Black Ops II marks the return of the Prestige Edition; GAME exclusive

Ben Parfitt
Black Ops II marks the return of the Prestige Edition; GAME exclusive

Activision has resurrected the fine tradition that is the Call of Duty Prestige Edition.

For those not familiar with the SKUs, Prestige’s include both a premium price and a premium goodie. Previous years have offered night vision goggles (Modern Warfare 2) and a remote control car with video camera (Black Ops).

Last year’s Modern Warfare 3 sadly skipped a Prestige release, but Black Ops II is reigniting the idea – with a remote control flying drove helicopter.

The other inclusions in the SKU (which is officially called the Care Package Prestige Edition) are: The multiplayer Nuketown map and access to Nuketown in Zombie Mode, two PS3 themes, Limited Edition challenge coins, the soundtrack, a steelbook and exclusive weapons and player cards for the mutliplayer game.

It will retail for £159.99 in the UK (previosu Prestiges have cost £129.99) and is a GAME exclusive.

Also confirmed is a Hardened Edition that includes all of the Prestige extras minus the helicopter. That has a UK RRP of £69.99

Interestingly, neither pack includes a subscription to Activision’s Call of Duty Elite service, although Treyarch designer David Vonderhaar says that more information is coming:

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Tags: edition , hardened , prestige , extras , black ops II , helicopter , remote control , drone , quadrotor

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