For all of you that are still venturing the world of PlayStation Home; Deep Silver made an announcement today that there will be a zombie outbreak across Home shortly before the release of Dead Island at the beginning of September. Central Plaza will be littered with the undead. A Dead Island mini-game will also be available inside PlayStation Home, where you’ll need to show off your skills in crafting weapons use your abilities against attacks. The mini-game will be able to put you and three of your friends in a similiar co-op play experience featured within Dead Island. There will be 10 mini-game challenges that you can complete. Finishing all 10 will grant you with an exclusive in-game weapon, “Exploding Meat.”
There are other awesome things that you’ll be able to do in PlayStation Home when this event happens, such as having your picture taken with a zombie or take a zombie survival survey where you’ll be able to prove your zombie knowledge and also earn four free PlayStation Home rewards. Certain items in the PlayStation 3 version of Dead Island will be obtainable through this PlayStation Home event. Each week introduces more levels and unlockable content including a PlayStation Home reward, “Exploding Zombie Outfit,” for players who preorder the game through a themed kiosk located in Home. If you are over the age of 17, then you’ll be able to get an exclusive opportunity to take part in PlayStation Home’s Total Game Integration campaign.
Let the onslaught begin!