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Sackboy: A Big Adventure Buying Guide: Special Edition Is Still Available

Sackboy: A Big Adventure released today on PS5 and PS4.


The next LittleBigPlanet game launched alongside the PlayStation 5 today. Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a spinoff which trades side-scrolling for 3D platforming, is also available for PS4. Though it's not LittleBigPlanet 4, Sackboy does appear to be the closest to a mainline entry we've seen of the numerous spin-offs. Multiple editions for PS4 and PS5 are up for grabs, and you can still get a cool bonus right now.

For those who don't plan on getting a PS5 any time soon, you should know that the PS4 version has a free upgrade to the PS5 edition. The only exception to the free upgrade offer is if you purchase a physical PS4 edition of Sackboy and the PS5 Digital Edition.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure bonus

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All editions of Sackboy for PS4 and PS5 come with Sackboy: A Big Adventure: The Gathering Storm, a digital comic that explores the backstory of Scarlet, Sackboy's mentor.

Developed by Sumo Digital, Sackboy: A Big Adventure takes on an isometric 3D perspective similar to what we saw in Super Mario 3D World. Throughout the adventure, you'll jump your way through 3D levels, topple baddies, and solve puzzles. Sackboy will have new moves and a collection of gadgets to utilize on his journey.

In the announcement trailer, we saw that Sackboy will be accompanied by a pirate, though her identity and story details have yet to be revealed.

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Sackboy: A Big Adventure will support local and online co-op, including the ability to play through the whole adventure cooperatively. There will also be co-op only levels scattered throughout the campaign. On PS5, Sackboy will make use of the PS5's new tech, with haptic controller feedback, 3D audio, and fast load times.

Sackboy is just one of several PS5 launch titles that are available to preorder now. You can also preorder Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Demon's Souls.

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