This is only the second time I`ve seen one of these go up for sale. Although since they were exclusive to select stores in the UK and Australia, it`s possible I`ve missed them on internation eBay sites.
The game itself is a strategy computer game developed by The Creative Assembly and published by Sega. It is the latest installment in the Total War series and was released on 15 March 2011.
Basically, they went to hell with it on four differnt editions.
The “Standard Edition” contains just the game, while the “Limited Edition” additionally includes a unique playable faction (the Hattori Clan), an additional historical battle scenario ‘Nagashino’, a complete set of armour for the player’s online avatar and a starting bank of experience points to spend on that online character.
The “Collector’s Edition” includes the Limited Edition content as well as a replica bamboo box containing a Shogun 2 art book and a detailed figurine of Takeda Shingen.
The “Grand Master’s edition” consists of the Collector’s edition, as well as a bamboo Shogun 2 themed chess set.
The last one sold for roughly $267.00 USD. Another seller has stockpiled them (more than ten available) and is asking for a $400+ BIN.
The one currently avilable is at $193 with three days to go.