Spelunky daily challenges now on PS3 and Vita

Spelunky Daily Challenges are now available on PS3 and Vita as part of the latest update, for all you leaderboard hunters/masochists out there.

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One of Spelunky's most beloved features on PC has been the Daily Challenge, which generates a new set of levels everyday for high score hunters. Oh, and you only get one shot at it, so there's a real sense of satisfaction to topping a Daily Challenge leaderboard. This addictive aspect of Spelunky is now available on PS3 and Vita, so now those players can get in on the daily action, as well.

"When [publisher Blitworks] heard about this new mode, they couldn't wait to implement it on PSN," said creator Derek Yu on the PlayStation.Blog. "That's one of the great things about working with them--they love their work and relish the technical challenges of doing an awesome port. It's right in line with the spirit of Spelunky and the spirit of the Daily, which, as you may have guessed, you can now play on PSN as part of this update."

The Daily Challenges are available now as part of the most recent Spelunky update.

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    November 20, 2013 3:20 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Spelunky daily challenges now on PS3 and Vita.

    Spelunky Daily Challenges are now available on PS3 and Vita as part of the latest update, for all you leaderboard hunters/masochists out there.

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      November 20, 2013 3:22 PM

      I wonder why they don't do this on the 360 version?

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        November 20, 2013 3:30 PM

        They know there aren't any good gamers on the smellx pee shitty, so why add something nobody could complete?

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        November 20, 2013 3:37 PM

        I'm pretty sure Derek Yu talked about why, but I can't find that info right now. Something to do with the 360 lacking support for new leaderboards each day like this natively. He chose Steam originally for this feature because it was easy implement and he didn't have to create and host his own leaderboard system for it. Even the GOG PC version has no Daily Challenge support.

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          November 20, 2013 4:27 PM

          Yeah, that makes sense. It's probably because of how tight MS is with their update system. They made a special exception with Minecraft but I've heard it's a real PITA to get updates and that sort of thing working on their network.

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            November 21, 2013 6:17 AM

            I'm betting that's gonna change with the One. They've already talked about dynamic challenges in games. Let's just hope there's a next-gen port of Spelunky!

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      November 20, 2013 3:36 PM

      Shit. Now I want to buy that game AGAIN. lol

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      November 20, 2013 3:43 PM

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      November 20, 2013 4:31 PM

      Add me so I can feel motivated to be better at Spelunky: SergMD

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      November 21, 2013 6:57 AM

      Ohhhhhhhhhhh shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit! 8D Plz lil black baby Jesus give me more time per week so I can play some more games. Kthx amen.

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      November 21, 2013 7:12 AM

      This is great. I wasn't expecting it to be added to the ps3 version.

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      November 21, 2013 3:09 PM

      ive paid for three copies of this game. incredible game so good

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