UPDATE: A Sony dev replied on Twitter that they are aiming to have this patch bolted into the game on day one, which sounds hopeful.
@ForsakenCrown Plan is day 1! (We're working really hard towards that for all of you!)
— Nik-o-lantern (@Nikoro) October 16, 2014
Note, the Amazon edition is now offering a pre-order "Rescue" additional content pack, with a costume, extra weapons and stickers. Not sure if other stores are offering different deals.