Insomniac offers multiple editions of Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart each with their own in-game content so here’s the breakdown and pre-order options.
By Derek Nichols
Published Jun 01, 2021
PlayStation 5 owners are now just a few days away from getting to experience the next first party exclusive Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart. Insomniac Games is returning to the fan favorite Ratchet and Clank franchise, this time taking advantage of the PlayStation 5 hardware. In addition to near-instant loading, the game task advantage of the system’s HDR and 4K capabilities as well as Tempest 3D audio and the DualSense controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.
One of the biggest changes to the series this time around is the reveal of dual protagonists. When Ratchet and Clank get separated due to Dr. Nefarious taking advantage of a catastrophic dimensional collapse, the arrive in a world where the villain has finally won and became emperor. Clank is discovered by a female lombax known as Rivet and based on the most recent State of Play, players will be switching between Rivet and Ratchet as they traverse through rifts and battle enemies with the series’ trademark unique weaponry.
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With Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart?set to launch on?June 11 for the PlayStation 5,?Insomniac?has a couple of different versions for fans to pick from. Here’s what players need to know about the preorder bonuses and the various editions of the game.
Earlier this year, Sony and Insomniac revealed what sort of goodies players would be receiving for putting down money on the game prior to launch. For those who already have the game pre-orders or are planning to do so before June 11, they’ll unlock?the Carbonox armor from?Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando as well as the?Pixelizer weapon from 2016’s?Ratchet and Clank.
However, Insomniac didn’t stop with just adding these items back from past games. Both the Carbonox Armor and Pixelizer have been graphically updated using high definition materials as well as ray-traced reflections.
For those picking up a physical copy of the game, the Launch Edition comes with a voucher for both items with a code that will need to be entered from the PlayStation Store.
In addition to the previously mentioned Launch Edition, PlayStation 5 owners have two different versions of Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart to pick from. In addition to the base version of the game, there’s also a Digital Deluxe Edition for those who want a bit more?content at a slightly higher price point.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Edition?Standard Edition ($69.99)
As expected, the base version of Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart?can be picked up as a physical or digital version.
Pre-Order Ratchet and Clank: Rift Edition?Standard?Edition:
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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Edition?Digital Deluxe?Edition ($79.99)
For those who drop another ten dollars on the game, they can pick up the deluxe version. It’s worth noting that this is only offered as a digital version, so players won’t find this available from stores.
In addition to the base game, this version of Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart?comes with all sorts of digital goodies from concept art, the game’s soundtrack, as well as in game items like Raritanium, and other in-game upgrade items. Rivet also gains the Rebel and Hacker armor, while Ratchet earns the Android, Imperial, and Scavenger armor sets. Here’s the full list of digital goodies:
Five additional armor sets.Photo Mode Sticker Pack.20 Raritanium.Digital Soundtrack.Digital Art Book.Additional in-game upgrade materials.
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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart?launches June 11 on PS5.
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Derek’s love of games came at an early age when his parents first brought home the Nintendo Entertainment System. From then on, countless nights were spent hunting ducks, stomping turtles, exploring far off planets, and combing through dungeons with a trusty sword and shield. Originally growing up exclusively with Nintendo products, Derek’s perspective grew to include other platforms ranging from Sony, to Microsoft, the PC, and more.
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