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Lost Planet 3 Release Date set for June 2013, Box Art and Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

March 6, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

It seems as though Capcom are big fans of releasing their games very close to each other as they have announced that Lost Planet 3 will be out on June 25th in North America, with Europe receiving it a few days later on June 28th. Lost Planet 3 joins Resident Evil: Revelations and Remember Me as Capcom titles that are all coming out within about a month of each other.

To get an idea of what to expect in the game, check out this trailer with a dangerous secret:

Lost Planet 3 also has pre-order bonuses across various retailers:

GameStop/EB Games – Freedom Fighters Pack

Multiplayer Characters:

  • Grace Peyton
  • Phil Braddock
  • Jenette Diaz
  • Gale Holden (Lost Planet 1)
  • HUNK (Resident Evil)

Rig Upgrades:

  • Pressurized Claw – Increases claw strength and crushing power by 25%
  • Tungsten Carbide Drill – Tensile strength nearly double that of a standard rig drill, 25% more damage to Akrid enemies

Amazon – Punisher Pack

Weapons:

  • Incinerator (Particle Thrower Variant) – Greater range and damage than its predecessor and can set targets on fire, but has less accuracy and overheats rapidly
  • NEVEC Punisher (Pulse Rifle) - A NEVEC military division pulse rifle that sends out bursts of fire at an extremely fast pace.
  • Spit-Fire (Grenade Launcher Variant) - This modified grenade launcher shoots out Fire Wasp “projectiles” instead of grenades as its default ammo type.  These also cause splash damage on impact. 

Rig Upgrades:

  • Pressurized Claw - Increases claw strength and crushing power by 25%
  • Tungsten Carbide Drill - Tensile strength nearly double that of a standard rig drill, 25% more damage to Akrid enemies

Best Buy – Assault Pack

Weapons:

  • Assault ShotgunA NEVEC specialized version of  the normal Shotgun, this prototype weapon has semi-automatic fire allowing for a faster delivery of damage.
  • Customized Pneumatic Injector Gun - An improved variant of the Pneumatic Injector Gun.  Although it features a slower rate of fire and requires more frequent reloads, it does more damage per bullet.
  • Destructeur (LaRoche’s Assault Rifle) Variant of the Assault Rifle that has a slower rate of fire but does more damage than the standard NEVEC-issued version.

Rig Upgrades:

  • Pressurized Claw - Increases claw strength and crushing power by 25%
  • Tungsten Carbide Drill - Tensile strength nearly double that of a standard rig drill, 25% more damage to Akrid enemies

And finally, here’s the Lost Planet 3 box art:


Are you going to skip on Lost Planet 3 because all of your time will be spent on The Last of Us in June? Let us know in the comments below.