North American PSN Update; May 20, 2014

Welcome to this week's PlayStation Store update! Now available for preorder is the long-awaited collaborative effort between two juggernaut developers called Destiny, and it can be pre-purchased for both the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4; ordering the game now, alongside registering at Bungie.net and linking a PSN account to it, will ensure access to the upcoming beta.

Both Transistor and Wolfenstein: The New Order are now available for purchase on the PS4 store; though Wolfenstein can also be downloaded for PS3.

PlayStation Plus subscribers can download both Puppeteer for PS3 and Surge Deluxe for PlayStation Vita as part of the Instant Game Collection. 

There's also a vast array of PlayStation 1 imports and a hearty round of add-on content for a great deal of games, including the newly-released Drakengard 3, so get to downloading and enjoy this week's PlayStation Store update, care of the PlayStation Blog.

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PS4 Pre-Orders

Destiny ($59.99, Canada: $69.99)

Pre-Order Destiny and get access to the Destiny BETA when it becomes available! Play the game on 9/9/14 starting 12AM PST. IMPORTANT: Be sure to register at Bungie.net and Join Up (New Users) or Sign In (Existing Users) to link your PSN ID and Bungie to ensure you’re notified of BETA details & timing and all things Destiny! In Destiny you are a Guardian of the last city on Earth, able to wield incredible power. Explore the ancient ruins of our solar system, from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus. Defeat Earth’s enemies. Reclaim all that we have lost. Become legend.


PS3 Pre-Orders

Destiny ($59.99, Canada: $69.99)

Pre-Order Destiny and get access to the Destiny BETA when it becomes available! Play the game on 9/9/14 starting 12AM PST. IMPORTANT: Be sure to register at Bungie.net and Join Up (New Users) or Sign In (Existing Users) to link your PSN ID and Bungie to ensure you’re notified of BETA details & timing and all things Destiny! In Destiny you are a Guardian of the last city on Earth, able to wield incredible power. Explore the ancient ruins of our solar system, from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus. Defeat Earth’s enemies. Reclaim all that we have lost. Become legend.

Ultra Street Fighter IV Upgrade DLC ($14.99)

Pre-order Ultra Street Fighter IV Digital Upgrade and receive an exclusive theme for your PS3 system’s XMB menu screen in your download list after checking out. You’ll also be able to access the 2014 Challengers Pack, which consists of five unique character costumes: Jungle Elena, Medieval Hugo, Pirate Poison, Wizard Rolento, and Gladiator Decapre, when the digital upgrade releases. Play the game on 6/3/14 starting 12AM PST.

Super SFIV goes Ultra! New challengers Decapre, Elena, Hugo, Poison, and Rolento join the fight for a total of 44 characters! Features balance updates, new stages, and YouTube upload! Note: This content is only compatible with Super SFIV and SSFIV Arcade Edition, and is not stand-alone content.


PS4 Games

Transistor ($19.99)

From the creators of Bastion, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city.

Wolfenstein: The New Order ($59.99)

In Wolfenstein: The New Order, assume the role of super soldier B.J. Blazkowicz as he uses elite combat tactics and an arsenal of uber advanced weaponry to take down the most powerful empire the world has ever known. Join forces with a band of dedicated resistance fighters and launch an offensive battle that spans the globe and beyond, as you seek to uncover the truth behind how this regime conquered the world so quickly. Take on massive mechs, super soldiers, and an army of seemingly unstoppable might as you fight to free the planet from a nightmare of unimaginable tyranny.

Sparkle 2 ($7.99, Cross Buy)

A long time ago five enchanted keys were created. The keys were scattered around mysterious lands and still remain undiscovered. Many have come to find them, and so far all have failed. Will you find the keys and unlock the secrets, or will you join the endless ranks of souls forever trapped within these lands?


PS3 Games

Drakengard 3 ($49.99)

Pre-Order Drakengard 3 and receive an exclusive theme for your PS3 system’s XMB menu. A prequel to the original Drakengard, Drakengard 3 transports players to a medieval world where six sisters wield special magical abilities as the ‘Intoners.’ These sisters have brought peace to the earth with their power to manipulate magic through song. Harmony is disrupted, however, when the eldest sister, Zero, attempts to murder her younger sisters with the help of her dragon companion, Mikhail. As the story progresses, players find themselves in a battle to unravel the mystery of Zero and learn her true intentions.

Drakengard 3 C.E. Bundle ($64.99)

Includes a digital download of Drakengard 3 and the following DLC: The Japanese Voice Pack, the Caim Garb, Nier Garb, Kainé Garb, Experimental Weapon 7, One’s Prologue, Beautiful Child, and six PSN Themes: Zero, Mikhail, Cent, Octa, Decadus, and Dito.

Wolfenstein: The New Order ($59.99)

In Wolfenstein: The New Order, assume the role of super soldier B.J. Blazkowicz as he uses elite combat tactics and an arsenal of uber advanced weaponry to take down the most powerful empire the world has ever known. Join forces with a band of dedicated resistance fighters and launch an offensive battle that spans the globe and beyond, as you seek to uncover the truth behind how this regime conquered the world so quickly. Take on massive mechs, super soldiers, and an army of seemingly unstoppable might as you fight to free the planet from a nightmare of unimaginable tyranny.

Mugen Souls Z ($49.99)

The undisputed god of the universe, Chou-Chou, returns with her loyal crew for another adventure! This time, you’ll meet Syrma, the ultimate god, who’s out to stop an ancient threat to her world that has recently awakened! 9,999 levels of maniacal mishaps and insane adventures await Chou-Chou, Syrma, all their pals, and their horde of loyal shampuru peons!

R-Type Dimensions ($9.99)

The coin-op classics, R-Type & R-Type II, are together on the PlayStation Network! Fight through all 14 Bydo-infested stages in retro 2D graphics or shiny 3D graphics – and swap back and forth with the touch of a button ‘on-the-fly’. The new 3D graphics are accompanied by fully re-imagined arrangements of the timeless R-Type music tracks! The classic game-play remains untouched while the new Infinite game mode allows continuous progression from game start to final boss… the Bydo will not evade you this time! Both game modes can be played as single player or local multiplayer. Pull yourself together, save the earth and strike down the Evil Bydo Empire!!


PS Vita Games

Sparkle 2 ($7.99, Cross Buy)

A long time ago five enchanted keys were created. The keys were scattered around mysterious lands and still remain undiscovered. Many have come to find them, and so far all have failed. Will you find the keys and unlock the secrets, or will you join the endless ranks of souls forever trapped within these lands?


PS2 Classic

Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga ($9.99)

Unleash your inner demon! Enter the world of the Junkyard, where rival tribes fight an endless war vying for supremacy and the right to ascend to Nirvana. Changed forever by a mysterious light, Serph and his comrades now have the power to change into powerful demons…but with that power comes a price–an insatiable hunger to devour their enemies!


PS1 Imports

Dragon Beat Legend of Pinball ($5.99)

Legend of Pinball Purchase this PS one Classic and play it on both your PS3, PSP (PlayStation Portable), and PS Vita systems! A revolutionary new pinball game has arrived! Dragon Beat Legend of Pinball provides players with the ultimate pinball experience rolled into two different game modes to suite the palettes of all potential pinball wizards!

Heroine Dream 2 ($5.99)

Purchase this PS one Classic and play it on both your PS3 and PSP (PlayStation Portable) systems! Heroine Dream 2 is the sequel to the heroine management sim, Heroine Dream! Raise Shizuka Gozen to become the newest heroine!Enjoy the same fun character development and wide variety of in-game events, now with better graphics and gameplay. Are you ready to build the next great legendary heroine?

Neo Planet ($5.99)

Purchase this PS one Classic and play it on both your PS3 and PSP (PlayStation Portable) systems! NEO PLANET is an original world-development simulation game.The goal is to develop a planet to become the “second Earth” in which humans can safely dwell. Through exploration and development, foster the growth and progression of the planet while preserving its fragile ecosystem.

Sarara’s Little Shop ($5.99)

Purchase this PS one Classic and play it on both your PS3 and PSP (PlayStation Portable) systems! Experience a timeless RPG masterpiece! The game centers around a novice witch who decides to start an item shop to serve the local heroes, knights, thieves, and wizards. She manages the shop, while occasionally going on adventures of her own.

Tokyo 23-KU Seifuku Wars ($5.99)

Seifuku Wars Purchase this PS one Classic and play it on both your PS3 and PSP (PlayStation Portable) systems! “There is power in the uniform.” A war breaks out as a result of a ban on uniforms. The chaos is followed by a civil war amongst the Uniform Freedom Organization, “H.E.L.P.”, which results in a new conflict with a new group called “Heaven.”


Apps

Dish Network (PS3)

PlayStation gamers who are DISH subscribers can now take control of their Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR with the new DISH “Virtual Joey” app on PlayStation 3. The Virtual Joey app allows you to easily tap into your Hopper using your PS3 without additional wires or boxes. Navigate, view and setup shows to record by using either the DS3 controller or your DISH remote. Don’t have DISH Network, sign up here.


App Updates

Crackle (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

New this month on Crackle, Sacha Baron Cohen stars as Ali G in his side-splitting, outrageously funny feature film debut – “Ali G Indahouse”! The hip-hopping, white gangsta-rapper wannabe gets entangled in the evil Chancellor’s plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. But, instead of bringing him down, Ali G is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and “realness,” making the Prime Minister and his government more popular than ever. Watch “Ali G Indahouse” free now on Crackle on your PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation Vita. Go to http://www.crackle.com/c/ali-g-indahouse for more information.

Crunchyroll (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

Whether you’re a casual anime fan or the hardcore otaku, Crunchyroll offers the most anime in the most convenient way, one hour after Japanese television broadcast in beautiful 1080p! We’re mid-season right now, with some of the most visually and engaging series at your finger tips like “Black Bullet” and “No Game No Life.” Along with the latest episodes of Naruto Shippuden every week, you can enjoy the newest anime wherever you are, or re-watch your favorites like “Attack on Titan”, “Gurren Lagann”, and “Rurouni Kenshin”! With over 50 new shows this season, there is something for everyone! For a 30-day free trial, click here.

DailyBurn (PS3)

DailyBurn is the best fitness experience anywhere. DailyBurn offers unparalleled variety – from bodyweight training and kettle bells, to dance and yoga – so you can always find the perfect workout! DailyBurn’s team of expert trainers keeps you engaged and gets you faster results while having fun. Best of all, you can sign up and try DailyBurn totally 100% FREE for 30 days. That’s no commitment – cancel anytime. Sign up and start working out with DailyBurn now!

HBO (PS3)

Watch the bitingly humorous HBO comedy series Veep on HBO GO on PS3. Follow the whirlwind day-to-day existence of Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) in this sharp, satirical look at the insular world of Washington politics. Catch up on the latest episode today. Watch the trailer here.

MLB.TV Premium (PS3/PS4)

The MLB season is underway. You can watch live baseball games on your PS3 and PS4 with a subscription to MLB.TV Premium. Watch HD Quality broadcasts of every out-of-market game live or on demand on your PS4. Choose Home or Away feeds, pause and rewind live game action with DVR capabilities. Sign up here.

Redbox Instant by Verizon (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

We’ve got some great new titles this week for you. Streaming for free with a subscription, the crew of the Enterprise is back in Star Trek Into Darkness along with classics like Training Day and Donnie Brasco. We also have 3 hot new titles now available to either rent and buy digitally OR reserve at your favorite kiosk. The Monuments Men, Pompeii and About Last Night…all new this week as well! Don’t have Redbox, sign up here.

WWE Network (PS3/PS4)

Check out a new episode of WWE Countdown as we reveal the top 10 Greatest Villains of all-time exclusively on WWE Network. From The Iron Sheik to ‘Ravishing’ Rick Rude, find out which Villain was voted by the fans to be the most ruthless and diabolical heel in WWE history. Don’t have WWE Network? Subscribe today!


PlayStation Plus

Instant Game Collection

Puppeteer (PS3)

Surge Deluxe (PS Vita)


Demos

LEGO The Hobbit (PS4)

Sparkle 2 (PS4 & Vita)


Sales

Title Sale Price Regular Price

God Mode (PS3) $4.99 $9.99

Muramasa Rebirth – Genroku Legends – A Cause To Daikon For (PS3/Vita) $2.49 $4.99

Muramasa Rebirth Genroku Legends – Fishy Tales Of The Nekomata (PS3/Vita) $2.49 $4.99

Game Of Thrones (PS3) $4.99 $19.99

Trine 2 (PS3) $4.99 $14.99

Price Drops

Title New Price Original Price

Urban Trial Freestyle (PS3) $9.99 $14.99

Urban Trial Freestyle (Vita & PS3 Bundle) $13.99 $19.99

Urban Trial Freestyle (Vita) $6.99 $9.99


PS4 Add-ons

Killzone Shadow Fall

Killzone Shadow Fall Japanese Launch VO Pack ($0.99)


PS3 Add-ons

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Training Gear Set ($17.99)

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Core Fighters

Ayane Workout Clothes ($1.99)

Ultimate Cheerleader Momiji ($1.99)

Cheerleader Rachel ($1.99)

Costume Catalog 13 (Free)

Gym Class Christie ($1.99)

Gym Class Helena ($1.99)

Gym Class Leifang ($1.99)

Gym Class Lisa ($1.99)

Gym Class Mila ($1.99)

Gym Class Momiji ($1.99)

Gym Class Rachel ($1.99)

Gym Class Tina ($1.99)

Marie Rose Workout Clothes ($1.99)

Drakengard 3

Japanese Voice Pack ($4.99)

Manah’s Garb Costume ($2.99)

Nier BGM Remix Pack ($1.99)

Tokyo Tower ($0.99)

Bgm Remix Pack ($1.99)

LittleBigPlanet 2

LittleBigPlanet Vita Joe Danger Costume ($1.99)

LittleBigPlanet Karting

LittleBigPlanet Vita Joe Danger Costume ($1.99)

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle

Cool Ice ($1.99)

Narc Anastasia ($1.99)

Pannacotta Fugo ($1.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Princess Punt Sweets Set (Free)

Special Quest 2 (Free)

Thief Head Kerchief (Free)

Yggdrasil Holy Helm (Free)

RockSmith 2014

Cake – I Will Survive ($2.99)

Cake – Never There ($2.99)

Cake – Short Skirt/Long Jacket ($2.99)

Cake – Stickshifts And Safetybelts ($2.99)

Cake – The Distance ($2.99)

Cake Song Pack ($11.99)

The Walking Dead Season 2

Episode 3: In Harm’s Way ($4.99, Free for Season Pass)


Vita Add-ons

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Princess Punt Sweets Set (Free)

Special Quest 2 (Free)

Thief Head Kerchief (Free)

Yggdrasil Holy Helm (Free)

LittleBigPlanet Vita

LittleBigPlanet Vita Joe Danger Costume ($1.99)

Soul Sacrifice Delta

Memory Clod ($0.99)

Memory Clod Bundle ($3.99)

Avatars (PS3)

Pac-Man Gourmet Set Avatar Pack ($1.99)


PS3 Themes

Drakengard 3 – Five Theme ($0.99)

Drakengard 3 – Four Theme ($0.99)

Drakengard 3 – One Theme ($0.99)

Drakengard 3 – Three Theme ($0.99)

Drakengard 3 – Two Theme ($0.99)

Abstract Show Theme Bundle ($3.99)

Abstract Sports Theme Bundle ($3.99)

Blake Rottigner Storm Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Blake Rottinger Temple Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Blake Rottinger Vegas Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Cristi Are You All Right Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Cristi Blue Morning Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Cristi Falconer Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Lauren Carr Sea Fire Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Lauren Carr Shaman Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Lauren Carr Static Series I ($1.99)

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