US PSN 'Holiday Essentials' sale: This week's discounts - LBP, Rayman, Resi

40 games discounted over the next three weeks

SCEA has today kicked of its 'Holiday Essentials' sale on the US PlayStation Store.


The sale will offer a new list of discounted PS3, Vita and PSN-only games each week over the course of the next three weeks, with a total of 40 games being discounted by up to 50 per cent. PS Plus subscribes will, as usual, get deeper discounts than regular users.

This week's discounted titles include LittleBigPlanet, Rayman Origins, Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition.

These games will be on sale until December 24, when they'll return to their normal prices and a new list of discounts is introduced.

Here's this week's list:

Catherine (Sale: $27.99, PS Plus: $19.60, Regular: $39.99)
Counter Strike Global Offensive (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: $7.35, Regular: $14.99)
Dyad (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: $7.35, Regular: $14.99)
Escape Plan (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: $7.35, Regular: $14.99)
I Am Alive (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: $7.35, Regular: $14.99)
LittleBigPlanet 2 (Sale: $13.99, PS Plus: Free, Regular: $19.99)
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (Sale: $24.99, PS Plus: $17.49, Regular: $35.99)
Magic: The Gathering - Dules of the Planeswalkers 2013 (Sale: $6.99, PS Plus: $4.90, Regular: $9.99)
NHL 13 (Sale: $41.99, PS Plus: $29.40, Regular: $59.99)
Rayman Origins (Sale: $13.99, PS Plus: $9.80, Regular: $19.99)
Rayman Origins PS Vita (Sale: $20.99, PS Plus: $14.70, Regular: $29.99)
Resident Evil 4 (Sale: $13.99, PS Plus: $9.80, Regular: $19.99)
Retro/Grade (Sale: $6.99, PS Plus: $4.90, Regular: $9.99)
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: $7.35, Regular: $14.99)