Square Enix have announced that Dungeon Siege 3 will be available in North America on May 31, 2011.
In DUNGEON SIEGE III, players assume the role of one of four heroes, fighting for the sake of their fallen comrades and to restore the land of Ehb. Conflict is constant in this action-RPG and decisions have lasting consequences, allowing players to alter the storyline. Choose to do battle as a lone hero or fight for honor in the co-op mode with up to three friends.
In addition, Square Enix is offering exclusive incentives for players who preorder DUNGEON SIEGE III at the following retail outlets:
Receive two exclusive in-game items by preordering at GameStop
• Burning Band of Scorch
This exclusive preorder in-game ring increases the raw damage of a player’s attacks and sets all foes ablaze with any weapon.
• Talisman of the Grand Mage
This exclusive preorder in-game necklace reduces incoming damage on the player and grants the ability to lash out with a mystical attack that injures enemies in close-range combat.
Relive the classic DUNGEON SIEGE I and DUNGEON SIEGE II games as a gift with purchase through Steam
• Players who prepurchase DUNGEON SIEGE III will get three games for the price of one, as Valve will offer single-player versions of both DUNGEON SIEGE I and DUNGEON SIEGE II as free downloads for PC platforms.
Receive a limited preorder exclusive in-game ring
• Bite of the Arakun
Grants the player the ability to poison enemies with lingering injury or soften their defenses, leaving them vulnerable for follow-up attacks.
Another exclusive preorder in-game amulet
• Sacred Heart of the Legion
Increases a player’s health and pushes close combat assailants back each time the bearer is struck in battle.
Mini-comic and strategy guide
• Pick up the DUNGEON SIEGE mini-comic from Dark Horse Comics and a free mini-strategy guide from Prima Games with a preorder at Walmart.
“DUNGEON SIEGE has returned and it’s better than ever. We [Square Enix] have partnered with Obsidian to bring this critically acclaimed classic franchise back in an all new, re-imagined form,” said Ami Blaire, vice president of marketing at Square Enix, Inc. “With its heart-pounding action, epic lore and an endless variety of quests, DUNGEON SIEGE III is a must-have for any video game collection.”