Max Payne 3 Special Edition Delayed, Preorder Extended

Rockstar Games is bringing back the man with the pun-tastic surname with Max Payne 3. Sporting a new haircut and a suitably angrier demeanor, Max is out to wreck havoc once more on well deserving individuals. To capture Max’s moment in the limelight is the Max Payne 3 Special Edition to add to an ever-growing collection of video game collectables.

Max Payne 3 Special Edition

Included in the Max Payne 3 Special Edition:

  • 10″ tall Collectible Max Payne Statue created in a collaboration between TriForce and Rockstar Games.
  • Series of game-inspired Original Still Life Art Prints that depict some of Max Payne’s inner demons and vices.
  • Copper and brass-plated iron, bullet-shaped Bullet Keychain featuring a screw-off back.
  • Classic Multiplayer Character Pack of eight playable multiplayer characters for
  • Max Payne 3 Multiplayer, including fan favorites from the original Max Payne and Max Payne 2 like Max Payne from Max Payne 2, Mona Sax and Vladimir Lem.
  • Disorderly Conduct Multiplayer Weapons Pack for Max Payne 3 Multiplayer that includes:
    • the Hammerhead Auto Shotgun, G9 Grenade Launcher and Molotov cocktail.
  • Max Payne 3 Official Soundtrack featuring the game’s instrumental score.

Despite Max Payne 3 originally slated for a March 30th 2012 release in Australia, Rockstar Games today have delayed the release of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version of Max Payne 3 until May 15th in North America and May 18th in Europe, with the PC version launching at a later date on May 29th in North America and June 1st for Europe.

Given the delay, the original cut-off date of January 15th 2012 has also been extended until April 2nd, 2012 giving you ample time to secure your order with one of the many retailers taking pre-orders on this Special Edition run. Priced at $149.95 RRP for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version and $139.95 RRP for the PC, here’s your second chance to secure your order if you didn’t do so the first time round.

Pre-order incentives? At the moment there isn’t any but willl update should any details come to light.

EB Games – Max Payne 3 Special Edition (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 – $148) (PC – $138)

GAME Australia – Max Payne 3 Special Edition (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 – $149.95) (PC – $139.95)

JB Hi-Fi – Max Payne 3 Special Edition (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 – $144) (PC – $134)