Collector's Editions for developers and publishers like very special extras think of times.
Today, many video games no longer appear in only one version, but many. then plug in addition to the game a few extras such as DLCs, soundtracks or booklets in gold, deluxe and special editions. For the biggest fans and collectors, some titles have still more to offer: Collector's Editions. And in which infected often pretty wacky stuff.
From zombie safe huts night vision devices to space flights: Find the craziest and most expensive collector's editions in video game history and its remarkable extras. Important to know is that it is the most expensive and extravagant special editions were created in this list as pure PR gags and were not purchased today.
In order to accommodate the full range of curiosities in this list, we threw a look over the PC box out in our research. Therefore, many console titles or console exclusive collector's editions of the party are. If you know even more unusual Collector's Editions, please write to us like in the comments.
- 1 Dying Light: The Following - Spotlight Edition
- 2 Dying Light - My Apocalypse Edition
- 3 Saints Row 4 - The Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition
- 4 Grid 2 - BAC Mono Edition
- 5 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - Fortune Hunter Edition
- 6 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle - Exquisite Edition
- 7 Dead Iceland: Riptide - Zombie Bait Edition
- 8 Titanium Case 2 - Vanguard Collector's Edition
- 9 Call of Duty - Collector's Editions
Dying Light: The Following - Spotlight Edition
The Spotlight Edition of the zombie shooter Dying Light: The Following is the most expensive collector's edition of all time. For as much as 10 million US dollars but you also get offered as much as anywhere else.
The buyer of the unique collector's edition gets a voice in the game and a role in the planned film implementation of Dying Light among others - including acting classes, off-road driving course, as well as Stuntman and Parkour training. The game itself puts also in the spotlight Edition - and four copies of it.
Dying Light - My Apocalypse Edition
Dying Light knows how Collector's Editions work: The "My Apocalypse Edition" of zombie survival game contains lots of curious extras, but costs a proud 250,000 British pounds (which works out at around 341,000 €).
included in the collector's edition include autographed headphones, a night vision device, diapers for adults (if the game time is too scary) and a survival course for the zombie apocalypse. In addition, the face of the Purchaser, the Collector's Edition is built into the game. The best gimmick of "My Apocalypse Edition" is but a specially made and zombie-proof cabin Tiger Log Cabins with reinforced doors, a viewing deck, an escape valve, a kitchen with a microwave and a living room including a TV and Xbox One.
Saints Row 4 - The Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition
The most comprehensive package in a Collector's Edition provides the "Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition" Saints Row 4. For a bargain price of a million dollars there are so many different extras that we have a small list appropriate:
- Saints Row 4: Commander in Chief Edition
- A replica of Dubstep Gun in original size
- A one-day secret agent training
- On Space flight Virgin Galactic
- An annual membership "E25 Super Car Club"
- On Lamborghini Gallardo
- Plastic surgery of choice
- A detailed shopping with a personal shopper
- Seven nights at The Jefferson Hotel in Washington
- A hostage Liberation experience
- A brand new Toyota Prius
- Seven nights in the Top Royal Suite at the Burj-al-arab incl. A flight for two
but there's a catch: According to the website Arstechnica the total package of the so-called "is one million US dollars packs" his money not worth. For, according to their calculations, all of the individual extras are added up not a million, but just barely worth 630,000 US dollars.
Grid 2 - BAC Mono Edition
In contrast to the Saints Row 4 Special Edition with two cars, the Collector's Edition of Grid 2 seems almost modest: For in the BAC Mono edition of the racing game is merely a racing car contain. but these are a mono Supercar in Grid 2 design by the manufacturer BAC, which manages with its 280 hp in 2.8 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h and reaches a maximum speed of 270 km / h.
Additionally, there is a PS3, the game and a racing suit including a helmet. And all (for a mere 125,000 pounds sterling equivalent of just under 147,000 €).
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - Fortune Hunter Edition
This limited edition of 200 copies collector's edition of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves could not buy it, but only won. Only those who have played at selected weekends the demo, took part in the draw. The winners of the Fortune Hunter Edition were allowed not only about the game, happy one art book and a captain, but also a Replica of phurba dagger from the adventures of Nathan Drake.
Even today, the 200 pieces are still heavily sought after and sold on eBay at unbelievable prices. A single Fortune Hunter Edition since ever for 5,000 to 7,000 euros change hands.
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle - Exquisite Edition
Many collector's editions include plastic figurines of game characters. The fighting game JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle but has something in mind for his collecting statue very special: So the exquisite edition of the game is a figure of the hero JoJo at that with over 6,000 Swarovski crystals was covered.
According to Namco Bandai, the collector's edition should be worth 2,000 euros, which should be donated to charity. At the auction on eBay but only 686.66 British pound came out at the end (the equivalent of approximately 800 Euros).
Dead Iceland: Riptide - Zombie Bait Edition
One of the most controversial Collector's Editions is the "Zombie Bait Edition" Dead Iceland: Riptide. Because it was included among other things a Statue of a bloody and mutilated torso in a tight bikini. On complaints about the taste of the limited version followed apologies from publisher Deep Silver. but not in Germany - at the end of the collector's edition but went on sale.
Titanium Case 2 - Vanguard Collector's Edition
The Vanguard Collector's Edition of the first-person shooter Titanfall 2 offers fans and collectors a special pleasure: a replica of a Militia soldiers helmet scale 1: 1. Unlike many statues and extras from other collectors editions, this gimmick dusty not simply on the shelf, but can actually be placed. Other games like Halo 3 like to provide similar times chic headgear.
Call of Duty - Collector's Editions
The Games of the Call of Duty Series often come with curious Collector's Editions therefore. Here is our selection of the craziest extras playing shooter series:
- In the Juggernaut Edition of Black Ops 3 a functioning refrigerator is included.
- In the Care Package Edition of Black Ops 2, a remote-controlled Dohne is.
- The Prestige Edition from the first Black Ops includes a remotely controllable surveillance vehicle, so a toy car.
- And the Prestige Edition of Modern Warfare 2 has a night vision device.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - pit stop video for Care Package- / Hardened Edition