Zen Studios confirmed today that it will release a free-to-play demo version of Zen Pinball on May 14, 2009 exclusively for PlayStation Network (PSN). The Zen Pinball playable demo allows players to sample the high-speed action of the first pinball videogame ever to launch of PlayStation Network with one of the four original pinball tables from the full version of the game. The full version of Zen Pinball will also be available starting Thursday, May 14 exclusively through PlayStation Store for $9.99.
The studio also released five new screens of the demo table that can be viewed exclusively at kotaku.com.
“We have received huge success with our Pinball FX title on XBLA and fans around the world have been clamoring for a solid pinball title on PlayStation Network,” said Zsolt Kigyossy, managing director for Zen Studios. “We’re pleased to offer a free sample pinball table that introduces players to the intense realistic pinball physics and mechanics that can be found in the full edition. If you enjoy arcade games this is definitely a title you’ll want to check out!”
In Zen Pinball, flipper experts and arcade fans alike will experience the high-octane rush of arcade-style pinball with a variety of in-game missions, head-to-head online multi-player bouts and multi-day worldwide tournaments. In addition to the regular All-Time and Weekly scoreboards, Zen Pinball features Score Speed, Best One Minute, and Multi-player Ranking scoreboards, letting players test their mettle against pinball players from all over the world!