Earlier this year it was revealed that Naughty Dog would be bringing the fourth entry in the Uncharted franchise out in the first quarter of 2016, what exact date the developers had in mind remained a mystery, until now. Sony has today revealed the official release date for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End confirming that the game will arrive on March 18th of next year.
Alongside the release date Sony has also announced a series of collectors editions that will be available for the game, the first of these collectors editions will be a general special edition selling for $79.99 which will include the following:
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Blu-ray Disc
- Collectible Steelbook case designed by Alexander “That Kid Who Draws” Iaccarino
- 48-page hardcover art book by Dark Horse and Naughty Dog
- Naughty Dog & Pirate Sigil sticker sheet
- Naughty Dog Points: A pack of in-game currency to unlock various multiplayer content
The second special edition for Uncharted 4 is the Libertalia Collector’s Edition. This edition will sell for $119.99 and will include everything from the standard special edition plus the following additional treasures:
- A 12″ premium Nathan Drake statue by Gentle Giant
- Three multiplayer outfits: Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Heist Drake, and Desert Drake outfits
- Two custom weapon skins: Golden Weapon Skin and Desert Weapon Skin
- Henry Avery Sigil ball cap
- Madagascar Sidekick outfits
Finally there is the Deluxe Digital Edition of the game for the Playstation Store which for the digital player will provide them with the following digital rewards:
- A digital copy of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
- Uncharted 4 Triple Pack: Includes future access to the first-ever, single-player story add-on for the Uncharted series and two multiplayer packs that will unlock new, rare and legendary multiplayer items (Also available as a separate purchase)
- Instant unlock of two multiplayer customization items
Sony also revealed the preorder bonuses for the game which depending on which retailer consumers pre-order from they will see different rewards:
- GameStop: Get the Multiplayer Booster Pack to instantly unlock a variety of one-time use multiplayer boosts, and The Phurba Dagger Taunt based on the iconic symbol from Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.
- Amazon: Get the Snow Camo weapon customization and the Desert Drake outfit multiplayer customization.
- PlayStation Store: Get the Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Dynamic Theme and the Desert Weapon customization.
Anyone who preorders will also receive Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune outfit multiplayer customization, the Golden Weapon customization, and a pack of Naughty Dog Points.