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Pokémon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire Getting Limited Edition Steelbook Versions In Europe [Update]


Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire are getting limited edition Steelbook versions in Europe, Nintendo announced this morning.


The Steelbook versions will be available starting November 28th, and will contain the games inside a Steelbook packaging. You’ll be able to grab them from the Nintendo U.K. Store or retailer GAME.



Additionally, Nintendo of Europe have also announced pre-order bonuses for the pair of games. Pre-ordering either of the two Steelbook versions from the Nintendo U.K. Store will get you a Legendary Figurine of Primal Kyogre (Sapphire) or Groudon (Ruby).


Pre-ordering the standalone version of each game from GAME will get you the figurines, too.  Alternatively, if you pre-order from, you’ll get a 2D Keyring of Torchic, one of the three starter Pokémon in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.


Update: More details added.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.