Singstar is getting a free-to-play reboot later this year, following a free stint on PS3. Sony has confirmed it will discuss the project at the F2P Summit event in October.
The presentation, titled “Rebooting SingStar as a Free to Play Game,” will be delivered by Sony London Studios director Dave Ranyard.
In a statement, Ranyard said of the reboot, “Many of the best [free-to-play] experiences are built and designed from the ground up with F2P in mind from the start. Game and app stores are littered with the ghosts of games where F2P is a bolt-on. But what do you do if you have a strong game experience which you truly believe could become a great F2P game?”
On the impending Singstar relaunch, he added, “Phase 1 was to launch SingStar as an app pinned to the PS3’s cross media bar last October,” he said. “Phase 2 is a complete redesign and overhaul of the whole game structure and UI for the digital and F2P age, which is due for release later this year.”
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F2P Summit kicks off in London Thursday, October 10.