The Bane shall fear my name!
NCsoft has shipped copies of Pre-order boxes of Tabula Rasa to retailers nationwide, and you can also download the pre-order copy from NCsoft starting August 10, 2007. Pack up your belongings and prepare to head out AFS troopers, it's time to bring the pain to the Bane!
Here's the press release:
Austin, Texas, August 9,
2007—NCsoft®, the world’s leading developer
and publisher of online computer games, announced that the pre-order
bonus pack for Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa® has
begun shipping to retailers. The pre-order box offers customers several
perks, including exclusive in-game items and a three-day head start
when the product launches this fall.
Customers will find the pre-order bonus pack and digital pre-sale
availability at various retailers in North America and Europe, as well
as the NCsoft store at PlayNC.com.
Richard Garriott is best known for creating the Ultima® series,
including Ultima Online, one of the first commercially successful
massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) in North America. Richard
Garriott’s Tabula Rasa, which is one of the most anticipated
PC titles of the year, is set in an epic science-fiction story where
players will be challenged by dynamic and fast-paced adventures on
unique alien worlds.
Players who purchase the pre-order for Richard Garriott’s
Tabula Rasa not only get a three-day head start on the live service,
they also receive exclusive character emotes, exclusive in-game pets to
accompany their characters, access to the beta test, and a DVD with the
game client, bonus wallpapers and art.
“There is an amazing amount of anticipation for Tabula
Rasa’s launch within our development team and the player
community,” said Richard Garriott, executive producer.
“The player feedback at this point has been extremely helpful
and we’re putting the final touches on the game. This
pre-order release truly marks the final stages in developing this epic
adventure, and since owning the pre-order allows players beta access,
it is a great way to try Tabula Rasa out before we launch the
Please contact your local retailer for details on when Richard
Garriott’s Tabula Rasa will be available on the shelf, or
download it from the PlayNC store beginning Friday, August 10, at
For more information about Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa