THQ Announces WWE ’13 “Austin 3:16” Collector’s Edition

With another new WWE title looming on the horizon, THQ is attempting to bring their “A” game to the table with a Collector’s Edition for WWE ’13, featuring everyone’s favorite “Attitude Era” bad boy, Stone Cold Steve Austin.

This “Austin 3:16” collector’s edition features foil embossed packaging depicting the classic Austin skull symbol, a collectible art card autographed by Stone Cold, exclusive in-game attire for Austin’s character, an in-game ATV ring entrance, and one disc from the recently released DVD/Blu-ray Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time collection. The collector’s edition also includes the previously announced pre-order exclusive character of Mike Tyson.

Is that enough swag to get you interested in the next yearly iteration of the series? Check out the package shots and the new Stone Cold themed trailer, along with the full press release below.

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WWE? ?13 Collector?s Edition to feature legendary WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin? ? ?And that’s the bottom line?
?Austin 3:16? Collector?s Edition Scheduled to Hit the ?Stunner? with Exclusive In-Game Offerings, Collectible Autographed Item, Career Highlights Video Content and Unique Cover Packaging
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – July 16, 2012 – THQ Inc. today announced WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin? will be featured through the ?Austin 3:16? Collector?s Edition of WWE? 13, the forthcoming release from the revolutionary WWE flagship videogame franchise.  Renowned for his unrelenting, antihero behaviour, Austin is often celebrated for revolutionizing the WWE landscape during one of the company?s most prominent time periods in history: the ?Attitude Era.?  Available exclusively in the UK for the Xbox 360? videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation?3 computer entertainment system through Game and GameStation while stocks last, the ?Austin 3:16? Collector?s Edition is currently scheduled to offer the following items:

  • Exclusive foil packaging featuring embossed Stone Cold Steve Austin skull
  • Exclusive collectible art card personally autographed by Stone Cold Steve Austin
  • Exclusive Stone Cold Steve Austin in-game attire: red skull t-shirt (circa 2001)
  • Exclusive Stone Cold Steve Austin in-game ATV ring entrance
  • ?Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time? (DVD)
    • Disc #4 in series (available to PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360 customers)
  • Copy of WWE ?13 videogame
  • Access to WWE Hall of Famer and WWE ?13 global pre-order offer Mike Tyson playable character

WWE ?13 is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation3 system and Wii? system from Nintendo, with a scheduled release date of October 30th 2012 in North America.  For more information, please visit, and