Black Ops 2: standard vs hardened vs care package editions

Black Ops 2: standard vs hardened vs care package editions

If you’re trying to find out the best way to get a copy of Black Ops 2 on (or before) the official release, then head on over to this post. If you’re wondering which version to go for – standard, hardened or care package – then read on!

Black Ops 2: Standard Edition

Black Ops 2 - Standard Edition - PS3 XBOX PC

Black Ops 2 – Standard Edition for PS3, XBOX & PC

As you would probably expect, the Standard Edition just includes the game disc. If you pre-order a copy, then you’ll also receive a code to download the Nuketown 2025 bonus map.

Black Ops 2: Hardened Edition

Black Ops 2 - Hardened edition (what's in the box)

Black Ops 2 – What’s in the Hardened Edition?

The Hardened Edition includes a collectable steelbook case, along with a soundtrack CD, penned by Nine Inch Nails legend Trent Reznor. In addition, you get some Limited Edition Challenge coins and access to exclusive in-game content: an exclusive weapon camo and profile background.

XBOX owners receive some goodies for the LIVE Avatar whilst PS3 owners get exclusive themes.

Black Ops 2: The Care Package Edition

Black Ops 2 - Care Package (what's inside the box)

Black Ops 2 – What’s inside the Care Package Edition?

The Care Package includes the game disk and all of the goodies from the Hardened Edition. On top of that, players also receive a remote controlled replica of the MQ-27 Dragonfire Drone, which features as a killstreak in Black Ops 2 online multiplayer.

All of these goodies come inside a sturdy case which resembles the in-game Care Package.

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You can pre-order all three versions of Black Ops 2 at Amazon. For details of how and where to get a copy on release day, check out this post.

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