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POSTED BY vgnadmin ON Feb 5, 2009

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning Hits Retail Stores in Russia

Based on the popular tabletop game from Games Workshop, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an epic fantasy MMORPG featuring innovative RvR game play and Public QuestsTM.  Immersed in a world of perpetual conflict between the armies of Order and Destruction, novice MMO players and veterans alike will appreciate the incredible depth and variety available in WAR.

WAR was recognized by numerous critics in 2008, receiving end-of-year awards from IGN, GameSpy, G4 TV, MMORPG.com, Massively and others. In addition, WAR has been nominated for the ‘MMO of the Year' Interactive Achievement Award by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. In Russia WAR received The Best MMORPG of the Year award from Igromania, Game World Navigator, World of Fantasy magazines.

"‘WAR is Everywhere', and now that WAR has launched in Russia, that statement rings even more true than before," said Mark Jacobs, co-founder and general manager of Mythic Entertainment. "We encourage gamers throughout Russia to take up the cause, and fight alongside their friends on the front lines of the definitive RvR experience!"

"We are delighted to introduce WAR to Russian gamers, who will enjoy a fully localized version of the game," said Tony Watkins, Regional Director Russia and CIS. "The result of Mythic's tremendous effort is about to be experienced by a whole new audience, who we think will receive it with great enthusiasm. Welcome to WAR in Russia!"

Russian gamers have a choice to acquire one of three different packaging options in the Russian market:

Collector's Edition - 2499 Rub

The Collector's Edition will include an exclusive Games Workshop miniature - Grumlok and Gazbag, the fully localized original Graphic Novel - Prelude To War, Art Book, 30 days of gameplay and additional in-game quests, items and rewards. A limited quantity of 5100 Collector's Editions will be available.

Limited Edition SteelBook - 899 Rub

A Limited Edition SteelBook version will feature the game, Russian user manual and 30 days of gameplay.

Jewel Case - 499 Rub

The Jewel Case will contain the game and unique key for new account creation with 14 days of gameplay. Alternatively, the key can be used by existing account holders as a 30 day prepaid game card.

WAR subscription options include:

  • Monthly Subscription: 349 Rub
  • 3-Month Subscription: 949 Rub
  • 6-Month Subscription: 1799 Rub

In addition, a 60-day prepaid game card is available for 899 Rub.

WAR is developed for the PC. For more information visit http://www.war-russia.ru/

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