‘Heads-Up’ PlayStation Plus Update – 1st February 2012

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Update: Sadly, we are now unable to publish The Simpsons Arcade until next week, Wednesday 8 February, and not today as listed. We apologise for getting you excited about playing it too early but, rest assured, it will still be available to PS Plus members at no extra cost for a full four weeks. By way of small compensation, we will extend the 100% discount on Back to the Future: The Game for an additional week, for those who might have missed it last month.
And so by popular demand, we update at the beginning of the month and bring you one of the best months yet for PlayStation Plus.


First of all, we have a brand new PSN title for you at no extra cost, The Simpsons Arcade. The year – 1991. Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to chase down the nefarious Smithers, who has kidnapped Maggie! Play as either Homer, Bart, Marge or Lisa and track him down before it’s “too late”, (too late for what I’m not entirely sure…) and save the day! The Simpsons Arcade will be available until the 29th February, so make sure you grab it in the first 4 weeks of this refresh.
More freebies too in the shape of Hungry Giraffe, the latest mini from our friends at Laughing Jackal and the iPhone hit, Farm Frenzy. Oh and a little something from Square-Enix in the shape of Final Fantasy V, as we have previously mentioned.
We also have a series of discounts that will be coming and going this month so I want you all to pay attention to the Store updates – we’ve got a discount this week on Rayman: Origins, next week we’ll be giving you a great deal on Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment for all you RPG fans and later in the month you’ll be getting half-off on each of the Splinter Cell HD titles (perfect for filling the gaps if you didn’t get yourself the trilogy). Sonic Adventure, Sonic’s first proper 3D outing is also available at 50% off this month for Plus subscribers and if you’ve already got it or are thinking of picking it up, you’ll be pleased to know that the DX Upgrade that makes Sonic Adventure all the more adventurous is available to you all at no cost. More from SEGA as we have a sizeable discount on the new PSN release of House of the Dead 3, complete with a new resolution and Move support.
I can also let you know that we’ll be adding a few more title trials to your library, as well as launching a category in Plus where you can get access to all the Dynamic themes we’ve released exclusively for you guys.
And of course, it’s Valentine’s Day on the 14th! Here at PlayStation Plus to show that we love* you, from the 15th February until the 22nd February, Far Cry 2, the open-world FPS/regime change-based malaria simulator, is included as part of your subscription – so grab it while you can before it’s gone!
That’s it – keep an eye out for a few extra surprise discounts and bits and pieces, as ever.
*Disclaimer: PlayStation Plus is an abstract concept and does not actually love you. It just thinks of you as a good friend.

PlayStation Plus Content

Content and offers are available until March 7th, 2012, unless otherwise stated. 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 in Euros (may vary by currency) excluding Special Offer pricing and should be considered as a guide only:

From February 1st:

  • The Simpsons Arcade – 100% off

You save £7.99/€9.99

  • Final Fantasy V (PSone Classic) – 100% off

You save £7.99/€9.99

  • Hungry Giraffe (minis) – 100% off

You save £2.49/€2.99

  • Farm Frenzy (minis) – 100% off

You save £2.49/€2.99

  • Sonic Adventure – 50% off

You save £3.15/€4.00

  • Sonic Adventure DX Upgrade – 100% off

You save £3.19/€3.99

  • Rayman: Origins – 50% off until 08/02/12

You save £24.00/€30.00

Second Chance Offer!:

SEGA Megadrive Classics:

  • Sonic the Hedgehog – 100% off
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – 100% off
  • Golden Axe – 100% off
  • Streets of Rage 2 – 100% off
  • Altered Beast – 100% off
  • Comix Zone – 100% off

You save £24.00/€30.00

  • Jellybeans Dynamic Theme – 100% off

You save £1.59/€1.99

  • Skulls Dynamic Theme – 100% off

You save £1.59/€1.99

  • Rayman: Origins Globox Toe-Grab Avatar – 100% off
  • Rayman: Origins Darktoon Avatar – 100% off
  • Rayman: Origins Baby Dragon Avatar – 100% off

You save £1.20/€1.50

Still to come later this month:

  • Far Cry 2 – 100% off for one week

You save £15.99/€19.99

  • Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment – 75% off

You save £7.50/€9.75

  • House of the Dead 3 (Move) – 30% off for two weeks

You save £1.45/€1.79

  • Splinter Cell, Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow and Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory – 50% off for one week

You save £12.00/€15.00
Please note: additional offers may become available throughout the month. Keep an eye on the Plus section of the PlayStation Store and the weekly Store update posts for more information.

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