Warhawk Game Only Version Ships October 10
Sony launched Warhawk with two options: you could either download the game from the PlayStation Store for $39.99 or pick up the retail Blu-Ray version (Jabra Bluetooth headset included) for $59.99. However, if you still need another excuse to pick up this excellent online title, it appears you'll get one this month.
According to Newsweek.com, a Sony Computer Entertainment representative confirmed to Level Up that, later this month, stores will begin selling a $39.99 version of Warhawk. Obviously, this one wouldn't include the headset. It also means that consumers can pick up the downloadable or retail version for the exact same price, and because more than a few online gamers have a headset already, this is probably a good thing. More evidence can be found at GameStop.com, which now has a listing for Warhawk-Game Only, and it's scheduled to ship on October 10 (probably in stores the next day).
It's more than likely we'll start seeing this same practice with other online-based multiplayer titles. They're already anticipating that SOCOM: Confrontation will ship with and without a headset, and another bundle possibility lies with the eventual Gran Turismo 5, which might come with a Logitech steering wheel. But again, you won't be forced to buy that; it's merely an option. We didn't have this option for Warhawk for over a month, but don't worry, it's coming.
Related Game(s): Warhawk
10/1/2007 Ben Dutka