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Submitted by fabod86 632d ago | news

PlayStation Plus: Your December content

Chris Howe writes: "We’re very happy to announce that from 5th December we’ll be offering the stunning Batman: Arkham City as your headline title for the next four weeks!" (Batman: Arkham City, PS Vita, PS3)

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Godchild1020  +   632d ago
Someone, please find me a way to get a 3 month plus card from Europe or the United Kingdom.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 with a 20% discount is awesome. I really would like to see how the NA plus update will be like.
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fabod86  +   632d ago
I'm sure it will be the game of the month for US too(or hope so).
Cheers from Italy. :)
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lashes2ashes  +   632d ago
The chance of it coming to ps plus in the us is almost none existant. Uk has been getting way better games with plus since it started.
fabod86  +   632d ago
Well, i hope for you that they will add it.
By the way EU is not restricted to UK, as you can see this news it's a worldwide exclusive for an Italian site. ;)
Gamesgbkiller  +   631d ago
@lashes2ashes
lol .. no way ... US has a better list .
I have EU account .. and the games not like US at all .. but rarely
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FriedGoat  +   626d ago
Yeah, People from the US complain about their plus because they think the EU gets better deals. WRONG. If you even had the slightest clue what the EU PSN is like you would jump in the bath with a toaster. You got jet set radio, A NEW game for free on vita, We got a whole list of OLD games that everyone with a vita should already own. Countless times I've been peeved at the EU content. And the fact EU PSN still hasnt got Counterstrike GO or Retro City Rampage. You Americans don't know how good you got it.
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-Mezzo-  +   632d ago
The are a few sites that will sell you the EU PSN Card Codes.
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talisker  +   631d ago
Google "UK PSN Card" and there are some sites that sell them. If you have Paypal, I could help you but wouldn't it be dangerous to trust some guy from N4G? ;)

Edit: Dammit, I have already beaten all the games they announced. B:AC is awesome.
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blackmamba707  +   631d ago
it's not like US can't have it

just grab UK PS+ code from ebay co uk etc, and apply to your EU account
Welshy  +   631d ago
Argh! *recoils*...

Too much awesome, my poor PS3 HDD and Vita memory card can't handle all this awesome ;_;
fabod86  +   632d ago
Sorry. Now i fixed it with the translated link. :)
GraveLord  +   632d ago
Can't wait to see what the US gets next month. I already had RE5 :(
SoundGamer  +   631d ago
Europe always gets the better full games. :(
e-p-ayeaH  +   631d ago
:) <- european face xD
8bitHero  +   632d ago
oh please dont let the US get another game i have(RE5 was a start, although im not a big fan of the series. i will however give credit where its due since it wasnt a game i already own.)

also i hope the US gets a game for both the vita and ps3.
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cgoodno  +   631d ago
Lots of people complaining about getting games they already have. The way I see it, it's a lot of people getting games they already purchased because they thought they would be good games. Sounds like PS+ is giving out good games to me, not just trying to read everyone's mind or handing out games most people didn't buy (and usually with good reason).
rainslacker  +   631d ago
Darn you...Logic makes my head hurt....
Temporary  +   631d ago
Logic Wins
Fullmetalevolust  +   632d ago
I hope the Vita gets Rayman origins or LBP vita, which is unlikely due its fairly recent release,but one can dream. I already own most of the free PSplus games.
8bitHero  +   632d ago
oh, rayman origin. i forgot about that game. i wanted that game but couldnt be bothered to get it.
kiikoooo  +   631d ago
One of the best games on vita and if you havent played it, Its in my opinion one of the best level designs you will ever see in a game.

Made to be played on a handheld..
SandWitch  +   631d ago
Playing LBP Vita at the moment. Impressively beautiful and addictive game. It's a must-have
Flandy  +   632d ago
Hope US gets something similar
Rainstorm81  +   632d ago
Wow EU has the best PS+
Conzul  +   631d ago
Well they sorta deserve it, they're more Playstation oriented than the Xbox-dominant US.
Rainstorm81  +   630d ago
Very True, here in the states its Halo and CoD fanatics and many casual people love Kinect.

I know three people that bought a 360 kinect bundle over the holiday weekend and they are the farthest thing from "Gamers"

In the US if u advertise it enough people will buy it..just look at Apple and Microsoft
blackblades  +   632d ago
I already have the game but still WTF
The_bloodedge  +   632d ago
Wow agen another game I already have... *sigh* also USA has the best plus by far, we may get one two good games but it terms of Contents and deals its by far better. Even ur none PSPLUS stuff better...
FriedGoat  +   631d ago
so true. yup, I got MK too, so far all I havent had is Chronovolt and that was Sh*t to put it politely.
dorron  +   632d ago
That's strange. The GOTY edition of Batman has just recently been released and they give the regular edition for free on PSN? It will hurt sales.
Godchild1020  +   632d ago
There is a chance they will make it up via DLC.
KwietStorm  +   631d ago
Hurt sales of a year old game or a goty edition that would only tack on a few sales anyway?
rainslacker  +   631d ago
A lot of the 3rd party games released on PS+ have DLC attached, or have a new iteration coming out soon(Borderlands for instance). Publishers aren't likely to just let Sony give away free games for no reason.
AKS  +   631d ago
You'd be surprised how much money you could make back in DLC if you give away a "free" game and charge a chunk of money for each piece of DLC.

Did you anticipate a huge surge in sales for the basic version of Arkham City any time soon? Nor did I, and nor did Rocksteady. Give it away to customers who where unlikely to buy it (they would already have it by now) and then collect new sales for DLC.
Skate-AK  +   632d ago
Personly I hope the US gets something else cause I just bought the GOTY,
deathsarm  +   632d ago
wow just wow
Pillsbury1  +   632d ago
EU gets all the good stuff! First red dead redemption now this! >:(
OllieBoy  +   631d ago
And BulletStorm, Crysis 2, Dead Space 2, Darksiders, MotorStorm Apocalypse...Europe definitely gets more value than the US does. Sucks :(
porkChop  +   631d ago
Yeah I've been subscribing since the IGC started and EU has gotten a lot more expensive retail games, and us guys in NA have gotten mostly $10 PSN games. I mean I'm grateful for the free games but it pisses me off because we all pay the same amount, we should all be given the same content.
siavm  +   632d ago
My plus expired a few weeks ago and until we get games like Europe it will stay that way.
Kingthrash360  +   631d ago
Your loss
Smh @ people who cry over free shit
AntsPai  +   631d ago
Where are these guys getting this information from? I didn't see anything about December PS+ on the blog o_O
SoundGamer  +   631d ago
The European PS Blog.

http://blog.eu.playstation....
MasterCornholio  +   631d ago
PlayStation Plus December content:
5th December: Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
5th December: LIMBO (PS3)
5th December: Vanquish (PS3)
12th December: Big Sky Infinity (PS Vita and PS3)
19th December: Mortal Kombat (PS Vita)
21st December: Knytt Underground (PS Vita and PS3)
Additional offers and savings TBC

Titles removed from IGC:
5th December: Crysis 2 (PS3)
5th December: Scott Pilgrim vs The World (PS3)
5th December: Double Dragon Neon (PS3)
19th December: Chronovolt (PS Vita)
21st December: Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack (PS Vita)

I already have Batman and Mortal Kombat for the Vita but im dying to download Vanquish and Limbo and since its free ill download Big Sky Infinity and Knytt which i have never heard about before.

Its good to be given the gold treatment on PSN.
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kupomogli  +   631d ago
Arkham City AND Vanquish?

That's how you know almost no one has played Vanquish. Such an amazing game and no one mentions it being a free game also.

Congratulations Europe. One of the best third person shooters free on PS+.

Other than the fact that it's a great deal if you don't own these games, nothing on either PS+ really interests me. Aside from KoFXIII and Gravity Rush, I own every retail game that's been released to both the US and Europe PS+ stores.

Gravity Rush and other free digital content on my Vita is what might sway me to join though.
iwin86  +   631d ago
Wow ! Sony is going crazy with PS+. Great service, great value.
Also it's a punch in the face for everyone who bought the Wii U version full price.
superterabyte  +   631d ago
Having read the article, I presume that both Vanquish and Limbo will also be coming to PlayStation plus for free?
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theodopolopolus  +   631d ago
There was a picture showing them as part of the instant game collection in some magazine and I think Sony confirmed it, or something along those lines. I think it will come in like the middle of December

Edit: just looked it up and apparently they are all coming out on December 5, yay! Can't wait to play vanquish, and I held off on Arkham city because I thought they would put it on plus, lucky gut instinct
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Ultr  +   631d ago
Hell yeah, you lucky to get vanquish!! Its such a great game, I dont regret to have bought it day one, but MAN ENJOY!!!! its such a great game!! :) :) still playing it from time to time!
stage88  +   631d ago
YES! Will be downloading this straight away!

How the hell is Sony offering all these great games at such a low price!?
Pillsbury1  +   631d ago
They are awesometastic that is why.
KrimsonKody  +   631d ago
That's just the power of Sony, baby!
(in my Pine Sol lady voice)
Lol
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BitbyDeath  +   631d ago
Batman AC
Limbo
Vanquish

Not bad at all
jakmckratos  +   631d ago
WHat the ferk NA...they get RDR, AND Arkham city and we got Warhammer??!?!?!? Step it up! You got almost as many owners in one country as EU does in an entire continent!
BitbyDeath  +   631d ago
We got Warhammer earlier as well
StrongMan  +   631d ago
PS+ is well worth $50 a year. Worth every penny.
DigitalRaptor  +   631d ago
Every single one! Kinda makes you question what Sony could possibly gain from being so generous with PS+.

All I can say is that if this quality continues year on year, I will be a subscriber for a long time. It's just so difficult to keep up with all these games.
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stage88  +   631d ago
I still haven't finished Crysis 2 yet! I can't keep up with all these games :)
BitbyDeath  +   631d ago
Same i haven't even started that one yet.
Currently playing Tomb Raider and just beat Hell Yea.

Think i'll delete a few i'm not interested in.
Already got rid of Far Cry 2, will probably get rid of Deus Ex next.
e-p-ayeaH  +   631d ago
awesometacular i already played many good games thanks to EU ps plus and still keeps going!
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porkChop  +   631d ago
Wait, so we'll be getting 3 free Vita games every month just like the PS3? That's beyond awesome. Sony better drop memory card prices and release a 64GB at $99. I'm gonna need it.
BLAKHOODe  +   631d ago
Man, I was getting all excited, then I saw they were getting rid of Crysis 2 and I thought.. wait a minute, Crysis 2 was never available on my Playstation Plus! That's when I realize this was Europe's update.. not the U.S's.

I FAIL.
YoungKingDoran  +   631d ago
Aww yeah, Vanquish.
I love that game.
I also love how people complain about it being too short - well if Sam was a slow ass tank I'm sure it'd be as long as some other recent TPSs
chasegarcia  +   631d ago
I have Mortal Kombat and will sell it if ps plus US will get it.

btw- MK: It is a great game with bad graphics.
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SlyFoxC  +   631d ago
is this is when i ask if any EU PS+ users would like to file share?? I have US PS+ and would be willing to give you my account :)

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