UK Site Lists Assassin’s Creed II Black and White Editions
The UK pre-order site for Assassin’s Creed II has detailed two limited editions; the Black Ultimate Edition and the Limited Edition White Collection. It seems the U.S. might not see the same goodies as the UK; the U.S. site lists a Limited Run Assassin’s Creed II Master Assassin’s Edition. Amazon lists Black Editions for PS3 and Xbox 360 but they are currently unavailable.
The Black Ultimate Edition, a Play.com UK exclusive, will be available for the PS3 and PC, and includes the rarest premiums including 3 in-game bonus quests, exclusive development team insight in the Conspiracy, and a figure of Ezio with an upgraded cloak.
- Rare “Master Assassin” upgrade Ezio figurine (Limited quantities)
- 3 in-game bonus quests
Palazzo Medicis in Florence
Santa Maria Dei Frari In Venice
Arsenal Shipyard Warehouse In Venice
- Conspiracy book: A 64-page book that brings art and exclusive insights on the game art, story, and background direct from the developers. Secret faces of the conspiracy are also revealed. The books is a finely crafted leather style hardcover and parchment finish pages
- Game Soundtrack by Jesper Hyd (British Academy of Film and Television Arts Nominee for “2009 Best original score in a game”)
- All videos, behind-the-scene interviews and e-goodies
- Collectible black packaging with unique authentic holographic signature
The Limited Edition White Collection (UK) is quite a bit lighter than the Black Ultimate Edition, and will be available for the PS3 and Xbox 360.
- Ezio 20cm collectible statue
- Code to unlock one secret in-game bonus quest: Santa Maria Dei Frari church in Venice
- Available for PS3, Xbox 360 & PC
A Limited Run Assassin’s Creed II Master Assassin’s Edition is listed for the U.S. as a Gamestop exclusive that will be available for the PS3 and Xbox 360 (while supplies last) and will include:
- Ezio collectible statue (8.5 inches tall)
- Two exclusive in-game maps:
Palazzo Medici – Pre-Order Unlockable Map
Santa Maria Dei Frari – Limited Edition Exclusive
- The Art of Assassin’s Creed II hard-covered art book
- Additional Bonus Content:
Behind the scenes of Assassin’s Creed II
Assassin’s Creed II soundtrack …and more
The U.S. Limited Run Assassin’s Creed II Master Assassin’s Edition is available at Gamestop for the PS3 and Xbox 360 for $79.99. The UK Black Edition is listed for £69.99 for the PS3, and £59.99 for the PC and is a Play.com UK exclusive. The UK White Edition is available for £59.99 for the PS3 and Xbox 360.
Assassin’s Creed II will be available on November 17th, 2009 (November 20th, 2009 for the UK) for the PS3 and Xbox 360, with the PC version releasing at a later date. Play.com UK lists their Black Edition PC version with a release date of February 26th, 2010.
Amazon is also offering a $10 video games credit with Assassin’s Creed II Pre-Orders.