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Tomb Raider Pre-order Details, Lots of Details

By RubyStreams11-10-2012

Yesterday we brought you news of DmC's pre-order DLC offers, now it's the turn of another highly anticipated title coming 2013 - Tomb Raider.

As with DmC, what content you receive is dependant on who you pre-order the game with:

GameStop - "Challenge Tomb" is a new location full of "environmental puzzles".
Amazon - "Hunter Skin", a muddy Lara in-game character model. A Kindle Fire copy of The Final Hours of Tomb Raider and an art book.
Best Buy - 48-page hardback comic called "The Beginning" and "Aviatrix Skin" which treats your Lara to a lovely bomber jacket.

Each promotion is shown on 3 images below. Note that each one will have two more offers that will be revealed in December and January.

For UK and Ireland, this was taken from the pre-order press release:

LONDON, 9th October 2012– Square Enix Ltd today announced the first wave of pre-order bonuses for TOMB RAIDER consumers in the UK and Ireland. Customers will be able to choose between three versions of the game: a beautifully packaged Standard Edition, a Survival Edition and a Deluxe Collector's Edition.

Survival Edition:

The Survival Edition will contain the game, a mini art book compiled by TOMB RAIDER'S Art Director Brian Horton, a detailed double sided map of the game's mysterious island setting and a protective survival pouch. Digital offerings will consist of an access code to TOMB RAIDER's atmospheric soundtrack and a DLC weapon pack.

Deluxe Collector's Edition:

The Deluxe Collector's Edition will include the complete Survival Edition, plus a 6" Play Arts Kai Lara Croft figurine and will come housed in a unique Endurance crew member's metal survival box.

Pre-order incentives

The first round of incentives is retailer specific and includes in-game content:

Exclusive in-game EXPLORER BUNDLE. Included in this bundle is an exploration themed CHALLENGE TOMB and an early access bonus survival advantage:
- CHALLENGE TOMB - An exclusive tomb for Lara to raid! In this new location, Lara will encounter all new environment puzzles that will test her abilities
- FAST CLIMB UPGRADE - Early access to the fast climb skill upgrade will let Lara ascend mountain faces more quickly. Handy when avoiding her attackers in a fight to take the higher ground!

Exclusive in-game COMBAT STRIKE PACK. This early access combat-themed bundle will improve Lara's chance of survival on the island from day one!
- PISTOL SILENCER UPGRADE - The pistol silencer will let Lara use stealthy tactics to overcome even the trickiest of situations
- HEADSHOT RETICULE UPGRADE - The headshot reticule will let Lara utilise her weapons more accurately, when used with the pistol silencer, they make for a deadly combination
- PISTOL BURST MODE UPGRADE - The three-shot burst pistol upgrade will let Lara unleash a hail of firepower on her foes when under attack
- ANIMAL INSTINCT SKILL UPGRADE - Animal instinct skill will light up XP-laden animals in Survival Instinct mode to help you upgrade to the next skill in no time

Exclusive TOMB RAIDER: THE BEGINNINGS COMIC BOOK (digital edition) - Written by Rhianna Pratchett, with cover art by TOMB RAIDER Art Director, Brian Horton, THE BEGINNINGS COMIC BOOK is a digital 48 page six-part comic which tells the story of how this ill-fated voyage of the Endurance came to be. This special edition comic brings together the cast and crew, including a budding young adventurer named Lara Croft, as they prepare for adventure in search of the Yamatai off of the east coast of Japan

Exclusive DLC - Designed exclusively for Amazon.co.uk

- More details will be announced in the New Year

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Again with the Gamestop Exclusive map... hated this in Darksiders 2 too, tho i got taht DLC either way. Also a comic for Kindle Fire... they dont even sell that here...