World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Launches in China October 2
Blizzard Entertainment (NASDAQ: ATVI) and NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion set for the world's most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game, will launch in mainland China on October 2, 2012. For the first time ever, Chinese players will be able to join the rest of the global World of Warcraft community within the same one-week global launch period.
Also a first for the game's community in China, Chinese players will have the opportunity to own the premiere Chinese "Ultimate Edition" of Mists of Pandaria, available at a price of 486 CNY. This exclusive set includes an appealing package of bonus items:
World of Warcraft in-game mount: Take to the skies of Azeroth astride the mystical Imperial Quilen flying mount;
World of Warcraft in-game pet: Journey across Pandaria with the Lucky Quilen Cub at your side;
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PC-game DVD;
The Art of Mists of Pandaria book: Explore this 208-page hardcover tome featuring never-before-seen artwork from the expansion, from early concepts to final 3D renderings;
Chen Stormstout mouse pad: Equip