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Is the God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition worth buying?

God Eater 2 Rage Burst Day 1 Edition

God Eater 2 is finally coming out in the North American region. The sequel is only getting a physical release on the PlayStation 4, however, as Bandai Namco is including some enticing bonuses for the first print run. So is the God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition worth purchasing? Let’s take a look at some potential factors with our buying guide below before you can make up your mind.

Pricing

Fortunately, God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition does not cost anything extra when compared to the standard edition. You can check out the price tag for the Day One Edition bundle with this link on Amazon.

About God Eater 2: Rage Burst

Before we take a look into the contents of the Day One Edition, let’s talk a little bit about the game. The God Eater series plays similarly to the popular Monster Hunter games. The second mainline game originally came out for the PSP and Vita in Japan on November 14, 2013. However, Bandai Namco Games waited until the enhanced version of the sequel before deciding on a localized western release.

God Eater 2: Rage Burst adds some new elements when compared to the vanilla version. One of which is Rage Burst, which adds new content to the campaign. The other is Blood Rage, a new meter that will grant buffs and invincibility to the player after being filled up. The enhanced release also comes with new characters, enemies and weapons.

Exclusive to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions are Cross Play, which lets you play with players on the other platform, and Cross Save, which lets you share the same save files between the console and portable releases.

If you are a fan of the monster hunting genre, then you should definitely check out God Eater 2: Rage Burst.God Eater 2 Rage Burst E3 2016 01

God Eater Resurrection

Of course, you might want to check out the original game as well as its story is directly connected to God Eater 2: Rage Burst. Fortunately, Bandai Namco Games is including the PS4 digital version of God Eater Resurrection with the Day One Edition of the sequel.

God Eater Resurrection features several enhancements over God Eater Burst, which came out for the PSP in the North American region on March 15, 2011. The enhanced version added Predator Style, giving more players more devour options. All of the new weapon types that were added to the sequel were also implemented into the original game. Last but not least, the English translation, including the voices, have been revised as well.

So, even if you played the original, there are still plenty of new contents and improvements to warrant another play through. In addition to being bundled with God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition, God Eater Resurrection is also available as a standalone digital download. Needless to say you can say more money by buying God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition at launch than the two games separately.God Eater Ressurection 05

DLC Costumes

Aside from God Eater Resurrection , the Day One Edition bundle comes with several bonus costumes. Included are outfits based on Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Tales of Zestiria and Tokyo Ghoul. Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is a videogame that will be released later this year for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Tales of Zestiria came out last year for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC. Last but not least, Tokyo Ghoul is a popular manga and anime series.

So, if you are a fan of any of the collaborating franchises, you might want to check out the Day One Edition of God Eater 2: Rage Burst.

Recap

If you are looking to jump into the acclaimed God Eater franchise, then the God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition is definitely worth buying as you will be getting the definitive editions of both games in the series. Not to mention that bonus costumes based on Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Tales of Zestiria and Tokyo Ghoul are included as well. If you are interested, you can buy the bundle with this link.

Bandai Namco Games will be releasing the God Eater 2: Rage Burst Day One Edition for the PlayStation 4 on the 20th of August in the North American region.

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