THQ Unveil Darksiders II Pre-Order Bonuses


Darksiders II isn’t released until June 29th, but THQ has today revealed the bonuses you’ll receive if you pre-order the game from certain retailers.

There are three different pre-order packs, all of them are listed below along with their descriptions and uses in the Darksiders II.

Death Rides pack – Featuring multiple exclusive side-quests, this pack allows you to explore more of the Maker’s Realm and Dead Plains and earn additional experience and loot. Aid an ancient Construct, battle The Bloodless and retrieve Karn’s lost treasure in around two hours of unique gameplay content. Available when you pre-order at GAME, Gamestation and Gamestop (Ireland only).

Angel of Death pack – Includes an unique set of enhanced armour with an angel inspired design as well as a pair of upgraded matching scythes and a exclusive visual trail for your companion crow Dust. Retailer yet to be confirmed, but this pre-order pack will be available in the UK & Ireland.

Deadly Despair pack – Offers an additional speed boost for Death’s trusty steed Despair, allowing you to travel across the vast world even faster than before. This perk is a permanent increase that will last throughout the game. Available when you pre-order at

Jim Huntley, Vice President of Global Brand Marketing stated:

“We are happy to be able to offer a range of exciting offers to reward gamers for pre-ordering copies of the game prior to its 29th June release.”


Will you be pre-ordering Darksiders II so you can get access to one of the pre-order packs listed above? More importantly, are you looking forward to stepping into the big, virtual shoes of Death? Be sure to let us know via the comments section below.

Darksiders II is set to hit the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on June 29th.

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