Crysis 2 FREE to EU + subs this Nov.

#1 Posted by Ninja_Welshman (485 posts) -

Like the title says really.

http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2012/10/26/crysis-2-lands-on-playstation-plus-in-november/

Traded it not long after buying it. Might be worth another look.

#2 Posted by dekkadekkadekka (733 posts) -

Even if I have no intention of playing it any time soon, I will be activating it on my account, just like all the other games they've put up.

#3 Posted by Landon (4143 posts) -

Why is it that the EU store gets their free games announced so early?

#4 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19339 posts) -

@Landon said:

Why is it that the EU store gets their free games announced so early?

They also get better stuff. And they can pre-load the digital versions of future retail releases. Basically, I guess it's just Sony Europe being much better than the North America division.

#5 Posted by spiceninja (3062 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ said:

@Landon said:

Why is it that the EU store gets their free games announced so early?

They also get better stuff. And they can pre-load the digital versions of future retail releases. Basically, I guess it's just Sony Europe being much better than the North America division.

The North American division needs to get it together. Europe is kicking our ass with these free games.

#6 Posted by awesomeusername (4184 posts) -

Damn you Euros! I'm nuking ya'll!

Seriously, you guys are lucky. Hell Yeah! and Crysis 2? Fuck you guys.

#7 Edited by Neurotic (632 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ said:

@Landon said:

Why is it that the EU store gets their free games announced so early?

They also get better stuff. And they can pre-load the digital versions of future retail releases. Basically, I guess it's just Sony Europe being much better than the North America division.

The pre-loading of digital versions costs £20 more than it would just to get a physical copy so I don't see why anyone would choose that option and for every cool free game we get there are a dozen more games we never get on PSN. We still don't have Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Retro City Rampage, for example and The Walking Dead is always late. In something closer to my heart, Persona 3 FES still has not been released digitally and likely never will and Digital Devil Saga 1 and 2 have been promised for ages now with no results.

Also, the Store update on Wednesdays is very slow and sporadic and this week a bunch of stuff went missing (might be cos the new Store sucks though). Just go look at the comments underneath any Store update blog post. Granted, a lot of those people are whiners but they have genuine points. We do seem to be getting better free games from Plus but Sony Europe is in no way doing much better than the North America division. NA would have to be sucking pretty hard for that to happen.

I didn't mean to go off on a tangent but SCEE has been pissing me off lately. Don't care about Crysis 2 but it's a pretty big game to be getting free. My shitty Wi-fi means I'd never be able to download it (the case with most of these free games, sadly).

#8 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19339 posts) -

@Neurotic: Wait, there's an additional fee to pre-load a digital version of a game? Really? If so, then that's not nearly as awesome as I had thought.

We haven't gotten Digital Devil Saga, either, but I comprehend your complaints. Still, since not many of them would bother me, the superior PS+ catalogue of free games makes it so easy to perceive the Europe version of PSN as being superior to the NA version.

#9 Posted by Ninja_Welshman (485 posts) -

No additional fee. It's just that publishers set the prices so high you can get the physical copy waaaaay cheaper.

#10 Posted by Neurotic (632 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ: It's like £60 ($96) for ACIII and was the same for Borderlands 2. Yeah, DDS was just an example of something being announced and never coming to fruition. There's a game called Dyad or something that still hasn't been released. Honestly, all the games that have yet to materialise on PSN here but have in NA or even on EU Xbox Live aren't important to me (I have a physical copy of P3:FES that I'm fine with) but it sucks for the people who were looking forward to those games and, who knows, one day it might be a game that's important to me. The sluggish, incomplete Store updates get on my nerves more.

#11 Posted by Gradev (43 posts) -

@Neurotic said:

@FluxWaveZ said:

@Landon said:

Why is it that the EU store gets their free games announced so early?

They also get better stuff. And they can pre-load the digital versions of future retail releases. Basically, I guess it's just Sony Europe being much better than the North America division.

The pre-loading of digital versions costs £20 more than it would just to get a physical copy so I don't see why anyone would choose that option and for every cool free game we get there are a dozen more games we never get on PSN. We still don't have Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Retro City Rampage, for example and The Walking Dead is always late. In something closer to my heart, Persona 3 FES still has not been released digitally and likely never will and Digital Devil Saga 1 and 2 have been promised for ages now with no results.

Also, the Store update on Wednesdays is very slow and sporadic and this week a bunch of stuff went missing (might be cos the new Store sucks though). Just go look at the comments underneath any Store update blog post. Granted, a lot of those people are whiners but they have genuine points. We do seem to be getting better free games from Plus but Sony Europe is in no way doing much better than the North America division. NA would have to be sucking pretty hard for that to happen.

I didn't mean to go off on a tangent but SCEE has been pissing me off lately. Don't care about Crysis 2 but it's a pretty big game to be getting free. My shitty Wi-fi means I'd never be able to download it (the case with most of these free games, sadly).

There's also no DYAD but sounds like that's on the developer, said it would take a month to localise. Three months later still no DYAD.

#12 Posted by Shookems (474 posts) -

Seriously euro ps+ has been kicking the shit out of the US version lately

#13 Posted by Solh0und (1773 posts) -
@Shookems said:

Seriously euro ps+ has been kicking the shit out of the US version lately

Yeah, I'm starting to think I subscribed to the WRONG version of plus.

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