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US PlayStation Store Update for October 30th: Assassin’s Creed III, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Okami HD

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This week’s PlayStation Store Update has the biggest and best line-up we’ve seen all year! Assassin’s Creed III for PS3 and AC III: Liberation for PS Vita make their long-awaited debut on the Store, while Need for Speed: Most Wanted offers pedal-to-the-metal racing action on both PS3 and PS Vita.

PS Store 30/10/12

Okami HD is this week’s new PSN release and represents one of the most anticipated HD remakes to date. With native 1080p visuals and PlayStation Move support this title is a must-play for gamers who missed the original on PS2.

Here’s this week’s Update in full:

PlayStation Plus

  • Exclusive Timed Trial: Need for Speed: Most Wanted

  • Discounts:

    • One Piece: Pirate Warriors (40%) – PS Plus Price: $29.99
    • Wonder Boy in Monster World (80%) – PS Plus Price: $1.00
    • WWE 13 Fan Axxess (50%) – PS Plus Price: $10.00
    • Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz Complete DLC Bundle (80%) – PS Plus Price: $0.40
  • Last Chance (Leaving on 11/6):

    • Instant Game Collection – NFL Blitz
    • Discount – Wonder Boy in Monster World
    • Discount – Hell Yeah! Pimp My Rabbit DLC
    • Discount – Hell Yeah! Virtual Rabbit Missions DLC
    • Discount – SEGA Rally Arcade
    • Discount – One Piece Pirate Warriors
    • Discount – Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz Complete DLC Bundle
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Iori with the Power of Flames
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Mr. Karate
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Nests Style Kyo
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Unlock All
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Billy Saiki (Human Form)
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Unlock Customize Colors
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Unlock Gallery
    • Discount – King of Fighters XIII: Unlock Icons

Pre-Order

  • LittleBigPlanet Karting ($59.99)

    • Sackboy returns in a completely new Karting adventure to save the Craftworld universe! Get behind the wheel to race through fun-filled tracks, battle in hectic arenas, and collect items in open-world environments. Compete in exciting mini-games and modes unlike anything you’ve seen, and enjoy endless levels created by the LittleBigPlanet community. If you can dream it, you can drive it!

PS3 Full Games

  • Assassin’s Creed III ($59.99)

    • The American Colonies, 1775. As a Native American Assassin fights to protect his land and his people he will ignite the flames of a young nation’s revolution. In Assassin’s Creed III eliminate your enemies with guns, bows, tomahawks, and more! In development for over 3 years, the game features the new Ubisoft-AnvilNext engine.
  • Assassin’s Creed III Gold Edition ($89.99)

    • The American Colonies, 1775. As a Native American Assassin fights to protect his land and his people he will ignite the flames of a young nation’s revolution. In Assassin’s Creed III eliminate your enemies with guns, bows, tomahawks, and more! In development for over 3 years, the game features the new Ubisoft-AnvilNext engine. And with the Gold Edition, take home the Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass!
  • Assassin’s Creed III Gold Edition + ACIII Liberation ($119.99)

    • The American Colonies, 1775. As a Native American Assassin fights to protect his land and his people he will ignite the flames of a young nation’s revolution. In Assassin’s Creed III eliminate your enemies with guns, bows, tomahawks, and more! In development for over 3 years, the game features the new Ubisoft-AnvilNext engine. And with the Gold Edition, take home the Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass! This bundle also includes Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation for PS Vita.
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted ($59.99)

    • To be Most Wanted, you’ll need to outrun the cops, outdrive your friends, and outsmart your rivals. With a relentless police force gunning to take you down, you’ll need to make split second decisions. Use the open world to your advantage to find hiding spots, hit jumps and earn new vehicles to keep you one step ahead.
  • Sports Champions 2 ($39.99)

    • Purchase before 11/20 and receive bonus Golf DLC! Become a sports champion and beat your rivals at bowling, boxing, archery, skiing, golf and tennis. PlayStation Move motion controller and PlayStation Eye camera required. This game is playable in 2D or 3D. To enjoy stereoscopic 3D features, you will require a 3D TV that supports 3D stereoscopic display and 3D compatible glasses.
  • Twisted Metal ($39.99)

    • Twisted Metal returns with unhinged car combat destruction and action movie mayhem. Unique weapons emerge from demonic vehicles as players unfold the demented tale of a cast of characters, led by Sweet Tooth, in story, co-op and online modes. Up to 16 players compete in a killer-take-all back and forth battle royale on wheels.
  • Toy Story Mania ($39.99)

    • Join all of the classic Toy Story characters in “Toy Story Mania!” as Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang stage their own zany, fun-filled carnival. Inspired by the 4D attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, “Toy Story Mania!” allows players to participate in 30 carnival-inspired shooting galleries. Includes a variety of addictive mini-games and power-ups that will enhance your overall gameplay experience.

PSN Games

  • Okami HD ($19.99)

    • You haven’t fully experienced the beauty of Nippon until you’ve seen it on an HD canvas! Okami painted vivid and colorful memories for many. Now it’s back to revive those memories, and create new ones for those who have yet to take up the Celestial Brush.

PS Vita

  • Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation ($35.99)

    • Introducing Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, the stunning new chapter in the Assassin’s Creed saga, exclusively for PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system. The year is 1765. During the lead up to the American Revolution in the north, Spanish forces plan to take control of Louisiana in the south – but they have yet to reckon with Aveline, a deadly Assassin who will use everything in her arsenal to win freedom for her land and people.
  • Ragnarok Odyssey ($39.99)

    • Explore an original world based on Norse mythology where a battle is being waged between humans and giants. Create unique characters from over 20,000 possible combinations and six specialized job classes. The ‘Fling, Fly and Smack’ battle system allows monsters to be flung skyward, followed into the air for gravity-defying strikes, and then smacked clear across the stage. Up to four players can fight together in online co-op mode.
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted ($39.99)

    • To be Most Wanted, you’ll need to outrun the cops, outdrive your friends, and outsmart your rivals. With a relentless police force gunning to take you down, you’ll need to make split second decisions. Use the open world to your advantage to find hiding spots, hit jumps and earn new vehicles to keep you one step ahead.
  • LEGO Lord of the Rings ($39.99)

    • Explore Middle-earth in an epic LEGO videogame adventure for the entire family! Based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, LEGO The Lord of the Rings takes players through the epic events from the classic story, reimagined with the humor and endless variety of LEGO play.
  • Smart As… ($29.99)

    • Compatible with PlayStation Vita only. Use touch, tilt and camera controls to prove how smart you are in the first ever socially networked brain game on PS Vita. Face tricky puzzles and challenging questions as you climb online leaderboards and show off your scores on Facebook and Twitter.

Added to PS Vita Store

  • NBA 2K13
  • SOCOM Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2
  • SOCOM Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3

PlayStation Mobile

  • Quiz Quiz Quiz ($3.49)
  • Sixty Second Shooter Deluxe ($2.79)

PSP Games

  • NBA 2K13 ($19.99)

    • Enter the New Dynasty with NBA 2K13, the latest installment of the top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise 12 years running. Executive produced by multi-platinum recording artist JAY Z, who personally curated this year’s soundtrack.
  • I Am An Air Traffic Controller Airport Hero Haneda ($19.99)

    • Let’s challenge traffic control of the sky! On this “Haneda” edition, the player can try both the old three- runway version and the new four-runway version of the airport. There are 16 stages that are very enjoyable.

PS2 Classics

  • Nobunaga’s Ambition: Rise to Power ($9.99)

    • Journey back to 16th-century Japan as Nobunaga Oda or a rival warlord, and unite the warring states or send the country along a different path!

PS Vita Game Demos (Free)

  • Smart As…

Soundtracks

  • Resistance: Retribution – $9.99
  • inFAMOUS – $9.99

Price Change

  • NFL Sunday Ticket – PS3 App (now: $149.95 original price: $299.95)
  • Crazy Machines Elements – PSN Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)
  • Defenders of the Mystic Garden – PS Mini (now: $1.49 original price: $2.49)
  • Homefront – PS3 Full Game (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Red Faction: Armageddon – PS3 Full Game (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Spy Hunter – PS Vita Game (now: $35.99 original price: $39.99)
  • TNT Racers – PSN Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)
  • UFC Undisputed 2010 – PS3 Full Game (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Warhammer 40K Space Marine – PS3 Full Game (now: $29.99 original price: $39.99)
  • WWE All Stars – PSP Game (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 – PS3 Full Game (now: $19.99 original price: $39.99)

Sales

  • Catherine – PS3 Full Game (now: $19.99 original price: $39.99)
  • Closure – PSN Game (now: $4.99 original price: $14.99)
  • Knights in the Nightmare – PSP Game (now: $7.49 original price: $14.99)
  • The Cursed Crusade – PS3 Game (now: $14.99 original price: $19.99)

PS Vita Add-ons

  • Street Fighter X Tekken

    • SF Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($12.99)
    • TK Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($12.99)
    • DLC Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($5.99)
    • TK DLC Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($3.99)
    • SF DLC Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($3.99)
    • Individual Alternate Costumes ($0.99 each)
  • LittleBigPlanet

    • Halloween Costume (Free)
  • New Little King’s Story

    • Monster Set ($1.99)
    • Outlaw Set ($1.99)
    • Princess Battle Outfit Set 2 ($2.99)
    • Supreme Ruler Power Electronics Set ($0.99)
  • Pinball Arcade

    • Pack 6: Elvira Party Monsters/No Good Gofers ($4.99)
  • Pure Chess

    • Halloween Treat Bundle ($7.99)

PS3 Add-ons

  • Assassin’s Creed III

    • Benedict Arnold (Free with every new copy of Assassin’s Creed III, $4.99 otherwise)
    • Season Pass ($29.99)
  • Crazy Strike Bowling

    • Advance Challenge Ball Set 1 ($2.99)
    • Advance Challenge Ball Set 2 ($2.99)
    • Aiden Costume Set ($2.99)
    • All Costume Set ($5.99)
    • Basic Challenge Ball Set ($2.99)
    • Carnival Set ($2.99)
    • Chloe Costume Set ($2.99)
    • Halloween Set ($2.99)
    • Lance Costume Set ($2.99)
    • Mina Set ($2.99)
    • Mr. Jenkins Set ($2.99)
    • Paris Costume Set ($2.99)
  • Darksiders II

    • Abyssal Forge ($9.99)
  • Dead or Alive 5

    • Gym Class ($4.99)
    • Special Set 2 ($4.99)
    • Uniforms ($4.99)
    • Round 3 Costumes – Full Set ($12.99)
  • LittleBigPlanet

    • Halloween Costume (Free)
  • Max Payne 3

    • Hostage Negotiation Pack ($9.99)
  • Mugen Souls

    • Palpitation Coordination (Free)
    • Undisputed God Prudence Pack 3 (Free)
    • Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 1 (Free)
    • Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 3 (Free)
    • Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 4 (Free)
    • Combat! Super Weapon Pack 4 ($1.99)
    • Devil! Super Weapon Pack 2 ($1.99)
    • Dominance! Super Weapon Pack 1 ($1.99)
    • Dragon! Super Weapon Pack 5 ($1.99)
    • Explosion! Super Weapon Pack 3 ($1.99)
    • G Up Fever Pack 1 ($1.99)
    • G Fever Pack 1 ($1.99)
    • Mugen Point Fever Pack 1 ($2.99)
    • Point Fever Pack 1 ($1.99)
  • Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise

    • Jason Pawhees Costume ($0.99)
    • Chainsaw Massacre Set ($2.99)
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted

    • Online Pass ($9.99)
    • Time Saver ($9.99)
  • Pinball Arcade

    • Pack 6: Elvira Party Monsters/No Good Gofers ($4.99)
  • Pure Chess

    • Halloween Treat Bundle ($7.99)
  • Resident Evil 6

    • Additional Stage – Rail Yard ($0.99)
    • Additional Stage – High Seas Fortress ($0.99)
    • Additional Stage – The Catacombs ($0.99)
  • Rock Band 3

    • Wrong Way ($1.99) – Sublime
    • What I Got ($1.99) – Sublime
    • Santeria ($1.99) – Sublime
    • Sublime Pack 01 ($5.49) – This pack includes ‘Santeria,’ ‘What I Got,’ and ‘Wrong Way’
    • Fading Sacrifice ($0.99) – Chaotrope
    • Majesty ($1.99) – Ava Inferi
    • On Black Wings ($0.99) – Halcyon Way
    • The Monster Stroll ($1.99) – Jocko of Sha Na Na
    • Things That Make You Scream ($0.99) – Memory of a Melody
  • Rocksmith

    • Afterlife ($2.99) – Avenged Sevenfold
    • Beast and the Harlot ($2.99) – Avenged Sevenfold
    • Nightmare ($2.99) – Avenged Sevenfold
    • Avenged Sevenfold Song Pack ($7.99) – This pack includes ‘Beast and the Harlot’, ‘Afterlife’, and ‘Nightmare’
  • Sleeping Dogs

    • Ghost Pig Pack (Free)
    • Nightmare In North Point Pack ($4.99)
  • Street Fighter X Tekken

    • SF/TK Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($17.99)
    • SF Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($12.99)
    • TK Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($12.99)
    • DLC Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($5.99)
    • TK DLC Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($3.99)
    • SF DLC Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack ($3.99)
    • Individual Alternate Costumes ($0.99 each)

Game Videos (Free)

  • ARMY OF TWO THE DEVIL’S CARTEL- ANNOUNCE TRAILER
  • NBA 2K13 LAUNCH TRAILER
  • NIGHTS INTO DREAMS LAUNCH TRAILER
  • OF ORCS AND MEN LAUNCH TRAILER
  • OF ORCS AND MEN SUMMER TRAILER
  • STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN – EPISODE 2 MOVIE
  • STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN – EPISODE 3 MOVIE
  • XCOM: ENEMY UNKNOWN – OUR LAST HOPE LAUNCH TRAILER

PS3 Avatars

  • DISGAEA 4: AXEL 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: CLERICS AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: DESCO 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: EMIZEL 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: FENRICH 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: FUKA 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: VALKYRIES 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: VALVATOREZ 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: VULCANUS 3 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DISGAEA 4: WARRIORS 2 AVATAR — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: AELINORE AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: ARISEN AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: ASALAM AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: DRAGON AVATAR — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: DRAGON AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: DRAGON’S DOGMA: COURAGEOUS AVATAR BUNDLE — $1.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: DRAGON’S DOGMA: POWERFUL AVATAR BUNDLE — $1.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: EDMUN AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: JULIEN AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: MADELEINE AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: MERCEDES AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: QUINA AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DRAGON’S DOGMA: SELENE AVATAR 2 — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS 7 SUN CE AVATAR 1 — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS 7: GUAN SUO AVATAR — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS 7: GUO JIA AVATAR — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS 7: LIANSHI AVATAR — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS 7: LIU SHAN AVATAR — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS 7: ZHANG JIAO AVATAR — $0.49
  • DYNASTY WARRIORS SUN QUAN AVATAR 1 — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: BIPOLAR AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: CHOU-CHOU AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: DITZ AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: GRACEFUL AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: HYPER AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: MASOCHIST AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: SADIST AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: SANDY SUNSHINE AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: SOUL SKYHEART AVATAR — $0.49
  • MUGEN SOULS: TERSE AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: ANGRY PILOT AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: BLONDE AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: ELECTRO GIRL AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: FLEET GENERAL AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: MAD SCIENTIST AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: STAR KID AVATAR — $0.49
  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK: STEAM ROBO AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13 – STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13 – THE ROCK AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13 – TRIPLE H AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13 – UNDERTAKER AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13: CM PUNK AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13: JOHN CENA AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13: MANKIND AVATAR — $0.49
  • WWE ’13: SHEAMUS AVATAR — $0.49

PS3 Themes

  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK THEME — Free
  • Casino Clubs Are Wild Dynamic Theme — $2.99
  • Casino Diamonds Are Forever Dynamic Theme — $2.99
  • Casino Smokin Aces Dynamic Theme — $2.99
  • Casino True Love Dynamic Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Bear-Panda Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic China Jiuzhaigou Waterfall Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Crimson Vampire Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Forest Waterfall Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Galaxy Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Hunter Vampires Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Money Theme — $2.99
  • Dynamic Violet Vampire Theme — $2.99

PS3 Wallpaper

  • PLANETS UNDER ATTACK WALLPAPER 2 — Free

Available In-Game Only (Not on PlayStation Store)

  • DC Universe Online

    • Exobyte Data: Lex Luthor – ($9.99)
    • Exobyte Data: Steel – ($9.99)
  • Rock Band 3

    • Santeria ($0.99) – Pro Guitar (In Game Only) – Sublime
  • NHL 13

    • Bauer Boost Pack – ($7.99)
    • CCM RBZ Boost Pack – ($9.99)
    • Origin RBZ Boost Pack – ($7.99)
    • Reebok 20K Boost Pack – ($7.99)

Source: PlayStation Blog


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