Square Enix revealed their second tier of pre-order incentives for the upocoming Drakengard 3. Through April 8, those who pre-order the game will receive a Nier costume pack that features a pair of costumes and the Emil Hat (Dragon Item). Those who pre-order before April 8th will also receive and the yet-to-be-unveiled third tier preorder items. Those who already pre-ordered the game prior to this week receive all the pre-order incentives, including the Japanese voice-over DLC, which is no longer available to new pre-orders.
Also announced was the first chapter of the online novella, “Zero”, a fiction taking place prior to the game that delves into Zero’s past. You can see this at http://drakengardgame.com. Here, fans can also see producer Takamasa Shiba's thoughts and motivations for creating the third installment of the franchise.
Drakengard releases on May 20th in North America exclusively from the Square Enix Online Store, as well as digitally on PlayStation Network. A Drakengard 3 Collector’s Edition was also announced, which is tagged at $79.99, also a Square Enix Store Exclusive. For those in Europe, Drakengard 3 will be a digital only title, available on PlayStation Network on May 21st.