Devil May Cry 4 goes premium

Capcom spills the details on $79.99 collector's edition package for its upcoming PS3/Xbox 360 action horror game.


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A smattering of swag.
A smattering of swag.

Earlier this year, Capcom announced that its upcoming action game Devil May Cry 4 would arrive on the Xbox 360 and PC in addition to the already-announced PlayStation 3 version. A group of Sony fans took the news as a slight and posted an online petition expressing demoralization at the move and pledged not to purchase the game. More than 12,000 people added their names to the petition.

Today Capcom detailed a Collector's Edition option on both platforms that might entice some of those 12,000-plus jilted gamers to pick up the game after all.

While most special edition games are offered at a $10 markup over the standard edition's new release price, the Devil May Cry 4 Collector's Edition is being offered for $79.99, a $20 premium over the regular version. For the extra Jackson, gamers will receive a couple of extra discs, one with the first four episodes of Devil May Cry: The Animated Series (which will be sold separately for $29.99) and one for the PC that includes a "making of" feature, music from the soundtrack, concept art, wallpapers, icons, and screensavers. The Collector's Edition will also come packaged in a "steelbook" case.

Both the regular and collector's edition of Devil May Cry 4 are set to launch in North America on February 5 for the Xbox 360 and PS3. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's latest coverage.

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