BioWare Mythic details the Verminous Horde 1.4.0 patch to WAR
11/19/2010 3:11:00 PM
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is receiving a new patch from BioWare Mythic. The Verminous Horde 1.4.0 introduces new content including a revamped Open Realm vs Realm combat mechanic, a Skaven Dungeon and four new Skaven classes (Warlock Engineer, Pack Master, Rat Ogre, and Gutter Runner).
In addition to the free content that comes with the patch, two new RvR boosters are being made available for purchase. Priced at $9.99 each, or $14.99 for both, the packs will enhance either progression or personality depending on the booster of your choice. For a look at the details of both packs available for purchase, hit the jump. You’ll also find a few more details on the free content that is available as of the 1.4.0 patch.
BioWare Mythic has unleased The Verminous Horde 1.4.0 patch upon Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning® (WAR) players, introducing brand new free playable content with the revamp of Open RVR combat, Skaven Dungeon and four playable Skaven classes, as well as two new Realm vs. Realm™ (RvR) booster packs* Progression Pack and Personality Pack available for purchase.
The Verminous Horde 1.4.0 features a host of new free content and gameplay for all WAR subscribers including:
Revamped Open RvR – Introducing a brand new capture mechanic in Tiers 2-4 of Open RVR in WAR that will dramatically change the game and provide even more incentives for players get out there and join the war!
Skaven Dungeon – The Skaven have arrived in the Age of Reckoning opening up access to an RvR level 65+ dungeon, Thanquol’s Incursion! Players participating in the dungeon will get all-new gear and first access to playable Skaven troops.
Four playable Skaven Classes – Players will be able to control Skaven troops in four classes, the Warlock Engineer, the Pack Master, the Rat Ogre, and the Gutter Runner.
In addition to the content provided with The Verminous Horde 1.4.0 patch, WAR players will also have the ability to purchase two new RvR booster packs. The booster packs, which include enhancements to either the progression or the personality of users’ characters, will be available to purchase an individual pack for $9.99 or both packs together for $14.99 from EA STORE at: http://www.ea.com/games/warhammer-online. Players who buy the $14.99 combo pack within the first 30 days (through December 16th, 2010) will receive two additional trophy tokens and one additional barber surgeon token.
The Progression Pack will take effect on all characters on a user’s account and will include:
· 20 More Ranks – Progress to Renown Rank 100 and enjoy all the rewards that come with those added levels
· New Sets – All new Renown gear and Item Sets as players progress through Renown Ranks 81-100. This includes two new Split sets of Armor with unique looks and bonuses available at Renown Rank 90 and 100
· New Weapons – Three new sets of Scenario Weapons as players progress through Renown Ranks 81-100. These weapons are available at Renown Ranks 81, 90, and 100
· Accelerated Leveling – Advance through the Renown Ranks at an accelerated rate, allowing players to get up to the new Renown Ranks quicker than ever
The Personality Pack will take effect on all characters on a user’s account and will include:
· Barber Surgeon Tokens – The new in game Barber Surgeon requires tokens that are available to owners of the Personality pack only. Players will get four tokens to completely change their facial customization options
· Vanity Pets – Receive four new vanity pets in their choice of four different colors. Order characters on the account will receive the Two-Headed Hound, the Drake, the Ugly Hound, and the Hawk. Destruction characters on the account will receive the Two-Headed Hound, the Drake, the Iron Hawk, and the Jester
· Mounts – Receive a high end heavy mount in their choice of three colors. These mounts are useable at Renown Rank 60 and provide a 70% speed bonus with a 45% chance of dismount
· Dyes – Access to use new dyes on the dye-masters that are new and unique
The Verminous Horde Patch 1.4.0 patch will download and install automatically the next time WAR players log on. WAR users can purchase the Progression Pack and Personality Pack from the EA STORE by visiting http://www.ea.com/games/warhammer-online. For more information on WAR please visit http://www.warhammeronline.com/