If your overstuffed wallet is giving you lower back pain, Bethesda has a solution. Today at QuakeCon 2011 they revealed a huge Collector's Edition for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Collector's Edition will be available on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It's now available for pre-order through select retalers in North America, Europe and Australia. The bundle will sell for $149.99 (US), €149.99 (Europe), £129.99 (UK), and A$199.99 (Australia). Bethesda warns that it will be available in "extremely limited quantities" so best to pre-order early. Here's what you'll get in the package:
- Alduin Statue - Created in conjunction with the IP Factory, this collector’s only statue stands 12” tall and is made of high quality PVC. Modeled from actual in-game 3D digital files, it showcases Alduin, the World Eater. He stands perched atop one the game’s many dragon walls that teach the player the lethal language of dragons.
- ‘The Art of Skyrim’ Official Art Book - Featuring over 200 pages of striking, full-color illustrations, sketches and models, this stunning 9 3/8” x 12 1/8” coffee table book showcases the characters, creatures, environments, and weaponry of Skyrim. With a foreword by game director Todd Howard and commentary from Bethesda Game Studios artists, readers will be guided through the game’s iconic visual style.
- ‘"The Making of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" DVD - This documentary DVD contains exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage, including interviews with the Bethesda Game Studios team as they take you from concept to creation and provide insights into the story, gameplay, setting, legacy of the Elder Scrolls franchise, and much more.
A picture of the bundle can be found below. The Collector's and standard editions of the game will both be available on November 11th.