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MotorStorm RC Free For U.S. Vita Owners

Posted by Thomas Whitehead

Tough luck, Europe

The release of Vita has coincided with a revamped digital strategy, with a clear aim that certain experiences and titles will be available for low, if not smartphone-low, prices. Great news for gamers, though Vita owners in the U.S. are getting an extra treat this week.

It's been announced on the PlayStation Blog that Motorstorm RC, specifically the Vita version, will be free to U.S. gamers for an undefined 'limited time' from 6th March, courtesy of Scion. The PS3 version will cost $9.99, or $7.49 for PlayStation Plus subscribers, so the Europe price of £4.79 for both titles is a good comparison, though the opportunity to enjoy the game on Vita alone for nothing is certainly attractive. It's not entirely clear whether this offer applies to just the U.S. or the whole of North America, with clarification not given at the time of writing.

Fear not, with paid DLC on the way there will be plenty of opportunities for Vita gamers to spend money on this title. If you're crazy enough to not consider a free download, perhaps our Motorstorm RC review can persuade you.

[via blog.us.playstation.com]

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User Comments (10)

CorbsAdmin

#1

Corbs said:

Was already going to get this tomorrow, but now I get it for free. YAY! Can't wait to take this one for a spin. :D

Knux

#3

Knux said:

I was planning on buying this, but now I can download it a lot sooner since it will be free! :D

Slapshot

#5

Slapshot said:

Heck yeah! I'm so ready to get my hands on the full version of this game!

SilentJ

#8

SilentJ said:

I just hope I can add it to my download list for the day I finally get a Vita.

Azikira

#9

Azikira said:

LMFAO, I just got a $10 Playstation Network card so I could buy it, but free? Now I can get Super Stardust Delta AND Motorstorm RC. This is very welcome news indeed, gentlement

dgwdum

#10

dgwdum said:

i dont see motor storm on the ps vitas store, wasnt it supposed to be there already?

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