Blizzard has announced that the next World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria, will be launching on September 25, 2012. Digital pre-orders for the game have opened and Blizzard has added other options for digital purchasers.
World of Warcraft players can purchase either the Standard Edition at $39.99 or the Digital Deluxe Edition at $59.99. The Digital Deluxe Edition comes with a special in-game mount and pet, a special Diablo III banner, and exclusive Starcraft II portaits. Any player who purchases the Standard Edition can later upgrade to the Digital Deluxe Edition for $20.
There is also the physical-only Collector's Edition, which includes everything in the Digital Deluxe Edition, a 208-page artbook, a mouse pad, Behind-the-scenes DVD/Blu-Ray set, and a soundtrack. The Collector's Edition of Mist of Pandaria will be available at retail stores for $79.99.