With E3 2019 news coming to a close, many gamers are going crazy over which games to pre-order. For some gamers, it is not just the games, but also the exclusive collector’s editions which will definitely burn a big hole in your wallet. But it will be so worth it, we know.
Yes, the problem that comes with purchasing a collector’s edition is not only having to find space to fit everything, but also coming up with the money necessary to finance the purchase. Hence you will need to properly decide which collector’s edition you want to get.
To help you make a decision, we have compiled a list of 10 Collector’s Edition which you should look out for.
We know that shopping online can be expensive, hence we have some tips to help you secure your purchase for an even cheaper price.
Ready? Now let’s get down to the goods. Happy shopping!
Due for release on March 3, 2020, the Final Fantasy VII Remake 1st Class Edition comes with a Sephiroth Steelbook case, a hardback artbook filled with stunning concept art, a mini-soundtrack CD, the Deluxe Edition package of the game, as well as a wonderfully sculpted Cloud Strife figurine sitting astride his iconic Hardy Daytona. Those who pre-order the 1st Class Edition will also get a bonus Summon Materia DLC which comes with the Carbuncle, Cactuar, and Chocobo Chick.
Final Fantasy VII Remake will be available for the PlayStation 4.
Due for release on April 16, 2020, CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 Collector’s Edition comes with a bevy of collectables, including a 25cm figurine of V, depicting the game’s protagonist in action. It also comes with a collectable Steelbook and hardcover art book, a World Compendium for the game detailing its setting and lore, an annotated copy of A Visitor’s Guide to Night City sealed in an NCPD Evidence Bag, embroidered patches, a metal pin and sticker bomb set, along with a Quadra V-tech metal keychain and postcards detailing the Night City and the Map of Night City. All of these, along with the base game, will be packaged with the Collector’s Edition box.
Cyberpunk 2077 will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Due for release on November 22, 2019, the Doom Eternal Collector’s Edition includes a wearable Doom Slayer helmet, so that you can play Doom Eternal as the powerful Doom Slayer. Aside from that, it also comes with an 11 by 17 inch ‘The Gift of Argent Power’ lithograph, a lossless digital collection of Doom (2016) and Doom Eternal soundtracks, a lore book by Id Software, an exclusive Steelbook designed by Mondo, as well as the base game.
Doom Eternal will be available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Due to be released on September 6, 2019, Gears 5’s Collector’s Edition will come with an actual drone that can be mounted on a custom display stand. The Limited Edition RC Jack Drone is fully functioning, complete with LED lights, a Six Axis Gyroscope Flight system, and an custom designed drone remote controller. The collector’s edition also comes with Jack schematic art prints, an embroidered DBi patch, DBi ID badge with Gears 5 lanyard, DBi collectors booklet, and the Ultimate Edition game disc that is kept in an Alex Ross Steelbook casing. These will all be kept in a premium collector’s box.
Gears 5 will be available for the Xbox One, and PC.
Due for release on September 6, 2019, the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Collector’s Edition comes with a whole range of goodies for Monster Hunter fans such as the figurine depicting the cover monster Velkhana, a Monster Designs artbook, soundtrack CD, and a metal plate featuring art from the game. Those who choose to pre-order the collector’s edition from Capcom’s own store will get a Palico stand that can be used to hold up your game controller or mobile phone, as well as an exclusive Iceborne keychain.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Due to release on September 13, 2019, the Borderlands 3 Collector’s Edition will come with a number of exclusive premiums. Such as a replica of a Diamond Loot Chest featuring a functional retractable lid containing 10 Borderlands 3 character figurines including the Calypso Twins and the four new Vault Hunters. It’ll also come with a Sanctuary 3 snap model that can be displayed on its included stand, four Vault Key keychain, a cloth galaxy map, five character art lithograph, and a Borderlands 3 Steelbook case.
Borderlands 3 will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Due to release on September 26, 2019, Code Vein’s Limited Physical Bloodthirst Edition will come with the main game, an impressive 17cm figurine of Mia Karstein, an art book titled CODE VEIN World Report, and the original soundtracks for the game, composed by Go Shiina who has composed for other notable games such as God Eater 3 and Tales of Zestiria.
Code Vein will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Due to release on September 20, 2019, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Limited Edition comes with a Steelbook that looks exactly like a retro Gameboy console, a 120-page artbook, and the Nintendo Switch game card. Unfortunately, the Limited Edition is not available for pre-order yet and seems to only be available in Europe, while America will be getting the Dreamer Edition which only consists of the base game and a gorgeous looking artbook.
The game will be released for the Nintendo Switch.
Due to release on October 1, 2019, Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s Collector’s Edition will come with a 24cm Cole D. Walker figurine, a map of Auroa, a confidential file carrying three lithographs designed by the Ubisoft Paris Studios, a replica of Walker’s in-game dog tag, a selection of the best tracks from the game, and a exclusive Steelbook featuring Walker’s iconic design.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Due to release on March 3, 2020, the Watch Dogs Legion Collector’s Edition will come with a replica of the Ded Coronet that featured in the trailer of the game, and though the coronet’s colour scheme is different from the one in-game, it’s still coloured in neon paint and have a blue-and-white LED crown. Aside from that, the collector’s edition also comes with a double-sided propaganda poster, the ultimate edition of Watch Dogs Legion, a set of three exclusive stickers, plus an exclusive Watch Dogs Legion steelbook and box.
Watch Dogs Legion will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Honourable Mention: Shenmue III
Due to release on November 19, 2019, Shenmue III’s Collector’s Edition will be available for both the PlayStation 4 and PC. It will also include a copy of the game, Shenmue III stickers and patches, as well as a double-sided mirror with one side showing a phoenix and another featuring a dragon. It will also come with a Light Box that you can serve as both a cool display and a lamp.
There are still no details on how much the collector’s edition cost as well as where to pre-order it but we do know the game will launch for both the PlayStation 4 and PC.
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