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The Last of Us (PS3) Survival Edition, Post-Pandemic Edition coming May 7th


#1 LazyTriangle   flashbang dance CAGiversary!   2418 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:51 PM

The Last of Us special editions announced


Survival Edition
(retail; $79.99)
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-Hardcover Artbook (170 pages)
-Steelbook case
-American Dreams #1 Comic
-Sight & Sounds DLC Pack (OST, dynamic theme, PSN avatars of Joel and Ellie)
-Naughty Dog sticker sheet
pre-order: Gamestop, Amazon



Post-Pandemic Edition
(retail; $159.99, exclusive to Gamestop)
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-12" Premium Statue by Project Triforce
-Steelbook case
-American Dreams #1 Comic
-Survival DLC Pack (Multiplayer bonuses, Bonus Joel & Ellie skins)
-Sight & Sounds DLC Pack (OST, dynamic theme, PSN avatars of Joel and Ellie)
-Naughty Dog sticker sheet
pre-order: Gamestop

Ellie Edition
(retail; £64.98, [aprox. $103] UK only?)
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-Canvas Wrap Packaging
-Mini Artbook
-American Dreams #1 Comic
-Screen Print Effect Poster
-Ellie Dualshock 3 controller skin
-LittleBigPlanet Ellie sackboy costume
-Survival DLC Pack (Multiplayer bonuses, Bonus Joel & Ellie skins)
-Sight & Sounds DLC Pack (OST, dynamic theme, PSN avatars of Joel and Ellie)
pre-order: GAME

Edited by LazyTriangle, 24 January 2013 - 11:54 PM.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:53 PM

Thanks but we have a mega CE thread for these announcements

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#3 MushaOne   etc. and so forth... CAGiversary!   3767 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:59 PM

I may bite on the SE if Amazon gets it. I dont know who would spend $80 for a statue.

#4 PublikDefender  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

Wow, Uncharted 3 gets a steelbook and now Last of Us? Naughty Dog knows what we want from their collector's editions! I definitely want the survival edition for the steelbook and art book. Don't care about the multiplayer dlc. Seems odd that the game even has multiplayer.

The survival edition comes out to $59.99 from best buy for gamer unlocked members after the $20 reward certificate so I'll be getting it there.

#5 the_ENEMY_   Undead CAGiversary!   1063 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:27 PM

the vanilla from best buy with the $20 credit and potential future price adjust seems the best route.
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#6 Soaper   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   36 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

Correct me if I'm wrong, but you are paying $80 for the statue.

#7 McFryyyyyy   Ninja Gaiden speedrunner CAGiversary!   3231 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

I love big boxy editions cause they drop in price due to space limitations.

pretty much spot on hopefully it is not super limited. might shell out the extra 20 though for the regular SE

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#8 Jodou   Infamous CAGiversary!   11573 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:08 PM

Correct me if I'm wrong, but you are paying $80 for the statue.

Try $100. That edition doesn't even sport the art book, but everything else you'd get for the $80 edition.

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#9 YellowGameboyColor   CAGBooty CAGiversary!   2096 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

Holy shit, just read about some people wondering if there was a special edition coming out, and of course there is. Thanks for the update OP!

#10 aircobra   The Wind CAGiversary!   1675 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:16 PM

Of course the overpriced version is from Gamestop. That's worth $100 at most.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:19 PM

The regular edition with $20 BB Reward Zone and price match is the way to go. If I want a statue maybe I will pick one up on ebay later. The art book looks really nice but I assume that edition will not be on sale within 60 days of launch.

#12 Kaiser499   Gaming Guru CAGiversary!   3071 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:58 PM

Man, why doesn't the one with the statue come with the artbook as well? If it did I'd buy it.

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#13 fantasyphil   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   236 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:01 PM

If you get the collector edition are you able to price match if the regular game goes on sale? Like if it goes on sale for 40 than you get 20 bucks back or no?

#14 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4400 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:03 PM

If you get the collector edition are you able to price match if the regular game goes on sale? Like if it goes on sale for 40 than you get 20 bucks back or no?


Nope. The same SKU has to be on sale to get a PM at Best Buy.

#15 shady859   Big Blue Nation CAGiversary!   7280 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:23 PM

Horrible CEs, is there a comic about this already or is it being done for the games release?

#16 addicted2games   游戏玩家为生活 !! CAGiversary!   3349 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:31 PM

$20 more for the Survival Edition? I will get it. Now the Gamestop overpriced crap can kiss my ass. I am running out of room for statues unless I get rid of some.

#17 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7218 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:34 PM

Horrible CEs, is there a comic about this already or is it being done for the games release?


Wat? You mean just the $160 statue but no artbook version, or both?

#18 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8378 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:36 PM

Horrible CEs, is there a comic about this already or is it being done for the games release?


Survival Edition is good. Heck I would pay $10 more for almost any game if it came with just a steelbook so the artbook is just a bonus for $10 more.


Naughty Dog must feel pretty good about this game though to have all these CEs. Uncharted was a new IP and did not have any CEs as far as I remember.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:40 PM

I'd prob. get the SE condition also. But just an off-topic question, what do you guys do with the original game artwork (and possibly game case, but assume that will be reused for other games) when games have the option to come with a steelbook version? I've always wonder that...
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#20 Tygamr   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   249 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:47 PM

Only $20 more than the standard edition for a good CE. Definitely buying it.

Dunno anyone that would seriously buy the more expensive one, especially since you pay $80 more for a mini statue. Have a feeling there won't be too many produced though, so it may end up rare, and resellers might jump on the opportunity to grab one.

#21 diddy310   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4172 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:00 AM

Definitely buying it - figure Amazon would sell the book for 26.xx. Too bad Best Buy doesn't seem to count the CE's towards their 20 dollar reward zone thing.

I really don't like the trend of 2 different special editions where the higher priced one is missing something from the lower priced one.

#22 jimmywolf   wolf CAGiversary!   403 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:06 AM

i want get the SE from amazon but it not showing yet shame
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#23 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7218 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:17 AM

i want get the SE from amazon but it not showing yet shame

same, and I just got done searching Amazon for it before reading your post.

#24 El Toro Fuerte   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   117 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:19 AM

Definitely buying it - figure Amazon would sell the book for 26.xx. Too bad Best Buy doesn't seem to count the CE's towards their 20 dollar reward zone thing.

I really don't like the trend of 2 different special editions where the higher priced one is missing something from the lower priced one.


Pretty sure they do.

I bought the Hardened edition of Black Ops 2 and I got the cert.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:03 AM

Praying this ends up like Max Payne 3 CE!! I would HAVE to buy one for $20, but I'd pay $60 for this easy.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:34 AM

Praying this ends up like Max Payne 3 CE!! I would HAVE to buy one for $20, but I'd pay $60 for this easy.


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#27 SangesTheLurker   This is good, right? I mean, it doesn't suck... CAGiversary!   1014 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:41 AM

Following that blog link, they claim the statue is a $200 value (also of note, the art book will be sold separately for $40). Initially I was going to say that being a mild comic book collector, I've seen decent quality statues like these retail close to a $100 but I never would have thought $200. At that estimation, these things better be solid, and individually handpainted. (Probably a 'no' to both of those, however.)

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#28 spicoli420   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   570 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:41 AM

Couldn't resist the post-pandemic edition. Steep but i've been looking forward to this game for so long and that statue looks to be amazing. I hope these are indeed limited unlike every other collector's edition out there:)

#29 djricekcn   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   506 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:57 AM

USA released Limited Edition software never holds its price, it just goes down because it's so bloated in the market...quality also sucks...both infamous and nathan drake statues were horrible quality for it's price. I mean...the freaking nendoroid puchi is better quality, by alot, and they are way cheaper.

The guy on Sony claims it's 200 dollars statue..yeah, selling at a lost...lol.

#30 haruky   Vengeance. CAGiversary!   1064 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 06:21 AM

USA released Limited Edition software never holds its price, it just goes down because it's so bloated in the market...quality also sucks...both infamous and nathan drake statues were horrible quality for it's price. I mean...the freaking nendoroid puchi is better quality, by alot, and they are way cheaper.

The guy on Sony claims it's 200 dollars statue..yeah, selling at a lost...lol.


Not all NA CEs fall in price. Look at the MGS HD Limited Edition. It's been at twice the MSRP in the 3rd party market since its launch.

Or even Mass Effect 2 CE.

Although MOST NA CEs fall very quickly in price, there are the rare few that don't.