Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Release Date Announced, Tier-Based Pre-Order Campaign Detailed

August 31, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

As part of a big news update today, Square Enix and Eidos Montreal announced that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is releasing on February 23, 2016 in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

There will be a large pre-order campaign accompanying Mankind Divided, with more rewards unlocked as more copies are reserved by gamers. Titled Augment Your Pre-Order, you’ll be able to choose which item from each unlocked tier is included in the Day One Edition, and if tier 5 is hit, the game launches four days early.

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Here’s the different tiers:

Tier 1 – One Item Per Pre-Order (Unlocked for Everyone on August 31)

Choose between three Starter Packs that cater to stealth, aggressive or nostalgic players.

  • Intruder Pack – Provides a custom-skinned version of Adam Jensen’s trench coat and pistol with a silencer, laser sight, recoil and accuracy upgrades. Other bonuses include two EMP grenades, five packs of 10MM pistol ammo, 1000 credits and a Praxis point for early augmentations.
  • Enforcer Pack – Includes a custom-skinned version of Adam Jensen’s combat armor and combat rifle with a holosight, reload and capacity upgrades. Players will also receive two HE grenades, five packs of 5.56MM combat rifle ammo, 1000 credits and a Praxis Point for early augmentations
  • Classic Pack – Grants access to Adam Jensen’s iconic combat armor, trench coat and revolver from Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Players will also receive an extra pack of revolver Ammo.

Tier 2 – One Item Per Pre-Order

Pick between one of two bonuses that further immerse players into the game world – a digital art book that shows the aesthetic of the game, or a digital OST sampler with six tracks from award winning composer Michael McCann.

Tier 3 – Available for Everyone

Unlock the “Desperate Measures” pre-order mission in which Adam returns to the epicenter of the Ruzicka Train Station explosion and must rely on his augmentations and covert operative skills to unveil the true culprit responsible for the bombing.

Tier 4 – One Item Per Pre-Order

Get an in-depth look at the Deus Ex universe with a digital comic book that dives deeper into the game’s global conspiracies, or with a novella that follows iconic characters from Deus Ex: Human Revolution with new and unknown details on their lives.

Tier 5 – Available for Everyone

For the first time in the franchise’s history, if players meet this tier, the game will release four days before the official release date.

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Additionally, the fan-voted Collector’s Edition is now available for pre-order and includes all the in-game content & rewards from the ‘Augment Your Pre-Order’ campaign, a 48-page ‘Titan’ Art Book, a 9″ Adam Jensen figurine, a limited edition steelbook, and the Day 1 Edition of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.

[Source: PS Blog]