Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Collector’s Edition up for pre-order, costs many bottlecaps

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The highlight from today’s Bethesda conference was, without a doubt, Fallout 4. There was a lot to show, including a new crafting system, so straight out of Sims base building and a lot of canine shenanigans. But nothing really came close to the realisation that soon, we could all be using our very own Pip-Boy.

As you’d expect, Fallout 4 is getting a Collector’s Edition. And it’s a special one too, with a full-sized, smartphone carrying Pip-Boy of your own accompanying the game and some pretty quirky Vault-Tec documentation. It’s a Collector’s Edition that is, unsurprisingly, already up for pre-order here in the land of the free and select other markets. Not at home yet, but I wold expect it soon. Why would you want it? Well, you get to shunt your phone in there, and use an actual Pip-Boy as a second screen experience; with the Pip-Boy on your arm, synching up to the game. It’s a gimmick, but what a sweet gimmick it is.

But how much does it cost? Amazon already have their listings up for $120 – which is pricey, but certainly not the most outlandish we’ve seen with The Witcher 3 and Arkham Knight lately. It’s never a straight conversion here locally, so expect something closer to the R2000 mark when our limited quantities reach the digital marketplaces.

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So yes, if you’re at all interested in snagging one, you’ll probably need to grab it as soon as local retailers start listing them. I know I’m breaking my “one collector’s a year” rule to get my hands on it. Will you?

Last Updated: June 15, 2015

Alessandro Barbosa

You can all call me Sandy until I figure out how to edit this thing, which is probably never. Sandy not good enough? Call me xXx_J0k3R_360degreeN0Sc0pe_xXx. Also, Geoff's a bastard.

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