After being tight-lipped for some time, aside from releasing handful of jaw-dropping GTAV screens a few weeks ago, Rockstar has recently revealed the special and collectors edition of their blockbuster sandbox game, Grand Theft Auto V, and has now put them up for pre-order.
What exactly will Rockstar will be including in these special editions you say? According to Rockstar, you can expect the following goodies to be included in your purchase of GTA V if you decide to drop the few extra bucks for it:
Special Edition Content And Bonuses
- Full retail copy of Grand Theft Auto V
- Collectible SteelBook with Exclusive Artwork
This special SteelBook features double-sided, never-before-seen artwork of Michael, Trevor and Franklin. Custom color and metallic treatments bring out the detail of the artwork created exclusively for this SteelBook.
- Blueprint Map
This exclusive, additional 21.5” x 26.75” map displays a blueprint view of Los Santos and Blaine County. Cryptic markings indicate locations for fast cash and other points of interest for the up-and-coming entrepreneur.
- Special Ability Boost
Michael, Franklin and Trevor each have a unique special ability. With this boost, the special ability bar will generate 25% faster.
- Stunt Plane Trials
Single player Stunt Plane Trials let you take on additional aerial challenges spread throughout Los Santos and Blaine County.
- Bonus Outfits, Tattoos and More
Michael, Franklin and Trevor get bonus outfits in their wardrobes, character specific tattoos at tattoo parlors, and special deals from shopkeepers across Los Santos and Blaine County.
- Additional Weapons
When visiting Ammunation stores in single player, merchants will have special weapons in their inventory available for free: the Pistol .50, Bullpup Shotgun and melee Hammer.
Collectors Edition Content And Bonuses
- Includes the special edition content and bonuses and …
- Grand Theft Auto V Security Deposit Bag with Logo Key
Inspired by the heists in Grand Theft Auto V, this custom 10.75” x 8.5” 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.
- Grand Theft Auto V New Era 9FIFTY™ Snapback Cap
This exclusive New Era 9FIFTY™ cap features an embroidered Los Santos logo on the front, a stitched, black Rockstar Games logo on the wearer’s left side, a Grand Theft Auto ‘V’ logo applique on the opposite side, and snapback closure for an adjustable fit.
- 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 1930’s style Hotknife hotrod and the CarbonRS sports bike. In Grand Theft Auto Online, players will get the high-end Khamelion electric car.
Interestingly, the Collectors Edition mentions “custom characters for GTA Online.” It looks like we’ve got our first set of details regarding the game’s multiplayer: “Get classic Grand Theft Auto characters to use within the Grand Theft Auto Online Character Creation System.”
If you’re not to keen about dropping some extra cash for bonus material without getting a glimpse of it first, Rockstar has released these images, detailing the extra content:
As an added bonus, Rockstar is also offering the ability to get access to fly the Atomic Blimp (pictured below) if you pre-order any edition of GTA V, Including the standard edition.
The special edition of GTA V will be priced at $79.99 USD while the collectors edition will be available for $149.99 USD at participating retailers and will be available for pickup when the game releases on September 17 for the Xbox 360 and PS3.