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Game of Thrones – Season 2 – DVD/Blu-Ray Details

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Season two of HBO’s massively-successful Game of Thrones hits DVD, Blu-ray and digital download on February 19, 2013.

That means anyone wanting to hop on the bandwagon has a month to join before season three premieres on March 31.

The DVD set comes packed with special features, including:

Creating the Battle of Blackwater Bay – See how the epic Battle of Blackwater Bay was brought to life in this exclusive, in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the climatic episode. The 30 minute feature showcases never-before-seen interviews with cast and crew.

Game of Thrones: Inner Circle – Actors Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Michelle Fairley and Liam Cunningham talk in detail about their experiences shooting season two in this roundtable discussion moderated by executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

The Religions of Westeros – Hear author George R.R. Martin, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss the competing religions in the series and how they influence the various characters in Westeros and beyond.

Character Profiles – Profiles of seven major characters as described by the actors portraying them including Renly Baratheon, Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark, Theon Greyjoy and more.
Audio Commentaries – Twelve commentaries with cast and crew including David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, George R.R. Martin, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and more.

The Blu-ray set, meanwhile, offers fans a more complete Game of Thrones experience:

All the special features from the DVD Set, plus…

War of the Five Kings – Track the claims, strategies and key players involved in the battle for the Iron Throne with this interactive guide that follows the movements of various armies detailing their victories and defeats.

Histories & Lore – 19 animated histories detailing the mythology of Westeros and Essos as told from the varying perspectives of the characters themselves and featuring, in-part, illustrations from Game of Thrones storyboard artist Will Simpson.

In-Episode Guide – In-feature resource that provides background information about on-screen characters, locations and relevant histories.

Hidden Dragon Eggs – Find the hidden dragon eggs to uncover even more never-before-seen content.

Digital/Ultraviolet Copy via HBO Select

The Blu-ray with HBO Select will run for $79.98, while the five-disc DVD set will be priced at $59.99.

If you can’t wait to see Season Two in DVD/Blu-ray definition, HBO is re-issuing season one in a collector’s edition box set that includes a bonus disc with the first episode of season two. This season one collector’s set will release on Nov. 20th for $99.97, and, in addition to the series and special features, will contain a dragon egg paperweight.

As for season two special features, head on over to EW.com for an exclusive video preview of the behind-the-scenes special features, featuring the filming of the climactic Battle of Blackwater Bay.

Pre-order: HBO Shop

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