have announced the various pre-purchase editions of Guild Wars 2
, including a standard, digital deluxe, and collector's editions. Beginning April 10, persons who purchase any of the editions will receive guaranteed access to all of the beta weekends and three-day head start before the game's launch. As an added bonus for those who pre-purchase, an exclusive in-game Hero's Band will be included that contains various stat enhancements for characters.
Dedicated fans will want to secure themselves a copy of the Guild Wars 2 Collector's Edition that includes a wealth of exclusive physical and digital items. The bonus items include a 10-inch Rytlock statue, custom frame and five art prints, 112-page Making of Guild Wars 2 hardback book, Best of Guild Wars 2 soundtrack CD, and five in-game items. Some of the in-game items include a Mistfire Wolf companion and miniature Rytlock.
The standard edition will sell for $60, the digital deluxe for $80, and collector's edition for $150. Pre-orders at traditional retailers will include a one-day head start before the game's launch. Visit the Guild Wars 2 pre-purchase page
for further details.
NCsoft Reveals Pre-Purchase Programme Details for Guild Wars 2 – the Most Anticipated Game of 2012
Guaranteed Access to All Beta Weekend Events with Pre-Purchase of Collector’s, Digital Deluxe and Standard Editions
BRIGHTON, UK – 13th March, 2012 – NCsoft, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), today reveals the Pre-Purchase programme for Guild Wars 2, the most anticipated online role-playing game scheduled for release in 2012. From 10th April, players who pre-purchase the Guild Wars 2 Collector’s, Digital Deluxe or Standard Editions will receive guaranteed entry into all beta weekend events and a three-day head start 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 Hero’s Band, which will provide their characters with a variety of stat enhancements as they venture into the world of Tyria in Guild Wars 2.
The Guild Wars 2 Collector’s Edition offers fans an unparalleled collection of physical content that goes beyond the game. The centrepiece of the Collector’s Edition is a detailed, hand-painted 25 centimetre statue of the bestial warrior Rytlock Brimstone wielding his signature flaming sword. Along with the Rytlock statue, players will receive a custom frame 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 Collector’s Edition retails at €149.99/£129.99 SRP, the Digital Deluxe at €74.99/£64.99 SRP and the Standard Edition at €54.99/£49.99 SRP. 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 head start prior to launch.
For additional information on the Pre-Purchase programme 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 customised 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