Public Killzone 2 Demo Won't Hit PSN Until After Game Launches
You should already know about the Killzone 2 pre-order incentive at GameStop, but if not, we'll remind you: pre-purchase the game, and you'll get a special code that unlocks access to an exclusive playable demo. And apparently, when they say "exclusive," they mean it.
Perhaps you've been thinking that you won't go to all the trouble of pre-ordering the game; you'll just wait for a demo to hit the PlayStation Store. You're saying to yourself, "eh, it's probably the exact same demo, and it'll come soon." But according to PS3Fanboy, while such a demo is indeed coming, it won't arrive until after the hotly anticipated title has launched. SCEA was pretty clear- "The demo will be available on the PSN after the game ships but only through GameStop until then." Just about every major gaming source, including this one, has made it abundantly clear that Killzone 2 is a can't-miss game; it might even redefine the FPS genre and become an instant Game of the Year candidate upon its release at the end of February. Therefore, the idea of a demo should excite you, unless you were one of the lucky few to try the game during the closed beta testing last year. So why not plunk down the five bucks to get your GameStop pre-order? You can either drive down to the store, where they'll physically hand you the code, or you can do it online, where you will be e-mailed the code some time after February 3.
At the time of the previous announcement, most GameStops didn't have any codes just yet, but we contacted several in our area and most said they should see them within a few days or a week. Therefore, they should be showing up right about now...don't miss out!
Related Game(s): Killzone 2
1/5/2009 Ben Dutka