Players waiting for the English version of Drakengard 3 will have to wait until May 20th. Square Enix announced today that the game will be hitting stores at that time for $49.99 with digital copies available as well. On top of that, pre-ordering now will net extras. There will also be a collector’s edition that you can pre-order now. Don’t wait.

From the press release:

    Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced that action role-playing game (RPG) Drakengard®3 will be released on May 20, 2014 in North America, exclusively for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

    Square Enix also announced the Drakengard 3 Standard Edition / Collector’s Edition Pre-Order Incentive Program begins today, with pre-order bonuses available through specially-timed, three tier pre-order windows.

    – Tier One: players who place their pre-order from today through March 3 will receive a special Japanese voiceover DLC and automatically unlock the two yet-to-be-announced bonuses;
    – Tier Two: from March 4 to April 8, pre-ordering the game will unlock the two remaining unannounced bonuses;
    – Tier Three: from April 9 until launch, players will receive the final unannounced locked bonus only.

    Players must pre-order Drakengard 3 before March 4 to receive all three special pre-order bonuses.

    Drakengard 3 Collector’s Edition is limited to 5,000 copies and includes:
    · All three tier pre-order incentives mentioned above
    · The Complete Novella
    · Official Soundtrack CD Sampler
    · Prequel Stage DLC – Play as Zero’s sister, One, in this additional level
    · Caim Costume DLC – Protagonist of the original Drakengard (Once equipped, stamina consumption decreases by half when using a skill)
    · Giant Baby Hat DLC – For your in-game dragon companion
    · Drakengard 3 Collectible Poster

    Drakengard 3 Standard Edition for the PlayStation 3 system will be available for $49.99, as well as for digital download on the PlayStation®Network and Square Enix Online Store. Drakengard 3 Collector’s Edition for the PlayStation®3 system will be available exclusively on the Square Enix Online Store for $79.99. Players can pre-order the game today via the Square Enix Online Store.