Square Enix has announced the first stage in a multi-stage pre-order rollout program for Tomb Raider. Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop are participating, with each offering different incentives, from new environmental puzzles to an exclusive art book. The extras, detailed below, will be followed by two more bonus reveals in the coming months.
Tomb Raider is set to launch on March 5 for 360, PC, and PS3.
• Exclusive in-game Challenge Tomb
In this exclusive standalone tomb, Lara encounters all new environment puzzles to test her brains and brawn.
• “The Final Hours Edition” of Tomb Raider
An exclusive 32-page art book created by art director Brian Horton showcasing the art from Tomb Raider.
• Exclusive “Hunter Skin”
A skin that grants Lara a layer of action-movie-style natural camouflage.
• The Final Hours of Tomb Raider – ‘Director’s Cut’ Kindle Fire Edition
Go behind the scenes in this interactive app and experience the highs and lows as video game journalist Geoff Keighley documents the inner workings of how famed studio Crystal Dynamics went back to the drawing board to reboot one of the most iconic video games in history.
Exclusive Tomb Raider: The Beginnings Comic Book and Aviatrix Skin
• Written by Rhianna Pratchett with cover art by Tomb Raider art director Brian Horton, The Beginnings is a 48 page six-part graphic novel which tells the story of how the ill-fated voyage of the Endurance came to be.
• Aviatrix Skin
An exclusive 1930s adventurer outfit for Lara Croft, complete with bomber jacket.
Official Site: TombRaider.com