Admittedly, the range of games available for the Mac is few and far between. Mythic Entertainment is giving us lonely Mac-using gamers an opportunity to join the PC gamers in Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
, which was just announced to have been released for the Mac. Current subscribers can grab the version for free, while newcomers will have to fork over $20 to play along.
I know the age-old debate of Mac vs. PC has everyone’s panties up in bunches, but I think this is great for both sides of the deal. EA makes some more sales, and I get some more games to play. There are too many awesome PC games out there that are not to be missed, which would be a shame if I did because of my lack of the necessary hardware. I dream of a day where games are released for the Mac simultaneously and unquestionably alongside the PC! That being said, go ahead: commence Mac bashing…
EA Releases Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
for the Mac
WAR for MAC Now Available Free of Charge to Existing Subscribers and $19.95 to New Players
FAIRFAX, Virginia – October XX, 2009 – Mythic Entertainment™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced that the critically acclaimed MMORPG, Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning® (WAR), is now available for the MAC®. The MAC version is available to new subscribers via digital download at Gametreeonline.com for $19.95. Current subscribers can download the Mac version free of charge at www.warhammeronline.com/download.
“We couldn’t be more excited to officially bring Warhammer Online and our intense Realm vs. Realm combat to Mac gamers,” said Jeff Hickman, Executive Producer of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. “We welcome MAC users to experience the thrill of WAR and take up arms with their PC brethren.”
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is available on GameTreeOnline for $19.95 and can be purchased by visiting: http://www.gametreeonline.com/ea/warhammer-online/.
Based on the popular tabletop war game from Games Workshop, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning features revolutionary Realm vs. Realm™ conflict that will provide players with an engaging battleground for years to come. WAR is available now for PC and MAC and rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. For more information about Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning and to download the free* trial, visit http://www.warhammeronline.com/.
*Internet connection, acceptance of a EUALA and registration required to play.