PS3 MMO Defiance Won’t Have a Monthly Fee, Will Have Four Different Editions to Choose From

January 21, 2013Written by Jason Dunning

Arriving in April, the same month as the Defiance TV show is set to premiere, Defiance the video game will bring a full-scale open-world third person MMO shooter to the PS3. Being developed by Trion Worlds, and not requiring a monthly fee, you take control of an ark hunter who must find ark technology to help repair Earth after a planet-wide war following the arrival of six species of the Votanis Collective.

Ahead of that release in just a few months, the four various editions of Defiance have been revealed, showing off what you can get if you pre-order the game or if you spend some extra money:

Defiance Pre-Order ($59) Bonuses Include:

  • Outlander outfit helps you blend in with the locals
  • Iron Demon title lets potential enemies know you are not to be messed with
  • Retailer Exclusive pre-order weapon that gives you a leg up out of the gate
  • 3-Day XP boost helps establish you on the battlefield
  • Beta Invitation – get in the game early (no beta date announced yet)!

Defiance Digital Deluxe Edition ($99) Includes:

  • Rare VBI Sentinel Shield helps you never let your guard down
  • In-game title: Badlands Drifter
  • Ark Infiltrator outfit – look good while crackin’ skulls
  • Hydra heavy weapon helps you bring the boom early
  • +5 Increased inventory space – don’t leave home without it
  • 30-Day scrip boost – more everything!
  • 30-Day XP boost – level up faster!
  • Lock Box – sweet random rewards!

Defiance Collector’s Edition ($99) includes the Digital Deluxe items and adds the following:

  • Unique Defiance Collectors Box
  • CD soundtrack – from legendary composer Bear McCreary
  • Exclusive Art of Defiance book – unique stills and never-before-seen renders
  • Exclusive Hellbug statue
  • An official Von Bach Industries contract
  • Defiance Post Cards and stickers
  • Bonus “Making of Defiance” DVD
  • 7-Day scrip boost
  • 7-Day XP boost

Defiance Ultimate Edition ($149, GameStop Exclusive) adds the following to the Collector’s Edition:

  • Exclusive Defiance Messenger Bag
  • Exclusive in-game title: Pale Wars Ronin
  • One Year Season Pass (All DLC)
  • 1200 Bits

Since our coverage of Defiance has been a little light, we’ll make up for it right now by putting three different videos below for you to watch and see the game in action, while also learning about just what it is:

If you’re planning on getting Defiance, which edition will you be picking up? Let us know in the comments below.