EA Goes For the Easy Buck With Dead Space Packs

Both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the horror action game Dead Space will receive "premium upgrade packs", publisher Electronic Arts announced today.

Available November 13 on the Xbox Live Marketplace and November 20 in the PlayStation Store, the packs will offer a variety of player suits, weapons and weapons skins. In addition to the ten packs available for both platforms, there will be two platform-exclusive downloads too.A complete list follows

  • Astronaut Pack: Download the Astronaut Suit and Weapon Skin Pack,

    featuring an amazing Astronaut Suit and new skins for the Plasma

    Cutter, Pulse Rifle, and Ripper!

    - $3.00 / 240 MS points

  • Big Gun Pack: Download the Steam Punk Force Gun, the ultimate in

    Necromorph-killing destruction.

    - $1.00 / 80 MS points

  • Heavy Damage Pack: Download the Heavy Damage Weapon pack featuring a

    cool new look and massive firepower for the Plasma Cutter, Contact

    Beam, Pulse Rifle, and Ripper.

    - $3.00 / 240 MS points

  • Hot Rod Pack: Download the Hot Rod Weapon Skin Pack, featuring

    awesome flame graphics for the Flamethrower and Pulse Rifle.

    - $1.00 / 80 MS points

  • Military Pack: Download the Military Weapon Pack for a new look and

    enhanced power for all 7 Dead Space weapons.

    - $4.00 / 320 MS points

  • Pedestrian Pack: Download the Pedestrian Weapon Skin Pack, featuring

    a fresh new look for the Contact Beam, Plasma Cutter, and Ripper.

    - $1.50 / 120 MS points

  • Scorpion Pack: Download the Scorpion Pack featuring an upgraded

    Level 5 Suit and powered up Plasma Cutter, Line Gun, and Force Gun,

    all decorated in an awesome red Scorpion Skin.

    - $4.00 / 320 MS points

  • Scorpion Weapon Pack: Download the Scorpion Weapon Pack featuring a

    faster death-dealing Plasma Cutter, Line Gun, and Force Gun in

    awesome red skins.

    - $2.25 / 180 MS points

  • Speed Kills Pack: Download the Speed Kills Weapon Pack! Includes

    faster-firing Force Gun, Line Gun, and Plasma Cutter.

    - $2.25 / 180 MS points

  • Tank Pack: Download the Tank Pack featuring an upgraded Level 5 Suit

    and powered up Flamethrower, Force Gun, and Line Gun, all covered in

    Unitology script.

    - $4.00 / 320 MS points

Exclusive to PlayStation 3:

  • Obsidian Weapon Skin Pack: Includes weapon skins in jet-black

    PLAYSTATION 3 colors for the Line Gun, Plasma Cutter, and Pulse

    Rifle.

    - $1.50

  • Obsidian Pack: Includes an upgraded Level 5 suit, and weapon skins for the Line

    Gun, Plasma Cutter, and Pulse Rifle, all in jet-black PLAYSTATION3

    colors.

    - $3.00

Exclusive to Xbox 360:

  • Elite Weapon Skin Pack: Includes weapon skins in Xbox

    360 colors for the Line Gun, Plasma Cutter, and Pulse Rifle.

    - 120 MS points

  • Elite Pack: Includes an upgraded Level 5

    suit, and weapon skins for the Line Gun, Plasma Cutter, and Pulse

    Rifle in Xbox 360 colors.

    - 240 MS points