Free Realms MMO Coming to PSN March 29th Free!

Sony is on a roll this year and things just keep getting better. Now Sony is bringing you Free Realms for the PS3 and like the name implies it is indeed free. Here is the news straight from SOE:

That’s right, Sony Online Entertainment’s popular online virtual world is making its way from PC to the PS3 on March 29th! The entire Free Realms team is super excited as this will be the very first casual, free-to-play MMO ever to be offered on the PlayStation Network. So, grab your controller, grab your friends, and prepare yourself for an adventure unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.


Free Realms offers an amazing array of gameplay activities all rolled up into one massive, seamless, virtual world. Hop on the back of your trusty T-Rex and explore the countryside; discovering strange lands, rare collectibles, and exciting quests. Brave the dangers of forgotten dungeons and battle hordes of mythical monsters and bad-tempered beasties.


Fancy a bit of friendly competition? Free Realms has tons of games that allow you to pit your skill against other players. From kart racing and demolition derby, to soccer matches and pirate ship battles, Free Realms offers a wide variety of fun multiplayer games and a simple to use matchmaking interface to get you in and playing with no hassle.


Or maybe puzzles and minigames are more your thing? No problem. We got you covered. Free Realms has a wide selection of Flash-based minigames to choose from. Match 3 mining, cooking, forging, tower defense, checkers, and chess: if you’re into minigames, then Free Realms is the game for you.


Yep, we got it all. Exploration, collections, quests, combat, minigames, holiday and community events, virtual pets, virtual housing; Free Realms offers something for everyone. What’s more, our unique job system allows you to be whoever you want whenever you want. Choose from 15 different professions, each offering their own distinct look and gameplay experience. All jobs are available at any time, so feel free to try them all. Be a wizard one minute, then a ninja, chef, or kart driver the next! Customize your character as you see fit. With over 30,000 unique clothing and equipment options, you’re truly free to be who you want to be.

Some tasty screen shots to get you excited:

So we can expect this to have a micro transaction type deal where costumes and weapons are sold in game for a few bucks. Lucky PlayStation Plus subscribers can look forward to free items. The details for items and Plus are still being discussed so not much info there yet. So what do you think about this? Is this going to pull you away from Home? Will this replace Home?

Source: PlayStation.Blog

Written by: Jason - News Contributor

  1. #1 by DJ Paul on March 13th, 2011

    Wow sick
    This will replace Home for me for sure!!

  2. #2 by jscar2000 on March 13th, 2011 [ 50 Points ]

    It looks like it might be a bit more appealing than Home, that’s for sure….

  3. #3 by Beastxjason on March 13th, 2011 [ 28406 Points ]

    Im excited. It is like wow and diablo with group chat 😛 Always a good thing!

  4. #4 by Markus on March 13th, 2011 [ 4322 Points ]

    I’m definitely going to have to check this out

  5. #5 by Kane112 on March 14th, 2011 [ 35672 Points ]

    nice will need to check this out when it comes out

  6. #6 by Sakinah on March 14th, 2011 [ 26489 Points ]

    Looks interesting. I wonder how much HD space it’s going to require.

  7. #7 by pedro on March 14th, 2011 [ 39949 Points ]

    Ever since I stop playing Ultima Online I never went back (and probably never will) to MMOs, they’re too time wasting and extremely irritating sometimes.

  8. #8 by Jonaskin on March 14th, 2011

    Trophies I wonder? Free trophies = all good!

  9. #9 by Beastxjason on March 14th, 2011 [ 28406 Points ]

    Yes there is a stack of Trophies to go after 🙂

  10. #10 by Dean147 on March 15th, 2011 [ 359 Points ]

    definitely going to check this out, since it’s free and all …

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