news\ May 23, 2013 at 9:33 am

GTA 5 Special and Collector's Editions detailed, available for pre-order

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Rockstar Games has announced the details for the Special Edition and Collector's Edition of Grand Theft Auto 5, both of which are now available for pre-order for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. In addition to the individual goodies both versions contain, simply pre-ordering either one of them will unlock the Atomic Blimp in-game vehicle, an iconic and leisurely aircraft.

GTA 5 Atomic Blimp

As far as the Special Edition and Collector's Edition of GTA 5, here's what each of them include:

GTA 5 Special Edition:

  • Full retail copy of Grand Theft Auto V
  • Collectible SteelBook with Exclusive Artwork
    • This special SteelBook features double-sided, never-before-seen artwork of Michael, Trevor and Franklin. Custom color and metallic treatments bring out the detail of the artwork created exclusively for this SteelBook.  
  • Blueprint Map
    • This exclusive, additional 21.5” x 26.75” map displays a blueprint view of Los Santos and Blaine County. Cryptic markings indicate locations for fast cash and other points of interest for the up-and-coming entrepreneur.  
  • Special Ability Boost
    • Michael, Franklin and Trevor each have a unique special ability. With this boost, the special ability bar will generate 25% faster.
  • Stunt Plane Trials
    • Single player Stunt Plane Trials let you take on additional aerial challenges spread throughout Los Santos and Blaine County.
  • Bonus Outfits, Tattoos and More
    • Michael, Franklin and Trevor get bonus outfits in their wardrobes, character specific tattoos at tattoo parlors, and special deals from shopkeepers across Los Santos and Blaine County.
  • Additional Weapons
    • When visiting Ammunation stores in single player, merchants will have special weapons in their inventory available for free: the Pistol .50, Bullpup Shotgun and melee Hammer.

GTA 5 Collector's Edition:

  • Includes all of the contents that come with the Special Edition plus the following:
  • Grand Theft Auto V Security Deposit Bag with Logo Key
    • Inspired by the heists in Grand Theft Auto V, this custom 10.75” x 8.5” money bag features a pop-up style lock and laser cut logo key to secure important items. The reverse side features a pressed Rockstar Games logo on the security mount with a framed ID window.
  • Grand Theft Auto V New Era 9FIFTY™ Snapback Cap
    • This exclusive New Era 9FIFTY™ cap features an embroidered Los Santos logo on the front, a stitched, black Rockstar Games logo on the wearer’s left side, a Grand Theft Auto ‘V’ logo applique on the opposite side, and snapback closure for an adjustable fit.
  • Custom Characters for Grand Theft Auto Online
    • Get classic Grand Theft Auto characters to use within the Grand Theft Auto Online Character Creation System.
  • Unique Vehicles and Garage Property
    • Players will instantly receive a garage to store custom vehicles. In single player, the garage will be stocked with the 1930’s style Hotknife hotrod and the CarbonRS sports bike. In Grand Theft Auto Online, players will get the high-end Khamelion electric car.

So now for the prices because that will ultimately determine whether or not I can afford these versions. The GTA 5 Special Edition will sell for $149.99, while the Special Edition is priced at $79.99. You can pre-order either version at Rockstar's website.

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