Sony hosted a World Record Setting Event leading up to the launch of LittleBigPlanet 2 this week. All five of the record setting attempts were fulfilled over the period. Starting on Monday January 17th, LittleBigPlanet 2 players set records for Longest marathon playing LittleBigPlanet 2, Longest Marathon Playing a Platform Game, Most Video Game Genres Played in One Video Game in 24 Hours, Most User Generated Video Game Levels Played in 24 Hours, and Most User Generated Video Game Levels Played in a Video Game Marathon.
Sony issued a statement on the accomplishments:
“We’d like to congratulate the dedicated group of gamers and the entire LittleBigPlanet 2 team on setting five new Guinness World Records, an impressive accomplishment in such a short period of time,” said Scott A. Steinberg, vice president of Product Marketing, SCEA. “With LittleBigPlanet 2 releasing this week, it’s fantastic to see so many fans embrace this launch, which continues to illustrate the endless fun that this title provides for fans and newcomers, as well as the entire family.”
In addition to these records, LittleBigPlanet 2 was also recognized for the following Guinness World Records: “Most gaming genres in one video game” and “Most player-created levels in one video game.”