ArenaNet has announced that Guild Wars 2 pre-orders go on sale April 10th with a myriad of bonuses. The pre-orders come in three flavors Digital Edition, Digital Deluxe and Collectors Edition.
The Standard Edition ($59.99) is your base game and as is the case with all three, youll gain access to the upcoming Guild Wars 2 beta weekend events, three days of early access and a Heros Band in-game item, which provides a variety of stat enhancements. The Digital Deluxe ($79.99) version includes a number of additional in-game items, while the Collectors Edition ($149.99) contains those items plus a few other hard items such as a 10-inch Rytlock figurine, a 112 page Making of Guild Wars 2 book and more.
Pre-orders will be available starting April 10th. Check out the official press release after the break and visit the Guild Wars 2 website for more.
NCsoft® Reveals Pre-Purchase Program Details for Guild Wars 2® the Most Anticipated Game of 2012
Guaranteed Access to All Beta Weekend Events with Pre-Purchase of Collectors, Digital Deluxe and Standard Editions
SEATTLE, WA March 13, 2012 NCsoft, the worlds premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), today revealed the Pre-Purchase program for Guild Wars 2 , the most anticipated online role-playing game scheduled for release in 2012. Starting April 10, players who pre-purchase the Guild Wars 2 Collectors, Digital Deluxe, or Standard Editions will receive guaranteed entry into all beta weekend events and a three-day headstart prior to launch, giving them the opportunity to be among the first to secure their character and guild names. As a bonus, players who pre-purchase any edition will also receive an exclusive Heros Band, which will provide their characters with a broad range of power boosts as they venture into the world of Tyria in Guild Wars 2.
The Guild Wars 2 Collectors Edition offers fans an unparalleled collection of physical content that goes beyond the game. The centerpiece of the Collectors Edition is a detailed, hand-painted 10-inch statue of the bestial warrior Rytlock Brimstone wielding his signature flaming sword. Along with the Rytlock statue, players will receive a custom frame along with five stunning Guild Wars 2 art prints from world-renowned artists, a 112-page Making of Guild Wars 2 hardback book, a Best of Guild Wars 2 Soundtrack CD by award-winning composer Jeremy Soule, and five in-game items, including a Mistfire Wolf that will fight alongside players and a miniature Rytlock who will accompany them on their travels through Tyria.
The Guild Wars 2 Collectors Edition will retail at $149.99 MSRP, the Digital Deluxe at $79.99 MSRP and the Standard Edition at $59.99 MSRP. Players may also pre-order Guild Wars 2 at select retailers, allowing them to reserve their copy of the game at launch. Players who pre-order Guild Wars 2 will receive a one-day headstart prior to launch.
For additional information on the pre-purchase program or Guild Wars 2, visit www.GuildWars2.com.
NCsoft, headquartered in Seoul, Korea, is the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games, including the critically acclaimed Aion®, Lineage®, Guild Wars® and City of Heroes® franchises. Announced in August 2011, WildStar is the newest MMO being developed by internal team Carbine Studios. NCsoft West is a division of NCsoft that holds operating responsibilities for North America, Europe, South America, and Australia/New Zealand. More information can be found at www.ncsoft.com.
About Guild Wars 2
Guild Wars 2 is a visually stunning MMO that will offer players the epic grandeur of a massive role playing environment combined with innovative combat mechanics, dynamic events, and customized personal storytelling. Building on the success of Guild Wars , NCsoft and game developer ArenaNet are creating an MMO that lets gamers play the way they want, while at the same time retaining the no-subscription-fee business model that made the original Guild Wars so popular.
For more information about Guild Wars 2, visit www.GuildWars2.com.
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