The 10 best PS3 special editions

Today, every major PS3 release has an alternative special edition.

For a few quid more - sometimes, many quid more - you get a fancy box stuffed with extras: an art book, a soundtrack CD, bonus DLC, high-tech surveillance equipment, and the bragging rights that come with having the best version of the game.

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RayRay362712d ago

The only Special Edition Ive ever purchased... GOW 3 The Ultimate Edition. Worth every penny & more.

OtherWhiteMeat2712d ago

That might be one of the all-time best.Wish I bought it.

JoySticksFTW2712d ago

Hands down...

It came with a CD of the creepy-ass soundtrack,an art book,and most importantly a highly-prized strategy guide

And that strategy guide was packed with all weapons / item explanations and locations, upgrade paths, walkthroughs, character builds, world tendency events, and the path to the perfect playthrough

The only thing that could have made it better was full on maps, which were actually pulled from english speaking websites when the game was released in NA. After officially launching in NA, you had to get a translated Asian map like the ones now available on the wiki

And this special edition was only $10 more than the regular version

VINNIEPAZ2712d ago (Edited 2712d ago )

My list of my special editions this gen...

God Of War 3 Special Edition
Tekken 6 Limited Edition (Both on Xbox and PS3)
Death Smiles Limited Edition
Resident Evil 5 Collectors Edition (Both on Xbox and PS3)
Street Fighter 4 Collectors Edition (Both on Xbox and PS3)
Soul Calibur 4 Premium Edition (PS3)
Mass Effect 1 & 2 Limited Editions
Alan Wake Limited Collector Edition
Dragon Age origins Collectors Edition
Saints Row 2 Collectors Edition
Gears of War Limited Editions
Metal gear Solid "Big Boss Pack" (PSP)
Record of Agarest War Really Naughty limited Edition
Blaze Blue Calamity Trigger Limited Edition
GTA 4 Collectors Edition
Dead Rising 2 Collectors Edition
Resident Evil Red Xbox
Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition

All i can think of right now.

alphakennybody2712d ago

where's the uc2 one with the dagger?

Taggart4512712d ago

The Uncharted 2 Fortune Hunter's Edition was SO limited that you couldn't actually buy it. It was reserved for Naughty Dog contests, online prizes, and website giveaways. It wasn't something that was available at any retail store.

alphakennybody2712d ago (Edited 2712d ago )

ah, never knew that.

RayRay362712d ago

I dont think that should count. Yu could only win tht thing or buy it for like a grand on ebay. It had to have been pretty badass to own that shit.

The Matrix2712d ago (Edited 2712d ago )

I was hugely disappointed by the GOW III collectors edition. Pandoras box is too satanic to put on display anywhere and the only other things in there art book? Very disappointing although the game is legendary and the GOW series will go down as one of the best series of games ever created.

FwanK2712d ago

Too satanic for you kiddo?

RayRay362712d ago

Yur name is The Matrix. Yur complaining that its too satanic? The Matrix, even worse, is Illuminati influenced. Extremly dude. I mean wow. N the art book was cool as hell. Blew the MW2 art book outta the water.

Cenobia2712d ago (Edited 2712d ago )

What? What does satanic looking and illumanti influence have to do with each other?

Also, the Matrix took a lot influence from Catholicism as well (ie: Neo is Jesus).

Bass_fisherman2712d ago

I only have the Far Cry 2 Collector's Edition from that list.
It was worth it but i remember at the time being disapointed by the lack of interactivity and rpg elements to the game but still is a pretty good game nonetheless.

Bass Fisherman

jony_dols2712d ago

And remember those sentry checkpoints every 30 seconds *shudders at the thought*

mushroomwig2712d ago (Edited 2712d ago )

I love my Dead Rising 2 edition, the one with the neat Zombrex. :]

Ah, a disagree. Which makes complete sense, of course I don't really love my Dead Rising edition. -__-

SexyPrawns2712d ago


That's depressing. Haters gonna hate!


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