Sony now has unveiled the North American and European special editions for both regions today. Both will have to make a choice as there will be two different packages for consumers to choose from. North America will be getting the Survival Edition for $79 and the Post-Pandemic Edition for $159. While Europe is getting a Joel Edition and Ellie Edition to pick for £59.99/â‚¬79.99/AU$114.95.
The Survival Edition will include a copy of the game, steelbook case, The Last of Us: American Dreams 1 (variant cover), sights and sound DLC pack, and a full hardcover copy of The Art of The Last of Us (over 170 pages). While the Post-Pandemic Edition will include everything in the Survival Edition except switch out the art book with a 12" Premium Statue of Joel and Ellie by Project Triforce and include the survival DLC pack as well.
Over the pond, the Joel and Ellie Editions will include a mini artbook, The Last of Us: American Dreams 1 (variant cover), copy of the game, screen print effect poster, dualshock 3 controller skin, sights and sounds/survival DLC packs, and a special Little Big Planet themed costume all wrapped up in a special canvas wrap. Each edition will offer different versions of the games case, poster, controller skin, and LBP costume depending on which one you buy.
The Last of Us will release in North America and Europe on May 7th 2013. Now fans will have to decide which edition to choose, or just suck it up and buy both. Depending on which region you live in, what edition will you be getting and why? Let us know in the comments below.
Source: PlayStation Blog