Borderlands 2 Limited and Collector Editions Announced
- By: CM Boots-Faubert
- Posted 17th May 2012
2K Games and Gearbox Software Announce Borderlands 2 Deluxe Vault Hunter's Collectors Edition and Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition with Replica loot chest, Marcus Kincaid bobblehead, in-game bonuses and much more to be included in the special editions!
2K Games and Gearbox Software today have confirmed the much-anticipated news that there will be two tiers of the special limited edition versions for their upcoming next offering in the Borderlands game series -- Borderlands 2 -- the Deluxe Vault Hunter's Collector Edition and the Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition for Borderlands 2.
Currently in development by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed four-player cooperative shooter-looter that combined intense first-person mayhem with role-playing gameplay in a highly personal and emotion-laden action-adventure/RPG/Shooter with heart. Both editions reward fans with a number of collectible and in-game bonus items that will enhance the action-packed experience of Borderlands 2, creating a serious dilemma for most gamers and fans alike: which do you choose?!
-- The Deluxe Vault Hunter's Collector Edition --
Priced at just $99.99 US, the content-packed special bundle of gaming goodness that has been named Borderlands 2: The Deluxe Vault Hunter's Collector Edition embraces the very essence of Borderlands and naturally includes a copy of the base game for Borderlands 2, along with an authentic Marcus Kincaid bobblehead of most excellent artistic form!
In addition to that there is the hardbound and very collectible book "Inside the Vault: The Art & Design of Borderlands 2" that presents an amazingly fascinating look into the inspired art that became the very foundation of our continued adventure within the world of Borderlands 2, and this hardbound collectible book is accompanied by a collectable sticker set, a map of Pandora, and a digital comic download code, as well as bonus downloadable in-game digital content, creating a stand-out and impressive CE version of the game that will make even the most demanding of fans and gamers thrilled.
-- The Borderlands 2 Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition --
Priced at an amazing $149.99 The Borderlands 2 Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition includes everything that we talked about above with the Deluxe Vault Hunter's CE, but in addition also adds a collectable, scaled replica of the red loot chests found throughout Pandora in Borderlands 2, a steel book case, a "Creatures of Pandora" wide-format ID chart, and a lithograph postcard set!
Not satisfied with that, the publisher also includes a set of field notes from Sir Hammerlock, a cloth map of Pandora, and a numbered certificate of authenticity providing verifiable proof of the most excellent collected set of gaming goodness container herein!
Both of these special editions will be available for the Xbox 360 from Microsoft, Sony's PlayStation 3, and for gamers who prefer the old-school gaming platform in the form of their personal gaming rig, powered by Microsoft Windows.
-- Details of Pre-Order Fantabulism --
Gamers who pre-order the Deluxe Vault Hunter's Collector Edition, Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition, or the standard edition of Borderlands 2 from participating retailers will also gain access to the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club, allowing them to download the Gearbox Gun Pack, a Golden Key, the Vault Hunter's Relic, and an all-new fifth character class -- the Mechromancer!
The Gearbox Gun Pack is a collection of unique guns to help players begin their journey on Pandora. The Golden Key is used to unlock a rare in-game item in the mysterious Golden Sanctuary Loot Chest found in the game, and the Vault Hunter's Relic is an in-game item that boosts players' gear-hunting fortune while playing solo or teaming up with friends.