Today Mike Kebby of the SCEE PlayStation Store Team has posted this week's European PSN update, as follows:

Good morning - the store will be updated nice and early today, so I'm still a little bleary eyed.

Our batch of special offers for the festive period begins today, but we'll also be adding a few more titles next week too. From today though, you'll be able to grab games such as Burn Zombie Burn!, Bomberman Ultra and Battlefield 1943 at lower prices.

Also following the firmware update last week, minis now join the fun on PS3, so you can now enjoy the majority of our minis on both formats.

Next week we're updating the store on Tuesday the 22nd of December, and then that's it for the holidays - normal service will resume from Thursday the 7th of January.

Finally, as a personal Christmas gift to some of you lucky, lucky readers, I have some codes I'll be giving out over the next week - there is no competition to enter - all I'll be doing is scouring your comments and giving codes out to those who have left constructive / commendable feedback (think of this as a 'letter of the week' type deal, except it's more 'comments of the week'). These codes will be sent from my store management PSN account and will give you your code directly, so it'll be safe and secure.

Hopefully all the above will give you additional festive cheer, and I'll see you in the comments as usual.

PlayStation Store via PS3

Special Offers

(Until the 7th of January)

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (was - £19.99/€29.99 now - £14.99/€19.99)
Burn Zombie Burn! (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
Bomberman Ultra (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
Battlefield 1943 (was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
Red Alert 3: Commander's Challenge (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £5.19/€6.49)
High Velocity Bowling (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
Lemmings (was - £3.99/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
3 on 3 NHL Arcade (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
Burnout Paradise (was - £24.99/€29.99 now - £13.99/€17.99)
Burnout Paradise - Big Surf Bundle (was - £27.99/€34.99 now - £19.99/€24.99)
Fight Night Round 4 - Champions Pack (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Skate 2 - Maloof Money Cup Pack (was - £1.59/€1.99 now - £1.19/€1.49)
Skate 2 - Time is Money Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Skate 2 - Filmer Pack (was - £4.79/€5.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
Skate 2 - Dyrdek's Fantasy Plaza Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Skate 2 - San Van Classic Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Dead Space - Scorpion Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Dead Space - Obsidian Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Dead Space - Military Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Dead Space - Tank Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
The Godfather 2 - The Corleone Bundle (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £4.79/€5.99)
Burnout Dominator (PSP) (was - £17.99/€24.99 now - £11.99/€19.99)
Burnout Legends (PSP) (was - £14.99/€19.99 now - £11.99/€14.99)
Def Jam Fight for New York: The Takeover (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
EA Replay (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
Crash Team Racing (PSone Classic) (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Kula World (PSone Classic) (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)

Permanent Price Reductions

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords ROTPL (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
Puzzle Quest Galactix (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
Texas Cheat'em Poker (was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
The Cube (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Dead Head Fred (PSP) (was - £14.99/€19.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Practical IQ (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £4.79/€5.99)
Super Pocket Tennis (PSP) (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £4.79/€5.99)

Downloadable Games

Blue Toad Murder Files€ Episode 1 (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 7
Availability: Not available in Australia and New Zealand
Blue Toad Murder Files€ Bundle (Episodes 1 & 2) (£9.99/€12.99) Rating: PEGI 7
Availability: Not available in Australia and New Zealand

Braid (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Belgium, Netherlands and Russia

Trial and Unlock Games

Star Trek D-A-C (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 7
Availability: Not available in Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal and Russian Federation

Demos (free)

Army Of Two: The 40th Day Demo Rating: PEGI 16
Availability: Not available in Germany, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates

Gran Turismo® 5 Time Trial Challenge Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Only available in Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Russian federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates.

GT Academy 2010 Time Trial Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Only available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

minis (emulated for PS3/PSP)

Pachisi (£2.49/€2.99) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Not available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland.

Route 66 (£3.49/€3.95) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Not available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland.

The following previously released minis are now compatible with PS3:

Alien Havoc
Beam 'Em Up
Blast Off
Bloons
Brainpipe
Breakquest
Bubble Trubble
Circles, Circles, Circles
D-Cube Planet
Dracula - Undead Awakening
Dynogems
Echoes
Fieldrunners
Fortix
Funky Punch
Heracles Chariot Racing
Hero Of Sparta
Kahoots
Let's Golf
Mahjongg Artifacts: Chapter 2
Pinball Dreams
Pinball Fantasies
Puzzle Scape Mini
Red Bull X-Fighters
Spot The Differences!
Stand O' Food
Sudoku
Telegraph Crosswords
Vempire
Yetisports Pengu Throw
Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam
Zombie Tycoon

Add-On Game Content

Blue Toad Murder Files€ Episode 2 (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 7
Availability: Not available in Australia and New Zealand

Brutal Legend - Hammer of Infinite Fate Pack (£3.99/€4.99) Rating: PEGI 18
Availability: All locales

NBA Live 10 - Holiday Shoe Update (Free) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: All locales

PAIN - Kato-San Character (Free)
Red Jimmy Character (£0.79/€0.99)
Rating: PEGI 16
Availability: All locales

Buzz! - US Sports Quiz (£3.99/€4.99) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Only available in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and United Kingdom

EyePet - Lucky Dip Styling Pack 9 (free) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: All locales

Rock Band

- Christian's Inferno by Green Day(£0.99/€1.49)
- Last Of The American Girls by Green Day (£0.99/€1.49)
- Viva La Gloria by Green Day (£0.99/€1.49)
- Green Day Pack 02 (includes the three tracks above) (£2.49/€3.99)
- Gives You Hell by All-American Rejects (£0.99/€1.49)
- Kings And Queens by 30 Seconds To Mars (£0.99/€1.49)
- This Is War by 30 Seconds To Mars (£0.99/€1.49)
Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and UAE

Rock Band: The Beatles

- Girl (£0.99/€1.49)
- In My Life (£0.99/€1.49)
- Michelle (£0.99/€1.49)
- Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (£0.99/€1.49)
- Nowhere Man (£0.99/€1.49)
- Run For Your Life (£0.99/€1.49)
- The Word (£0.99/€1.49)
- Think For Yourself (£0.99/€1.49)
- Wait (£0.99/€1.49)
- What Goes On (£0.99/€1.49)
- You Won't See Me (£0.99/€1.49)
- Rubber Soul (Album) (£9.19/€11.25)
Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and UAE

Guitar Hero 5

- Cut Your Hair By Pavement (£1.59/€1.99)
- Hi-Speed Soul By Nada Surf (£1.59/€1.99)
- Sister Jack by Spoon (£1.59/€1.99)
- Indie Rock Track Pack (includes the three tracks above) (£4.39/€5.49)
Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates

Applications

SingStar - Media Viewer (Free) Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: All locales

Videos (free)

Aliens vs Predator Alien Reveal Trailer
Aliens vs Predator Marine Reveal Trailer
Assassin's Creed 2 Short Movie 02
Assassin's Creed 2 Short Movie 03
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Limited Edition Trailer
Blue Toad Murder Files Launch Trailer
Blue Toad Murder Files Teaser Trailer 2
Dante's Inferno Heresy Trailer
Inferno Pool Endurance Trailer
Inferno Pool Nominations Trailer
Inferno Pool Skill Shots Trailer
Inferno Pool Swerve Tutorial
Polar Panic Features Trailer
Polar Panic Gameplay Trailer
Hustle Kings Trailer
PixelJunk Shooter Trailer
Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time Time Trailer
Just Cause 2 No Ordinary Mission Trailer
Just Cause 2 The Grapple Mini Documentary
R.U.S.E. Pump Fake Strategy Trailer

Themes (free)

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Theme
Digger Theme

Wallpapers (free)

Dante's Inferno Heresy Wallpaper

PlayStation Store via PSP and Media Go

Special Offers (also available via the PS3 store)

(Until the 7th of January)

Burnout Dominator (PSP) (was - £17.99/€24.99 now - £11.99/€19.99)
Burnout Legends (PSP) (was - £14.99/€19.99 now - £11.99/€14.99)
Def Jam Fight for New York: The Takeover (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
EA Replay (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
Crash Team Racing (PSone Classic) (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Kula World (PSone Classic) (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)

Permanent Price Reductions (also available on the PS3 store)

The Cube (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Dead Head Fred (PSP) (was - £14.99/€19.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Practical IQ (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £4.79/€5.99)
Super Pocket Tennis (PSP) (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £4.79/€5.99)

Downloadable Games (also available via the PS3 store)

Buzz! Quiz World (£16.99/€26.99) Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: All locales

The Sims 2 (£15.99/€19.99) Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: All locales

Warriors Orochi 2 (£23.99/€29.99)Rating: PEGI 16
Availability: All locales

MAWASKES (£15.99/€19.99) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: All locales

Demo (also available via the PS3 store)

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Rating: PEGI 16
Availability: Not available in Germany

minis (also available via the PS3 store)

Pachisi (£2.49/€2.99) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Not available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland.

Route 66 (£3.49/€3.95) Rating: PEGI 3
Availability: Not available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland.

European PlayStation Store Update for December 17, 2009

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