PlayStation's Days of Play event has been announced.
On the PlayStation Blog, Sony announced that their Days of Play event will start soon. The event will kick off on May 18th. The event is meant to call on the PlayStation community to join together to achieve a number of goals and earn a number of themes and avatars in the process. Gamers can start registering today, and can do so until May 31st.
There will be three stages during the Days of Play event, with each stage having three community goals. The first goal is to have gamers play for a certain amount of hours every week. Players will earn a point for ever hour that they play, with double points awarded to those who play with users on their Friends list. The second goal is to earn a target number of trophies every week. Each player can have up to six trophies count towards the goal. There will also be a bonus goal. If the first two goals are met, there will be a new set of Bonus Goals that the community can work towards. Completing the goals will reward players with PSN avatars and PlayStation 4 themes.
The first Stage of the Days of Play event will begin on May 18th, and run through May 24th. For this stage, the goals that players must reach are 2.4 million hours of gameplay and 7.2 million trophies. The bonus goals are 3 million hours played and 8.8 million trophies earned. The second Stage Starts May 25th, and will run through May 31st. Gamers must play 2.9 million hours and earn 8.5 million trophies. The bonus goals are 3.6 million hours played and 10.4 million trophies earned. The final Stage begin on June 1st, and will last until June 7th. The goals for this Stage are 3 million hours played and 9 million trophies earned. The final bonus goals will be 3.7 million hours played and 11 million trophies earned.
During the Days of Play event, there will be a sale featuring PlayStation 4 and 5 games, as well as select other products. More details are on the way. There will be a free multiplayer weekend where gamers will be able to access online modes without having to be subscribed to PlayStation Plus. Finally, the PlayStation Blog will host a specially themed Share o the Week during the Days of Play. The first theme will be announced on May 14th.