In the US, the launch event will take place in
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Attendees will be treated to a stage presentation featuring an evening of activities, special guests, giveaways, and entertainment -- including a "challenge-mode challenge" between Blizzard employees and members of the community -- before the expansion goes on sale at midnight. For further details on each of the global launch events, visit www.blizzard.com/company/events/.
"We can't wait to meet up with players around the world and celebrate
with them at the official launch events," said
In addition to the official US launch event, other retail locations around the country will open at midnight local time to support gamers eager to pick up the expansion as soon as it's available. Check with local retailers for further details.
Attendees at the Mists of Pandaria launch events will be able to
purchase the standard edition of the expansion (suggested retail price
- A World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria behind-the-scenes DVD and Blu-ray two-disc set including over an hour of developer interviews and commentary
- The World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Collector's Edition soundtrack CD
- The Art of Mists of Pandaria, a 208-page hardback tome including never-before-seen artwork from the development process
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- A special-edition World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria mouse pad featuring Chen Stormstout, the legendary pandaren brewmaster
Players will also be able to purchase an activation code for the Digital
Deluxe edition of the expansion (suggested retail price
In World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, warships of the Alliance
and Horde clash off the coast of a long-lost continent, signaling the
start of a new era of discovery and conquest in the history of Azeroth.
As players storm the shores of this exotic new frontier and begin to
explore its mysteries, they'll encounter brave new allies, unearth
ancient secrets, and play their part in reigniting the long-brewing
conflict between the
Mists of Pandaria offers a wide variety of content for new and returning World of Warcraft players. Features include a new playable race (the pandaren) with its own starting zone and quests, a new character class (the monk), and an expansive new continent for players to explore as they adventure to the new level cap of 90. The expansion also includes a host of new gameplay elements designed to give players even more ways to enjoy the game, including scenarios -- a flexible new kind of cooperative PvE trial; challenge modes, which offer high-prestige rewards for mastering Mists of Pandaria's 5-player dungeons; and an all-new pet battle system.
For more information about World of Warcraft and Mists of
Pandaria, visit http://www.worldofwarcraft.com.
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