December 9, 2011
Mass Effect 3 Collectors Edition Goodies
Mass Effect 3 is slated to release early to mid 2012 and were all eagerly anticipating the epic asskickery that will result. Bioware has put together a limited N7 Digital Deluxe Edition for the hard core ME fan. For a price of course. For $79.99usd you can get the following with your Mass Effect 3 game. (this may possibly die out with the pre-order as there is a limited number of the these editions):
• 70-page digital art book featuring hundreds of unique and gorgeous illustrations from the BioWare development team.
• Limited edition digital Mass Effect comic by Dark Horse Comics, complete with unique cover artwork.
• Exclusive 4×6 lithographic digital print featuring a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork.
A full collection of in-game content:
• N7 Arsenal Pack – Bring the firepower with the N7 Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol.
• Access to an additional downloadable mission and character
• Mechdog Companion – A faithful sidekick to keep you company on board the Normandy.
• Squadmate Alternate Outfit Pack – New appearances for your favorite squad members.
• N7 Hoodie – For Commander Shepard’s casual days on board the Normandy.
• Relive all the greatest moments of Mass Effect 3 with the digital soundtrack.
• Display your initiation in the N7 ranks with a collection of forum and social badges, avatars, and perks.
$80 is a bit much if you ask me and I would have a hard time justifying that cost as the real tangible content here is the game itself, everything else is likely to fall by the wayside at some point. However there really is quite a bit of extra content for a $20 premium. You get collector items from the dev and those who helped make ME what it is today along with quite a bit of DLC, which if you were to buy anyway could equal at least $20 if not more.
will you spend the extra $20 on this? is it worth it? and you risk not knowing before you buy by guaranteeing your copy with a pre-order?