Splinter Cell: Blacklist publisher, Ubisoft has announced a collector’s edition for the next instalment in the stealth series.

Included in the $170 Collector’s Edition is a copy of the game, a copy of the 88-page Splinter Cell Echoes graphic novel, a poster, the “Billionaire’s Yacht” co-op map, the Upper Echelon Pack containing the “Dead Coast” co-op map as well as the Gold Sonar Goggles and Upper Echelon Suit in-game items, and a radio-controlled version of the Paladin airplane that hero Sam Fisher and his Fourth Echelon team use as their aerial base of operations. Yes, you read that right, a remote controlled plane! According to Ubisoft, The Paladin is a “custom three-channel, dual-motor plane modelled after the in-game mobile headquarters.”

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist Collector’s Edition will cost $169.99 when its released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America on August 20th. No word yet if the same Collector’s Edition will also be released in Europe as well.

Source: IGN.