Are you the kind of gamer who loves nothing more than consuming others for health and then chopping them up with a blade that mutated out of your arm (virtually, of course)? If so, then you'll love the recently announced Prototype 2 Blackwatch Collector's Edition.
The Prototype 2 Collector's Edition will launch with an MRSP of $79.99 and includes a plethora of bonus content, starting with the standard CD soundtrack and art book. Players will also gain access to the game's first piece of DLC, the Colossal Mayhem pack, and a voucher to download the third and final Prototype comic by Dark Horse, titled The Labyrinth. Those who pre-order the Collector's Edition will also be automatically upgraded to the previously announced (and presumably non-collectible) Prototype 2 Radnet Edition, which includes even more DLC.
The Collector's Edition includes one other interesting item: a 20% off coupon for the Prototype Online Merchandise store. That's pretty cool, actually. Instead of just including a statue of one of the game's characters, Radical Entertainment and Activision chose to include a voucher for real-life clothing. It's certainly interesting, mostly because those who complain that Collector's Editions never contain anything useful may have to change their argument.
Check out a trailer for the Prototype 2 Blackwatch Collector's Edition below:
Radical Entertainment's Ken Rosman wants everyone to know that the Prototype Blackwatch Collector's Edition is for the fans.
"When we initially began discussing the idea of creating a collector's edition for PROTOTYPE 2, we knew right off the bat that it would have to be something special for our most hardcore fans - the ones who finished the original game multiple times; those who constantly debate whether Mercer or Heller is the more badass character; the ones who are eagerly waiting to jump in feet first and experience all that PROTOTYPE 2 has to offer."
The Prototype 2 Collector's Edition certainly has plenty of swag for Prototype fans. But you know what would be the best gift, Radical Entertainment? Getting rid of those terrible boss fights from the first game. Oh wait, they're doing that? Thank you!
Prototype 2 releases April 24, 2012, on PS3 and Xbox 360, followed by a PC release on July 24, 2012.
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