Blizzard Entertainment have revealed plans for several official global launch events which celebrate the launch of the upcoming expansion, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria.
The events start on the evening of September 24th and take part in retailers across US, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, and the region of Taiwan. There will also be Members of the World of Warcraft team on hand at many of the events to meet players and sign copies of the game. The UK launch event will be taking part on September 24th in London at the Café de Paris (3-4 Coventry Street, London W1D 6BL) at 8pm and will be in partnership with GAME.
Attendees will be treated to a stage presentation which features an evening of activities, special guests, giveaways, and entertainment which include a Mists of Pandaria procession before the expansion goes on sale at 11:00 p.m.
Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment stated:
“We can’t wait to meet up with players around the world and celebrate with them at the official launch events, A lot of hard work and long hours went into making Mists of Pandaria a truly epic expansion, so we’re really looking forward to coming together and having some fun with the community before everyone takes off for the new continent.”
A Collector’s edition as well as the standard edition can also be purchased and will contain the following
- A World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria behind-the-scenes DVD and Blu-ray two-disc set including over an hour of developer interviews and commentary
- The World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Collector’s Edition soundtrack CD
- The Art of Mists of Pandaria, a 208-page hardback tome including never-before-seen artwork from the development process
- World of Warcraft Imperial Quilen flying mount and Lucky Quilen Cub pet, StarCraft® IIBattle.net® portraits, and Diablo III banner sigil and accent
- A special-edition World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria mouse pad featuring Chen Stormstout, the legendary pandaren brewmaster
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