November is almost here and that means Modern Warfare 3 is almost here. Now usually when it comes to those big titles, publishers release a Standard version, a Limited Edition version (or Hardened Edition with past COD games), and the Ultimate Edition that always runs you somewhere around $150. This time around Modern Warfare 3 will not have a $150 version of the game but instead a Standard Edition ($59.99) and the Hardened Edition which will cost you $100.
Now you might know what you get with the Hardened Edition, but if you are like me, until now I did not know exactly what would be included. For example what the hell is Founder Status (included in Hardened Edition)? Well I will break it down for you and tell you everything you will get in detail. The Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition comes with the following:
- The MW3 game featuring unique art on the disc
- A Collectible Steel Book Case
- 1 year of Call of Duty Elite Membership, which will include future downloadable content and maps for Modern Warfare 3
- Founder Status on Call of Duty Elite which will include an exclusive in game Emblem, Playercard, Weapon Camouflage, Clan XP Boost, and more (see below).
- Xbox 360 owners get an exclusive Juggernaut Avatar Outfit and Playstation 3 players will get a COD Animated Timeline Theme
- Collectible Book/Field Journal which chronicles the entire Call of Duty saga with 100+ pages of military sketches, diagrams and hand written entries.
Now back the whole ‘Found Status’ thing, which requires you to either activate your Call of Duty Elite Membership by November 13th (if you are not getting the Hardened Edition) or just get it included with the Hardened Edition. Exactly what you will get out of this is as follows:
– Unique Founder Weapon Camo and Profile Skin
– Exclusive Founder In-game Player Card and Emblem
– Access to the Private “#Founder” Group
– Special Founder Clan XP Boost
– Special Founder Operations, Events and Leagues
– Exclusive Founder Prizes & Experiences
So there you have it… everything you are getting with the $100 Hardened Edition of Modern Warfare 3. If you are a big fan, you will want to get this package and you might want to hurry to pre-order it because I am sure they will go quickly. Modern Warfare 3 comes out on November 8th, 2011 for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii, DS and PC.