Two editions of Suda51's Killer Is Dead announced for Europe

Deep Silver announced Europe will receive two editions of the upcoming Suda51-helmed game Killer Is Dead. The releases are known as the Fan Edition and the Limited Edition, with the latter being Europe's standard edition release.

The Fan Edition will host a variety of physical and digital bonuses alongside the main game. The downloadable extras are included in the "Smooth Operator Pack," that contains an additional episode, "Episode 51 - The Man Who Stole Blood," Gigolo Glasses, a new character called Betty for Gigolo Mode, plus a currently unannounced item said to be "perfect for summer." The physical items are a poster, the full soundtrack by Akira Yamoaka, a fully coloured art book, and exclusive packaging. The Limited Edition contains the main game and the "Smooth Operator Pack." The Fan Edition will be priced at £54.99, while the Limited Edition sits at £49.99. Killer is Dead will be released worldwide in August.

UK Fan Edition cover

Killer Is Dead is an action game that follows the exploits of an assassin known as Mondo Zappa. It is co-development between Kadowaka Games and Suda51's studio Grasshopper Manufacture, who is well known for its assassin-orientated No More Heroes series.

Will you be picking up Killer Is Dead? And which edition will you be getting if you do? Let us know in the comments section below.

Lee Millington is one of PSU's staff writers, is based in England, and is studying Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Follow him on Twitter for tweets about video games and his other, sometimes curiously varied, interests.
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