SCEA Associate Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson
has announced the official InFamous 2 PS3 release date, pre-orders details and Hero Edition today.
To quote: We are happy to announce that inFAMOUS 2 will be launching in North America exclusively on the PlayStation 3 on June 7th, 2011!
In about 4 months, players will finally begin the next chapter in Cole's adventures.
On top of this, we'd love to confirm that on that same day we are also launching the inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition (aka the Best Kept Secret EVER) for $99.99 (msrp).
Short of actual electrical super powers, the HERO Edition delivers everything an inFamous fan could want including a highly detailed 8.5" Cole MacGrath statue, a sportable sling pack modeled after Cole's own in-game gear, the inFAMOUS #1 mini comic from http://www.dccomics.com/dccomics/, the official inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition Soundtrack and a super voucher code for a collection of in-game content.
Starting today participating retailers kick off official pre-order programs letting you score one of the following bonus items listed below. 24K GOLD AMP
Cole's nasty new weapon definitely delivers the pain, but when you pre-order at http://www.amazon.com/ you can get a gold (in-game) version to dish it out in style. KESSLER SKIN
Experience inFAMOUS 2 as Cole's super-powered nemesis from the first inFAMOUS story if you pre-order from Best Buy. LIGHTNING HOOK
GameStop fans can unlock this special power with their pre-order, an electro-kinetic tether that lets you snare and pull enemies and objects towards Cole. ELECTROCUTION GRENADE
Visit Walmart and pre-order to get powerful grenade that ties enemies down with arcing electricity before going BOOM. DIGITAL SOUNDTRACK
Music lovers can download the official musical soundtrack to Cole's latest adventure if they pre-order from participating retailers.
Hope this is exciting news for everyone. Look out for more great updates to come, both on http://infamousthegame.com/country-selector.html or right here on the PS blogosphere!
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