Killer is Dead release date set

Special editions include art book, CD, and DLC.

Killer is Dead will launch for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America on August 27 and in Europe on August 30, publishers XSEED Games and Deep Silver have announced.

Special edition versions of the Goichi Suda-directed executioner game will be available in both territories.

Launch Edition (North America / $59.99)

  • A copy of the game
  • 80-page hardcover art book
  • 25-song soundtrack CD
  • ‘Smooth Operator’ DLC pack
    • ‘Gigolo Glasses’
    • Alternate costume for Vivienne and Mika
    • Bonus ‘Gigolo Mission’ with Betty
    • Entire additional episode with vampiric Sebastian

Fan Edition (Europe / £54.99)

  • A copy of the game
  • Exclusive packaging
  • A poster showcasing the unique visuals of the game
  • Papercraft diorama
  • The full soundtrack by Akira Yamaoka on CD
  • A fully colored art book
  • ‘Smooth Operator’ DLC pack
    • An additional mission: Episode 51 – The Man Who Stole Blood
    • Gigolo Glasses: Mondo Zappa will receive special glasses that grants X-Ray vision, allowing him to reap extra enjoyment from the beauties in Gigolo Mode
    • A mysterious beauty named Betty for Gigolo Mode
    • A yet unannounced item perfect for summer

A limited edition containing only the ‘Smooth Operator’ add-on pack will also be available in Europe at no extra cost (£49.99).

View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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