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LittleBigPlanet 2 Updates: Official Date and Retail Goodness!!!

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While we’re entertaining the crowds at San Diego Comic Con this week with a peek at LBP2 and some free shirts.  We have some great news…

Over at camp Media MoleculeLittleBigPlanet 2 has just passed “Alpha”! Yay!  And while we still have a ton of work to do, we’re that much closer to release and we’re ready to announce some news you’ve all been waiting, so on behalf of our retail partners and our friends at Disney…here we go…

First things first…“When is LittleBigPlanet 2 coming out?” – You’ll be pleased to know we’re on schedule to have LBP2 out in stores on November 16th, just in time for the holidays.  So whether you plan to be there on Day 1 or need to put it on your big holiday ‘wishlist’, rest assured, LBP2 will be here soon.

Next item on the list…”Will there be any pre-order items?” – We’re glad you asked!  YES, we have several exciting pre-order offers through several retail partners.  Each pre-order consists of 2 parts – a very special costume offer from our partners @ Disney / Pixar and Insomniac; and 4 new “Even More Animals” costumes.  That’s 5-6 different LBP2 costumes just for pre-ordering LBP2.  Here’s a sneak peek of a few pre-order programs coming
soon to our US retailers:

Amazon.com – If you’re a fan of the Ratchet & Clank franchise (who isn’t), you’ll love this.  Pre-order at Amazon.com and get 6 Sackboy costumes including exclusive access to Ratchet & Clank costumes from the ever popular Ratchet & Clank franchise.  In addition to the exclusive 2 costumes, you’ll get four new “Animals” costumes, for a total of 6 costumes.

Ratchet & Clank in LittleBigPlanet 2LittleBigPlanet 2

BestBuy & BestBuy.com – All together now…”the claw!!!”  We’ve partnered with Disney & Pixar to provide the exclusive “Aliens” costume for BestBuy pre-orderers.  We can already imagine the number of uses you guys will use this costume combined with the new Sackbots feature.  And be on the lookout for more characters thru an upcoming Toy Story 3 DLC in the near future.  Plus the 4 costumes from “Even More Animals”

Toy Story Alien in LittleBigPlanet 2 LittleBigPlanet 2

GameStop & GameStop.com – Are you as excited for the release of TRON: Legacy as we are?  If so, head on over to GameStop and pre-order to get the exclusive *Clu* Sackboy costume from Tron: Legacy. Be the first to have this costume and hold tight for more TRON: Legacy costumes later this year.  And again, you also get the 4 different “Even More Animals” costumes.

Tron Legacy Suit in LittleBigPlanet 2 LittleBigPlanet 2

AND MORE TO COME!  – Stay tuned as we announce more pre-order programs like this special DLC package including one of our favorite Muppets – GONZO!  There’s no doubt you’ll have fun exploring the many areas in LBP2, with bent nose and all.  And keep an eye out for more Muppets costumes shortly after launch via the PlayStation Store.

The Great Gonzo in LittleBigPlanet 2

What else…”PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE tell me you guys are offering a Collectors Edition” – OK, OK, good news is YES, we’re offering a Collector’s Edition of LittleBigPlanet 2 in the US, bad news is it’ll be a limited run, so you better pre-order soon to ensure you get one. The LittleBigPlanet 2 Collectors Edition, will also be available on November 16 at select retailers at $79.99, and in limited quantity.  Here’s what you can expect from the LittleBigPlanet 2 Collectors Edition:

LittleBigPlanet 2  - LBP2-Collectors-Edition

  • A copy of LittleBigPlanet 2 – duh.
  • Your own little “Sackboy” – 7” of plushie-goodness for you to accompany you on your journey thru LBP2.
  • Exclusive LBP2 “game ends” – keep your PS3 games in a tidy, organized and ‘Sack-ured” within these unique bookends
  • One stop shop for exclusive DLC + more – regarding in-game content, the LBP2 Collector’s Edition comes packed with 11 different pre-order costumes, including:
    • Disney / Pixar’s Toy Story 3’s “Aliens” Sackboy Costume
    • Disney’s TRON: Legacy “Clu” Sackboy Costume
    • The Muppets’ “The Great Gonzo” Sackboy Costume
    • PlayStation’s “Ratchet” Sackboy Costume
    • PlayStation’s “Clank” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Crocodile” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Vulture” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Cobra” Sackboy Costume
    • Even More Animals’ “Mandrill” Sackboy Costume
  • And exclusive to the LittleBigPlanet 2’s Collectors Edition:
    • PlayStation’s “Jak” Sackboy Costume
    • PlayStation’s “Daxter” Sackboy Costume
    • 5 exclusive LBP2 PSN Avatars – Lastly, complete your PlayStation experience with a new identity on the PlayStation Network with these new avatars.

Whew!  That was a lot to take in, but we hope it was well worth the read. Now back to Comic Con…..

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flyinglemur92 said:

July 29th, 5:54 pm

u wont like it when im angry witch i alredy am.LOLZ

flyinglemur92 said:

July 29th, 7:12 pm

hey come on MM how do you get a lbp 2 beta?
any ways i just pre-ordered lbp 2 collectors edition so i should get one.

flyinglemur92 said:

July 29th, 7:20 pm

PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ?????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

flyinglemur92 said:

July 29th, 7:58 pm

does anyone have a beta code????????????????????????????

flyinglemur92 said:

July 29th, 8:00 pm

come on i’ll give you $10.

Bowser1000 said:

July 29th, 8:19 pm

wow, im gonna try to get it for my bday, i doubt that i can :(

Bowser1000 said:

July 29th, 8:29 pm

oh ya andd im a ratchet and clank, AND jak and daxter fan

mr_creep said:

July 29th, 9:16 pm

I reeeealy hope Media Molecule will just go ahead and make glass sponge , 50 layer”glitch” , and a whole bunch of other stuff like that an actual thing. . . I’m sure it would help with some levels!

mikemichaelmic said:

July 29th, 9:29 pm

Arrrrggg, sorry but im tired of the waiting game. Sony, I really doubt releasing info about pre-ordering LBP2 CE would take this long. Cmon get your heads in gear there are so many fans outside of the US that would love to get their hands on this. Please release the info about Canadian and UK/EU collector’s edition releases. Please this is really unfair.

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 8:00 am

COME ON DOES ANYONE HAVE A BETA

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 8:20 am

actually it is fair mikemichaelmic because the uk gets the beta and the u.s. gets the collector’s edition. and im not sure what canada gets althogh it’s probably good to.

digitalman123 said:

July 30th, 1:22 pm

BETA!!!! Don’t listen to flyinglemur92! Listen to me! PICK ME FOR BETA TESTING!!! AHHHHHHH!!!!!!

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 1:28 pm

OMFG HELL NO PICK ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 1:29 pm

MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!PLZ!

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 1:38 pm

DONT LISTEN 2 DIGITALMAN123!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PICK ME FOR THE BETA TESTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 2:09 pm

yay they picked me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and people i am actually playing the lbp 2 beta if you dont belive me be my friend online max1millon95. ok bye.

deathnamer said:

July 30th, 2:50 pm

Will jak n’ daxter have a level pack that has ecos (blue, green(?), red, yellow, white(it’s at the end of the game), dark) and precurser orbs while also having a point deduction system to exchange points for objects(I’m pretty sure creator create things like that in lbp2).

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 3:58 pm

thay wont have a level pack.

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 5:08 pm

im just joking about the lbp2 beta.
it’s a level called 2 (BETA)
LOLZ

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 5:09 pm

^_^

flyinglemur92 said:

July 30th, 5:10 pm

8)

ZEROFACES said:

July 30th, 9:29 pm

I got my LBP2 CE PRE-ORDER last week! I’m from Canada and I ordered it from www(.)amazon(.)com

deathnamer said:

July 30th, 9:37 pm

lololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololol. no beta till like late august or early september.

I’ll also get halo reach for the 360 but I don’t think you give a crap, it isn’t lbp.

deathnamer said:

July 30th, 9:39 pm

XD lolol roflolayf omfg XD

digitalman123 said:

July 31st, 11:30 am

LET ME TRY THE BETA!!!!! PRETTY PLEASE WITH A CHERRY ON TOP!!!! DON’T LISTEN TO FLYINGLEMUR92!!!!!!!! I ASKED FIRST!!!! If you pre-order the Collector’s Edition, do you get picked for beta testing? Because I did pre-order the collector’s edition. :) PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PICK ME FOR BETA TESTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PPPPPPPPPPLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSSSEEEE PICK ME FOR BETA TESTING! FLYINGLEMUR92 DON’T KNOW LBP LIKE I KNOW LBP!!!!!!!

digitalman123 said:

July 31st, 11:40 am

So to sum it all up, WOW the CE’s awesome and I’m uber-happy I pre-ordered it, I’d like to be picked for for beta testing, sorry for UK and EU about no CE, hurray for U.S. for having it (I’m in U.S.), flyinglemur92 should PSN-mail me about our competetitiveness, and Strawberry Shortcake is still a red-head.

flyinglemur92 said:

July 31st, 12:39 pm

What the hell?
DIGITALMAN123????????
your back ?????????NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

flyinglemur92 said:

July 31st, 12:47 pm

DIGITALMAN123 I’m sorry to tell you this but your game just comited suicide. :(

poisonedsodapop said:

July 31st, 5:17 pm

Only one I really like is the cobra costume. The rest are pretty meh.

EvT1991 said:

July 31st, 11:36 pm

oh hellz yes! just pre-ordered the collectors edition from amazon… itll arrive just a couple days after my birthday (nov 14th) HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME :D

digitalman123 said:

August 1st, 11:05 am

What do you mean, “My game commited suicide” flyinglemur92? I also never left!!!! I thought you were the one who left!!!

digitalman123 said:

August 1st, 11:06 am

LBP rulez

digitalman123 said:

August 1st, 11:08 am

Hey, flyinglemur92! I asked first! MY BETA!!! WANT BETA!!!

petequo said:

August 1st, 1:11 pm

Alright, so let’s say you’re broke and won’t be able to pre-order or buy the Collector’s Edition… All that extra content like Ratchet, Clank, Jak, Daxter, and all the other stuff, will it still be available as DLC?

JimInPT said:

August 1st, 1:31 pm

@333: if you’re that broke, you should be looking for a job, not sitting on your butt playing videogames.

GONZO2K8 said:

August 1st, 1:54 pm

NO COLLECTORS EDITION IN UK!? RACISM!!! I DECLARE WAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

digitalman123 said:

August 1st, 4:11 pm

Hey flyinglemur92? You’re off my Christmas card list too!!

Bagelzombie79 said:

August 1st, 8:05 pm

I just preodered the collecter’s edition from amazon a few hours ago. I’m so excited! :D

orange_sponge said:

August 2nd, 3:16 am

I Have 2 questions
1.is the collectors edition available to preorder in Canada and
2.If it sis if you preorder CE will you still get preorder bonuses?

petequo said:

August 2nd, 11:26 am

@335 Wow, that’s mature… and dude, before saying something like that you should if this is a kid or not…

digitalman123 said:

August 2nd, 1:29 pm

petequo’s got a very good point.

mpyr said:

August 2nd, 3:18 pm

So I really like the Marvel level packs for LBP. But my question is will the DLC for LBP 1 be usable in LBP 2?

Sahil6758 said:

August 3rd, 4:44 am

i cant find the lbp2 collector edition preorder on best buy

digitalman123 said:

August 3rd, 7:38 am

mpyr, if you have DLC you bought in LBP1, it goes to LBP2. I’m not sure about it being present (like, if you buy it for LBP1 when LBP2 is out).

ReptileHand said:

August 3rd, 10:16 am

Wait… will there be Ratchet and Clank costume packs in the future? I see that every pre-order bonus will be available on the PSN store save for Jak and Daxter but I’m gettting this anyways =D … Yet… you didn’t say anything about the Ratchet and Clank costumes… So will they ONLY be available through the Amazon pre-order bonus? Please respond because I’m on the verge of ordering this right now…

batbugz said:

August 4th, 10:40 am

i have the game of the year edition. since i didn’t technically download the metal gear solid pack and the packs that came with the game will little big planet still support them?

HammondCheese said:

August 4th, 12:56 pm

AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Elmatto753 said:

August 4th, 1:08 pm

I don’t actually want the beta. It will take the wonderful sheen off me having the finished game in my hands…
No, scratch that, it will spend about 2 seconds in my hands and five years in my PS3.

MadGameHouse said:

August 4th, 2:14 pm

YES! Can’t Wait! LittleBigPlanet 2 will be GOY! >:D Theres noone to stop Media Molecule from being awesome! LittleBigPlanet FTW!

PlayStatiowned said:

August 4th, 2:43 pm

I’ve NEVER Been this exited for a game! ZOMG

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