22nd November 2011

Max Payne 3 Special Edition Announced

Rockstar has announced the first details for the Max Payne 3 Special Edition for Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 and Windows PC – available for pre-order starting today and only until January 15th, 2012 while supplies last. Retailing for $99.99 and featuring digital multiplayer character and weapon packs not found anywhere else, this definitive Special Edition of Max Payne 3 will include:

  • A copy of Max Payne 3Max 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

Max Payne 3 is scheduled for release in January 2012, with an expected ESRB rating of M for Mature.

Max Payne 3 – the new dark, gritty action experience that continues the tale of former New York City detective Max Payne and is sure to satisfy both newcomers and veterans to the historic franchise alike – is expected to launch on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in March 2012 in North America and Europe.

Still haunted by the memories of his traumatic past, Max begins a new life working private security protecting a wealthy industrialist and his family in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When gangs target the family under his protection, Max is forced to fight to save his clients and clear his name, in a bid to, once and for all, rid himself of the demons that have tortured him for far too long.

A true cross-studio collaboration between Rockstar Games’ global development teams, including Vancouver, the game picks up from where series creator Remedy Entertainment’s Max Payne 2 left off, Max Payne 3 utilizes cutting edge technology for a seamless, cinematic action experience, incorporating the latest advances in Natural Motion physics as well as a brand new iteration of the Rockstar Advanced Game Engine, resulting in highly-refined gameplay with an extensive range of realistic weaponry, an intelligent cover system and sophisticated Bullet-Time mechanics.

In addition to an expansive single-player campaign, Max Payne 3 will also be the first entry in the series to introduce a thorough and engrossing multiplayer experience. In a unique twist, Max Payne 3 multiplayer delivers a compelling experience that dynamically alters maps and mode progression for all players in a match. Along with traditional multiplayer modes, Max Payne 3 will also include a deep reward and leveling system, persistent clans and multiple strategic load-out options.

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