Irrational Games Creative Director and Co-founder Ken Levine has revealed the BioShock Infinite Ultimate Songbird and Premium Editions today for fans!
Below are all the details, as follows: So, you wanna buy a nice collector's edition? I can get it for you retail.
Thanks, I'm here all week. The veal is on special.
Imagine you get to work with [Register or Login to view links], the concept artist who visualized the cover of [Register or Login to view links].
The Trickster in [Register or Login to view links]. Man-Bot in [Register or Login to view links]. BioShock's Little Sisters. Sander Cohen. And BioShock Infinite's Songbird.
Now imagine you can get him to personally conceive and oversee the production of the coolest statue in the world.
Then imagine we put that huge sucker in a period-style box, with custom artwork by Robb and [Register or Login to view links] concept artist Jorge Lacera. And that box went in the collector's edition box, so you could leave that guy unpunched in his original packaging while you tear happily into the rest of the goodies.
Now imagine that nine-and-a-half-inch statue looked like this:
That monster is what's in the Ultimate Songbird Edition of BioShock Infinite. But if your sugar daddy won't pony up for the whole megillah, there's also the Premium Edition, which includes a giant pile of swag:
• A 3-inch baby version keychain of the sold-out Murder of Crows vigor bottle replica.
• A 5 x 7-inch lithograph by Jorge Lacera.
• A 25 millimeter, resin-cast Handyman miniature from the upcoming • BioShock Infinite board game by [Register or Login to view links], makers of Summoner Wars.
• A mini art book, full of BioShock Infinite concept art and commentary, with a hand-distressed cover.
• Various digital goodies: exclusive in-game gear, a digital soundtrack, and platform specific downloadable content (Avatars for Xbox LIVE, and Themes for PC and PlayStation 3).
Of course, all of the above is also included in the Ultimate Songbird Edition. And for the true nerds in the audience, the Songbird statue, the Murder of Crows keychain, and the Handyman all come in separate custom packaging.
Both collector's editions will be available in limited quantities, so yadda yadda, [Register or Login to view links] your life away right now!
You owe it to yourself (and to poor, sad Ken Levine, who can always be spotted by his tiny crutch that sits forlornly by the Christmas dinner table) to check the thing out in this lovely [Register or Login to view links] made by our amazing web team. I like it. My mother likes it. So it must be good.
All collector's editions are available for pre-order [Register or Login to view links] in the US and in Europe and Australia starting Monday, October 22nd.