Direct2Drive sent out a press release announcing it has the exclusive to the Digital Collector's Edition of Fallout: New Vegas. What is it? Well, just New Vegas with a digital version of the graphic novel thrown in.
DIRECT2DRIVE ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE FALLOUT®: NEW VEGASTM DIGITAL COLLECTOR'S EDITION As far as I know Fallout: New Vegas is a Steamworks game so you'd still need Steam to run it.
Pre-Order Digital Collector's Edition and Receive Free Bonus Tribal Pack Plus Digital Graphic Novel "All Roads"
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Oct. 4, 2010 - Direct2Drive (D2D), a leader in digital distribution of video games, today revealed that www.Direct2Drive.com will serve as the exclusive online home of Bethesda Softworks'® Digital Collector's Edition of Fallout®: New Vegasâ„¢. The digital package is available today for pre-order on Direct2Drive and will be available for download in North America on October 19, 2010 and in Europe on October 22, 2010.
In addition to featuring the highly-anticipated game, the Digital Collector's Edition comes complete with All Roads, the 48-page digital graphic novel that was created in conjunction with Dark Horse comics. All Roads introduces the world of New Vegas, a town of dreamers and desperados being torn apart by warring factions vying for complete control of this desert oasis, and a tells an intriguing tale of loyalty and violence that leads right up to the beginning of the game. Penned by Chris Avellone, the game's senior producer, the graphic novel also contains clues to in-game missions. For a limited time only, the exclusive pre-order offer also includes a free bonus "Tribal Pack," which contains special weapons such as throwing spears, armor, a machete and rare venom doses.
"Our goal at Direct2Drive is to offer premium and exclusive content while delivering the best value possible for our community," said Julie Uhrman, vice president and general manager, digital distribution at IGN Entertainment. "Fallout: New Vegas is one of this year's most-anticipated games and we're excited to serve as the premier online destintation where gamers can purchase the unique digital collector's edition."
"The Fallout series has gained a ton of support through the Direct2Drive community over the past few years and we wanted to provide something unique to such loyal fans," said Pete Hines, vice president of PR and marketing at Bethesda Softworks. "The Fallout: New Vegas Digital Collector's Edition offers fans the opportunity to download the game and the graphic novel."