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Serious Sam 3: BFE release date

Pre-order incentives detailed.

OTT shooter sequel Serious Sam 3: BFE launches for PC on 18th October, publisher Devlover Digital has announced.

The prequel to 2001's Serious Sam: The First Encounter is priced at your local equivalent of $39.99, with Steam offering a 10 per cent discount and a "Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker multiplayer avatar" if you pre-order. If you already have a Serious Sam game in your Steam library you'll get an extra 10 per cent off too.

To celebrate the announcement, all Serious Sam HD titles and bundles will be available on Steam at a 66 per cent discount, or 85 per cent if you pre-order Serious Sam 3: BFE by the end of play today.

Tthere's also a special edition of the game available for $49.99, which throws in the following extras:

  • Serious Sam: First and Second Encounter Classic, giftable if already owned
  • Exclusive making-of Serious Sam 3: BFE video
  • Exclusive Gold Fork Parker and Gold Serious Sam multiplayer character
  • Timed exclusive Brett Sanderson Headless Kamikaze multiplayer character
  • Timed Exclusive DLC: sniper scope for AS-24 "Devastator" weapon
  • Complete collection of high-res Serious Sam 3: BFE trailers and game videos
  • Official soundtrack composed by Damjan Mravunac and Undercode
  • Digital artbook, high-res posters and box art

The Croteam-developed effort is also due out on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, though console release dates are yet to be confirmed.

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