April 3rd, 2014 Ayiu
Square Enix have sought community feedback on the Drakengard 3 release plans in Europe and in response to that feedback they will be releasing a Collector’s Edition for Drakengard 3 in Europe. The Collector’s Edition will be available exclusively from the Square Enix Store (and the SE boutique for France) – The Collector’s Edition of Drakengard 3 is a very limited run with only 2,000 of them in total.
At a price of €69.99 EUR the Collector’s Edition of Drakengard 3 contains the following:
- Clamshell Box – An eloquent display case featuring the flower that grows from Zero’s eye
- Hardback Novella – This beautifully illustrated 160 page prequel story to Drakengard 3 (available in English language only) contains a collection of short stories written from the perspectives of each character
- Add-on Pack – Downloadable tokens for the Ciam costume, an additional level where you play as One, Zero’s sister, and a Giant Baby Hat (yes, an enormous baby’s head for your dragon, Mikhail)
- Music Sampler CD – A CD containing a selection of mesmerising tracks from the game’s original soundtrack, composed by Keiichi Okabe (who also created the score for Nier)
- Double Sided Poster – A collectable double sided poster only available in the Collector’s Edition of Drakengard 3
- The Game – While there won’t be a physical disc version of the Drakengard 3 for Europe and PAL territories, a download token will be included inside the box which you can redeem on the PlayStation Store
- Japanese Voice DLC – Experience the game in its original audio with a download token for the original Japanese voice acting! This DLC is part of the Collector’s Edition, but will also be available for non-CE owners when you pre-order the standard digital game through the PlayStation Store (pre-orders start mid-April)
pre-orders can be place here with a release date set for May 21
March 26th, 2014 Ayiu
Over at the official Bethesda store, you can now pre-order the Panzerhund Edition of Wolfenstein: The New Order which is limited to 5,000 pieces.
The Panzerhund Edition comes in a vintage footlocker-style box (measuring approximately 20″ x 10.5″ x 8.5″) with a stamped number plate right above the antiqued clasp and includes the following:
- Inside, you’ll find a classified folder affixed to the lid containing 11 classified documents (an assortment of maps, case files, and even an x-ray)
- The bulk of the footlocker houses an 8″ articulated Panzerhund statue. Made of high quality vinyl material (PVC and ABS) the statue is hand painted, includes a base, and strikes a surprisingly menacing pose for a scaled-down replica
- Inset in a velvet-lined tray is an exclusive Steelbook, and a set of 14 full-color weathered-looking postcards of the game’s alternate history, bound in a display book.
- Lifting this tray reveals compartments housing a set of three high-quality, embroidered patches, and a box containing custom molded replica dog tags, looped and knotted on twine string.
The Edition costs $100 USD and does not include a copy of the game – pre-orders can be placed here
The current estimated ship date is May 20, 2014
March 21st, 2014 Ayiu
Today Square Enix has revealed a new trailer for Murdered: Soul Suspect along with a look at the game’s Limited Edition.
The Limited Edition of Murdered: Soul Suspect includes a copy of the journal used by Ronan in the game to hunt down his killer and free access to an interactive digital strategy map, showing where to find collectibles, landmarks and side quests via a computer or tablet.
Pricing and availability has not yet been announced.
It appears that the Limited Edition of Murdered: Soul Suspect is a first edition release which means that all version of the game from the initial production are the Limited Edition.
Pre-orders can be placed at Gamestop.com for $59.99 USD
March 7th, 2014 Ayiu
505 Games have just announced a release date and some pre-order bonuses for Sniper Elite 3, but wait! That is not all, they have also announced a Collector’s Edition for Sniper Elite 3.
For only $69.99 USD the Collector’s Edition comes at a reasonable price with the following content:
- Limited Edition Ammo Tin Box
- Collectible Playing Cards
- Bullet-shaped Torch Pen
- Dog Tag
- Sniper Shooting Range Target
- 3 Exclusive DLC Weapon and Outfit Packs
So far the Collector’s Edition has only been listed for Playstation 4 and Xbox One so it seems it might be exclusive to next-gen platforms. The game itself however is set to release in North America on July 1st for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and self published by Rebellion Studios on PC on July 27th.
pre-orders for the Collector’s Edition can be placed here.
Thanks to ce.o member canuckcollector for the heads up!
March 6th, 2014 Ayiu
Today, Nintendo has announced a Limited Edition package for their upcoming Wii U-exclusive Fun-Racer Mario Kart 8. The Limited Edition, which is so far only confirmed for release in Europe, will come with a blue spiny shell collector’s item alongside a physical copy of the game.
The Limited Edition of Mario Kart 8 can be pre-ordered at Game UK for £ 59.99 GBP. Also customers in the UK & Ireland who have already pre-ordered a standalone copy of Mario Kart 8 will have the opportunity to upgrade pending availability.
Mario Kart 8 will hit UK shelves on May 30.
Thanks to ce.o member Vikingo82 for the heads up!
January 29th, 2014 Ayiu
Bethesda has officially announced the Imperial Edition for The Elder Scrolls Online. The Imperial Edition will be available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One in extremely limited quantity through participating retailers for $99.99 (€99.99 EUR/£89.99 GBP/$ 139.95 AUD). The Elder Scrolls Online releases on PC/Mac worldwide on Friday, April 4th and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June. Read the press release here.
Bethesda has yet to officially announce a collector’s edition for The Elder Scrolls Online but a user on the Amazon video games forum spotted a very peculiar image attached to the Dishonored GOTY store listing. The image shows a collector’s edition called Imperial Edition for the highly anticipated MMO, The Elder Scrolls Online. This was obviously a mistake and the photos have now been taken down but the image appears real enough.
The image features the following content for the Imperial Edition of The Elder Scrolls Online:
- Physical Content
- Collector’s Edition Box
- Steelbook Packaging
- Molag Bal Statue – A collectible 12″ statue featuring Molag Bal, Daedric Prince of domination and enslavement
- Map of Tamriel – A printed map detailing alliance-controlled zones and the ultimate conquest: Cyrodiil
- Emperor’s Guide to Tamriel – A 224-page illustrated guide annotated by the Imperial scholar, Flaccus Terentius
- Digital Content
- Play as an Imperial for any alliance – Appears to be the only way to play as an imperial
- White Imperial Horse
- Mudcrab vanity Pet
- Rings of Mara
No word on price, platforms or regions.
Thanks to ce.o member SwiftDeath for sharing that.
December 11th, 2013 Ayiu
NIS America have a large niche fan-base and now one of their newest localization is up to pre-order at the NIS America Online Store. The Limited Edition of The Witch and the Hundred Knight is available exclusively for the PlayStation 3 and priced at $74.99 USD.
As most loyal customers already know there will be no reprinting or remanufacturing so “sold out” actually means “sold out” and if you want to secure a copy you better hurry up as these tend to sell pretty fast.
The Limited Edition of The Witch and the Hundred Knight comes in a collector’s box and contains the following:
- PS3 game with reversible front cover
- Full color, hardcover art book
- 2-disc original soundtrack with jewel case
Alongside you will also receive a Metallia Nendoroid Petite figure in a separate box.
The game is scheduled for release on March 25th, 2014.
Thanks to ce.o member rapister for the heads up!
December 11th, 2013 Ayiu
Today Square Enix has announced the Collector’s Edition of, the last game set in the Final Fantasy XIII universe, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.
The game will only be available on what’s just become the last generation, in written words PS3 & Xbox 360, and is hitting stores on Febraury 11th, 2014 in North America and only two days later February 14th, 2014 in Europe.
The Collector’s Edition of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is available exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $89.99 USD (~ €65 EUR) and contains the following:
- Premium packaging featuring artwork from the Japan release
- 80 page hardcover artbook containing Tetsuya Nomura’s original sketches of Lightning, a foreword from art director Isamu Kamikokuryo, and concept art from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
- Silver embossed pocket watch
- DLC code for Final Fantasy VII’s Aerith Gainsborough’s “Midgar’s Flower Girl” outfit
So far the Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Collector’s Edition is only confirmed for America. No details yet on availability in Europe or Australasia.
November 4th, 2013 Ayiu
Today, Namco Bandai has unveiled the Goko Edition for their upcoming fighting game Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z. They also announced that the action fighter will release in Europe on January 24th.
The Goku Edition will be for sale in Europe and contains the following:
- Exclusive Figurine - Super Saiyan Goku (~25 cm / ~10 inch)
- Artbook of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z – Privileged Content from the Dev Team
- Unique In-Game content – Naruto Sage’s Costume for Goku
No pricing or availability has been revealed yet, but once they are, you can find further details, pre-order and Day one offers on Team-Up.Eu
October 24th, 2013 Ayiu
Just a few minutes ago the Treehouse Brand Store have announced the Paddock Edition for Forza Motorsport 5. The Edition is worldwide limited to 3000 units and will be individually numbered.
The Edition will set you back $120 USD (without game) or $200 USD together with the Limited Edition of Forza 5 and includes the following:
- Forza Motorsport Premium Hoodie (available sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL)
- Matte Black Stainless Steel Water Bottle
- Forza Motorsport Stem Caps
- Forza Motorsport Keychain
- Forza Motorsport x SPY Optics Sunglasses
Sold exclusively through the official Forza Motorsport Store, pre-orders can be placed here