The next installment in Naughty Dog's Uncharted series now has an exact release date, after its initial launch was delayed in March of this year. Along with this, Sony also announced that the Uncharted series will see its first ever single-player, story mode DLC. This mode can be bought with the Uncharted Triple Pack, included in the $80 USD Digital Deluxe Edition. It can also be purchased as a standalone DLC for an unannounced price.
Furthermore, Sony will be adding a bonus pack to any pre-order of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. It includes the Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune outfit multiplayer customization, the Golden Weapon customization, and a pack of Naughty Dog Points. Likewise, Sony's retail partners including Gamestop, Amazon and the Playstation Store are also offering special bonuses.
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End will be making its way to Playstation 4 on March 18th, 2016. Additionally, there are two limited edition versions available for preorder. All of which are detailed in the spoiler below, along with the bonuses that can further enhance your overall playing experience.
The Uncharted 4 Special Edition ($79.99 USD, $99.99 CAD) contains a premium, collectible treatment plus an inside look at Naughty Dog’s development process. It includes:
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Blu-ray Disc
- Collectible Steelbook case designed by Alexander “That Kid Who Draws” Iaccarino
- 48-page hardcover art book by Dark Horse and Naughty Dog
- Naughty Dog & Pirate Sigil sticker sheet
- Naughty Dog Points: A pack of in-game currency to unlock various multiplayer content
A notch above the Special Edition, the Uncharted 4 Libertalia Collector’s Edition ($119.99 USD) includes everything listed above, plus:
- A 12″ premium Nathan Drake statue by Gentle Giant
- Three multiplayer outfits: Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Heist Drake, and Desert Drake outfits
- Two custom weapon skins: Golden Weapon Skin and Desert Weapon Skin
- Henry Avery Sigil ball cap
- Madagascar Sidekick outfits
Finally, for those of you who prefer to own your games digitally, you’ll be able to download the Uncharted 4 Digital Deluxe Edition ($79.99 USD, $99.99 CAD) from the PlayStation Store. The Digital Deluxe version will be available for pre-order on the store later this week, here’s a look at what’s included.
- A digital copy of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
- Uncharted 4 Triple Pack: Includes future access to the first-ever, single-player story add-on for the Uncharted series and two multiplayer packs that will unlock new, rare and legendary multiplayer items
- Instant unlock of two multiplayer customization items
Sony's retail partnership deals are listed below:
- Pre-order at GameStop to receive the Multiplayer Booster Pack to instantly unlock a variety of one-time use multiplayer boosts, and The Phurba Dagger Taunt based on the iconic symbol from Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.
- Pre-order at Amazon to receive the Snow Camo weapon customization and the Desert Drake outfit multiplayer customization.
- Pre-order via PlayStation Store to receive the Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Dynamic Theme and the Desert Weapon customization.