If you are one of those people who really wanted in to the beta for the new Warhammer Online game, but were shafted. Well all hope is not lost. Kind of. Well, at least for a week or two before the game goes gold. Let me explain, or you can skip down to the release for this.
If you pre-order the game through select retailers, they are listed on the site, you can get into the public beta for the game on September 7th. A few weeks before the release date of the 18th of September. So you can get a slight head start over all those other bastards that don't pre-order the game. So if you are big into that, check it all out.
EA REVEALS OPEN BETA DETAILS FOR WARHAMMER ONLINE: AGE OF RECKONING
Mythic Begins Preparations for September 7th Open Beta
FAIRFAX, Va. – August 18, 2008 – Mythic Entertainment, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced that the open beta for their highly anticipated MMORPG, Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning™ (WAR), will begin on September 7th, 2008. This means that hundreds of thousands of fans will be able to enter the gritty fantasy world of WAR to experience the thrill of Realm vs. Realm™ (RvR) combat before the game goes live on September 18th, 2008.
"For three years we have been saying that ‘WAR is coming’ and the team has been working hard to deliver on this promise,” said Mark Jacobs, co-founder and general manager of Mythic Entertainment. "In just a few weeks, we are going to throw open our doors and invite more players into the game than ever before. They will have a chance to delve into the open beta and see for themselves that WAR has arrived and it is glorious!"
Players can get into the North American open beta by pre-ordering Warhammer Online from select retail partners. Participants of the North American closed beta will automatically be granted open beta access. For more information about the WAR open beta, visit www.warhammeronline.com/openbeta
Available for PC, Warhammer Online is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. WAR will be the first MMORPG to launch servers simultaneously in North America, Europe, and Oceania when it goes live on September 18th, 2008. For more information, visit http://www.warhammeronline.com/