Thursday 9th August/...NCsoft® Europe, the world's leading developer and publisher of online computer games, announced that the pre-order bonus pack for Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa is available from online retailers from Friday 10th August across Europe, with boxed versions to be released in store on 31st August. The pre-order offers customers several perks, including exclusive in-game items and a three-day head start when the product launches this fall.
Customers will find the pre-order bonus pack and digital pre-sale availability at various retailers in Europe and North America, as well as the NCsoft store at PlayNC.com.
Richard Garriott is best known for creating the Ultima® series, including Ultima Online, one of the first commercially successful massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) in North America. Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa, which is one of the most anticipated PC titles of the year, is set in an epic science-fiction story where players will be challenged by dynamic and fast-paced adventures on unique alien worlds.
Players who purchase the pre-order for Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa not only get a three-day head start on the live service, they also receive exclusive character emotes, exclusive in-game pets to accompany their characters, access to the beta test, and a DVD with the game client, bonus wallpapers and art.
"There is an amazing amount of anticipation for Tabula Rasa's launch within our development team and the player community," said Richard Garriott, executive producer. "The player feedback at this point has been extremely helpful and we're putting the final touches on the game. This pre-order release truly marks the final stages in developing this epic adventure, and since owning the pre-order allows players beta access, it is a great way to try Tabula Rasa out before we launch the game."
Please contact your local retailer for details on when Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa will be available on the shelf, or download it from the PlayNC store at https://secure.plaync.com/cgi-bin/Store.pl?language=en-gb.
For more information about Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa visit http://eu.playtr.com/eu/
About NCsoft Europe
NCsoft Europe (NC-E) is headquartered in Brighton, England and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online games. NCsoft has already successfully established itself in North America, Japan, Taiwan, China and Thailand. NC-E began operations on 1st September 2004 and serves as a central hub for all NCsoft sales, marketing and distribution operations in Europe, via its European distribution network. NC-E launched Lineage® II in November 2004, City of Heroes® on 4th February 2005, Guild Wars on 28th April 2005, City of Villains on 31st October 2005, Guild Wars Factions on 28th April 2006 and Guild Wars Nightfall on 27th October 2006. More information about NCsoft Europe can be found at http://eu.plaync.com.
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