LittleBigPlanet 2 dated; collector’s edition announced

Sony has announced the official release date for LittleBigPlanet 2 this morning. Media Molecule’s sequel to the 2007 hit will launch on November 16, just in time for the holidays.

A limited collector’s edition will be also be available. It’ll include a copy of the game, a seven-inch tall Sackboy plushie, a game holder, and more. The full list of contents can be found below.

  • 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 “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.

Additionally, Sony’s announced pre-order incentives. Find those below.

  • Amazon.com – Ratchet & Clank Sackboy costumes, four new “animals” costumes.
  • Best Buy and BestBuy.com – Toy Story “Aliens” costume, four “Even More Animals” costumes.
  • GameStop and GameStop.com – TRON: Legacy costume, four “Even More Animals” costumes.

Sony has said a Sackboy costume for everybody’s favorite Muppet, Gonzo, will be available through some pre-order program, too. Although, they didn’t specifically mention which. They’ve also said to expect more Muppets costumes to launch on the PlayStation Store after the game releases.

Look out for LittleBigPlanet 2 exclusively for PlayStation 3 when it launches this November. Check out high-res images of all the pre-order incentives plus the collector’s edition at the gallery.

LittleBigPlanet 2 Updates: Official Date and Retail Goodness!!! [PlayStation.Blog]

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