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Alone in the Dark: Here's What Comes in Each Edition

Alone in the Dark, the highly-anticipated reimagining of the classic '90s horror game, is officially up for preorder with a release date of March 20. You can choose between a Standard Edition of the game, which will set you back $59.99, or a Collector's Edition, which comes to $199 but is strictly limited to 5,000 units, so is selling out fast. Below, you can find additional details on each of these editions along with information on the game itself.

Preorder Alone in the Dark (Standard Edition) - Releases March 20

Preorder Alone in the Dark (Collector's Edition) - Releases March 20

There are only 5,000 Collector's Editions available for Alone in the Dark, and they've been disappearing fast. We've managed to find a few still available, so if you're interested make sure to grab it fast! It'll set you back $199.99. Alongside the game, it comes with a wide variety of items as well:

  • “The Dark Man” Statue
  • “Ostadte” Miniature
  • “Derceto 1930” Wallstickers Set
  • “Do not disturb” Doorhang
  • “Glow Alone in the Dark” Steelbook
  • Collector’s Edition DLC Package including: Derceto 1992 Costume Pack, Director's Commentary Mode and Vintage Horror Filter Pack

Alone in the Dark Official Trailer

What is Alone in the Dark?

Alone in the Dark is a horror game and reimagining of the 1992 game of the same name. It follows Emily Hartwood (played by Killing Eve's Jodie Comer) and a private investigator named Edward Carnby (played by Stranger Things's David Harbour) as they investigate the creepy Derceto Manor, where Emily believes her uncle has disappeared. Per THQ's website, you can also "Play as Edward Carnby or Emily Hartwood to explore your environments, fight monsters, solve puzzles and uncover the true secret of Derceto Manor…." The director of this game, Mikael Hedberg, is one horror fans will know and love, too, as the writer behind SOMA and Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

In our Alone in the Dark preview, we explained that the game isn't "an attempt to recreate or reboot the first game. Instead, it's something different. It's a new and fascinating story," drawing on elements of "cosmic horror, detective fiction, psychological horror, and the good old Southern Gothic." We also explained that Alone in the Dark is "a treasure trove of good game writing. The direction of veteran game horror writer Mikael Hedberg is keenly felt here."

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If you're curious to see even more games that are available to preorder right now, we've got a wide selection of preorder guides to look through below, from Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth to Persona 3 Reload.

Hannah Hoolihan is a freelance writer who works with the Guides and Commerce teams here at IGN.

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