News – Resistance 3 gets a release date, pre-order bonuses and Special Editions also revealed

May 27, 2011 by  
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PS3 FPS Resistance 3 will be released September 9th in the UK. Publisher Sony has also revealed what pre-order bonuses can be expected, with the content being dependant on the retailer that you pre-order from:

  • SRPA Black Ops skin: Once a common sight in the war against the Chimera, this special SRPA Black Ops multiplayer skin lets you return to the battlefield as one of the most mysterious and deadly soldiers from Resistance 2 and Resistance: Fall of Man.
  • Infected Nathan Hale skin: By skipping his viral inhibitor treatment throughout Resistance 2, Nathan Hale fell victim to the deadly Chimera virus. Now you can resurrect the fallen hero with this special multiplayer character skin.
  • Air Fuel grenade: Equip Joseph Capelli with an explosive advantage as he embarks on his journey across America. This exclusive grenade releases a cloud of highly flammable vapour, creating a huge blast when ignited – perfect for taking out hordes of Chimera in tight urban spaces.
  • Special multiplayer title – “Sentinel”: Pledge your allegiance to the elite unit of the SRPA – the Sentinels – with this multiplayer title, exclusive to pre-order customers.
  • Multiplayer booster – Get an early advantage on the multiplayer battlefield by starting the fight at level 5 – and gain access to a range of character and weapon customisation options.
  • Chimera tooth necklace: Show your support for the resistance by wearing Joseph Capelli’s Chimera tooth necklace.

There will also be a Special Edition of the game, which comes included on a vinyl blu-ray disc, packed nicely in a steel case. The best thing is that it features a voucher code to clain all of the bonuses above. Finally, the Survivor Edition boasts a Canvas satchel, Chimera firing range target poster, toy soldiers of the main character as well as the Chimera foe, Joseph Capelli’s journal, a hip flask and a deck of playing cards.

Source: European PlayStation Blog