Square Enix set February 23* as the release date for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Adam Jensen returns for the sequel which takes place two years after the events in Human Revolution. Augmented humans are viewed as a threat and the in an interview with Siliconera, executive producer Stephan Roy said Eidos Montreal is working on making choices more impactful in Mankind Divided.
The asterisk is near the release date since Deus Ex: Mankind Divided could ship four days earlier. Square Enix is running a campaign similar to Bandai Namco’s “Ninostarter” for Ni no Kuni. Pre-order bonuses for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will change depending on how many global preorders the game gets:
TIER 1 – ONE ITEM PER PRE-ORDER (UNLOCKED FOR EVERYONE ON AUG. 31)
Choose between three Starter Packs that cater to stealth, aggressive or nostalgic players.
- Intruder Pack – Provides a custom-skinned version of Adam Jensen’s trench coat and pistol with a silencer, laser sight, recoil and accuracy upgrades. Other bonuses include two EMP grenades, five packs of 10MM pistol ammo, 1000 credits and a Praxis point for early augmentations.
- Enforcer Pack – Includes a custom-skinned version of Adam Jensen’s combat armor and combat rifle with a holosight, reload and capacity upgrades. Players will also receive two HE grenades, five packs of 5.56MM combat rifle ammo, 1000 credits and a Praxis Point for early augmentations
- Classic Pack – Grants access to Adam Jensen’s iconic combat armor, trench coat and revolver from Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Players will also receive an extra pack of revolver Ammo.
TIER 2 – ONE ITEM PER PRE-ORDER
Pick between one of two bonuses that further immerse players into the game world – a digital art book that shows the aesthetic of the game, or a digital OST sampler with six tracks from award winning composer Michael McCann.
TIER 3 – AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE
Unlock the “Desperate Measures” pre-order mission in which Adam returns to the epicenter of the Ruzicka Train Station explosion and must rely on his augmentations and covert operative skills to unveil the true culprit responsible for the bombing.
TIER 4 – ONE ITEM PER PRE-ORDER
Get an in-depth look at the Deus Ex universe with a digital comic book that dives deeper into the game’s global conspiracies, or with a novella that follows iconic characters from Deus Ex: Human Revolution with new and unknown details on their lives.
TIER 5 – AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE
For the first time in the franchise’s history, if players meet this tier, the game will release four days before the official release date.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will also be sold in a collector’s edition which includes a 48 page Titan art book, a 9” Adam Jensen figure, a Day 1 Edition of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and all of the in-game content and rewards from the pre-order campaign.