Sony has announced a new program called PlayStation Network PLAY, which offers downloadable themes and gifts as pre-order bonuses for select PSN titles pre-ordered on the PlayStation Store beginning August 9th. Gamers will receive a downloadable theme with each pre-order for each PLAY title, in addition to a gift (listed below).
PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive an automatic 20% off every PLAY Program title.
Gamers 18 and older who pre-order all four PLAY titles through September 19th will receive a voucher code for PAYDAY: The Heist for free. PAYDAY: The Heist can also be pre-ordered separately beginning September 19th and will cost $19.99. No release date was listed in the press release.
The four titles are:
- Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition – Available for pre-order through August 18th, releases August 23rd for $14.99, PLAY bonus is GILL being unlocked as Day One DLC.
- The Baconing – Available for pre-order through August 25th, releases August 30th for $14.99, PLAY bonus is a additional co-op character, Roesha – One Bad Mutha.
- BloodRayne: Betrayal – Available for pre-order through September 1st, releases September 6th for $14.99, PLAY bonus is an exclusive BloodRayne: Betrayal dynamic theme and virtual item for PlayStation Home avatar.
- Renegade Ops – Available for pre-order through September 8th, releases September 13th for $14.99, PLAY bonus is Vehicle & Character Pack which adds two new vehicles and special weapons.
If there are any updates, we’ll keep you posted.
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