Pre-order Dead Space 3 Limited Edition at participating retailers to receive two bonus suits and weapons from the moment you begin playing, EA and Visceral have announced.

The Dead Space 3 Limited Edition provides gamers with first access to two game bundles: First Contact and Witness the Truth. Each contains an advanced suit and new weapon.

First Contact Bundle:

  • First Contact Suit: This unique EVA (Extra-Vehicular Activity) suit was built by the SCAF (Sovereign Colonies Armed Forces) for encounters with "foreign entities." It sports a flamboyant golden finish to provide protection from long-term space exposure and thick armour for… unspecified reasons. The suit was given the nickname "First Contact" by the scientists who made it.
  • Negotiator Weapon: While technically classified by the SCAF as a "scientific instrument," the gold-plated "Negotiator" is loaded with some surprisingly aggressive hardware. The overclocked, top-mounted Tesla Beam is capable of bursting a man-sized organism into several pieces with a single shot. The bottom-mounted Linegun appears to have been built with the sole purpose of cleanly dismembering organic tissue from a distance.

Witness the Truth Bundle:

  • Witness Suit: These insulated suits were worn by a SCAF deep dig team assigned to exhume the darkest secrets of Tau Volantis. Whatever they found locked deep in the ice changed them forever. When they emerged weeks later, they were covered head to toe in strange graffiti and claimed to be "Witnesses to the Truth."
  • Evangelizer Weapon: A modification of the standard AL-2 used by the Sovereign Colonies Legionaries, this version sports a souped-up AL-2g assault rifle on the top with an Emerson 2100 "Big Boy" tactical shotgun on the bottom. The surviving "Witnesses" of the SCAF deep dig team dubbed it the Evangelizer and decorated them top to bottom with strange symbols.

Dead Space 3 will be released February 8 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

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Hmmm... 'first access to...' I must admit, the Witness Suit looks rather spiffy, and might warrant a purchase later on (if available and not for a stupid price), but I refuse to pay full RRP for the game upon release.

That said, can we be sure the Limited Edition content will see wider release? Unlike Ubi, EA do have a history of keeping their editional content exclusive (Dead Space 2's truth suit, ME3's robotic dog/weapon/suit/skins, Brutal Legend's kyle guitar, to name but a few).
Posted 15:06 on 22 January 2013

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Release Date: 08/02/2013
Publisher: EA
Genre: Survival Horror
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 370 4
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