Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition Brings Back Nostalgic Memories

by | August 17, 2018 | Xbox, Playstation


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Originally released in 1998, Resident Evil 2, one of the most iconic games of all time, returns completely reimagined for modern platforms. Resident Evil 2 offers a fresh take on the classic survival horror saga with breathtakingly realistic visuals, heart-pounding immersive audio, a new over-the-shoulder camera, and modernized controls on top of gameplay modes from the original game.

Resident Evil 2 will launch January 25, 2019 both physically and digitally for the PS4, Xbox One and PC.

But that is not all! Capcom also announced physical Collector’s Editions for Europe, North America and Japan. Read on for additional details of what you’ll find contained within the Editions. Spoiler: They all come with a package designed to replicate the item boxes you find in the game.

Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition (EU)

The Collector’s Edition of Resident Evil 2 is bursting full of exclusive spine-chilling nostalgic merchandise and comes complete with a Steelbook Case, and Deluxe DLC Pack, all housed within iconic item box packaging:

  • Steelbook Case (Includes Resident Evil 2 full game)
  • 12” Leon Kennedy Figurine
  • Limited Edition R.P.D. Keys
  • Collector’s Item Box
  • Artbook & Soundtrack CD
  • ‘Made in Heaven’ Pin Badge
  • Poster
  • Deluxe DLC Pack Card:
    • ‘Original Version’ Soundtrack
    • Leon Kennedy Costumes: Arklay Sheriff and Noir
    • Claire Redfield Costumes: Military, Noir and Elza Walker
    • Deluxe Weapon: Samurai Edge – Albert Model

Pre-orders for the Collector’s Edition are already up at GAME UK* for £229.99 GBP.

Resident Evil 2 Collectors Edition

Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition (US)

The Collector’s Edition of Resident Evil 2 is exclusive to North America and comes with a reproduction of the familiar item boxes which protects the following contents:

  • Leon S. Kennedy (R.P.D. Version) Figure – An expertly-crafted 12-inch figure of Leon on his first day in his new RPD police uniform, re-created to mirror his in-game design down to the smallest details. A must-have for any Resident Evil fan or collector!
  • “Ben’s File” Art Book – A 32-page book left behind by Ben Bertolucci, a freelance journalist who makes an appearance in Resident Evil 2. This file contains photos and files documenting events after the Raccoon City tragedy, and was filed away as a highly confidential document by the U.S. government. It’s never been seen by the public… until now.
  • Digital Soundtrack – A voucher code for a 25-track album featuring new songs from the remake of Resident Evil 2, as well as a selection of arrangements from the original game.
  • “R.P.D.” Renovation Design Poster – A diagram reminiscent of blueprints, this poster illustrates how the building was renovated and transformed from a museum to a police facility when work was being done on the building in 1969.
  • Resident Evil 2 Deluxe Edition
    • Full Game
    • Special Deluxe Packaging
    • Extra DLC Pack Card
      • Give Leon and Claire a new look or a blast from the past with unique costumes:
        • Leon Costume: “Arklay Sheriff”
        • Leon Costume: “Noir”
        • Claire Costume: “Military”
        • Claire Costume: “Noir”
        • Claire Costume: “Elza Walker”
      • Ensure the undead stay undead with a special weapon
        • Deluxe Weapon: “Samurai Edge – Albert Model”
      • And bring on the nostalgia with classic tunes:
        • “Original Version” Soundtrack Swap

The Collector’s Edition is available in super limited quantities and can be exclusively pre-ordered at* in the US for $199.99 USD.

Resident Evil 2 Collectors Edition

Biohazard RE 2 Z Version Premium Edition

If you are looking for something special, something that stands out in your living room, than the Z Version Japanese Premium Edition might be perfect for you. In addition to the standard Collector’s Edition which, among other items, features a 12-inch tall statue of Leon S. Kennedy, as well as the game’s soundtrack and an art book you’ll receive a Bluetooth-enabled Lexington vintage typewriter keyboard.

The full-size keyboard comes with a charging cable, an apparent active battery life of up to seven days and a mount for your tablet or smartphone. Furthermore you’ll get all four rolls of the collectible “ink ribbons” that are actually rolls of masking tape.

The Edition sets you back a whopping ¥99,800 Yen, or around £700 GBP / $900 USD. Pre-orders can be placed at Nin-Nin-Game.

Biohazard RE 2 Z Version Premium Edition

Editions Overview


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