EU Playstation Store Update: June 24th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith, 4 years ago
Playstation 4

There are quite a few new Playstation 4 titles this week: three retail titles, a new free-to-play MMO, two additional digital releases and five new bundles. There is a sizeable expansion for Final Fantasy XIV and the third episode of Tales from the Borderlands, as well as a fair number of trophy-less add-ons for other PS4 titles.

Playstation 4 Games

Arcade Archives Gradius
Size: 41.4 MB
Price: £7.99/€9.99/AU$14.95
'GRADIUS' is a shooting game that was released in 1985.
Players control the Super Dimension fighter 'Vic Viper' and fight 'Bacterian' with the aid of devastating power-ups.
This shooting game is the first of a masterpiece series from KONAMI that had a major impact on later shooters.

The 'Arcade Archives' series has faithfully reproduced the masterpieces of classic arcade games on the PS4™ system while taking advantage of the additional features the PS4™ system offers.
Players can share play screens and video with the SHARE feature, and can also compete with other players online to improve your standing on the online score ranking leaderboard.
Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.


Batman Arkham Knight
Size: 46.1 GB
Price: £54.99/€69.99/AU$99.95
In Batman: Arkham Knight, the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. Also included is the PlayStation® Exclusive Scarecrow Nightmare Missions, in which Gotham falls victim to Scarecrow's fear toxin, transforming the famous city into a twisted, hellish nightmare.


Batman Arkham Knight Premium Edition
Size: 46.1 GB
Price: £86.99/€109.99/AU$154.95
Includes the main game and the season pass, delivering regular new content for 6 months.

In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady's Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise. This legendary vehicle combined with the acclaimed gameplay of the Batman Arkham series, offers gamers the ultimate Batman experience as they tear through Gotham City.
Battlefield Bundle
Size: 78.1 GB
Price: £64.99/€74.99/AU$107.95
Bundle contains Battlefield 4™ and Battlefield™ Hardline. In Battlefield™ Hardline's single-player campaign you’ll play the role of Nick Mendoza, a young detective who embarks on a cross-country vendetta, seeking revenge against once trusted partners on the force. In multiplayer you’ll hunt criminals, raid vaults, and save hostages in new cop and criminal inspired modes like Heist and Rescue. Battlefield 4™ is the genre-defining action blockbuster made from moments that blur the line between game and glory. Only in Battlefield will you blow the foundations of a dam or reduce an entire skyscraper to rubble, or lead a naval assault from the back of a gun boat.
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Core Fighters + Free Character: Rig
Size: 8.7 GB
Price: FREE
Get the character Rig for free with your download of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Core Fighters to celebrate over 3 million downloads!

DOA5LR: Core Fighters offers all the content of Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (except for certain characters, music, and Story mode) so anyone can experience the intuitive fighting system, gorgeous characters and blockbuster stages of Dead or Alive.


Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition
Size: 19.0 GB
Price: £19.99/€24.99/AU$37.95
The smash-hit stylish action game DMC4 is back and better than ever, boasting new playable characters and game modes!

-- Vergil is back and better than ever! Trish is easy to handle, but turns up the heat with her combos! And Lady is playable for the first time in the series!

-- Take on hordes of enemies in Legendary Dark Knight Mode!

-- Enjoy stunning 1080p visuals at 60FPS!

-- Other improvements, including auto-save, to enhance your playing experience!


FINAL FANTASY 14 A Realm Reborn
Size: 12.2 GB
Price: £19.99/€24.99/AU$37.95
This bundle entitles you to play both FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.

The complete FINAL FANTASY XIV Online experience.

Enter the realm of Eorzea and experience both the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and its expansion, Heavensward, with this Complete Experience bundle. Create your own unique FINAL FANTASY Hero and explore with friends from across the world.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn
Eorzea. A Land embraced by Gods and forged by Heroes. Create your own unique FINAL FANTASY hero and explore the realm of Eorzea with friends from across the world. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in a FINAL FANTASY world without end.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward
Heroes of Eorza, mount your chocobos and take to the skies to bring an end to the thousand-year Dragonsong War and restore light to the realm. A whole new FINAL FANTASY XIV awaits!
MotoGP 15
Size: 16.6 GB
Price: £57.99/€64.99/AU$92.95
Purchasing the game within two weeks from release will entice you to freely download the MotoGP™15 4-Stroke Champions and Events DLC!

The thrilling MotoGP™ series is gearing up again with an even more detailed and immersive experience! Hit the tracks with all riders from the 2015 and 2014 seasons as well as legendary champions from the past. Race on all the official tracks and put your skills to the test with new game modes such as Beat The Time, Real Events 2014 offline and Split Time online build and personalise your team in the exciting Career mode, with even more engaging options than before. Prepare for the most breath-taking experiences and race head to head with your adversaries. Will you make it to the podium?


PlanetSide 2 (EU)
Size: 10.0 GB
Price: FREE
PlanetSide 2 is an award-winning, revolutionary, massive scale, first-person shooter where soldiers battle over the fate of the planet Auraxis in intense infantry, air, and ground vehicle gameplay. Battles can last for days or even weeks, and finally taking control of a key strategic position can shift the tide of war. Victory over your enemies will require teamwork and a quick trigger finger!


PopCap Bundle
Size: 15.2 GB
Price: £39.99/€49.99/AU$75.95
Bundle contains Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, 200,000 Coins for use in Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, and Peggle 2 Magical Masters Edition. Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare digs into the trenches with an explosive new Co-op and Multiplayer action experience. Blast zombies and plants across a mine-blowing world that delivers the depth of a traditional online shooter blended with the refreshing humor of Plants vs. Zombies. Experience Peggle 2 in its ultimate form, with the Magical Masters Edition! Complete with all the add-on content released to date - new Masters, Costumes, levels, challenges, and more - this edition is bursting with value (and rainbows)!
Riptide GP2
Size: 103 MB
Price: £4.49/€5.49/AU$8.25
Race through futuristic cityscapes, twisting canals and rivers, open harbors and mysterious research facilities. Hurl yourself off sky­high jumps and bust out death defying stunts. Build a collection of powerful watercraft and customize their performance and paint schemes to suit your individual style. Trade elbows with friends in up to 4 player split­screen matches right in your home!

Compete in over 60 challenging Race, Hot Lap, Elimination, and Freestyle events.

Collect 10 powerful hydro jets and upgrade their performance and colors to gain an edge on your competition.

Level up your character to unlock and master 25 outrageous stunts. Wow the crowd, charge your boost and make your competition eat wake.

Trade elbows with your friends in 2 player through 4 player split screen races.

Race against virtual recordings of your Friends' best performances in 'VR Challenge' mode.

Rock­solid 60fps in crystal clear 1080p. Even split screen performance is butter­smooth!
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Vector Unit Racing Bundle
Size: 245 MB
Price: £11.99/€13.99/AU$20.95
Riptide GP2

Race through futuristic cityscapes, twisting canals and rivers, open harbors and mysterious research facilities. Hurl yourself off sky­high jumps and bust out death defying stunts. Build a collection of powerful watercraft and customize their performance and paint schemes to suit your individual style. Trade elbows with friends in up to 4 ­player split­screen matches right in your home!

Beach Buggy Racing

Beach Buggy is back with an explosive sequel! Drive into an action-packed, surprise-filled world of off-road kart racing mayhem. Race against a field of rival drivers, each with unique personalities and special abilities. Build a collection of crazy powerups, like Dodgeball Frenzy, Fireball, and Oil Slick. Unlock and upgrade a variety of cars, from dune buggies to monster trucks. Test your skills in 6 different game modes on 15 imaginative 3D race tracks, against a pack of tropical-loving rivals with a serious case of road rage!
Playstation 4 DLC with Trophies

Tales from the Borderlands
• "Episode 3: Catch a Ride"
Trophies: 7 (5 Bronze, 1 Silver, 1 Gold)
Price: £3.99/€4.99/AU$7.55
Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 1: Zer0 Sum required sold separately.

Episode three of a five part episodic game series set in the award-winning universe created by Gearbox Software.


Playstation 4 DLC without Trophies

Batman Arkham Knight
• "New 52 Skins Pack" - FREE
• "Season Pass" - £32.99/€39.99/$59.95

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition
• "1 Blue Orb" - £0.79/€0.99/$1.45
• "2 Blue Orbs" - £1.19/€1.49/$2.25
• "5 Blue Orbs" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Lady & Trish Costume Pack" - £3.29/€3.99/$5.95
• "Proud Souls (200,000)" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Red Orbs (300,000)" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Super Nero/Super Dante/Super Vergil" - £3.99/€4.99/AU$7.55
• "Unlock All Modes" - £1.19/€1.49/$2.25

Evolve
• "Assault Victory Skin Pack" - £3.99/€4.99/AU$7.55
• "Hyde Victory Skin" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Markov Victory Skin" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Parnell Victory Skin" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Hunting Season 2" - £19.99/€24.99/$33.45
• "Lennox" - £3.99/€4.99/AU$7.55

FINAL FANTASY 14 A Realm Reborn
• "Heavensward" - £39.99/€49.99/AU$75.95
• "Heavensward Collector's Edition" - £53.99/€64.99/AU$97.95

LittleBigPlanet 3
• "Fix Me Hook Hat T-shirt" - FREE

MotoGP 15
• "4-Stroke Champions and Events" - £9.99/€12.99/$19.45
• "Season Pass" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "Moto2 and Moto3" - FREE

PlanetSide 2 (EU)
• "1-month Membership" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "3-month Membership" - £32.99/€39.99/$59.95
• "6-month Membership" - £57.99/€69.99/$105.95
• "12-month Membership" - £79.99/€99.99/$150.95
• "500 Battle Cash" - £3.99/€4.99/$7.55
• "1,000 Battle Cash" - £7.99/€9.99/$14.95
• "2,000 Battle Cash" - £15.99/€19.99/$29.95
• "5,000 Battle Cash" - £36.99/€44.99/$67.95
• "10,000 Battle Cash" - £65.99/€79.99/$120.95
• "Heroic Boost Bundle" - £24.99/€29.99/$44.95
• "Nanite Systems Starter Bundle" - £15.99/€19.99/$29.95
• "New Conglomerate Assault Starter" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "New Conglomerate Support Starter" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "Terran Republic Assault Starter" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "Terran Republic Support Starter" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "Vanu Sovereignty Assault Starter" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "Vanu Sovereignty Support Starter" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95

Rocksmith 2014 Edition
• "Primus Song Pack" - £6.49/€7.99/$11.95
• "Jerry Was A Race Car Driver – Primus" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "South Park Theme – Primus" - £0.79/€0.99/$1.45
• "Tommy the Cat – Primus" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver – Primus" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55


War Thunder
• "Weapons of Victory – Tracks of Victory" - £57.99/€69.99/$105.95
• "Weapons of Victory – Wings of Victory" - £79.99/€99.99/$150.95


Playstation 3

Playstation 3 players don't get as much choice but do get a retail release, four new bundles and two digital titles. If you'd prefer the more old-school approach, there's a new PS2 Classic. Alternatively, there's the PS3 equivalent of the Tales from the Borderlands episode and the Final Fantasy XIV expansion.

Playstation 3 Games

Battlefield Bundle
Size: 25.1 GB
Price: £64.99/€74.99/AU$107.95
Bundle contains Battlefield 4™ and Battlefield™ Hardline. In Battlefield™ Hardline's single-player campaign you’ll play the role of Nick Mendoza, a young detective who embarks on a cross-country vendetta, seeking revenge against once trusted partners on the force. In multiplayer you’ll hunt criminals, raid vaults, and save hostages in new cop and criminal inspired modes like Heist and Rescue. Battlefield 4™ is the genre-defining action blockbuster made from moments that blur the line between game and glory. Only in Battlefield will you blow the foundations of a dam or reduce an entire skyscraper to rubble, or lead a naval assault from the back of a gun boat.
BioShock Trilogy Pack
Size: 28.2 GB
Price: £49.99 / €59.99 / AU $89.95
Discover the haunting secrets lurking beneath the sea in the original BioShock, roam the destroyed Utopian city of Rapture as a fearsome Big Daddy in BioShock 2, and ride the Sky-Lines in the flying city of Columbia as hired gun Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite.
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round Core Fighters + Free Character: Rig
Size: 3.7 GB
Price: FREE
Get the character Rig for free with your download of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Core Fighters to celebrate over 3 million downloads!

DOA5LR: Core Fighters offers all the content of Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (except for certain characters, music, and Story mode) so anyone can experience the intuitive fighting system, gorgeous characters and blockbuster stages of Dead or Alive.
Don't Starve: Giant Edition
Size: 426 MB
Price: £11.49/€13.99/AU$20.95
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic.

You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must learn to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way back home.

Don't Starve: Giant Edition combines the content of both the original Don't Starve game, and the Reign of Giants expansion pack, which adds new characters, seasons, creatures, biomes, and other challenges to Don’t Starve.
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FINAL FANTASY 14 A Realm Reborn Online
Size: 7.4 GB
Price: £44.99/€54.99/AU$79.95
This bundle entitles you to play both FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.

The complete FINAL FANTASY XIV Online experience.

Enter the realm of Eorzea and experience both the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and its expansion, Heavensward, with this Complete Experience bundle. Create your own unique FINAL FANTASY Hero and explore with friends from across the world.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn
Eorzea. A Land embraced by Gods and forged by Heroes. Create your own unique FINAL FANTASY hero and explore the realm of Eorzea with friends from across the world. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in a FINAL FANTASY world without end.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward
Heroes of Eorza, mount your chocobos and take to the skies to bring an end to the thousand-year Dragonsong War and restore light to the realm. A whole new FINAL FANTASY XIV awaits!
MotoGP 15 PS3
Size: 10.0 GB
Price: £34.99/€44.99/AU$62.95
Purchasing the game within two weeks from release will entice you to freely download the MotoGP™15 4-Stroke Champions and Events DLC!

The thrilling MotoGP™ series is gearing up again with an even more detailed and immersive experience! Hit the tracks with all riders from the 2015 and 2014 seasons as well as legendary champions from the past. Race on all the official tracks and put your skills to the test with new game modes such as Beat The Time, Real Events 2014 offline and Split Time online build and personalise your team in the exciting Career mode, with even more engaging options than before. Prepare for the most breath-taking experiences and race head to head with your adversaries. Will you make it to the podium?
Starlight Inception
Size: 2.8 GB
Price: £13.99/€16.99/AU$25.95
One hundred years from tomorrow...World War IV has started! Do you have what it takes to join the United Star Force and defend Earth and it's colonies from the relentless marauders of the Non-Aligned Nations? With a complement of over thirty spacefighters, bombers and transports with customizable weapons and equipment at your disposal, can you take the fight to the enemy and win back the Star System in the name of freedom? Assume the role of a young space fighter pilot assigned to the star carrier U.S.F. Midway (SCVN-41), deploy to hotspots throughout the inner and outer planets and win the last great World War!

STARLIGHT INCEPTION is a realistic and relevant first person / third person space combat experience with elements of exploration. It has a unique blend of action with an involving storyline. Features include ship based combat both in space and on planets and moons, interplanetary exploration, and multiplayer dogfighting.
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PS2 Classics

Suikoden III
Size: 4.0 GB
Price: £7.99/€9.99
An unknown force is searching for the True Runes and plans to destroy the world. Three lives from opposing forces in the Grassland War hold the fate of all living things in their hands. Can these three discover the secrets of the Flame Champion, find the True Runes and fulfil their destiny to forever change history? Experience this epic tale from three opposing viewpoints. Build a huge castle town full of secrets and recruit the 108 Stars of Destiny. Unleash the power of three in this previously unreleased classic RPG, available now for the first time. (Please note that this game is in English language only)
Playstation 3 DLC with Trophies

Tales from the Borderlands PS3
• "Episode 3: Catch a Ride"
Trophies: 7 (5 Bronze, 1 Silver, 1 Gold)
Price: £3.99/€4.99/AU$7.55
Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 1: Zer0 Sum required sold separately.

Episode three of a five part episodic game series set in the award-winning universe created by Gearbox Software.
Playstation 3 DLC without Trophies

Ace Combat Infinity
• "Extra Contract & Special Supply Ticket Set F" - £5.79/€6.99/$10.45
• "Stocked Fuel & Special Supply Ticket Set P" - £5.79/€6.99/$10.45
• "Stocked Fuel & Special Supply Ticket Set Q" - £15.99/€19.99/$29.95
• "Stocked Fuel & Special Supply Ticket Set R" - £28.99/€34.99/$52.95

FINAL FANTASY 14 A Realm Reborn
• "Heavensward Collector's Edition" - £24.99/€29.99/AU$79.95
• "Heavensward Standard Edition" - £49.99/€59.99/AU$90.95

LittleBigPlanet 3 PS3 (Cross-Buy PS4/PS3)
• "Fix Me Hook Hat T-shirt" - FREE

MotoGP 15 PS3
• "4-Stroke Champions and Events" - £9.99/€12.99/$19.45
• "Season Pass" - £11.99/€14.99/$22.95
• "Moto2 and Moto3" - FREE

Rocksmith 2014 Edition PS3
• "Primus Song Pack" - £6.49/€7.99/$11.95
• "Jerry Was A Race Car Driver – Primus" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "South Park Theme – Primus" - £0.79/€0.99/$1.45
• "Tommy the Cat – Primus" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver – Primus" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55


Playstation Vita

The good news is that this section is bigger than last week. The bad news is that it only contains one new retail release and the game's day one DLC.

Playstation Vita Games

Samurai Warriors: Chronicles 3 (EU) (Vita)
Size: 2.0 GB
Price: £32.99/€39.99/$59.95
The 'SAMURAI WARRIORS Chronicles' series makes its long-awaited debut on the PlayStation®Vita!

Switch between up to four playable characters in real time, and use the 'Hyper Attacks' introduced in 'SAMURAI WARRIORS 4' to make this the most strategically rich title in the series to date!

The new 'Challenge Mode' allows you to tackle a series of objectives, one after the other, with a time limit, and reach your final goal! You can even check your rankings against other warriors online!

Weapon upgrades, custom parts and more make this a truly immersive title.
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Playstation Vita DLC without Trophies

Samurai Warriors: Chronicles 3 (EU) (Vita)
• "BGM Set" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Edit Parts Set" - £17.99/€21.99/$32.95
• "Edit Parts 1" - £3.29/€3.99/$5.95
• "Edit Parts 2" - £4.99/€5.99/$8.95
• "Edit Parts 3" - £4.99/€5.99/$8.95
• "Edit Parts 4" - £5.79/€6.99/$10.45
• "Edit Parts 5" - £3.29/€3.99/$5.95
• "Horse Set" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Horse Pack 1" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Horse Pack 2" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Old Costumes Set" - £5.79/€6.99/$10.45
• "Old Costumes 1" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Old Costumes 2" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Old Costumes 3" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Old Costumes 4" - £1.69/€1.99/$2.95
• "Samurai News 01" - FREE
• "Scenario Set" - £3.99/€4.99/$7.55
• "Special Costume Set" - £24.99/€29.99/$44.95
• "Special Costumes 1" - £6.49/€7.99/$11.95
• "Special Costumes 2" - £6.49/€7.99/$11.95
• "Special Costumes 3" - £6.49/€7.99/$11.95
• "Special Costumes 4" - £6.49/€7.99/$11.95
• "Special Costumes 5" - £3.29/€3.99/$5.95
• "Special Edit Parts 1" - £2.49/€2.99/$4.55
• "Special Edit Parts 2" - £0.79/€0.99/$1.45
• "Special Edit Parts 3" - Free


PSP

Even PSP players get two new titles.

PSP Games

Blazblue Calamity Trigger Portable
Size: 903 MB
Price: £8.99/€10.99/$16.45
The critically acclaimed beat-em-up that’s taking 2D fighters to breathtaking new levels! Choose from 12 unique fighters and take on the game's massive story mode, or link up with friends for intense multiplayer battles.
BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2
Size: 903 MB
Price: £15.99/€19.99/$29.95
BLAZBLUE is a high quality 2D fighter brought to you by Arc System Works. As well as a refined versus mode and arcade mode, BLAZBLUE offers a wealth of content including a multi-ending story mode, an award winning tutorial mode, challenge mode, training mode, Score Attack mode, and an “Abyss” mode. Also being a visual novel, great focus has been placed on BLAZBLUE’s story. BLAZBLUE CONTINUUM SHIFT II (BBCS II) is the latest addition to the BLAZBLUE series.

BBCS II continues BLAZBLUE’s epic saga with two brand new stories. The game will include all of the DLC characters of its predecessors including Makoto, Valkenhayn and Platinum and will also introduce an all new play mode, “Abyss Mode”. In this mode, players will power up their characters against increasingly difficult foes as they descend into the Abyss. With optimised controls, a new “Stylish mode”, and character specific tutorials, everyone from novice to veteran will be able to enjoy the depths and quality BLAZBLUE has to offer.'
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.