Sony’s annual PlayStation Experience bonanza will return to the Anaheim Convention Center on 9th and 10th December – and you’re all invited. Well, if you buy tickets, of course. Sony’s flogging Early Bird passes online right now, and they include access to a “special event” the evening before the show kicks off proper. There’s no word on exactly what that will entail just yet, but the platform holder says that “you’ll have a chance to get up-close and personal with game developers and PlayStation personalities”.

Early Bird passes cost $65, while the standard two-day ticket will retail for $75, so you’re probably going to want to be quick. If you do decide to purchase, you’ll be asked for your PlayStation Network ID, and while this is optional, attendees in previous years have been gifted goodies, so it’s well worth popping your username in.

Running concurrently alongside PlayStation Experience will be the finals of the Capcom Pro Tour, as the world’s very best fighting game players duke it out over a $250,000 prize. That’ll be running all day on the Sunday, which is pretty cool. There’s no word on whether there’ll be a press conference or not this year, but it’s been a tradition since the show’s inception, so it seems reasonable to expect some kind of briefing. With the platform holder also attending Paris Games Week in October, it’s going to be a busy end to the year for Sony.