System Shock 3.5” Limited Floppy Edition

Nightdive Studios, LLC. today brandished their latest nostalgia throwback with the announcement of the System Shock 3.5” Limited Floppy Edition. Nightdive’s “System Shock,” the faithful reboot to one of the most influential first-person action games in history, “System Shock,” was the inspiration for the 1,684 pound System Shock 3.5” Limited Floppy Edition (SS3.5LFE), which is available for pre-order today at U.S. retailers and in other regions later this week.

Beginning with the worldwide release of “System Shock”, fans can immerse themselves with the SS3.5LFE, which features an astounding 38,195 floppy disks, shipped in a 2 ton pallet for an estimated retail price of $80,000 (USD).

“We really wanted new players to feel the excitement of loading their game from floppy disk, just like the original.” said Stephen Kick, CEO of Nightdive Studios. “The time that’s been spent copying 55 GBs of data onto the 38,195 individual floppies contained in the SS3.5LFE is worth it.’ We can’t wait for our community and fans around the world to enjoy our hard work on this phenomenal franchise after a brief 13-15 day install period..”

“Fans of music know the value of listening to their favorite albums on vinyl or tape; the medium gives a character to the sound and an experience to the listener. We are hoping to give this same experience to our fans, who we feel will really appreciate the tediums of a three-decade-old technology,” says Jonathan Peros, Audio Director.


The System Shock 3.5” Limited Floppy Edition was revealed at an exclusive preview event in Scottsdale, AZ where guests were invited to watch the unboxing of the monolithian Collector’s Edition.

 

 

“It is thrilling to bring the exclusive SS3.5LFE to System Shock fans. Being able to work so closely with the talented team at Nightdive Studios on the design has enabled us to develop a Collector’s Edition that will set bragging rights around the world,” said Mark Dusk, senior director of Floppy Disk Acquisition. “These fans deserve the biggest box ever, and we’re delivering with more disks than ever before and the freedom to enjoy their favorite game on their favorite piece of flexible magnetic storage medium”.

System Shock 3.5” Limited Floppy Edition, will be sold in Europe, the Middle East (UAE, Saudi Arabia), UK, US, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Australia and Middle Earth.

In 2018, Nightdive Studios, LLC. will release “System Shock.” The title faithfully reboots the cyberpunk sci-fi thriller as players face off against SHODAN who is dedicated to bringing mankind to the edge of extinction. “System Shock” is rated “M” (Mature – Blood, Gore, and Intense Violence) by the ESRB. For more information, visit www.systemshock.com or http://www.nightdivestudios.com

Please store your SS3.5LFE floppy collection in a temperature-controlled, load-bearing warehouse, and away from magnets, sunlight, animals, children, and tachyon lasers.