Pre-Order Incentives for L.A. Noire Released

By Tyler Christensen

February 24, 2011

Good news has come down from above on some awesome pre-order purchase incentives when you buy L.A. Noire this upcoming May. Retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy and Gamestop/EB Games are laying their cards on the table with with bonus content ranging from unlockable detective outfits to additional cases for you to solve. Even Wal-Mart is joining in on the excitement when you pre-order, you’ll a free DLC download code for an additional case that takes place on the game’s Traffic desk. People who purchase L.A. Noire at Target will receive either a $5 gift card with Pre-Order or a free Rockstar Games T-shirt during launch week. All incentive offers are limited in quantity and are available while supplies last. For a full list of Pre-Order incentives, please click “Read More.” (Pre-Order): “The Broderick” Detective Suit boosts your fist-fighting capabilities and resilience to damage. Throughout L.A. Noire while working cases, you’ll encounter quite a few suspects and persons of interest who prove to be resistant to arrest. Your hand-to-hand fighting skills will be called into action on these cases – the Broderick suit with its enhanced fighting abilities may be that edge in helping make that collar.

 BEST BUY (Pre-Order): “The Sharpshooter” Detective Suit enhances your aim with rifles and pistols. Always a worst case scenario for any detective working a case, there are of course those occasions for Cole Phelps when pursuing a suspect escalates to gunfire. In these tense shootouts, the Sharpshooter suit provides that extra aiming precision to take the criminal down.

 GAMESTOP/EB Games (Pre-Order): ‘The Naked City’ Vice Case
In this bonus case from L.A. Noire’s Vice Desk, detective Cole Phelps investigates the supposed suicide of a stunning fashion model. Can you help Cole unravel the truth in a city blighted by drugs, corruption and greed, where the death of a beautiful woman is never as straightforward as it seems?

The Badge Pursuit Challenge
Hidden around L.A. Noire’s beautiful recreation of 1947 Los Angeles are 20 police badges to find and collect. If you can find all 20 of these badges, the dapper Button Man suit will be unlocked which provides extra ammo for all weapons. Each badge also provides 5 additional XP which will help further unlock Intuition Points – special credits that can be used to give Phelps a key investigative insight when you need it most.

WAL-MART (Web Pre-Order or In-store Purchase on May 17): “A Slip of the Tongue” Traffic Case is a bonus case from the Traffic Desk in which a seemingly run of the mill car theft ends up sparking an explosive investigation into the largest auto fraud racket the city has ever seen.  With the stolen cars piling up and questionable characters at every turn, can you help Cole Phelps crack the biggest case so far in his career?

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Tyler Christensen

Marked until death with the words "Gamer" across my back (literally) with Duck Hunt pistols across my shoulder blades. Tyler enjoys good beer, open-world games and is also a singer/songwriter.

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