US PlayStation Store Update for September 4th: Zen Pinball 2, free Borderlands for Plus members

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This week’s PlayStation Store Update is a momentous one if you’re a fan of pinball games since the long-awaited Zen Pinball 2 is finally ready to download to your PS3 or PS Vita. There are dozens of tables to trial or purchase, including one based on the hugely popular tower defence title Plants vs. Zombies.

PS Store 04/09/12

Other highlights this week include a free copy of Borderlands for PlayStation Plus subscribers along with 50% off all DLC for the game. If you haven’t played this addictive, loot-filled shooter yet then now is your chance!

Also available this week is the free PS Vita app Treasure Park. The app allows you to create ‘puzzle sheets’ and then share them with your friends using the handheld’s Near feature. Treasure Park has been out in Japan for a week and seems to have proved very popular so far.

Here’s the latest PlayStation Store Update in full:

PlaySation Plus

  • Instant Game Collection: Borderlands

  • Discounts:

    • Greed Corp (75% off) ‒ PS Plus Price: $2.50
    • Daytona USA (40% off Sale Price) ‒ PS Plus Price: $2.99
    • Borderlands ‒ The Secret Armory Of General Knoxx (50% off) ‒ PS Plus Price: $5.00
    • Borderlands ‒ The Underdome (50% off) ‒ PS Plus Price: $5.00
    • Borderlands ‒ Zombie Island (50% off) ‒ PS Plus Price: $5.00
    • Borderlands ‒ New Revolution (50% off) ‒ PS Plus Price: $5.00
    • Borderlands ‒ Add-On Bundle (50% off) ‒ PS Plus Price: $10.00
  • Free Avatars: Lights, Camera, Party ‒ Ape TV Crew Avatar

  • Last Chance (Leaving on 9/11):

    • Saints Row 2 ‒ Free PS3 Full Game
    • Choplifter HD ‒ Free PS3 Full Game
    • Spelunker HD (Game and Add-On 50% Discounts)
    • Space Channel 5: Part 2 (40% Discount)

PS3 Full Games

  • Bioshock ($19.99)
  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ($59.99)
  • The House Of The Dead: Overkill Extended Cut ($19.99)

PSN Games

  • Zen Pinball 2 ($0.00)

    • Zen Pinball 2 is a free download for all PlayStation Network users, and features trials for every table, advanced ball physics, robust social features, stereoscopic 3D, and backwards compatibility for original Zen Pinball owners, along with the new Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles pack and more DLC releases to follow, the Zen Pinball 2 platform is the best videogame pinball experience available

PS Vita

  • Zen Pinball 2 ($0.00)

  • Growlanser: Wayfarer Of Time (PSP Title) ($29.99)

    • Unravel the mystery in this legendary RPG from ATLUS! Join the enigmatic Crevanille on his journey through Noyeval as he tries to discover why mankind is being targeted for destruction. What power do the mysterious Angels possess? Who holds the key to preventing another tragedy? And how will your choices affect the outcome of world-shaking events? Discover the answers to these questions and more as you experience the legend of Growlanser!
  • Gurumin (PSP Title) ($14.99)

    • Gurumin is a fast paced, immersive, fully voiced Action-RPG set in a 3D fantasy world. Gurumin stars Parin, a strong-willed girl sent to live with her grandfather in a small mining town. Parin soon discovers an invisible monster village hidden behind her home. Learning of a weapon hidden underneath the village that she alone is fit to wield, Parin embarks on a quest to stop the Phantoms and make the world right.
  • I Kill Zombies Minis (PSP Title) ($2.99)

    • It’s time to maim and murder your way to the top of an exiting new game show! I Kill Zombies sees you trapped inside a giant arena fending off the forced of the undead as one of three characters. Do you have what it takes to survive? Who kills zombies? I Kill Zombies!!!

PS2 Classics

  • Suzuki TT Superbikes Real Road Racing Championship ($9.99)


  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle ($69.99)

    • Modern Warfare is back. Redeploying with an arsenal of content unlike any in franchise history, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s first downloadable “Collection” arrives stockpiled with four Multiplayer/Survival Mode Maps and two Special Ops Missions. Modern Warfare 3’s second “Collection” deploys with 3 Multiplayer/Survival Mode Maps, 2 Special Ops Missions, and 2 all-new “Face Off” maps.
  • Beatshapers Indie Minis (Bundle) ($6.99)

    • We are proudly presents an Indie Games bundle with create titles from famous independent game makers: Wizorb ‒ hard alloy of breaking bricks and RPG elements in a single game! Canabalt ‒ an officially licensed version of the runaway hit game. Enigmo ‒ unique award winning 3D puzzle game. Galcon Labs ‒ high-paced galactic arcade-strategy game. BreakQuest ‒ new concept interactive physics based break-out game.
  • Rainbow Moon Premium Bundle (18.99)

    • Download the Rainbow Moon Premium Bundle and embark on an epic adventure through a beautiful open world! This bundle contains the following items: Rainbow Moon (full game), Rainbow Moon Melodies (soundtrack), and Rainbow Moon Starter Pack (Medium). Included in the Rainbow Moon Starter Pack (Medium) are 35,000 Rainbow Coins and 6,000 Rainbow Pearls (1,000 per character).


  • NFL Sunday Ticket (App is Free to Download; in-app subscription: $299.95)

    • Whether you’re an out-of-towner rooting for your home team, or you happen to be a fan of a team from beyond your division, you’ll love NFL SUNDAY TICKET from DIRECTV. You’ll get every minute of every Sunday afternoon game, from the kick-off to the final whistle, and every hard-fought yard in between. Live NFL games each Sunday, the Red Zone Channel, stats and highlights, and more.
  • Laugh Factory Live ‒ Beta ($0.00)

    • Laugh Factory Live ‒ Beta is your exclusive ticket to the most standup comedy anywhere. Get a front row seat to live shows from the World Famous Laugh Factory in Hollywood. This application not only provides hours of live streamed shows every week but also, offers subscribers with hundreds of hours of library content from some of the best known comedians past and present. Download the free Beta trial now!
  • Treasure Park ($0.00)

    • Compatible with PlayStation Vita only. Design puzzle sheets full of hidden treasure and booby traps with easy touch-screen controls, and then share them with your pals using the PS Vita system’s “near” feature. Download this amazing free app today.


  • NHL 13 (PS3) ($59.99)

    • Pre-Order NHL 13 today to receive a custom theme. Download at midnight on September 11th so you don’t miss a minute of hockey action! Featuring the biggest innovation for the franchise in six years, NHL 13 captures the speed, creativity, and strategy of today’s NHL with revolutionary True Performance Skating. Other improvements include complete overhauls to the AI and in game presentation, a brand new online dynasty mode with up to 750 players.

Game Demos (Free)

  • Rainbow Moon (PS3)


  • DJ Hero 2: Pendulum Mix Pack (now: $3.99 original price: $7.99)
  • Guitar Hero 5: 30 Seconds to Mars Track Pack (now: $2.75 original price: $5.49)
  • Guitar Hero III: Modern Metal Track Pack (now: $3.13 original price: $6.25)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour: Queen Track Pack (now: $2.75 original price: $5.49)
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock: Modern Rock Mega Pack (now: $8.25 original price: $16.49)
  • The Impossible Game ‒ PS Minis (now: $0.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Minisquadron ‒ PS Minis (now: $0.99 original price: $1.99)
  • One Epic Game ‒ PS Minis (now: $0.99 original price: $1.99)
  • Order Up!! ‒ PS3 Full Game (now: $9.99 original price: $14.99)
  • Sam & Max ‒ Max Pack ‒ PSN Game (Bundle Of 2 Seasons) (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Sam & Max: Beyond Time And Space ‒ Full Season ‒ PSN Game (now: $12.99 original price: $19.99)
  • Sam And Max ‒ The Devil’S Playhouse ‒ Full Season ‒ PSN Game (now: $12.99 original price: $19.99)
  • 5-In-1 Arcade Hits ‒ PS Minis (now: $0.99 original price: $1.99)
  • Canabalt ‒ PS Minis (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Daytona USA ‒ PSN Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)

Price Changes

  • Dirt Showdown ‒ PS3 Full Game + Dirt VIP (now: $49.99 original price: $59.99)
  • Aliens Vs. Predator Bughunt Map Pack (now: $3.99 original price: $6.99)
  • Aliens Vs. Predator Multiplayer Swarm Map Pack DLC (now: $3.99 original price: $6.99)
  • Sonic Adventure DX Upgrade (now: $2.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Sonic Unleashed Apatos & Shamar Adventure Pack (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Sonic Unleashed Chun-Nan Adventure Pack (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Sonic Unleashed Empire City & Adabat Adventure Pack (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Sonic Unleashed Holoska Adventure Pack (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Sonic Unleashed Mazuri Adventure Pack (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Sonic Unleashed Spagonia Adventure Pack (now: $1.99 original price: $2.99)
  • Valkyria Chronicles ‒ Challenge Of The Edy Detachment DLC (now: $2.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Valkyria Chronicles ‒ Edy’s Mission DLC 002 (now: $2.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Valkyria Chronicles ‒ Hard Ex Mode DLC 001 (now: $2.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Valkyria Chronicles ‒ Selveria’s Mission DLC 003 (now: $2.99 original price: $4.99)

PS3 Add-ons

  • Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

    • Various Multiplayer Items ($0.49-$2.99)
  • LittleBigPlanet 2

    • World Peace Day Costume ($0.00)
  • JAM Live Music Arcade

    • Overdrive by Jaytech ($0.99) ‒ Featured on Above & Beyond’s ‘Anjunabeats Volume 9’ compilation released in 2011.
    • I Love to Loop ($0.99) ‒ A fun beatbox mix full of organic sounds all generated from a human voice produced from the ground up for JAM Live Music Arcade.
    • Savior ($1.99) ‒ The third single from Rise Against’s seminal 2008 “Appeal To Reason” album.
  • Pinball Arcade (Note: Purchasing this content entitles you to both the PS3 and PS Vita versions)

    • Table Pack 3: Monster Bash and Gorgar ($4.99)
  • Street Fighter X Tekken

    • Color Palette Add-On 7 ($0.00)
    • SF Boost Gem Pack 11 ($0.99)
    • SF Boost Gem Pack 12 ($0.99)
    • TK Boost Gem Pack 11 ($0.99)
    • TK Boost Gem Pack 12 ($0.99)
    • Boost Gem Trial Pack 5 ($0.00)
  • Rocksmith

    • Mississippi Queen by Mountain ($2.99)
    • Drift Away by Dobie Gray ($2.99)
    • The Man Who Sold the World by David Bowie ($2.99)
  • Rock Band 3

    • Breaking the Habit ($1.99) ‒ Linkin Park
    • Shadow of the Day ($1.99) ‒ Linkin Park
    • New Divide ($1.99) ‒ Linkin Park
    • New Divide ‒ Pro Guitar ($0.99) ‒ Linkin Park
    • Burn It Down ($1.99) ‒ Linkin Park
    • Linkin Park Pack 02 ($6.99)
    • To the Stage ($1.99) ‒ Asking Alexandria
    • Everything I Hate About Myself ($0.99) ‒ Death of the Cool
    • Evolutionary Sleeper ($1.99) ‒ Cynic
    • Alone at Home ($1.99) ‒ Jonathan Coulton
    • Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On ($1.99) ‒ Jerry Naylor
  • Battlefield 3

    • Armored Kill ($0.00 for Battlefield 3 Premium; exclusively for Premium at this time. It will be available publically on 9/18 for $14.99 )
  • Zen Pinball 2 (Note: Purchasing this content entitles you to both the PS3 and PS Vita versions)

    • Avengers Chronicles Pack ($9.99)
    • Marvel Pinball Original Pack ($9.99)
    • Captain America ($2.99)
    • Marvel Pinball Vengeance and Virtue ($9.99)
    • Epic Quest ($2.49)
    • Mars ($2.49)
    • Paranormal ($2.49)
    • Sorcerer’s Lair ($2.49)
    • Super Street Fighter II Tribute ($2.49)
    • Earth Defense ($2.49)
    • Excalibur ($2.49)
    • Ninja Gaiden Sigma II ($2.49)
    • Zen Pinball Classics ($9.99)
    • Plants vs. Zombies ($2.99)

Game Videos (Free)

  • Darksiders II ‒ Know Death Trailer
  • Darksiders II ‒ Last Salvation Trailer
  • Disney’s Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Characters
  • NBA 2K13 ‒ Jay-Z Announcement Trailer
  • Resident Evil 6 ‒ Horror Trailer
  • Resident Evil 6: 3rd Trailer ‒ E3 2012
  • Sleeping Dogs Launch Trailer
  • Sleeping Dogs: Gameplay Highlight ‒ Shooting
  • Sleeping Dogs: GSP Documentary
  • Sleeping Dogs: GSP Master Fighter
  • The Last Of Us 2012 Gamescom Trailer

Source: PlayStation Blog

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