Rockstar Reveals Grand Theft Auto V Special and Collector’s Editions (with Pre-Order Atomic Blimp!)

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Rockstar’s going big with its Grand Theft Auto V retail options, announcing not one, but two premium editions (in addition to the standard edition), plus a blimptastic pre-order prize.

There’s a $79.99 Special Edition, which comes with a SteelBook case, a full-size blueprint map of Los Santos and various DLC extras. Bump up to the $149.99 Collector’s Edition to get everything that’s in the Special Edition along with a money deposit bag (with key), a Los Santos baseball cap, a couple more in-game perks and a premium outer box.

Honestly, I’m not too impressed with either one in comparison to other recent collector’s editions. But hey, if you like ’em, go for it! Pre-ordering any version of the game will also come with a special little extra something: the Atomic Blimp in-game vehicle. Seriously, who doesn’t want to tour the Los Santos skies in a frickin’ blimp?

Below are the full content descriptions for the Special and Collector’s Editions.

Grand Theft Auto V Special Edition:

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– 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.

Grand Theft Auto V Collector’s Edition (all Special Edition contents plus):

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– 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.

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