Time to Stress: Black Ops II Hardened & Prestige Editions Revealed *UPDATED*

All pretenses of the Modern Warfare not just being a yearly cash grab has just been completely defenestrated (that’s your word of the day; Modern Borefare is for the kids!!) with today’s we-all-knew-it-was-coming-but-here-it-is-aren’t-you-surprised reveal of super expensive packages full of plastic crap you don’t need!!
Wow In the Hardened Edition, along with the game you get the along with the Nuketown 2025 map, Nuketown Zombies map, Xbox Live Claw avatar prop, Zombies Avatar costume, limited edition Challenge Coins, exclusive weapon camo, exclusive player card backgrounds and the official soundtrack. On PS3 the Avatar items are replaced by exclusive multiplayer and zombie themes.

Prestige for the prestigiousThe  Prestige Edition comes in your very own Care Package crate, which you can drop on your friends IRL to earn badges (i.e. jail time).  It has everything that the Hardened Edition has along with this year’s toy du jour, an  RC Dragonfire Drone you can fly around. Pair it up with your MW2 night vision kit & Black Ops RC Car to successfully remain a virgin forever!

There’s of course no pricing yet, but based on previous years, I’d say the Hardened edition goes for around $99 while the prestige edition is between $149 and $199. See you at midnight on November 13th, jerk-ass!

**UPDATE 3:25 pm 08/28/12: Hardened edition is $79.99 and the Prestige edition is $179.99

For reference, here are the Black Ops and Modern Warfare 2 prestige editions. Hurry, still available!

After the jump, a sneak peek image at one of the maps mentioned above and the official press release.

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CARE PACKAGE (Xbox 360/PS3) SRP $179.99:
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Remote Controlled MQ-27 Dragonfire Drone – Command cutting-edge technology, exclusively for this once-in-a-lifetime combat collection.
Nuketown Zombies Bonus Map – Battle hordes of Zombies in this beloved 1960s nuclear neighborhood.
Nuketown 2025 Bonus Map – Relive the close quarters chaos of this classic fan-favorite map re-imagined in a 1960s visionary depiction of the “model home of the future.”
Collectible 2-Sided SteelBook – Limited edition game case featuring exclusive artwork.
(2) Challenge Coins – Limited edition challenge coins that serve as your key to exclusive digital content.
Weapon Camo – Rank-up in style with an exclusive multiplayer weapon skin.
(2) Player Card Backgrounds – Liven up any killcam with two exclusive player card backgrounds, inspired by Nuketown 2025 and Zombies.
Official Call of Duty: Black Ops II Soundtrack – A digital copy of composer Jack Wall’s epic in-game score with Theme by Trent Reznor.
Xbox LIVE CLAW Avatar Prop – An exclusive avatar prop, deployable to a dashboard near you.
Xbox LIVE Zombies Avatar Costume – Show off your pride with an avatar costume built exclusively for fans of the Call of Duty undead.
(PlayStation 3 versions include a dynamic multiplayer theme of the Turbine map as well as a dynamic Zombies theme that shows off Call of Duty: Black Ops II Zombies)

HARDENED EDITION (Xbox 360/PS3) SRP $79.99:
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Nuketown Zombies Bonus Map – Battle hordes of Zombies in this beloved 1960s nuclear neighborhood.
Nuketown 2025 Bonus Map – Relive the close quarters chaos of this classic fan-favorite map re-imagined in a 1960s visionary depiction of the “model home of the future.”
Collectible 2-Sided SteelBook® – Limited edition game case featuring exclusive artwork.
(2) Challenge Coins – Limited edition challenge coins that serve as your key to exclusive digital content.
Weapon Camo – Rank-up in style with an exclusive multiplayer weapon skin.
(2) Player Card Backgrounds – Liven up any killcam with two exclusive player card backgrounds, inspired by Nuketown 2025 and Zombies.
Official Call of Duty: Black Ops II Soundtrack – A digital copy of composer Jack Wall’s epic in-game score with Theme by Trent Reznor.
Xbox LIVE CLAW Avatar Prop – An exclusive avatar prop, deployable to a dashboard near you.
Xbox LIVE Zombies Avatar Costume – Show off your pride with an avatar costume built exclusively for fans of the Call of Duty undead.
(PlayStation 3 versions include a dynamic multiplayer theme of the Turbine map as well as a dynamic Zombies theme that shows off Call of Duty: Black Ops II Zombies)

In addition, the Digital Deluxe Edition for PC contains the following digital items–

DIGITAL DELUXE EDITION (PC) SRP $79.99:
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Nuketown Zombies Bonus Map – Battle hordes of Zombies in this beloved 1960s nuclear neighborhood.
Nuketown 2025 Bonus Map – Relive the close quarters chaos of this classic fan-favorite map re-imagined in a 1960s visionary depiction of the “model home of the future.”
Weapon Camo – Rank-up in style with an exclusive multiplayer weapon skin.
(2) Player Card Backgrounds – Liven up any killcam with two exclusive player card backgrounds, inspired by Nuketown 2025 and Zombies.
Official Call of Duty: Black Ops II Soundtrack – A digital copy of composer Jack Wall’s epic in-game score with Theme by Trent Reznor.
Call of Duty®: World at War Game Download Token – A digital download of Treyarch’s classic title, traversing WWII storylines from the Pacific to European theaters of war.

More information and assets on all of the above can be found here: http://www.callofduty.com/blackops2/ce.

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