inFAMOUS 2 dated, pre-orders and HERO Edition announced

The countdown begins. Sony Computer Entertainment America’s announced this morning that Sucker Punch’s highly anticipated inFAMOUS 2, the sequel to 2008’s critically-acclaimed PlayStation 3-exclusive, will launch in North America on June 7, 2011. The announcement also plays host to the reveal of pre-order incentives and a limited HERO Edition.

The HERO Edition, which will retail for $99.99, includes the following extra goodies:

  • A copy of inFAMOUS 2
  • 8.5 inch Cole MacGrath Statue
  • inFAMOUS #1 DC Comics mini-comic
  • Sling Pack modeled after Cole’s in-game gear
  • Official inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition digital soundtrack
  • Super voucher code that allows players to redeem the: Kessler skin, 24K Gold Amp, Electrocution Grenade Power, and the Lightning Hook Power

Participating retailers have begun pre-order programs today. Incentives include one of the HERO Edition’s super voucher abilities. For example, pre-ordering at GameStop could net you a redemption code for the Electrocution Grenade. Retailer-specific content has yet to be announced.

Check out screenshots of the super voucher abilities, skin, and weapon, the official box art, and the HERO Edition packaging at the gallery.

InFAMOUS 2 Countdown Begins: Release Date, Pre-Orders & HERO Edition Announced! [PlayStation.Blog]

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