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PlayStation’s Days of Play Launches Exciting Community Challenges

PlayStation's Days of Play Launches Exciting Community Challenges
PlayStation’s Days of Play Launches Exciting Community Challenges (Image via: @PlayStation X Handle)
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June 2, 2024 – PlayStation has unveiled a thrilling series of community challenges as part of its annual “Days of Play” event. This month-long celebration encourages players to work together to achieve collective goals in “Astro’s Playroom.” By participating, players have the chance to unlock a new PlayStation Stars Collectible.

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The primary challenge involves players collectively reaching 2.5 million game hours in “Astro’s Playroom” by the end of the month. “Astro’s Playroom,” pre-loaded on every PlayStation 5, is a beloved platformer that showcases the capabilities of the DualSense wireless controller. The game is set across four worlds, each filled with unique challenges and nostalgic references to the PlayStation’s 25-year history​​.

“Days of Play” runs throughout June and includes two other community challenges alongside the “Astro’s Playroom” milestone. Players can track their progress and find more details on the official PlayStation website. These challenges foster a sense of community among PlayStation users, promoting teamwork and collective achievement​.

About “Astro’s Playroom”

“Astro’s Playroom” is a free game included with the PlayStation 5. Developed by Team Asobi, the game takes full advantage of the PS5’s DualSense controller, offering an immersive experience with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. The game consists of four worlds, each designed to represent different components of the PS5, such as the GPU Jungle and SSD Speedway​​.

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Players navigate through various levels, encountering power-up suits that provide different abilities. For example, the Monkey Suit allows Astro to climb walls using the adaptive triggers to feel the tension of the grip. Another power-up, the Rocket Suit, uses the adaptive triggers to control thrust, providing a realistic sensation of flight​​.

Community Engagement and Rewards

The “Days of Play” event is known for its community-centric activities and exclusive rewards. This year, PlayStation aims to engage its user base by setting collective goals that encourage widespread participation. The new PlayStation Stars Collectible, which players can unlock by meeting the game hour target in “Astro’s Playroom,” adds a layer of excitement and motivation​​.

PlayStation’s commitment to community engagement is evident through these initiatives, fostering a sense of camaraderie among players worldwide. By working together, players can achieve these goals and enjoy the rewards that come with their collective effort.

For more information on the “Days of Play” event and to participate in the community challenges, visit the official PlayStation website​.

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Jennifer, the Associate Games Editor at INN News, came on board in 2020. After earning her Journalism degree from university, she spent four years as a freelancer. She’s your go-to for coverage on everything from CoD and Apex Legends to Genshin Impact and Monster Hunter. To reach out, drop an email to Jennifer at [email protected].