The Catch-Up: November 11th, 2013 – Call of Duty: Ghosts PS3 Patch 1.03; PS Vita for $159.99; Yet Another Weird PS4 Viral Ad

November 11, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


Lest we forget.

General News

  • Until November 16th, and only valid on the website, Radioshack has both the Wi-Fi and 3G/Wi-Fi PlayStation Vitas on sale for $159.99, with free shipping. As of writing this, only the Wi-Fi model is in stock. [Via]
  • At EB Games Canada, you could use this coupon to get $20 off of Knack, making it $39.99 (the code is generic and works at any location according to reports, but call your local store to make sure). With Future Shop and Best Buy Canada offering $40 for every PS4 game trade until January, you could always trade it in after you’re done and nearly break even. [Via]
  • While Activision hasn’t given out any notes for it, Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS3 did receive patch 1.03 over the weekend, taking up 172MB. [Via]
  • Analyst firm Wedbush Securities is predicting that the PS3 sold 170,000 units during the month of October in the United States, with the Xbox 360 at 165,000. If true, it would be the second straight month where the PS3 defeated the Xbox 360. [Source]
  • Mutekicorp is still aiming to have Dragon Fantasy: Book I and Book II release in Europe before 2014. [Twitter]
  • Zombie Studios (Blacklight: Retribution) is giving away one PS4 to people who tweet out “I want to win a PS4 so I can play Blacklight: Retribution! #BlacklightPS4.” Winners will be chosen at 3PM PST on November 15th. [Twitter 1, 2]
  • Sony and Blockbuster UK “are now verifying the applications to identity those who had genuine PS4 pre-orders. Once this process is complete your information will be passed onto us and we will be in contact regarding your new PS4 pre-order.” [Twitter 1, 2, 3]
  • PlayStation Australia has confirmed that these two PS4 bundles will be available on November 29th: Killzone: Shadow Fall Bundle (Game + System) for $599.95 and Knack Bundle (Game + System) for $599.95. As well, another Killzone: Shadow Fall Bundle (Game + System + PlayStation Camera + 2nd DualShock 4) will be available at Christmas time for $699.95. [Source]

New Videos

  • After giving us Hadouken Cabs, Sony now brings you E. Kenway & Sons Bespoke Tailors:

  • The 1 hour and 45 minute Story of Mojang is now available for your viewing pleasure:

  • Here’s a video showing off the Call of Duty app:

  • Tearaway was at PAX Prime 2013:

  • Ubisoft has posted nearly an hour of PS4 gameplay for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag:

What weird viral video do you think we’ll get next from Sony?