PlayStation Network “Welcome Back” Program Live And Detailed

By Ishaan . June 3, 2011 . 5:15pm

Sony’s “Welcome Back” program for the PlayStation Network is now live, and you can find details of the American program here and the European program here. In case you don’t remember, here’s the list of free games to select from, for both regions:





  • Dead Nation
  • inFAMOUS
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Super Stardust HD
  • Wipeout HD + Fury



  • LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
  • ModNation Racers
  • Pursuit Force
  • Killzone Liberation





  • Dead Nation
  • inFAMOUS
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty
  • Wipeout HD + Fury



  • LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
  • ModNation Racers
  • Pursuit Force
  • Killzone Liberation


For the German PSN, InFamous and Dead Nation are replaced with Super Stardust HD and Hustle Kings in the PS3 selection. Pursuit Force and Killzone Liberation are replaced with Everybody’s Golf 2 and Buzz Junior Jungle Party in the PSP games selection. Additionally, Killzone Liberation will not offer online gameplay, although this warning was only provided on the European PlayStation blog.


You can pick any two games for each platform. The content offered by the “Welcome Back” program will be in effect until July 3rd.

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  • hitosura22

    these games arent bad. its just that there old…and i already own them…

    • yea i wish we got more choices I have pretty much all the games offerd, best thing would be some credit put on our accounts that we can use whenever (that’s probably asking for way too much though)

      • Yeah that is asking way too much. Sony needs to limit it to games they published so that they can take the loss. Free money would be awesome, but that is really too much for what should be expected as compensation for a free service going down. 

  • malek86

    I got Infamous and LBP, and also Dead Nation and SSHD from my american account… looks like they don’t have any kind of check for multiple regions. Oh well.

    For the PSP, I got LBP and MNR. From the american account, since that’s the only one I care about.

    LBP for PS3 is pretty small. Only 2 gigs.

    • Code

      A good then I can get something on my Japanese accounts too owo;

      • CoolChibi

        Whats offered on the Japanese PSN? 

        • Code

          Japan gets 2 of the following, for each system. Although with PSP of course you can only have one active account tied to the system so unless you have a PSP that tied to a Japanese account you probably can’t get those.

          -The Last Guy
          -LocoRoco!! Cocoreccho!
          -Wipeout HD
          -Hustle Kings
          -Littlebig Planet Portable
          -LocoRoco Midnight Carnival
          -Patapon 2
          -Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida Or 2 (What did I do to deserve this, My Lord!? 2)
          -Minna no Sukkiri (Hot Shots Shorties)

          • kupomogli

            One day I’m going to get on my Japanese account and there’s going to be a message that’s like.  You fu**ing liar.  Since my address and everything is probably “as;ldkfjas;dlfj”  I put random letters since I can’t understand Japanese.  :p.  All because I wanted ad hoc party.

          • CoolChibi


            Weird… I can’t go into the Playstation Store with my Japanese account. Is it restored for Japan yet?

  • AnimeRemix

    It was so hard to actually download the 2 games I wanted. Kept getting that Error message constantly. In the end I got…

    Infamous + Little Big Planet

    Little Big Planet + Killzone

  • The boyfriend decided on picking two games. We’re getting LBP and Wipeout.

  • Will download maybe next week once all the people stop attacking the network. I actually want some of the regular PS store content. Infamous 2 next week!

    • Natat

      Uh… this is only in effect until today.

      • Kris

        “The content offered by the “Welcome Back” program will be in effect until July 3rd.” One month off. :)

        • bugmeknot

          Edit: Both the US and EU blog say:
          “A selection of “On Us” movie rentals are currently available to PlayStation Network customers this weekend only, where Video Service is available.”

  • My little brother has like 4 accounts on my playstation, so I ended up getting everything. =/

  • Dead Nation and InFamous from my American account, Wipeout and Ratchet and Clank from my European one, need to see what’s on the Japanese one.

  • eilegz

    psn store and playstation home its so messed up i keep getting disconnected

  • ninjaonizuka

    good thing i didnt buy infamous xD

  • got my free #%$^. How about you?

  • Darkrise

    Nothing I really wanted for the psp but I ended up getting Wipeout HD and Infamous. Also a free theme from Playstation+ but other than that, not very impressed with the selections. Most people already have these games.

  • Pichi

    Wish I was able to get Everybody’s Golf 2. I’ll settle for LBP and ModNation Racers.

  • PrinceHeir

    awesome stuff :D 

    i’ll be downloading this just for Uncharted 3 beta(june 28 for PS+ users), 

    people should download that as well ^^ 

    looks like we have until July 3 till they remove that section. lots of time to download the reward program, so no need to rush :P

  • mikanko

    Wish the selection was a little better, because like a lot of people I already own the only games being offered I was interested in playing.

  • eilegz

    sigh playstation home and psn store its giving me so much issues, from random error codes to disconnection…

  • Japan didn’t get any free stuff?

  • theworldofnoboundries

    umm no Asia?

  • I pretty disappointed at some people in the ps blog that most don’t even read and or do idiotic stuff about the store or welcome back package.

  • karasuKumo

    They seem to have restored everything except the “Forgot Password” function Orz My new password was something I knew I would remember but for some reason I haven’t got a clue what it is LOL

  • Dead Nation and Super Stardustfor me! I don’t plan on getting the ones for the PSP, but it’s nice that they offered.

  • kupomogli

    I picked up the Wipeout HD bundle and Super Stardust HD.  I already own Dead Nation and Infamous, wasn’t interest in LittleBigOverratedPlanet.

  • TenRX

     At least it’s free, even if I don’t want them.

  • jello44

    I only had two choices: Dead Nation and Super Stardust, since I already had the rest.

    Oh and on PSP : I DLed Killzone, took a while, so I’ll get Pursuit Force tomorrow.

  • thaKingRocka

    I was able to grab the games for both my US and EU accounts, but I was locked out of the JP marketplace entirely. I guess they’re not ready yet at all.

    I had no problem getting R & C, which was the only title I really wanted. I thought $15 was way too much to ask for it, so this deal works out nicely.

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