With the announcement of Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon’s release date overnight and the subsequent reveal of the game’s various release editions, local fans might be wondering how easy it is for us Aussies to get a hold of that big, shiny Premium Edition of the game.
Unlike the standard physical and Collector’s Edition versions of the game, which are available to pre-order from local retailers, the Premium Edition, which comes with a detailed Armored Core mech statue inside its own 32cm-tall “garage,” is available exclusively through the Bandai Namco store.
The good news is – the European BNE store does ship to Australia. The bad news? It’s going to cost you close to $900 to get one. Priced at 449 euros and with another 80 euros on top for shipping, with the current exchange rates you’re looking at about $880 in totality which is a pretty astronomical asking price for what is essentially just a statue and some other trinkets. Here’s what you get all up for that money: