Too many games! This weekend will be a busy one on the
PSN multiplayer front, with the Battlefield 3 Open Beta in full swing and the launch of the UNCHARTED 3 Complete Competitive Multiplayer Experience last night via download codes at your local Subway restaurant. Are you playing either of these — or both? Give us your full report in the comments.
In other news this week:
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Trilogy and the ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection hit PS3; Journey was confirmed for a Spring 2012 release timeframe; our own Jeff Rubenstein went hands-on with PSN-exclusive new release Rochard, plus upcoming PSN exclusives Retro/Grade and Sideway: NY; a new Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One video revealed the Octomoth boss battle; and a hilariously violent trailer confirmed the upcoming PSN release of Zombie Driver HD.
What are you playing this weekend?
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PlayStation Store Update — Highlights this week: PSN exclusive Rochard, Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD, Splinter Cell Trilogy, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Mercury Hg, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 Digital, Dead Nation: Road to Devastation DLC and the Video Unlimited Preview for PlayStation Plus users.
Welcome to the Battlefield 3 Open Beta, Now Available on PSN — I’m only an hour into BF3’s competitive multiplayer and I can already tell that it’s a very different breed of shooter than Call of Duty. What do you think?
Video Unlimited Preview Coming to PlayStation 3 — PlayStation Plus members can try out a preview of this slick, intuitive new UI that will soon enable easier, faster, and more enjoyable browsing of PSN’s 40,000+ shows and movies.
UNCHARTED 3 Storms AMC Theatres Near You…in 3D! — Tickets are essentially sold out for this limited-engagement UNCHARTED 3 AMC Theatre experience, but keep your eyes on the PlayStation.Blog for another way to gain access. More details soon!
PlayStation Home Update 1.55 Coming Thursday — New update adds a new start-up experience, updates to the Wardrobe and Furniture browser, and general enhancements that will result in improved stability and smoother operation.
UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Experience is Just Hours Away — Make that “available now.” UNCHARTED 3’s full competitive multiplayer experience is live on PSN all month long, and all it requires is a quick trip to a participating local Subway restaurant. Full details inside!
Chrono Trigger Hits PSN This Tuesday — Finally! Square Enix kindly confirms the PSN release date of this hotly anticipated PSone classic.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Trilogy Deploys on PS3 Blu-ray, PSN Tuesday — Stealth legend Sam Fisher slinks back to PlayStation with the Blu-ray and PSN HD collection that adds 3D support for the first time.
Battlefield 3 Q&A: DICE Talks Fistfights, Vehicle Upgrades — With Battlefield 3 less than a month away from its PS3 launch, now’s the perfect time to get refreshed on the key features of this anticipated military shooter that wages war on land, sea and air on PSN.
Dead Nation: Road of Devastation Out Today — Here’s another game I need to play! This beefy Dead Nation expansion adds an entirely new mode jam-packed with new zombie types, new equipment, and new survival scenarios.