Today we found out all about the pre-order incentives that we will have to look forward to when Red Faction: Armageddon drops May 31st.
At GameStop, those who preorder Red Faction: Armageddon will receive a free downloadable copy of Red Faction: Battlegrounds arcade game on either Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, or PlayStation Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, a $10 value. Players will also receive the Commando Pack that includes the armored Commando uniform and adds two new weapons to their arsenal. Players will spray an unforgiving stream of destruction with the Plasma Thrower, or slice and dice the infestation with dual Laser Pistols.
At Best Buy, players will receive the Recon Pack that includes the clandestine Recon uniform, constructed specifically for Red Faction snipers and spies. Unleash two new weapons on your foes, including the Arc Welder, which immobilizes and electrocutes clusters of enemies, and the XNG-5000, which launches devastating Nanite-filled projectiles that seek out targets and dissolve them.
At Amazon.com, players will get a free downloadable copy of Red Faction: Battlegrounds arcade game on either Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, or PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. Red Faction: Battlegrounds pits four players either locally or online in a variety of game modes, including Survival, Annihilate and Flag Frenzy. Players rank up and are rewarded with a unique bonus weapon that will be playable in Red Faction: Armageddon.
At Walmart, players will receive the limited edition Red Faction 24-page illustrated comic book that follows Darius Mason as he chases down a gang of murderous bandits in a tale that takes place just before the events of Red Faction: Armageddon. The comic will also include a mini-strategy guide from Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content, for use with Red Faction: Armageddon.
Red Faction: Armageddon is scheduled to be available on May 31 in North America for a suggested retail price of $59.99.