The first installment in the RPG-adventure game series based on the web comic Penny Arcade. Create your character in the classic comic style, and join Gabe and Tycho in the alternate 1920s universe of New Arcadia, where you’ll combat savage enemies, solve mysteries, meet bizarre new characters, and discover their distinctive adult humor for a 100% authentic Penny Arcade experience!
ESRB Rated M
File size: 215 MB

Prince of Persia Classic ($9.99)
The original action adventure game comes to the PlayStation Network! Rescue the Princess from the clutches of the evil Jaffar in a redux of the original 1989 action-adventure that redefined the platform genre. All set for the HD-era, this enhanced and updated version features new character designs, animations, visuals, and lighting effects, all brought to you in glorious 1080p!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 117 MB

Add-on Game Content

BUZZ! Quiz TV Horror Pack ($5.99)
Scare away any challengers to your trivia crown with horror movie questions. This BUZZ! Quiz TV quiz pack features over 500 new questions about horror movies to play in any of your favorite BUZZ! Quiz TV game modes. Download this quiz pack today and turn your party into the ultimate trivia showdown. Challenge your friends and family with new questions and “Show ’em Your Trivia!”
File size: 176 MB

High Velocity Bowling

    All Hallow’s Eve Ball Pack ($0.99)
    This High Velocity Bowling All Hallow’s Eve Ball Pack download contains six balls inspired by the fear and fun of Halloween! Add these downloadable balls to your High Velocity Bowling selection. It’s time to bowl – High Velocity style!
    File size: 6.76 MB

    Foxy ($0.99)
    It’s time to bowl – High Velocity style! Add Foxy Powers, a retro revolutionary, to your High Velocity Bowling roster. Foxy hails from Oakland and has a powerful shot with good spin. Download includes Foxy’s special ball The Revolution, plus her new lane Foxy’s Den, styled with funky 70’s disco ambiance and music!
    File size: 45 MB

    Chastity ($0.99)
    It’s time to bowl – High Velocity style! Add Chastity Falls, a talented and enthusiastic dancer, to your High Velocity Bowling roster. Chastity hails from South Carolina and puts some decent spin on the heavy balls. Download includes Chastity’s special Spare Change ball, plus the new Redneck Mansion lane, set in a rundown trailer park with unique audio.
    File size: 46 MB

SOULCALIBUR IV Additional Character – Yoda ($4.99)
Play as Yoda who has appeared out of the blue in the SOULCALIBUR universe. His objective remains unknown…
File size: 7.13 MB

Mega Man 9 Superhero Mode ($0.99)
Superhero Mode will be added to the Special Games Section.
This mode is above and beyond Hero Mode in difficulty.
File size: 100 KB

Mega Man 9 Special Stage ($0.99)
Special Stage will be added to Time Attack.
You will be able to play the Special Stage.
File size: 103 KB

Mega Man 9 Hero Mode ($0.99)
Hero Mode will be added to the Special Games Section.
The enemies in this mode are much harder to defeat.
File size: 100 KB

Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution Scenario Pack: Survival ($1.25)
Go to the extremes of civility with the Survival Pack! Includes three map-based scenarios: Ice Age, Global Warming and The Eye.
File size: 32 MB

Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution Single Player Map Pack 2: Surreal (free)
Visit unique worlds with the Surreal Single Player Map Pack. Includes Atoll, Patterns, Mountains of Madness, and Paisley.
File size: 43 MB

Guitar Hero World Tour

  • “Hot Blooded” by Foreigner ($1.99)
  • “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield ($1.99)
  • “Rock and Roll Band” by Boston ($1.99)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour Classic Rock Track Pack ($5.49) – Downloadable Track Pack featuring “Hot Blooded” by Foreigner, “Rock and Roll Band” by Boston, and “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield. Please Note: Many songs are available both as singles and as a part of a Track Pack, so please carefully consider your purchases before downloading. For all song credits please visit

    File sizes: 32 MB – 36 MB (singles), 101 MB (track pack)

  • Guitar Hero World Tour: Guitar Duel Track Pack (free) – Downloadable Track Pack featuring the Zakk Wylde and Ted Nugent Guitar Duels from Guitar Hero World Tour.
    File size: 62 MB
  • Guitar Hero World Tour Neversoft Track Pack (free) – Downloadable Track Pack for Guitar Hero World Tour featuring “Anything” by An Endless Sporadic and “Electrorock” by Sworn.
    File size: 80 MB

Rock Band
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit

  • “Dr. Feelgood” – Mötley Crüe ($1.99)
  • “Kickstart My Heart” – Mötley Crüe ($1.99)
  • “Rattlesnake Shake” – Mötley Crüe ($1.99)
  • “On a Plain” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Polly” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Something in the Way” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Stay Away” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Territorial Pissings” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Breed” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Lounge Act” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • Nirvana Pack 01 ($10.99) – this track pack includes all of the above singles.

File sizes: 13 MB – 24 MB (singles), 140 MB (track pack)

Game Demos (free)

Valkyria Chronicles Demo
Valkyria Chronicles downloadable demo offering a full skirmish from the game. Preview the breathtaking graphics, meet some of the key characters in the game, and experience the exciting “BLiTZ” technology that combines strategic maneuvers with 3rd person action.
ESRB Rated T
File size: 581 MB

LEGO Batman: The Videogame Demo
Play the Demo! Fight the mayhem as superheroes BATMAN and ROBIN, or spread anarchy as one of GOTHAM CITY’S many supervillains such as THE JOKER, TWO-FACE and MR. FREEZE…all in LEGO form! Use new gadgets and weapons, and take control of classic Batman vehicles such as the LEGO BATMOBILE as you battle your way through Gotham!
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 645 MB

Game Videos (free)

PAIN: The Hoff Trailer
File size: 52 MB (HD)

PAIN: Movie Studio Trailer
File size: 65 MB (HD)

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation Behind the SEALs – Part 1
File size: 156 MB (HD)

Dead Space Animated Comic Issue #6
File size: 83 MB (HD)

Disney Sing It Trailer
File size: 34 MB (HD)

Guitar Hero World Tour MC5 Vignette
File size: 49 MB (HD)

Guitar Hero World Tour Motorhead Vignette
File size: 53 MB (HD)

Legendary Behind the Scenes Episode 5
File size: 143 MB (HD)

NHL 09 David Littman Producer Video
File sizes: 101 MB (HD)

NHL 09 Be A Pro Video
File sizes: 59 MB (HD)

Tom Clancy’s EndWar Theater of War Video Briefing
File sizes: 89 MB (HD)

PS3 Themes

Wipeout HD All Teams #3 Theme (free)
File size: 4.02 MB

Mega Man 9 Premium Theme (x5 @ $1.99 each)
File sizes: 1.37 MB – 1.64 MB

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  • Awesome update!

  • cool. plenty of add ons for games i have and Prince of Persia will be a must have.

    great update.

  • Aww why didn’t NA get the SVR09 demo?
    Oh well, good update anyway.

  • wow! it was updated TODAY! MIRACULOUS!

  • Nothing for the PSP? Or are we going to be seeing separate updates now that it gets it’s own store?

  • $4.99 for Yoda? Seems steep. Awesome update overall, though.

  • Aaaaawww. Nothing for the PSP this week huh?

  • I demand a LBP demo for the week and a half delay…

  • BAH! Europe gets the WWE demo! if we North American’s want it we have to put down a deposit at Gamestop! BAH HUMBUG!

  • Lame!!!

  • Good update

  • i dont c anythin new in the store

  • @Eric or any other firmware developers

    Don’t fear redesigning the in-game xmb to reduce the amount of memory it uses in order to allow for in-game access to music, cross game invites, and persistent voice chat for all ps3 games.

    I have 3 suggestions.

    1. Remove the video and playstation strore categories. The 360 does not allow its users to play videos or visit the xbox live marketplace while playing a game, so you have no threat from the competition there. Remove items that you can’t and will never be able to access while playing a game. This action would result in the following categories being left in the in-game xmb: Users, Settings, Photo, Music, Game, Network, & Friends.

    In the Settings section, only Network Settings and Accessory Settings would be available.

    In the Photo section, only the photo thumbnails would be available.

    In the Music section, only the stored playlists and non-playlist music tracks would be available.

    In the Game section, everything would be left as it is.

    In the Network section, only Remote Play and download management would be available.

    The Friends section would be left as it is.

    Hopefully this will reduce the amount of memory that the in-game xmb uses so that in-game access to music can be a system wide feature.

    2. The other suggestion would be to change how the in-game xmb behaves. Make it where only the horizontal categories are displayed with none of the vertical categories displayed. To access the vertical categories you must use the x button to access it. Once accessed the horizontal categories would go away.

    3. A final suggestion would be to combine the 1st 2 suggestions.

    Remember, only do this if and only if it will enable in-game access to music, cross game invites, and persistent voice chat for all ps3 games, especially in-game access to music for all ps3 games.

  • I thought we would have a RESISTANCE 2 PUBLIC DEMO on the playstation store today…like no more beta, but a demo available to everyone just like any other demo

  • Good Update. Was expecting some more….

    Any LBP Videos?

  • thanks for the update. I’ll be picking the Penny Arcade tingo ’cause it looks fun. What about Prince of Persia, is it worth the money ? and when is the Rock Band’s tsunami of song going to end lool ????

    i have to say i’m a bit saddened and surprise about the price for Yoda in SC4…5 bucks for such a tiny person is a bit overpriced i think… anyway, thanks for the support Sony





  • Looking forward to playing the Valkyria Chronicles demo!

  • Nice update but when are we going to see the PS1 classic Rainbow Six on the US PSN?

  • Prince of persia and Penny arcade look interesting but i dont know if i will like them, i would have loved a demo to try them out, usually im buying them without trying but now that MANY full games are coming out like 3 only next tuesday, it makes me hesitate

    Btw i dont know what they are thinking loll 4.99$ for yoda lolll, i dont think Soul calibour owners will buy it lol

  • Not a bad update, but nothing i want either.

    oh well, only 7 days til next week :p

  • YAY!! Found my passwords again!

  • What? No Smackdown vs RAW 2009 demo? How come NA didn’t get it?

    Also, I agree that we should get a LittleBigPlanet demo since it got pushed back.

  • I can’t say I’m really excited about anything in this update. I’ll just wait for next week when LBP comes out and the PJ Monsters Patch is available (hopefully).

  • I love this update :D I’m gonna get POP Classic ;) I’ve been waiting so long for this game on ps3. I’m just sad that it does not support trophies :(

  • Not bad.

  • I am gonna get the POP

  • My store hasn’t updated yet. Whats goin ON?!

  • Ummm… where is it? I’m looking right at the store right now, and I’m not seeing those Nirvana Rock Band tracks.

    Are you people incompetent? When you say you’re going to do something, try actually doing it.

  • I will never ever buy an extra character for 5$…what are you thinking sony????

    But good update i guess…

  • C:\> cd prince
    C:\prince> prince megahit

  • @Lowe0

    Takes a second to show up. Don’t be a jackass.



    By the way.. contact EIDOS to exclusives leves and else to Tomb Raider.. They answer SONY don’t contact they department and Microsoft did it…


  • What time does this normally update? Im looking at a screen with old stuff.

  • Not a bad update kkthxbi LOL!

  • @30

    No Sony. What are you thinking Namco?

  • $5 pesos for something that should have being in the game in the first place? talk about highway robbery.

  • wow lowe0 welcome to the ps blog where the post is always BEFORE the actual update.

    Way to be an idiot…

  • No PSP love? what gives?!?

  • So, the elusive Soldner-X still evades me.

  • Hey Sony, Qore annual subscriber here…where the heck is my R2 Beta code that was…PROMISED DAY OF THE BETA…thanks

  • Oh the signs of pitiful helpless giant.

  • Yeah, the yoda’s price is just sick.

  • thats all 4 the UK store

  • Why is there no updates for the psp store? You are going to make a lot of people angry. Like me. >:(

  • Oh to the firmware developers, ignore all the suggestions made in #13, please. In-game music is not an important feature. Especially not important enough to gimp all the other categories to support it. Losing the video section? How ridiculous. Thanks.

    If I do have a suggestion, would it be possible to just make a separate PSP section of the store, the way video is done? As someone who doesn’t own a PSP, I often find myself skipping through a lot of entries to get to what I am looking for. PSP connectivity is a great feature, but when it comes to the Playstation Store, I’d like to only see games for the system I own on it. Just simply putting PSP games behind a separate tab would make everyone happy.

  • Please make trophies and custom soundtracks mandertroy to ps3 games starting 2009 and the able to sign in 2 psn ids one the sametime and add mortal kombat trilogy and tekken 3 on psn tekken dr and mortal kombat 2 sold well on psn

  • Nice update.

    any chances for a prince of persia classic demo?

  • No capcom! I refuse to be nickel-and-dimed for your cr@p. MM9 was a pretty good retro game, but come on. Charging for pidly little stuff that could have just as easily been included in the full game? And no trophies? And then further insulting us with premium themes?!!
    I’ll say it again, game related themes should stay free!

    In other news, where’s the psp love? Prince of persia looks pretty cool. Someone buy it and tell me if it’s any good.

  • does prince have trophies?

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