Describe as the "ultimate Fallout 3 package," the Survival Edition of the game will feature all the bonus goodies of the regular Collector's Edition, including a metal Vault-Tec lunch box package, a five-inch Vault Boy bobblehead doll, a hardcover art book and a "Making of Fallout 3" dvd. Sweetening the deal even further is the addition of a life-sized replica of the Pip-Boy 3000, the wrist-worn multipurpose device used by characters in the game. The detailed recreation won't be wearable, but will instead serve as an attractive yet functional post-nuclear digital clock.
"We're thrilled to be working with Amazon.com on this exclusive edition," said Bethesda Softworks President Vlatko Andonov. "The Survival Edition offers gamers the unique opportunity to own a piece of videogame history along with a collection of limited edition items - it's the definitive Fallout 3 package."
"This is an exciting day for Amazon customers and Fallout fans," added Greg Hart, Amazon's Vice President of Videogames and Software. "We're delighted to be the exclusive destination for Fallout 3 Survival Edition; this is a great example of the continually expanding selection we offer to gamers."
The catch? While the standard Fallout 3 release will retail for $59.99 and the Collector's Edition is $69.99, the Fallout 3 Survival Edition is currently available for pre-order at $129.99 - not the gentlest thing you'll ever do to your wallet in the pursuit of a game. Those undeterred by sticker shock can learn more and place their pre-orders at Amazon.com's Fallout 3 page.