Tomb Raider pre-order incentives and editions detailed9 Oct 2012
Square will be offering a whole host of different versions of the new Tomb Raider and today they’ve detailed exactly what UK gamers can get their hands-on if they pre-order the game.
Two different versions of the game will be released, the Survival Edition which comes with a mini art book compiled by Tomb Raider’s Art Director Brian Horton, a detailed double sided map of the game’s island setting and a protective survival pouch.The digital version of the Survival Edition comes with a code to access the soundtrack and a DLC weapon pack.
The Deluxe Edition comes with everything in the Survival edition plus a 6” Play Arts Kai Lara Croft figurine and will come housed in a unique Endurance crew member’s metal survival box.
As far as the extra pre-order incentives go, well it depends on what retailer you purchase the game from, which I know is not everyone’s favourite way of getting their hands on the extras. So far the following option have been announced today.
Exclusive in-game EXPLORER BUNDLE. Included in this bundle is an exploration themed CHALLENGE TOMB and an early access bonus survival advantage:
– CHALLENGE TOMB
- An exclusive tomb for Lara to raid! In this new location, Lara will encounter all new environment puzzles that will test her abilities
– FAST CLIMB UPGRADE
- Early access to the fast climb skill upgrade will let Lara ascend mountain faces more quickly. Handy when avoiding her attackers in a fight to take the higher ground!
Exclusive in-game COMBAT STRIKE PACK. This early access combat-themed bundle will improve Lara’s chance of survival on the island from day one!
– PISTOL SILENCER UPGRADE
- The pistol silencer will let Lara use stealthy tactics to overcome even the trickiest of situations
– HEADSHOT RETICULE UPGRADE
- The headshot reticule will let Lara utilise her weapons more accurately, when used with the pistol silencer, they make for a deadly combination
– PISTOL BURST MODE UPGRADE
- The three-shot burst pistol upgrade will let Lara unleash a hail of firepower on her foes when under attack
– ANIMAL INSTINCT SKILL UPGRADE
- Animal instinct skill will light up XP-laden animals in Survival Instinct mode to help you upgrade to the next skill in no time
- Exclusive TOMB RAIDER: THE BEGINNINGS COMIC BOOK (digital edition)
- Written by Rhianna Pratchett, with cover art by TOMB RAIDER Art Director, Brian Horton, THE BEGINNINGS COMIC BOOK is a digital 48 page six-part comic which tells the story of how this ill-fated voyage of the Endurance came to be. This special edition comic brings together the cast and crew, including a budding young adventurer named Lara Croft, as they prepare for adventure in search of the Yamatai off of the east coast of Japan
- Designed exclusively for Amazon.co.uk
- More details will be announced in the New Year
Check out the pre-order page over on the official website.