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It took only a few tweets from Hideo Kojima to get the hype over Death Stranding reach new levels. Following a few tweets of anticipation build-up, the veteran gaming developer’s Twitter exploded with a barrage of Death Stranding unveilings, including a new trailer with the announcement dates and a generous number of Death Stranding pre-order options.
From a new trailer to the announcement date of the highly anticipated project, fans of the legendary Metal Gear series creator were drowned with this sudden influx of information. Death Stranding is coming, folks, and it gives Kojima fans a ton of reasons to get excited.
Death Stranding Pre-order Guide
Not only was the convoluted trailer intriguing and admittedly perplexing, but it also gave a generous outlook on the complex characters (played by a world-class set of renowned stars) that will occupy the videogame’s dark, dilapidating world. We can only speculate what everything means and what substances Hideo Kojima was consuming while writing Death Stranding’s story, but from the publisher’s end, we’ve been given great reasons to get excited, namely pre-order editions.
Death Stranding will have several editions to choose from, including a massive $200 Collector’s Edition with a handful of physical items. Equipped with some knowledge of the star-studded cast and the mind-bending plot, you might be ready to pre-order. We’ve got all the editions covered for you in this article.
Death Stranding Standard Edition Pre-order
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- Get Death Stranding Standard Edition on Walmart
- Get Death Stranding Standard Edition on Best Buy
Those interested in the regular copy of Death Stranding will get plenty of rewards for investing their money before the game’s release. Death Stranding preorder will net you a Chibi Ludens PSN avatar and a Death Stranding dynamic theme for your PlayStation 4.
Players will also get special gold versions of specific in-game items. These items won’t be available from the start, so you’ll have to unlock them through gameplay before enjoying their bling and pimping your character out.
The items are:
- Gold “Sam” Sunglasses
- Gold Armor Plate
- Gold Hat
- Gold Speed Skeleton
These bonuses will be available to buyers of both the physical copy and the digital version of the videogame.
Death Stranding Special Edition Pre-order
- Get Death Stranding Special Edition on GameStop
- Get Death Stranding Special Edition on BestBuy
The Special Edition of the game retails at $69.99 USD MSRP and includes a collectible Steelbook case for the videogame. Pre-ordering the Death Stranding Special Edition will net you all the incentives you’d get with the preorder of the Standard Edition, plus a couple of extra goodies.
You’ll get a special gold version of the Ludens Mask Sunglasses – an in-game item that you will unlock through gameplay.
Additionally, you’ll get the Death Stranding: Timefall – original music from the game as a digital download album. You’ll also get to enjoy a digital video of the “Behind the Scenes Making Of” the game.
Death Stranding Digital Deluxe Edition Pre-order
The Digital Deluxe Edition for Death Stranding is only available for purchase on the PlayStation Store. It comes with everything offered in the Special Edition, plus additional gold items that you can unlock within the game.
The exclusive gold items with the Digital Deluxe Edition include a gold Power Skeleton, a Level 2 gold Armor Plate, and a gold All-Terrain Skeleton. Additionally, you’ll also get 10 PSN character avatars modeled on the various characters in Death Stranding.
Death Stranding Collector’s Edition Pre-order
- Get Death Stranding Collector’s Edition on GameStop
- Get Death Stranding Collector’s Edition on Best Buy
The Collector’s Edition is the juiciest and most extravagant version of the videogame you can buy. Available for a whopping $200, there are a lot of physical items available in this bundle.
Pre-ordering the Death Stranding Collecter’s edition will get you everything you would acquire with the Digital Deluxe edition, plus lots of additional physical goodies. There’s a life-sized BB Pod statue, a Bridges cargo case, and a Ludens keychain.
Given the crazy hype surrounding Death Stranding, it’s expected that the Collector’s Edition will run out fast, so you better get yours now before it’s too late!
Death Stranding will release on November 8, 2019, exclusively for Sony PlayStation 4. The PS4 game is the first title by Kojima’s new studio, Kojima Productions, since his separation from Konami.