Rockstar Games has detailed the bonus items featured in the collector's and special edition of its upcoming crime opus, GTA V.
Both limited editions, to be released on PS3 and Xbox 360, are now available for pre-order at various retailers. The special edition is expected to retail in the US for $80, while the collector's edition will cost $150.
Those who pre-order will be given exclusive access to an in-game aircraft called the Atomic Blim. RockStar games explained: "With every pre-order, players gain the ability to pilot the most iconic and leisurely aircraft in the Los Santos skies".
Further special and collector edition details follow:
- Collectible steel-book with exclusive artwork, featuring custom colour and metallic treatments
- Blueprint Map; a 21" x 27" map which displays a blueprint view of Los Santos and Blaine County
- Special Ability Boost: The game's protagonists Michael, Franklin and Trevor each have a unique special ability. With this boost, the special ability bar will generate 25 per cent faster
- Stunt Plane Trials; gives the player additional aerial challenges spread throughout Los Santos and Blaine County
- Bonus outfits and tattoos and other outfits to appear in the wardrobes of Michael, Franklin and Trevor
- Additional Weapons; Ammunation stores offer custom designs for free, including the Pistol .50, the Bullpup Shotgun and the melee Hammer
All featured in special edition, plus
- Security Deposit Bag with Logo Key; "this custom money bag features a pop-up style lock and laser cut logo key to secure important items. The reverse side features a pressed Rockstar Games logo on the security mount with a framed ID window"
- A "New Era 9FIFTY" Snapback Cap, featuring an embroidered Los Santos logo on the front, and a stitched black Rockstar Games logo on the wearer's left side
- Custom characters for Grand Theft Auto Online; "Get classic Grand Theft Auto characters to use within the Grand Theft Auto Online Character Creation System"
- Unique Vehicles and Garage Property; "players will instantly receive a garage to store custom vehicles. In single-player, the garage will be stocked with the '30s style Hotknife hotrod and the CarbonRS sports bike. In Grand Theft Auto Online, players will get the high-end Khamelion electric car".
- Whole collection comes packaged in a collectible outer box, "featuring a foil embossed Grand Theft Auto V logo on the top and finished with a matte, scuff-resistant film lamination housing all of the contents".
In January, Rockstar delayed the Grand Theft Auto 5 release date from spring 2013 to September 17.