Gaming as both a medium and an industry has the power to do great deals of good, and it seems that some of the biggest players in the industry are starting to use their respective platforms to “pay it forward” to those in need. Sony are no stranger to teaming with charitable foundations and today they’ve announced their latest partnership between their PlayStation brand and Extra Life with the goal of raising funds for children’s charities in North America.

However they can’t do it alone, they need your help to raise donations for this amazing cause. If feeling a sense of pride wasn’t enough incentive PlayStation are also offering a set of tier based rewards based on donations; including LittleBigPlanet Vita!

Here is how it all pans out:


We’re encouraging gamers everywhere to register for Extra Life with a special option to register as a PlayStation participant when signing up. You select it under the ‘Which Movement Are You Joining?’ drop-down menu as you’re registering. Once your profile is created, get out there and let all your friends and family know about the cause your supporting, and do your best to motivate those around you to support your efforts with whatever donation amounts they’re comfortable with giving.

As a PlayStation participant, not only will the donations you raise go to a great cause, you’ll also be eligible to get PlayStation prizes as well! Check out the breakdown below:



Registration is open right now so sign up and start hitting these goals today to get these great prizes. Just register, select the PlayStation option under “Join a Movement”, and start sharing your goals with your friends, families, social networks, you get the idea. Prizes are open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Please allow up to 24 hours after crossing one of the levels to receive your prize. They will be sent to the email you register with Extra Life.”

So what are you waiting for? Hurry up and register!