The Electronic Arts studio, Visceral Games, announced today that the prologue to Dead Space 2, entitled Deadp Space Ignition, will be available for free on the 13th of October for those users who pre-order the Dead SPace 2 video game at GAME or GameStation in the United Kingdom.
Dead Space Ignition will reveail the exact events that lead up to next installment of Dead Space, Dead Space 2. Players will be rewarded with unlocks like an exclusive Hacker suit.
Dead Space 2 prologue can also be purchased for those who are not planning to preorder the game at the moment, for the price of 4.99 GBP on the 12th of October on the PlayStation Network, and on the 13th of October on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points.
“Dead Space fans are hungry for more Necromorph action and we’re thrilled that they don’t have to wait until January to get their fix. Dead Space Ignition is a great way to jump back into the Dead Space universe while the Visceral development team completes the final stages of Dead Space 2,” said Steve Papoutsis, Executive Producer, Dead Space franchise. “Dead Space Ignition will show fans what happens in the hours leading up to the beginning of Dead Space 2 with gameplay that is fast-paced and accessible. It’s a fun way to dig deeper into the fiction, while allowing core fans to give Isaac Clarke an edge in Dead Space 2.”
Dead Space Ignition combines unique hacking games with an interactive comic-style story to deliver fun arcade experience that will challenge all the players out there with puzzle-gameplay.
Dead Space 2 will be available on the 28th of January, 2011 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows-Based PCs.