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

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LittleBigPlanet 2

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.

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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:

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  • 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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PlayStatiowned said:

August 4th, 2:44 pm

im so exited and i just can’t hide it!

iceychill56 said:

August 4th, 2:51 pm

Im sure excited about this game, but why didnt you guys just put all the costumes in each pre-ordered game. I was kind of turned off that you only the animals and 1 or 2 exclusives. It seems that we now buy less for more.

Paxjah said:

August 5th, 7:23 am

I hope the collector’s edition pre-order release date comes soon..and all of those fabulous goodies will be available with it!

MultiKirby said:

August 5th, 4:00 pm

so will you make a 3D layer glitch in lbp2 And other glitches ppl like and will we get to keep all are costumes we made in lbp? :]

gameboy411 said:

August 5th, 5:12 pm

I cant wait for it to come out, i just pre-ordered the collectors edition.

Also will there be any free dlc when the game first comes out?

Betotato said:

August 5th, 5:28 pm

Thank you guys SO much, I can’t wait :D
I <3 Mm

Gutblazt3r said:

August 5th, 5:50 pm

Ooooh cant wait, you made me happy now Media Molecule, and sony of course. ^^ The adventures will be great, but im really hoping that i can get into the beta for LittleBigPlanet2… i missed out on the water beta AND the beta for the original LittleBigPlanet… hmm, oh well i have the game and the water pack. And when the second one is out, i will have all of the above. Great work as of what ive seen so far in the trailers!

SyKeXD said:

August 5th, 5:50 pm

still nothing on canada’s collector’s edition ?

Niteflaime said:

August 5th, 7:39 pm

Waiting on Canada’s Collector’s Edition to be announced…

ChronoTriggr said:

August 5th, 10:59 pm

Tron one is the sickest!!! I want LOL

Propellent said:

August 6th, 5:53 am

I just pre-ordered the Collector’s Edition two days ago. So, our LBP DLC and content transfers up to LBP2?

sonicfan1 said:

August 6th, 6:53 am

Hey, im just wondering, will the DLC levels and such be transferd over as well? such as the MGS pack? or the Monster?

Short-Factor said:

August 6th, 7:35 am

Um, Big Q. The DLC I’ve bought from the Original LBP, Will that transfer to the new game?

MEGA11BEN said:

August 6th, 8:39 am

Will the collectors edition be available in Canada?

kidAsSaIn said:

August 6th, 1:05 pm

omg cant wait 4 it 2 kom out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

domihater_ said:

August 6th, 3:17 pm

Will the lbp DLC work in lbp2?

xXSiilent_AMMOXx said:

August 6th, 6:20 pm

So many beggers for the BETA. Chill out and wait to see if there will be one and wait to see what the requirements will be to take part. Posting here will do nothing to get you into the potential Beta.

Anyway I will definitely be pre-ordering the collectors edition.

Torterzuko said:

August 7th, 1:53 am

I hope collectors edition really comes in europe because I wait months to get GOTY Edition here in finland.

americanseb said:

August 7th, 11:07 am

Hello i got 2 questions.
First Is there any change that the Collectors edition will be available in EU?
Second: If not. will The US LBP2 game work on an europan PS3?
Please answer as fast as possible.

From AmericanSeb

kaasman123 said:

August 7th, 12:49 pm

wow this was possed on my birthday!
what is the release date for holland?

BOB3602 said:

August 8th, 6:32 am

Im gonna buy gonzo!!!

burgerking-_- said:

August 8th, 2:56 pm

and I thought the modnation pre order bonus was big

cdvibe said:

August 8th, 8:17 pm

hey i hear its backwards compatable. does that mean when i put iin LBP2 that ALL MY STICKERS AND CREATIONS AND OUTFITS will be able to be used on lbp2?

iSlayer3000 said:

August 9th, 3:19 am

When will the LittleBigPlanet 2 Collectors Edition be available to pre-order in NZ? I know that I could get it from Amazon or GameStop but then i won’t be able to get any DLC because of the regional thing :(

RipperB1024 said:

August 9th, 3:33 am

will the collectors edition be in the US only??? i realy hope not…..

he11-0hh said:

August 9th, 9:04 am

So will there be a collector’s edititon in canada? im really looking forward to this game but if it isnt in canada im gonna have a really big frowny face when i play the regular copy

MouserT said:

August 9th, 2:51 pm

i am getting the collectors edition the day it comes out in the states :D

aalmeidaneto said:

August 9th, 3:25 pm

i’ll like a lot to see The Special Edition on Brazil, but if buy in
US i can play too right?

Bulgyvidmar said:

August 9th, 4:33 pm

Mark, where am I supposed to pre- order the Collectors Edition, and LittleBIGPlanet (The first one) Comes with Collectors Edition?

Jonanaman said:

August 9th, 5:51 pm


I really want to pre order lbp2 collecters edition, but i am in canada. If a moderator or whatever could email me to tell me if i would get anything from pre ordering it to Canada without delay of shipping by picking it up in anearby store? Email is [DELETED] thanks :3

digitalman123 said:

August 9th, 6:10 pm


he11-0hh said:

August 9th, 7:12 pm

Pfft, I dont care about the DLC’s at the moment, all I wanna know if the Collector’s Edition will be available in Canada and at what retailors. Once that info is handed out(if it is) then i will preorder the first second i see Canada is having it. That oughta be mine, i really dont think any would even be left in the states by this point in time

Jaxsonator1999 said:

August 10th, 8:46 am


infinete said:

August 10th, 4:05 pm

omg u guyz want me bankrupt stop making games so epic im losing all my money on these thing

x23oscy23x said:

August 11th, 5:08 am

Looks awesome! Also, do you plan to make a LBP2 for PSP (If yes, when would it approx come out?)? I really hope you do because it looks like the best game ever! And if it does come out for PSP will you do the same collectors edition (or atleast similar) for it? I’m sure it would make a lot of people happy aswell as me! (I agree infinete I am going to be bankrupt!)

KBB117 said:

August 11th, 6:23 pm

Most 15 year olds stay up till dawn, playing modern warfare 2. Me and my friends are gonna be up playing the Collectors edition I just pre-ordered till we all pass-out.

iSlayer3000 said:

August 11th, 10:50 pm

Hi I was just wondering when it will be available to preorder in New Zealand? Since I cant ship it from the US because of the regional code


August 12th, 11:56 am

the collectors edition will be mine!!!

DJsarge97 said:

August 12th, 3:05 pm

pleaaaaase make some more costumes like Bleach or Fullmetal Alchemist Im pretty sure Anime fans will be happy or add a add on that has a gun or a different sword sackboy can hold

Davis539 said:

August 13th, 7:24 pm

I’m GETTING the collector’s edition! There is nothing that will change my mine. Gonzo, my own Sackboy, and even more Muppets (plus Toy Story 3, and Tron)! LBP is going Disney!

firefoxH2O said:

August 14th, 8:59 am

im just confused about the exclusive DLC…….i really only want ratchet, clank, jak, and daxter costumes…..where do you get the jak and daxter costumes??

digitalman123 said:

August 14th, 9:02 am

@391: Only in the collector’s edition

Double00Sackboy said:

August 14th, 9:05 am

this looks realy cool and im a huge fan of lbp and i realy hope this comes to canada


August 14th, 10:24 am

When will I be able to pre-order the LittleBigPlanet 2 collectors edition?

SuperMcCool said:

August 15th, 11:32 am

Im So Gonna Get This! :D

cevicheman97 said:

August 15th, 8:19 pm

Already Pre-ordered it ^_^

late_x7 said:

August 16th, 10:07 am

Im not sure did i get this thru… But if i pre-order from amazon i will get Ratchet & Clank DLC (Im intersted of that…:) ) But if i will Pre-Order collectors edition from gamestop (I live in finland so thats the problem) will i get Ratchet & Clank DLC?

MrNachoz said:

August 16th, 1:22 pm

I’m definately pre-ordering LBP2 Collector’s Edition. I was just gonna pre-order the game on Amazon.com for the Ratchet and Clank stuff, but I love Jak and Daxter, too! The extra $10-$15 bucks is worth it if I get to have it before most of my friends! :D

SupaBatman said:

August 16th, 6:38 pm

Will Canadians get the same Editors Collection content if vthe pre order?

PLEASE answer this somebody

Collacroba said:

August 16th, 7:39 pm

OMG. Hey, will the Jak and Daxter costumes be available for purchase as a DLC after LBP2 comes out at some point? (BTW, I cant wait to get my TRON costume :D)

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