The previously revealed Public Beta program will launch in early October, allowing GameStop pre-order customers and Qore subscribers to experience the game's 60-person online multiplayer and 8-player online co-op.
Resistance 2 will arrive in both regular and collector's edition varieties, which will respectively sell for $59.99 and $79.99. Included in the collector's edition are:
- Created by DC Unlimited, an exclusive Chimeran Hybrid action figure with Bullseye weapon.
- A double-sided hard-cover Resistance 2 art book covering war-torn America from two unique perspectives.
- Exclusive in-game HVAP Wraith multiplayer weapon skin
- Copy of Resistance 2 with special edition cover artwork selected by the fans
- The special collector's edition also includes a bonus DVD of exclusive Resistance 2 additional contents including:
- A preview into the upcoming Resistance novel, "Resistance: The Gathering Storm" by well-known science fiction author William Dietz.
- "America Forever Lost", Behind The Scenes video of Resistance 2 with Insomniac Games
- "Shattered History" Resistance chronology video--provides a visual guideline from the earliest days of the Chimera invasion to the current storyline.
- Digital copy of Issue #0 of the Resistance comic book series published by Wildstorm.