The European PlayStation Store has been updated with new content, including 19 new PS4 games, two new PS3 games and four new PS Vita games. New games on the PS Vita include Dreii, Samurai Warriors 4, and Croixleur Sigma.
SCEE has released the PlayStation Store Chart for February 2016, revealing the top selling digital games across all three PlayStation platforms. On the PS Vita, new title Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth topped the chart, followed by a re-entry from Don’t Starve: Giant Edition.
Sony has announced that the native PlayStation Store, available on the PSP, will be closing at the end of this month. However, owners of Sony’s first portable console will still be able to purchase games and access their library from the web-based PlayStation Store. Users will also still have the ability to make in-game purchases from their PSP system.
The days of the PlayStation TV are numbered, as Sony stops shipping the device in Japan and has halted production of the device. Also known as the PlayStation Vita TV in Japan, the device has been around for just a little over 2 years, and allowed gamers to play a subset of PS Vita games on a large screen.
Sony has effectively sealed the fate of the PS Vita going forward after announcing that it is stopping development of first-party titles to focus on the PS4. SCE Senior VP Masayasu Ito revealed that there are no first-party titles in development, and since third parties are still developing for the PS Vita, Sony will be focusing on the PS4 instead.
New content is available on the US PlayStation Store with a massive 13 new PS4 games, four new PS3 games and five new PS Vita games added. New games include the first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode (PS4, PS3), Back to the Future: The Game (PS4) and Farming Simulator 16 (PS Vita).
New content is available on the European PlayStation Store this week, with 12 new PS4 games, two new PS3 games and one new PS Vita game. New games include Wasteland 2: Directors Cut, Back to the Future: The Game – 30th Anniversary Edition and the first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode.
Following suit with Europe, SCEA have released the PlayStation Store download chart for September 2015, showing the top downloaded games and content for all PlayStation platforms. The top three PS4 games for September are exactly the same as Europe, with Destiny: The Taken King beating MGSV and FIFA 16.
September 2015 saw many new big games released on the PS4 and PS3, so last month's top selling PlayStation Store chart comes as no surprise. On the PS4 and PS3, Destiny: The Taken King was the top selling title according to SCEE, followed by FIFA 16 in second on both consoles.
Sony has announced that maintenance is scheduled to take place next week for approximately 2 hours. The PlayStation Network and associated services will be unavailable between 04:30 GMT to 06:30 GMT on October 14th 2015. In North America, this maintenance window falls on October 13th 2015, between 21:30 PDT to October 13, 23:30 PDT.