Al's Note: This will be our final Blog Post for US. I will not post any EU-related detail. but you can check out on PlayStation.Blog.EU = http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2012/12/18/playstation-home-2012-winter-finale/
"NOTE: This is the last Home update for the year, so I hope it’s enough to tide you and everyone over! The first content update in January will be on the 9th." -Cade Peterson (GlassWalls)
Atari – 40th Birthday!
You are cordially invited to the the 2012 Winter Holiday.
Take on the role of a distinguished party guest and become both spectator and participant in events at the Holiday Ball. Head to the island first thing Wednesday and get your first reward, a stylish mask to help you slip into character. Throughout the rest of the holiday, play your role and earn XP while dancing, dueling, voting on each others’ fashion sense in a costume parade, kissing under mistletoe, and more.
HellFire Games – Home Tycoon: Stunt Pack and Luxury Life Tower Sale
Drive like an animal with two new zoo animal cars this week in Home Tycoon: the Pink Bear Car and the Silver Giraffe Car! These new cars can be found in the Home Tycoon store under Vehicles > Animals.
Kung Fu Factory – Domo Holiday Friends 2012
You’ll also get to see what Domo did for Halloween! Six new Domo Halloween Companions are also coming your way! Rise from the dead with Mummy Domo or scare some players with Ghost Domo!
Spend your Holidays with Domo and have some fun!
Granzella – New Items + End of Year Events
Granzella introduces the Inner Tube and Swimming Float Series. Able to be used while swimming at the Glittering Sands Beach, the Inner Tube (can be used by one person) and Swimming Float (can be used by two people) have arrived. Each is available in aqua, pink, yellow, and green.
Additionally the Swimming Floats can also be used with Everyone’s Picture: On the Beach. Choose a pose on a Swimming Float, try taking a picture of yourself!
At GZ Burger, invite your friends and feast side by side! The Southern Island Hideaway and Great Edo of Nippon lounges have also been changed completely with winter scenery.
Game Mechanics – New Items
In addition they are also introducing their new Elegant Line of more stylish furniture pieces for those with a more wealthy taste. They have an Elegant Chair and Sofa, plus table/chair combos and an Elegant Canopy to keep your friends from being exposed to the elements when you entertain. The featured item is an Elegant Dining Table that you can configure with 1 to 4 place settings. You can also change the color of the tablecloth to one of four colors.
Juggernaut Games – PartyMachine
Lockwood Publishing – Arctic Voyage + Party Season
It’s party season! Stun your friends with the new Zipper Dress from Lockwood, perfect for hitting the dance floor. For a subtle look go for The Sarah Hairstyle, or don the Party Top Hat available in black or sparkling purple – perfect for hitting the dance floor. For the guys there’s the Sharp Suit Jacket and Trousers, this funky cut will draw attention especially when finished off with Rose Tinted Glasses.
The latest Uproar collection is here! With new weapons, taunts, rewards and a level cap increase – there’s even a few quirky seasonal items to get you in the festive spirit. Visit the Uproar arena now to claim your FREE head tattoo rewards!
Atom Republic – Biker Jacket Companions
Also discover the new biker jackets, they are the first item from our Neon Design collection. They come in 5 colors, both for male and female avatars.
nDreams – Journey to the West + Blueprint 1.1 Update
There has been an update to the lighting when inside the apartments making it better than ever. You can now select any floor or ceiling for use in any room and also an issue which aw furniture not fitting in some corners has been rectified.
This week also sees the release of outfits inspired by the classic Chinese novel Journey To The West. With four characters from the novel with different colour variants including a limited edition full body outfit for each one available for a short period of time there will be something for everyone.