Returnal is set to release exclusively for PS5 on April 30 (see it on Amazon). You don’t have to wait until then to lock in a copy for yourself – assuming you were lucky enough to buy a PlayStation 5. It’s available in two editions, and you can preorder it right now at a variety of retailers.
Returnal is a third-person shooter that kicks off when an astronaut named Selene crash lands on a mysterious planet that’s home to spooky, ferocious alien creatures. When these monstrosities inevitably kill her, she wakes up again right before crashing on the same planet – only now the surroundings have changed. It’s effectively a terrifying version of Groundhog Day, with procedurally generated environments, a full story, and new weapons and items available each run.
- Get it at Amazon – $69.00
- Get it at Best Buy – $69.99
- Get it at GameStop – $69.99
- Get it at Target – $69.99
- Get it at PlayStation Store (digital) – $69.99
The standard edition of Returnal comes with the game itself and any applicable preorder bonuses (see below).
As a PS5 exclusive, Returnal takes advantage of the console’s special features, like fast loading and 3D audio. The weapons will also take make use of the DualSense’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, so each one should feel unique. The game is made by Housemarque, the developer behind PlayStation gems like Resogun and Alienation.
Returnal Digital Deluxe Edition
If you want a few in-game extras to go along with Returnal, you can pick up the digital deluxe edition from the PlayStation Store for $10 more. Here’s what it comes with:
- Electropylon Driver weapon
- Hollowseeker weapon
- 1 Reflex Stimulant consumable
- 1 Pulsating Mass artefact
- 1 Adrenaline Booster
- Digital soundtrack
- 2 in-game suits for Selene
Returnal Preorder Bonus
Preorder the digital version of Returnal from the PlayStation Store, and you’ll receive two in-game suits for Selene:
- ASTRA Model 14 Tactical Suit
- ASTRA Model 9 Prototype Suit
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