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All Starfield Pre-order bonuses and Editions, explained: Premium Edition, Constellation Edition, and more

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All Starfield Pre Order Bonuses Editions Explained
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After the long-awaited Xbox Bethesda showcase, we finally got a good, long look at Starfield in the direct proceeding it. In this outer-space action RPG, you’ll be able to discover hundreds of planets, create your spaceship, and build a space crew. With the release imminent, Bethesda has finally revealed all the Starfield Editions, as well as its pre-order bonuses, which we will explain below.

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All Starfield Pre Order Bonuses Editions Explained Old Mars Skin Pack

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Pre-order bonuses

No matter which version of Starfield you buy, as long as you pre-order it, you’ll receive an Old Mars Skin Pack for these items in game.

  • Laser Cutter
  • Deep Mining Helmet
  • Deep Mining Pack

Explained on Bethesda’s official website, if you’re subscribed to Game Pass, you’ll also get this content. As long as your Game Pass subscription is active, no matter when you download the game, you’ll get this Skin Pack.

All Starfield Pre Order Bonuses Editions Explained Base

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Starfield Standard Edition

If you’re simple, and you just want the base-level Edition for Starfield, this version simply comes with the base game. Of course, this Standard Edition comes with Game Pass day one.

Digital Premium Edition

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Starfield Premium Edition (Digital)

Not looking to get a physical copy of the game, but want something substantial? The Starfield Digital Premium Edition includes the base game, alongside a few other bonus items.

  • Shattered Space Story Expansion
  • Up to five days of Early Access
  • Constellation Skin Pack
  • Starfield Digital Artbook and Original Soundtrack

Any version that is above the Standard Edition will allow you to play Starfield five days before launch, which will be on September 1. If the Story Expansion interests you, it’s actually available right from launch. Also, keep note that the photo says that this is the first Story Expansion, meaning there will probably be plenty more post-launch.

Starfield Premium Edition Upgrade (Digital)

The difference between this version and the one before is that this is available to anyone who already purchased the Base Game, but wants to upgrade it to the Premium Edition. You’ll receive all the same digital features as the non-upgraded version, besides the base game.

All Starfield Pre Order Bonuses Editions Explained Premium Upgrade

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Starfield Premium Edition Upgrade (Physical)

Are you someone who likes to collect games physically? This is probably your best bet, since you’d receive some items physically. Also, the base game is still sold separately here, and this version seems to only be available at certain retail stores.

  • Shattered Space Story Expansion
  • Up to five days of Early Access
  • Constellation Skin Pack
  • Starfield Digital Artbook and Original Soundtrack
  • Steelbook Display Case (when purchased from participating retail stores)
  • Constellation Patch (when purchased from participating retail stores)
All Starfield Pre Order Bonuses Editions Explained Constellation

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Starfield Constellation Edition (Physical)

The final and grandest Starfield Edition is called the Constellation Edition, which only comes in a Physical version. Not only do you receive everything from the other Editions, but you also get a few cool collector’s items.

  • Starfield base game
  • Shattered Space Story Expansion
  • Up to 5 days of early access
  • Constellation Skin Pack
  • Starfield Digital Artbook and Original Soundtrack
  • Steelbook Display Case
  • Constellation Patch
  • Credit Stick with Laser-Etched Game Code
  • Starfield Chronomark Watch & Case

At the end of Starfield’s showcase, Bethesda showed off the new Starfield Chronomark Watch that comes with a Case designed after real boxes that astronauts from NASA use. Those were all the Starfield Editions and pre-order bonuses explained, so hopefully now you’re aware of which one works best for you. Starfield launches officially on September 6 on PC and Xbox Series X|S.

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