'Ultimate' balance update rolls out for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, whose downloadable content updates stopped for good last summer, nonetheless has been given an "ultimate balance update" that rolled out today.

In addition to more than 100 balance adjustments across all characters, the update also unlocks the third costumes for those who own the DLC characters Zeus (from the God of War series) and Isaac (of Dead Space). For those who don't have them yet, the price on the Graveyard Pack that includes them, and MediEvil's Graveyard stage, has been dropped to $1.99 until April 22.

The full list of adjustments and changes may be seen here.

Santa Monica Studio also announced that it has partnered with Level-Up Series to stage a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Spring Tournament at Super Arcade, in Walnut, Calif. It will be a 10-week, offline tournament but the action will be streamed weekly via Twitch. The streaming will be every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. PDT beginning this week.

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