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Complementary products to buy along with Ratchet and Clank on PS4

A new Ratchet and Clank is coming out for the PlayStation 4. Instead of creating a new entry in the existing series, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Insomniac Games decided to reboot the franchise. This gives potential new fans a great opportunity to jump right in while providing a different take for veterans of the platforming titles.

If you are planning to buy Ratchet and Clank for the PS4, we also suggest picking up the following products to add to your experience.

The Bouncer DLC Weapon

The Ratchet and Clank series is known for its unique weapons. One of the wackier ones is The Bouncer, a gun that launches a giant bomb that releases smaller homing bombs attacking nearby enemies. This weapon first appeared in Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando.

In order to get this Megacorp weapon in the Ratchet and Clank PS4 remake, you have to preorder the game in advance. So, if you haven’t done so already, you can reserve the platforming title from Amazon with this link.

Surround Sound Headsets

The PlayStation 4 version of Ratchet and Clank is one of the better looking games on the system and holds up very well when compared to the visuals of the computer generated movie. If you want to be fully immerse in the world, however, we recommend getting a gaming headset with surround sound capabilities. You have several options when it comes to the ones from Sony Interactive Entertainment, which are affordable and are made specifically for PlayStation 4 (as well as the PlayStation 3).

The cheapest option available is the PlayStation Silver Wired Stereo Headset. Although it is not as well built and does not sound as good as the other alternatives, the Silver version is the most affordable one that is capable of producing 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound. You can check out the PlayStation Silver Wired Stereo Headset here.PlayStation Silver HeadsetThe most popular option, especially when it comes to official PlayStation gaming headsets, is the PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset. In addition to being wireless, this version also features better sound output along with improved comfort when compared to the Silver version. Purchase the PlayStation Gold Wireless 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound Stereo Headset with this page.PlayStation Gold HeadsetFinally, the most expensive first-party gaming headset is the PlayStation Pulse Elite Edition Wireless Stereo Headset. Along with having the best sound output out of the group, this product also comes with the exclusive Bassimpact Technology that will further immerse you in Ratchet and Clank. You can find the Ratchet and PlayStation Pulse Elite Edition Wireless 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound Stereo Headset with this link.playstation pulse headset


If you can’t get enough of the Ratchet and Clank game and/or movie, there are some books that are worth checking out as well.

One of which is the Ratchet and Clank: Movie Reader, which includes still screens from the film. The short 48-page book, which comes bundled with a poster, can be purchased here.

If you want a more comprehensive look into the reboot, then you should check out the Ratchet and Clank: The Movie Novel with this link. The novel, which is being published by Scholastic, contains 144 pages.Ratchet and Clank The Movie Novel

Similar Games

If you enjoy the remake and don’t want to wait too long to play more Ratchet and Clank games, then you should check out some of the titles from the original series.

The first three mainline games in the franchise (Ratchet and Clank, Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando as well as Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal) still hold up well by today’s standard. You can purchase the remastered port of all three in the Ratchet and Clank Collection for the PS3 and/or Vita via this link.Ratchet and Clank CollectionYou should also check out the Future series on the PlayStation 3, especially the two mainline releases: Tools of Destruction and A Crack in Time.Ratchet and Clank A Crack in Time

Ratchet and Clank Figures

For those that like to show off their love of the platforming series, there is also a group of action figures (from DC) that are worth checking out. You can check out the detailed figurines with the links below this paragraph:

I Am 8 Bit

If you are looking for even more merchandise, I Am 8 Bit recently announced a partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment and Insomniac Games to sell official Ratchet and Clank products. The items include a limited edition screen print, vinyl soundtrack, Groovitron oven mitt, weapons sticker pack, Captain Qwark pin, Clank pin, Ratchet pin and Captain Qwark shirt. You can check out the merchandise from the I Am 8 Bit store with this page.Ratchet-StoreBanner-FInal_2048x2048The Ratchet and Clank reboot is coming out on the 12th of April for the PlayStation 4 home console in the North American region. If you are purchasing the platformer, make sure you also check out some of the complementary products we mentioned above.