Sony has been actively pursuing exclusive content for the PlayStation 3 editions of multiplatform games, and one such deal was to involve THQ's Saints Row: The Third. With THQ's madcap open-world action adventure hitting store shelves this week, Sony has finally parted the curtain on the particulars of that arrangement.
Today, Sony and THQ announced that those who purchase the PS3 edition of Saints Row: The Third and redeem the game's online pass within the next 90 days will receive a free digital copy of Saints Row 2 from the PlayStation Network. Saints Row 2 can be downloaded starting early next week. The promotion ends on February 13 and is only available to those in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
Released in 2008, Saints Row 2 was set a few years after the events of the first game, which saw the Saints gang take over the city of Stillwater. Besides open gang warfare, the game offered a series of mission types, including such felonious acts as insurance fraud. It also included a two-player co-op mode.