• Sony has revealed that PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is available for both the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita.  Developed by SuperBot Entertainment, in conjunction with Sony Santa Monica Studio and PS Vita developer BluePoint Games, the title celebrates PlayStation’s rich history by bringing together an array of legendary characters from PlayStation’s most popular games for the platform’s first-ever exclusive multiplayer brawler.

    Up to four players can enter into battle, choosing characters that range from action heroes like God of War’s Kratos and Uncharted’s Nathan Drake, to family-friendly faces like LittleBigPlanet’s Sackboy and Ratchet from Ratchet and Clank. Each character is true to their original play style, including their signature attacks and special moves, offering a wide variety of combat mechanics to satisfy different players’ preferences and gameplay strategies.

    The game also introduces 14 mash-up arenas combining multiple elements from various PlayStation IP to create original battlegrounds for players to compete. These arenas feature dynamic play spaces, item pickups, and environmental hazards consistent with the original franchises on which they’re based. The title’s soundtrack is an eclectic mash-up of music tracks from each of the games, further merging multiple PlayStation worlds into one epic battle that spans space and time. The game offers a diverse variety of play modes, including a single-player story campaign, multiplayer free-for-all, multiplayer team battles, and tournament mode. Players can track their success with online leaderboards.

    “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale celebrates PlayStation’s rich legacy by bringing together iconic characters from our most popular franchises throughout the platform’s history,” said Guy Longworth, Senior Vice President, PlayStation Brand Marketing, SCEA. “With the implementation of Cross-Play, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale showcases our unique hardware offerings with an unparalleled connected gaming experience where players on PS3 can battle against their friends on PS Vita.”

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