Painkiller is getting a new release full of all the latest goodies as well as previous updates and add-ons:

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will launch Painkiller: Black Edition, a limited edition package for its best selling franchise Painkiller on DVD ROM. Available in March 2005, the special DVD set will include both the award winning original version and its expansion pack "Battle out of Hell" in a collector's box. This Special Edition will feature high quality packaging and each copy is uniquely numbered.

As a special bonus, the DVD will also contain a 'making of' video feature with developer interviews, the Painkiller title track music video by rock band Mech, the upcoming Painkiller Xbox® trailer, Mapping/Editing tools and documentation, as well as over a dozen Cyberathlete® Professional League (CPL) enhancements. All for a suggested retail price of £29.99.

"As the official title of the CPL World Tour, Painkiller has proven its popularity time and again through various awards and many weeks as a top-selling PC game," says Simon Vivien, EMEA Marketing Director of DreamCatcher Europe. "We are delighted to offer gamers the opportunity to enjoy everything from the original game, as well as all of the added features from the expansion."
Developed by People Can Fly, Painkiller: Black Edition has a 16+ PEGI rating and will be released in March 2005. An Xbox® version of Painkiller will be released in 2005. Painkiller is the Official tournament game of the CPL $1,000,000 2005 World Tour. For more information about Painkiller and the latest updates, visit