Capcom has given us a look at the special edition packaging for Resident Evil 5 and the wonderful metal cases return. Now I can’t wait to see what’s on that second disk, no doubt it’s full of extra goodies that we can’t wait to get our hands on! And those messenger bags along with the action figure, necklace and patch will be a great addition to anyone’s collection of gaming greatness. Here are the pack-shots for PS3 and Xbox 360;
Xbox 360 Version:
“Capcom is pleased to announce the Resident Evil 5 Collector’s Edition. First teased last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, the Collector’s Edition will be available on day one of the game shipping Friday, March 13, 2009. Available for only a limited time, gamers will be able to pre-order the collectible set starting today at the Capcom store at www.capcom.com. On launch date, the set will be available at all major retailers in North America with a price of $89.99 for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.
For fans of the highly popular series, the box set is not to be missed as it will include a host of never-before-seen collectible items not available anywhere else. All designed around RE5’s Kijuju setting and the game’s in-depth storyline, the box will include a Tricell messenger bag, Chris Redfield figurine, BSAA patch and Kijuju-inspired pendant.
Bringing the entire collection together is a custom made steel case with special art showcasing signature elements of the RE5 campaign – the Kijuju writings, ominous number five and two-player co-op. Inside the steel case is where the real action lies, with a two disc set including the game and bonus disc with additional special features. The Making of Resident Evil 5 feature, first shown at the Tokyo Game Show, will be released on the bonus disc for the first time. A digital art gallery showcasing the game’s incredible HD graphics and impressive art style and a Resident Evil Degeneration Trailer will top off the special features making a bonus disc that is a must-have for all Resident Evil devotees.” – Capcom
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