Sony Announces Collector's Edition and Co-op Beta for Resistance 2

Sony Announces Collector's Edition and Co-op Beta for Resistance 2


September 2, 2008 – Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today that Resistance 2, from independent developer Insomniac Games, will release in North America on November 4 and will be offered in a special collector’s edition while supplies last. The collector’s edition for Resistance 2, the highly-anticipated follow-up to the best-selling PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system (PS3 system) launch title, Resistance: Fall of Man, will be available for a suggested retail price of $79.99 at participating retailers with the following premium items included:

  • Created by DC Unlimited, an exclusive Chimeran Hybrid action figure with Bullseye weapon.
  • A double-sided hard-cover Resistance 2 art book covering war-torn America from two unique perspectives.
  • Exclusive in-game HVAP Wraith multiplayer weapon skin.
  • Copy of Resistance 2 with special edition cover artwork selected by the fans.

The special collector’s edition also includes a bonus DVD of exclusive Resistance 2 additional contents including:

  • A preview into the upcoming Resistance novel, “Resistance: The Gathering Storm” by well-known science fiction author William Dietz.
  • “America Forever Lost”, Behind The Scenes video of Resistance 2 with Insomniac Games.
  • “Shattered History” Resistance chronology video — provides a visual guideline from the earliest days of the Chimera invasion to the current storyline.
  • Digital copy of Issue #0 of the Resistance comic book series published by Wildstorm.

Gamers eagerly awaiting the game’s launch this November will have an opportunity to get an early look at Resistance 2 as SCEA also announced today a worldwide competitive online multiplayer and co-operative beta beginning in early October. Powered by the PlayStation Network, the Resistance 2 multiplayer and co-operative beta will provide PS3 owners with an opportunity to experience new levels, modes and weapons.

“Resistance 2 is Insomniac’s most ambitious game yet. The team’s goals from the onset have been to heighten the online experience and encourage experienced and novice players to jump online,” said Ted Price, President & CEO, Insomniac Games. “With an eight-player, co-op campaign and 60-player squad-based competitive multiplayer, Resistance 2 offers players a complete online experience on a scale like no other. We really value the feedback of the Resistance community and are excited to open the beta and provide our dedicated fan base an early look at Resistance 2’s multiplayer features.”

The Resistance 2 Public Beta program will be available through both premier and open access. Premier access provides players with guaranteed access to the entirety of the Public Beta period.

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