I'm not really sure what's more annoying - offering pre-order customers an entire game mode
that can't be accessed at launch by casual purchasers or giving them extra weapons and items with a potentially unfair advantage.
The later is the case for EA's Battlefield: Bad Company 2, the hotly anticipated FPS from veteran shooter studio DICE.
The Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Limited Edition delivers six special customizations early to give players a day one advantage in multiplayer matches. Four vehicle warfare unlocks will immediately enhance the Battlefield: Bad Company 2 best-in-class online vehicle warfare experience, delivering extra firepower, radar, and armor for the vehicles. Additionally, the tracer dart attaches to any enemy vehicle and allows RPG-toting teammates to track, lock on, and destroy their adversary.
Perhaps it's not a huge deal as players that don't pre-order will presumably still be able to acquire them the old-fashioned way - by putting in the game-time to earn the goods.
Watch this new trailer for a demo of some of these unlocks.