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Minifigure Mayhem begins September 2 when LEGO Brawls hits PlayStation

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Iconic LEGO themes are about to collide in a brick-battling game that’s full of customization, unlockable content, and action-packed brawling for the whole family. As we gear up for the release of the new light-hearted brawler on PS5 and PS4 on September 2, 2022, the dev team behind LEGO Brawls takes us through the game with exclusive insights.

Minifigure Mayhem begins September 2 when LEGO Brawls hits PlayStation

Infinite customization

There are some distinct features that make LEGO Brawls a first for the genre. The biggest: LEGO Brawls lets players create their own, fully customizable brawler. You’ll compete with customizable minifigures and load-outs tailored to your personality, preference and play style. And you’ll unlock new content through gameplay for even more possibilities.

“Infinite” may be a bit of an exaggeration. In fact, we did the math: there are 77,289,215,065,920 minifigure customization options available at launch to be exact… and that’s not including the 2,737,000 possible custom load-outs. In true LEGO style, you can choose any combination of LEGO minifigure faces, skin tones, torsos, legs, hats, melees, power-ups, emotes and names to build your perfectly unique brawler. 

“The minifigure customization is by far my favorite part of the game,” says Dustin Andrew, senior software engineer for Red Games Co., the independent studio that developed and published LEGO Brawls in partnership with LEGO Games. “There are literally trillions of possible crazy combinations. I could spend hours just coming up with fun brawlers.”

“There are endless goofy combinations to create, and it is fun to see players expressing themselves in different ways,” adds Alex Medes, QA lead for the game. 

Dustin’s go-to brawler: a scru

Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 434: Exclusive Memories

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Email us at PSPodcast@sony.com!

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Howdy! This week the team shares their top three PlayStation exclusives over the years, and share thoughts on interactive horror game The Quarry.

Stuff We Talked About

  • Sonic Origins
  • Capcom Fighting Collection
  • Resident Evil Village
  • A whole bunch of PlayStation exclusives we’ve loved over the years
  • The Quarry
  • Slay the Spire

The Cast

Sid Shuman – Senior Director of Content Communications, SIE

Tim Turi –  Manager, Content Communications, SIE

Kristen Zitani – Senior Content Communications Specialist, SIE

Share of the Week: Silhouettes

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Last week we asked you to capture your favorite characters in silhouette using #PSshare #PSBlog. Here are this week’s shadowy highlights:

coalabr14 shares a silhouette of Jessie in Control.

Nim_VGP shares Aloy entering a Cauldron in Horizon Forbidden West.

Philt43_Yewone shares a silhouetted combat sequence from Sifu.

LukeKasinger shares Ellie silhouetted against the snowy backdrop in The Last of Us Part II.

starfall_vp shares Delsin blasting as a shadow through Infamous Second Son. 

sirevanztheduke shares Batman silhouetted against the Bat Signal in Batman: Arkham Knight.

Search #PSshare #PSBlog on Twitter or Instagram to see more entries to this week’s theme. Want to be featured in the next Share of the Week? 

THEME: Sand
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Next week, we’re headed to sandy shores and deserts. Share gaming environments steeped with sand using #PSshare #PSBlog for a chance to be featured.

Overwatch 2 content roadmap detailed, more info on this month’s PS4 & PS5 beta 

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Attention all heroes of Overwatch! Overwatch 2 is coming October 4 on PS4 and PS5 as an always on, free-to-play experience. Team up with friends on PlayStation and enjoy the reimagined 5v5 gameplay featuring all new content rolling out on a seasonal basis. Daily challenges and frequent updates means there is always something new to play. 

Let’s break it down. Take a look at what’s coming to the game, starting in October.  

Overwatch 2 Roadmap

October 4 – Season 1

  • 3 new heroes: Sojourn, Junker Queen, and a yet to be revealed Support Hero
  • 6 new maps: Toronto, New York, Rome, Monte Carlo, Portugal and Rio
  • New mode: Push
  • 30+ new skins
  • New Mythic skin 

December 6 – Season 2

  • New Tank hero
  • New map
  • 30+ new skins
  • New Mythic skin
  • New Battle Pass

2023 and On

  • New heroes
  • New maps
  • New modes
  • 100+ new skins
  • PvE begins

Seasons full of new content

Overwatch will continue to evolve and expand with regular seasonal content rolling out every nine weeks. And, beginning in 2023, we’ll be delving more into the world of Overwatch and the heroes that inhabit it with new narrative experiences and PvE gameplay updates.

With the new Battle Pass system, you’ll be able to unlock themed cosmetic items and complete weekly challenges for unique rewards. Instead of relying on Loot Box luck, you’ll be able to choose how you want to invest and progress toward new content throughout each season.

With cross-progression enabled, all of your unlocks, progression, and accolades will seamlessly transfer over to whatever device you’re actively gaming on.

Take the fight to new destinations 

Overwatch 2 will be a true globetrotting experience. Toronto, New York, Rome, and Monte Carlo will arrive in game on October 4, along with two brand new maps. 

Fight on the streets of Rio, the iconic Brazilian city and home base for everyone’s favorite DJ Lucio. And travel to Portugal, a new Push map that transports players to another vibrant and inspired environment to experience the new game mode. Overwatch 2 will be rolling out more maps on a regular basis so there will always be somewhere new to battle.

Competitive 2.0 

Along with aesthetic updates, Overwatch 2 will also launch with a reworked competitive play. 

A reimagined scoreboard system will provide players with more detailed information throughout the matches as well as an after action report once a match concludes.  

Skill ratings will no longer immediately update after every game but rather wait until seven wins to assess and update. And instead of a numeric skill rating, each skill tier will contain five sub tiers ranked from highest to lowest.  

Are you in it for the glory? Stay tuned for more details surrounding Competitive 2.0.

Overwatch 2 Beta

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New details on Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone: Mercenaries of Fortune, out June 22

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Old loyalties bite the dust as our Operators form new factions in search of riches beyond their wildest dreams. Money talks in Mercenaries of Fortune, the fourth season of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Call of Duty: Warzone, bringing with it a host of new content, including new maps, new weapons, new Operators, 100 Tiers of Battle Pass content, and more.

New details on Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone: Mercenaries of Fortune, out June 22

In this winner-takes-all arena, will you come out on top? Find out when Mercenaries of Fortune launches on PlayStation on June 22.

Warzone adds Fortune’s Keep map, Caldera updates, Vehicles

New details on Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone: Mercenaries of Fortune, out June 22

Fortune’s Keep

A mercenary hideout built atop an otherwise peaceful town with a rich history, Fortune’s Keep is a completely original Resurgence map created by High Moon Studios. It is roughly the same size as Rebirth Island and features four distinct points of interest:

Town

Inspired by colorful Mediterranean villages, this seaside community is littered with cobblestone alleyways and flat rooftops to traverse. An old fortress sits in the town’s center, inviting Operators in for intense combat with its bell tower that commands this section of the map.

Smuggler’s Cove

True to its name, Smuggler’s Cove is loaded with supplies, including Gas Masks that can be helpful in case of a circle collapse. Be prepared to explore the twist

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