Resident Evil 5 Collector’s Editions Around The World

By Spencer . February 19, 2009 . 10:45am

In less than a month Capcom’s next mega release will be in stores worldwide. A hotly anticipated game like Resident Evil 5 is bound to have a limited edition version, but this game is a special case. Capcom has no less than five Resident Evil 5 limited edition bundles. Each version comes with different stuff and is sold for a different price.

 

Let’s take a look at the packages starting with what we’re getting here.

 

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North America and Australia – Chris Redfield figure, BSAA Patch, Kijuju necklace, Tricell messenger bag, bonus disc with making of movie/digital art gallery, and Resident Evil 5 in a steelbook case for $89.99. If you pre-order at GameCrazy you get a bonus sand globe. Australia gets the same bundle for $169.95 AUD ($110).

 

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Europe – Bonus disc with making-of movie and Resident Evil 5 in a steelbook case for £49.99 ($71.50)

 

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Japan – BSAA waist pouch, art book, Anti-Virus vaccine 2GB flash drive, and of course Resident Evil 5. The PlayStation 3 version comes on a hybrid game/movie Blu-ray disc with the making-of feature. The Xbox 360 release is bundled with the soundtrack. Both cost 12,800 yen ($136).

 

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KoreaResident Evil Degeneration movie, soundtrack CD, art book, and Resident Evil 5 in regular packaging. Price has not been announced.

 

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Hong Kong – Making of game DVDs, bloody chainsaw 2GB USB flash drive, and Resident Evil 5 with a reversible cover (Biohazard or Resident Evil 5) for $498 HKD ($64).

 

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The chainsaw USB drive is about the size of a credit card. You pull off the blade and plug it into your PC to use it.

 

Which one do you covet? Who has it the worst?  Sorry, Europe.


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  • Guest

    Any way to get just the flash drive?

  • pressstart

    Korea got it best. Artbook!!! And Degeneration as a bonus is pretty cool too.

    • rainking187

      Definitely. I’d much rather have a soundtrack and artbook than a bag and a necklace of Africa :(

  • Traveler

    Korea got the best one followed by Japan.

  • Aoshi00

    My favorite is the Jpn version w/ the Tricell flash drive. The US Tricell messenger bag is cool, but I don’t like the Kijuju steel case, very unsettling.

  • http://twitter.com/matty_125 matty

    As far a nic-knacks go, the U.S. has a healthy set. Korea has the core set, but I really like Hong Kong’s set, if just for the chainsaw.

  • Mister 庭

    Wow Europe got owned again!

    • CARBONDOG

      Yeah, Europe definitely got the shaft.

  • Zefiro Torna

    I like the Korean CE the most for having a soundtrack and an artbook, the only significant setback I see with it would be that people who already own Degeneration would be stuck with another copy. I also find the Hong Kong CE to be very interesting, I personally like its flash drive much more than the Japanese one, and I wonder just what more they have on those 3 “making of” DVDs.

    Oddly, it looks like the Korean CE would have been the one better off with a reversible cover considering it’s Biohazard 5 coupled with Resident Evil Degeneration.

  • sadeuropeanfan

    FFS not again we get the LAMEST bundles…. T______T

    booooo to capcom europe…

  • K

    THAT IS SOME OL’ BS why are we in europe getting such a crap package

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