Borderlands 2 Collector’s Editions and Pre-Order Bonus Announced

May 17, 2012

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Last month, we covered an exclusive hands-on for Borderlands 2, as well as an exclusive interview with design producer Randy Varnell. While we’re stoked to get our hands on the final product, 2K Games and Gearbox Software have something else to get fans excited.

2K Games and Gearbox Software have just provided us with the latest info on Borderlands 2, in which it will have two different collector’s editions to pre-order, as well as a separate pre-order incentive. The two editions you can choose from (aside from the standard edition) are the Borderlands 2 Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s Edition and the Borderlands 2 Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition.

The Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s Edition will retail for $99.99 and includes the following:

  • Borderlands 2 Game
  • Authentic Marcus Kincaid Bobblehead
  • 4 Exclusive Stickers
  • Map of Pandora
  • Comic Book Download
  • Inside the Vault: The Art of Borderlands 2 Hardbound Book
  • Bonus Digital Content
The Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition will retail for $149.99 and includes the following:
  • Borderlands 2 Game
  • Replica Borderlands Loot Chest
  • Authentic Marcus Kincaid Bobblehead
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Steelbook Case
  • Creatures of Pandora Wide Format ID Chart
  • 4 Lithograph Postcards
  • Field Notes from Sir Hammerlock
  • Comic Book Download
  • 4 Exclusive Stickers
  • Cloth Map
  • Inside the Vault: The Art of Borderlands 2 Hardbound Book
  • Bonus Digital Content

The Ultimate Edition definitely looks cool, seeing as how it has a replica of the loot chest from the game.

Now if you pre-order any edition of the game, you will receive access to the “Premiere Club” which gives you a Golden Key, Gearbox Gunpack, Vault Hunter’s Relic and a new character class known as the Mechromancer. Check out the content in the image below.

Here’s the official press release that came alongside the info:

New York, NY, May 17,2012  2K Games and Gearbox Software today announced two tiers of special limited editions for the highly anticipatedBorderlands®2 –the Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s Edition and Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition. Currently in development by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed four-player cooperative shooter-looter that combined intense first-person mayhem with role-playing gameplay. Both editions will reward fans with a number of collectible and in-game bonus items that will enhance the action-packed experience of Borderlands 2.

 
The Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s Edition (MSRP $99.99) includes a copy of Borderlands 2; authentic Marcus Kincaid bobblehead; Inside the Vault: The Art & Design of Borderlands 2 hardbound book; collectable sticker set; map of Pandora; digital comic download code; and bonus downloadable in-game digital content. The Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition (MSRP $149.99) includes all of those items, plus a collectable scaled replica of the red loot chests found throughout Pandora in Borderlands 2; steel book case; Creatures of Pandora wide-format ID chart; lithograph postcard set; field notes from Sir Hammerlock; cloth map of Pandora; and a numbered certificate of authenticity. Both of the special editions will be available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows-based PC.
 
Gamers who pre-order the Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s EditionUltimate Loot Chest Limited Edition or the standard edition of Borderlands 2 from participating retailers will also gain access to the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club, allowing them to download the Gearbox Gun Pack, a Golden Key, the Vault Hunter’s Relic and an all-new fifth character class – the Mechromancer. The Gearbox Gun Pack is a collection of unique guns to help players begin their journey on Pandora. The Golden Key is used to unlock a rare in-game item in the mysterious Golden Sanctuary Loot Chest found in Borderlands 2. The Vault Hunter’s Relic is an in-game item that boosts players’ gear-hunting fortune while playing solo or teaming up with friends. The Mechromancer character class will be available following launch when development of the character is complete and is free to those who pre-order Borderlands 2, and will be available for purchase for those who do not. To pre-order all editions of Borderlands 2, please visitwww.borderlands2.com/preorder.
 
Borderlands 2 features all-new characters; skills; imaginative, diverse new environments with unique missions and enemies; and more exciting and fun weapons, equipment and loot than ever before. All of these features come together in a story that takes players to the world of Pandora to take down the notorious Handsome Jack and his corrupt Hyperion Corporation as a solo campaign or with up to four cooperative players.
 
Borderlands 2 will be available in North America on September 18, 2012, and internationally on September 21, 2012. Borderlands 2 is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information please visit www.borderlands2.com.”

Are you interested in picking up Borderlands 2? Sound off in the comments below!

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