Media Molecule has just provided a solid US release date for the studio’s upcoming LittleBigPlanet 2, while detailing a list of pre-order options you have available to you, as well as the game’s Limited Edition version.
First, the best new: In the US, PS3 owners will be able to get LittleBigPlanet 2 on November 16th.
Also for those of you living in the US, a trio of retailers in the region will be offering some great exclusive downloadable content for pre-ordering through their respective outlets. Each offering will be accompanied by a set of additional costumes comprising the ‘Even More Animals’ pack, shown below:
And here’s the list of content available through specific US retailers for pre-ordering LittleBigPlanet 2:
“If you’re a fan of the Ratchet & Clank franchise (who isn’t), you’ll love this. Pre-order at Amazon.com and get 6 Sackboy costumes including exclusive access to Ratchet & Clank costumes from the ever popular Ratchet & Clank franchise.”
BestBuy & BestBuy.com
“All together now…”the claw!!!” We’ve partnered with Disney & Pixar to provide the exclusive “Aliens” costume for BestBuy pre-orderers. We can already imagine the number of uses you guys will use this costume combined with the new Sackbots feature. And be on the lookout for more characters thru an upcoming Toy Story 3 DLC in the near future.”
GameStop & GameStop.com
“Are you as excited for the release of TRON: Legacy as we are? If so, head on over to GameStop and pre-order to get the exclusive Clu Sackboy costume from Tron: Legacy. Be the first to have this costume and hold tight for more TRON: Legacy costumes later this year.”
Media Molecule also reminds us to look forward to the release of a set of Muppets costumes following the release of LittleBigPlanet 2. Here’s Gonzo:
Additionally, you’ll be able to purchase a (very limited) Limited Edition version of LittleBigPlanet 2 for $79.99. Here’s what you’ll get for your cash:
LittleBigPlanet 2 Limited Edition Content
- A copy of LittleBigPlanet 2
- Your own little “Sackboy” – 7” of plushie-goodness for you to accompany you on your journey thru LBP2.
- Exclusive LBP2 “game ends” – keep your PS3 games in a tidy, organized and ‘Sack-ured” within these unique bookends
- One stop shop for exclusive DLC + more – regarding in-game content, the LBP2 Collector’s Edition comes packed with 11 different pre-order costumes, including:
- Disney / Pixar’s Toy Story 3’s “Aliens” Sackboy Costume
- Disney’s TRON: Legacy “Clu” Sackboy Costume
- The Muppets’ “The Great Gonzo” Sackboy Costume
- PlayStation’s “Ratchet” Sackboy Costume
- PlayStation’s “Clank” Sackboy Costume
- Even More Animals’ “Crocodile” Sackboy Costume
- Even More Animals’ “Vulture” Sackboy Costume
- Even More Animals’ “Cobra” Sackboy Costume
- Even More Animals’ “Mandrill” Sackboy Costume
- And exclusive to the LittleBigPlanet 2’s Collectors Edition:
- PlayStation’s “Jak” Sackboy Costume
- PlayStation’s “Daxter” Sackboy Costume
- 5 exclusive LBP2 PSN Avatars – Lastly, complete your PlayStation experience with a new identity on the PlayStation Network with these new avatars.
That’s quite a load of content… hmm… suddenly $79.99 doesn’t sound too bad…
Source: US PlayStation Blog