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LittleBigPlanet 2 Release Date Announced; Collector’s Edition Coming

July 23, 2010 Written by Anthony Severino

LittleBigPlanet 2 has been generating quite a buzz ever since it was revealed during the weeks leading up to E3. That buzz is well warranted too, since it’s the follow-up to the award-winning game by Media Molecule that ushered in a new era of user generated content with Play. Create. Share. Sony has just revealed a release date for the hotly anticipated title, as well as details on a creative collector’s edition and some pre-order goodies.

LittleBigPlanet 2 will be launching in North America on November 16 (my birthday!) and a long with the standard edition, there will also be a collector’s edition (pre-order here) available packed with goodies all for $79.99. The contents of the collector’s editions are as follows:

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    A copy of LittleBigPlanet 2 – duh.

  • Your own little “Sackboy” – 7” of plushie-goodness for you to accompany you on your journey thru LBP2.
  • Exclusive LBP2 “game ends” – keep your PS3 games in a tidy, organized and ‘Sack-ured” within these unique bookends
  • One stop shop for exclusive DLC + more – regarding in-game content, the LBP2 Collector’s Edition comes packed with 11 different pre-order costumes, including:
    • Disney / Pixar’s Toy Story 3’s “Aliens” Sackboy Costume
    • Disney’s TRON: Legacy “Clu” Sackboy Costume
    • The Muppets’ “The Great Gonzo” Sackboy Costume
    • PlayStation’s “Ratchet” Sackboy Costume
    • PlayStation’s “Clank” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Crocodile” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Vulture” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Cobra” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Mandrill” Sackboy Costume
  • And exclusive to the LittleBigPlanet 2’s Collectors Edition:
    • PlayStation’s “Jak” Sackboy Costume
    • PlayStation’s “Daxter” Sackboy Costume
    • 5 exclusive LBP2 PSN Avatars – Lastly, complete your PlayStation experience with a new identity on the PlayStation Network with these new avatars.

If you want some of that DLC, but aren’t up for springing for the LittleBigPlanet 2 collector’s edition, then you’re in luck. Depending on which retailer you place your pre-order at, you’ll be getting a different set of DLC costumes.

Pre-ordering at will get you a Ratchet and Clank sackboy costumes.

Pre-ordering at Best Buy or will get you a Toy Story sackboy costume.

Pre-ordering at GameStop or will get you a Tron: Legacy costume.

Pre-ordering at any of those retailers will also get you 4 different ‘Even More Animals’ costumes for your sackboy (see below)