This pre-order business.

#1 Edited by Orakulum (98 posts) -

So I have this Collectors Edition pre-order box from a couple of months back, and I was just wondering if anyone might know how this open beta/head start madness will work. Will we have to download the game client pre-18th september?

"WAR will open its North American, European and Oceanic servers and offer players a variety of flexible subscription options. Gamers who pre-order WAR in North American will enjoy special benefits including open beta admission, a live game head start, and bonus in-game items."

Does this mean the I, being european, will not get to be in the open beta/head start, even though it says so right there on the box?

#2 Posted by Happy (264 posts) -

I'm assuming they will send out emails when we can use our codes, maybe a newsletter announcement. If you didn't know, this is where you will be entering the code. (Can't enter them yet.) We will almost definitely be downloading the Open Beta client. Then most likely using the Open Beta client for the head start. That's how every other Open Beta/head start I know of has worked. Probably safe to assume this will be the same.

Where did you buy the collector's edition from? On the website it says: "Only 60,000 units of the Collector's Edition will be available in North America." Which leads me to believe the collector's edition is a North America only thing. Unless they have released another set of Collector's Edition for Europe that I am unaware of.

#3 Posted by Vlademir (1083 posts) -

Well you should already have your codes. According to people on Warhammer Alliance, you will be able to download the client for the Open Beta on August 15th. They still haven't announced when the Open Beta starts but the NDA should be lifted later this week.

You will have the client before September 18th to participate in the head-start program. You will also have a few days of playing just incase your Pre-Order comes late so you don't need to quit playing between the head-start and when you get your game.

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