Age of Wushu, Snail Game's upcoming massively-multiplayer online game set in China's Ming Dynasty, will come in a Special Retail Edition for $19.99 that includes an estimated $80 worth of extras.
Age of Wushu will launch as a free-to-play title on April 10 and the boxed Special Retail Edition will release in stores later that month.
The bonus content available in the retail version includes two months VIP, gold, 30 days unique fashion set, 30 day unique mount, 500 Liang in silver and more.
It will also include an exclusive mission called "Twilight Village Single Player Adventure with Jet Li," where players fight alongside the action hero to save a village.
The Special Retail Edition will be given to consumers who bought the Elite Editions of Age of Wushu before the first Beta.
Martial arts MMO Age of Wushu will launch in North America on April 10, developer Snail Games announced in the most recent trailer for the game.
The U.S. launch follows the game's initial release in China where it has seen over 10 million registered users. The game has since been in beta while the studio readied the title for Western audiences.
"We received and incorporated an abundance of player feedback during beta," said content generation lead Tyler Rawlins in a prepared statement. The title is described as bringing an authentic presentation of Chinese martial arts to video game combat.
Age of Wushu, the upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game from Chinese developer Snail Games, has been delayed to spring 2013 based on the results of a recent beta, according to a post on the game's official website.
"Based on player feedback and data from the second closed beta, we have decided to revise the launch timing to spring 2013," the post reads. "This will allow us to better address community feedback and continue to update the game. When a more precise update on the release timing is available, we will share that information."
Age of Wushu had two betas, the first of which began late last year ahead of its original Feb. 1, 2013 release date. For more on the Western version of the game, be sure to read our preview from New York Comic Con 2012, which includes...
Chinese developer Snail Games' upcoming massively multiplayer online game, Age of Wushu, is steeped heavily in Wushu martial arts tradition, from community politics and attitude down to each nuance in the way of life. Presenting a world like that found in the popular film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the game draws from the Chinese tradition's folklore, elements the game's developers grew up with.
Age of Wushu is set during the Ming Dynasty, with players entering a school system devoid of traditional MMO class and leveling systems. Players sign up with one of eight kung fu schools when they begin. Some are male or female specific and can be good or evil.
Each school has a certain set of internal skills unique to each school. Players can also adopt skills from other schools by...
Pre-sales for the Elite Edition of Age of Wushu, which include beta access to the martial arts flavored massively multiplayer online role-playing game from developer Snail Games, will end October 15th, the developer announced today.
The Elite Edition grants players access to the game's two upcoming betas set for November and December, membership in the 90-day exclusive access period before the game's launch on February 1st 2013, and a starter kit including potions, power-ups, and more bonuses. A free-to-play edition will launch on May 3rd.
Snail Software, developer of both the currently-released Chinese and the upcoming North American versions of Age of Wushu, has timed the pre-sale to end the same day as New York Comic Con, where the game will be shown publicly for the first time....