JAPANESE GAMING PUBLISHER Sony is offering users of its Playstation Mobile software and hardware one free game a week for the next six weeks.
The firm said that its New Year giveaway should help blast away the January Blues and is an act of benevolence. Helping you put a more positive spin on life is the first game, a tap along self defence music game called Samurai.
"Are you looking for some fun games to help you banish those January blues? Then why not brighten your morning with this great offer: starting today, we'll be offering you one free Playstation Mobile game every seven days for the next six weeks," said the firm in a blog post
"The first title is Samurai Beatdown, a colourful 2D rhythm action brawler in which you defend yourself by tapping in time to the music."
Sony has not provided a list of upcoming game titles, and you are expected to check back every seven days to see what is up for grabs.
If you want to take part you are going to need to download the Playstation Mobile app to your PS Vita, for example, or another Playstation certified device such as a Sony smartphone, Sony tablet or HTC Android mobile phone.
"Head over to Playstation Store for Playstation Mobile to download it now to your Playstation Vita or PlayStation Certified device, and come back to the Blog next Wednesday to find out which game will be up for grabs next," said Sony.
"For the uninitiated, Playstation Mobile is packed with an ever-expanding selection of new games at a snackable price. It's perfect for discovering new titles you can enjoy wherever you are. You'll find available titles in the Playstation Mobile area of Playstation Store on your Playstation Vita system."
The service and games are available in Japan, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Australia. µ
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