Spore: Galactic Edition is the special collector's edition of Spore.
Spore Galactic Edition (not to be confused with Spore Galactic Adventures, an expansion of the original game) is a special collector's edition of Spore featuring exclusive content, including a normal copy of the game. The limited edition saw very low sales despite its expanse of exclusive content.
The Trailer for the Galactic Edition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WIFaVcsnKs
A Review of Spore Galactic Edition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkzsZe7TiUw
A Comparison Video Comparing The Galactic Edition and the original Game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWSCF1GRkJg
- Spore Game DVD (PC/Mac compatible)
- “The Making of Spore” DVD. A behind the scenes documentary on the making of Spore.
- “How to Build a Better Being” DVD. A 50-minute evolution documentary by the National Geographic Channel featuring Will Wright and Spore. This DVD is missing from Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Brazil versions.
- “The Art of Spore.” A 128 page hardback book featuring Spore artwork and stories from Maxis’ artists.
- Exclusive 100-page Galactic Handbook
- Exclusive Spore poster
- All in a collectible ‘Spore Glyphics’ hard plastic box
It originally cost $80, twice as much as the regular game, but sales were so low that its price was reduced to be on par with the normal game. It now costs $40, but the price of the basic Spore was later lowered to $30, leaving galactic edition $10 more.