NCsoft has revealed some Pre-Purchasing options and details to allow players of the highly anticipated MMO Guild Wars 2 know what they can expect to get. Guild Wars 2 is expected to release in 2012 and on April 10th, players who have pre-purchases of the Guild Wars 2 Collector’s Edition, Digital Deluxe, or Standard Editions will receive a guaranteed entry into all beta weekend events and will be able to start their launch of Guild Wars 2 three days before any players (allowing them to secure their username and get a head start on the action). Among these cool perks, players who pre-purchase their copy will also receive a limited Hero’s Band (which packs a variety of different stat enhancements). If you’re a fan of this huge MMO (like we are), you’ve got to see what the Collector’s Edition has in store.

Guild Wars 2 Collector's Edition

As you can see in the image above, the Collector’s Edition is PACKED with good stuff. The Guild Wars 2 Collector’s Edition offers players a GW2 experience beyond the game. It comes with a collectible metal box, a 25cm Rytlock figurine (wielding his flaming sword), a custom frame with five different insertable pictures, the Best of Guild Wars 2 Soundtrck CD, and a 112 page Making of Guild Wars 2 hardcover book. If you’re a long time fan of the series, this Collector’s Edition set is perfect for you (or if you simply want some additional goodies).


So, you may be wondering what the price tag for Guild Wars 2 is. The prices for Guild Wars 2 will vary based off of whichever edition you choose, however, here’s how the current pricing looks:


$149.99 for the Guild Wars 2 Collector’s Edition.


$79.99   for the Digital Deluxe Version.


$59.99   for the Digital Edition.


The prices seem fair, however, players should be aware of the fact that if they to choose to pre-order, they will gain access an entire 24 hours before anyone else. If you’ve been trying to figure out if you should pre-order your copy of Guild Wars 2, this should be more than enough to help you make up your mind. If you’re curious about the processing requirements to run Guild Wars 2, take a look below.


Guild Wars 2: Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or better
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, Core i3, AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 or better
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 7800, ATI Radeon™ X1800, Intel HD 3000 or better (256MB of video RAM and shader model 3.0 or better)
  • 25 GB available HDD space
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • Keyboard and mouse (probably a given)



So, if you’ve got the minimum requirements, it’s probably time for your to pre-order your copy today. We’re extremely excited about the release of Guild Wars 2 and cannot wait to get our hands on a copy. If you’d like to share your thoughts with us about the release of Guild Wars 2, please feel free to leave us a comment in the box below. We’d love to hear from you!

Guild Wars 2 Pre-Purchase Perks