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PS Plus subs get LBP spin-off free

LBP2 beta extension, too.

Sony has offered PlayStation Plus subscribers perhaps the premium service's most eye-catching deal yet: LittleBigPlanet spin-off Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves free of charge.

Plus subscribers will be able to download the PlayStation Move-compatible game a week before it goes on general release on 15th December. Wait, that's today!

The idea is for the person with the Move controller to flick switches to help people using the normal PS3 pad controls to progress.

As an additional treat, the LittleBigPlanet 2 beta will be extended – but only for PS Plus subscribers. "We were gutted we couldn't give you the first LBP2 beta exclusively but to hopefully make up for it a little, we have managed to persuade the guys to extend the LBP2 beta for you Plus members," PlayStation Network product manager James Thorpe said on the EU PlayStation Blog.

"The numbers are unfortunately limited but if you have been chosen then you should have already received an email and are hopefully playing, creating and sharing as we speak."

He added: "This is just the start of the December treats so keep your eyes open for another update very soon."

The PS3's PlayStation Plus service launched in the summer. It costs £39.99 annually - or £11.99 for 90 days.