Arc System Works Europe Shows Off the BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Premium Edition

Arc System Works Europe Shows Off the BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Premium Edition

So BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend came out on Valentine’s Day and two versions of the game are available: standard and limited edition. You may have purchased the limited edition of the game because you are a ‘big’ fan and may fancy yourself much cooler and far more dedicated than the gamers who bought the no frills standard edition.

Well, if you did in fact buy the LE and are one of the gamers I’m describing, you should now feel like you purchased the lowly standard edition. That’s because Arc System Works Europe has revealed the real limited edition of the game, and they’re only making 200 of them. 

The BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Premium Edition will come equipped with the following:

The BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Limited Edition, which itself includes the game, a calendar, an artbook and a soundtrack CD.

  • 12 high-grade Hahnemuehle Torchon sketch cards for an exceptional reproduction of concepts and technical drawings from the BlazBlue archives.
  • The sought after ‘Song Interlude’ soundtrack, featuring music from Extend and two vocal arrangements, Childish Killer and Blue-Bloom composed by Daisuke Ishiwatari.
  • An exclusive Manga Pack in a beautiful Ragna sleeve:
    – The original, first volume of the BlazBlue manga which has received a limited reprint due to popular demand.
    – Volume 2 of the BlazBlue Manga, localised and published for the first time for western audiences.
    – Hazama and Ragna poster featuring an illustration by BlazBlue character designer, Kato Yuuki.

I’ve yet to pick this game up and I’m enormous BB fan so I may just spring for this. It’s only the European equivalent of $65 plus shipping, which isn’t too bad considering the LE is $60 at any game store here. The premium edition will only be available via the official BlazBlue store. Extend launches in Europe on February 22nd.