THE BUZZ: To go along with the official Crysis 3 reveal, EA also announced a special edition of the game that will be available at launch.
The Crysis 3 Hunter Edition is available to pre-order now, priced at $59.99, and grants players “the tools to become the ultimate hunter in multiplayer,” by offering early access to the new bow weapon and a Hunter Nanosuit module which adds a new power to the suit.
Those that pre-order will receive a bonus XP boost to level 5, a unique bow skin and three dog tags. The following packs will also be available at select retailers:
- Stalker Pack: Includes the base game, all Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: for players who like to stalk their prey from the shadows the Stalker Pack provides early multiplayer access to the deadly semi-auto Jackal shotgun. This powerful, close-range shotgun comes with a unique silencer attachment, custom weapon skin and two exclusive themed in-game dog tags.
- Overkill Pack: Includes the base game, all Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: the Overkill Pack features early multiplayer access to the Typhoon assault weapon and skin. Spewing 500 rounds a second, the Typhoon gives players the ability to go guns blazing to take back the Liberty Dome. Also included are two exclusive Overkill themed in-game dog tags.
- Predator Pack: Includes the base game, all the Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: the Predator Pack delivers early multiplayer access to the Feline submachine gun and exclusive camo. With an extremely fast rate of fire and a 60 round magazine the Feline is highly effective and deadly, at short range.
EGM’s TAKE: The Hunter Edition seems too good to pass up if you plan on spending a lot of time in multiplayer. Early access to the bow will give you a major advantage when it comes to stealth killing opponents, and while the exact nature of the suit upgrade is still a mystery we’d guess it offers some kind of upgrade to stealth. All three of the pre-order packs are worth getting, however which one you pick will depend on your playstyle and weapon choice.
Which pack will you choose? What do you think of the bonuses? Let us know in the comments below.