Age of Conan NA Collector's Edition Contents Revealed
Funcom and Eidos have unveiled the contents of the Collector’s Edition of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures for North America. the edition is billed as “the ultimate Age of Conan version” and has a lot to offer MMO fans including a faux leather map of Hyboria, an impressive art book, the original soundtrack and a bonus DVD. No collector’s edition would be complete without in-game bonus content and Age of Conan promises not to disappoint. The set contains additional gamekeys which can be given to MMO friends as well as priceless in-game items.
The Collector’s Edition will be printed all in one batch and see a very limited release. Those lucky or early enough to reserve one can pick it up for $89.95 in North America at retail and online stores on March 25, 2008. Pre-orders will be available at game outlets in the near future. Look for the full run down of the Collector’s Edition contents after the break.
Europe will also receive its own version of the Collector’s Edition Age of Conan. Details will be forthcoming soon.
Contents for the North American Collectors Edition will include (contents may vary for European editions):
- Ring of Acheronia (Exclusive In-Game Item) – The Ring of Acheronia is an exclusive in-game item which will only ever be available in the Collectors Edition. Stemming from the ancient civilization of Acheron, the ring offers special XP and stamina enhancements for players, making it a powerful companion on the brutal journey through Hyboria.
- Hand-Finished Collectors Edition Box – A true piece of art, the metalay-embossed box comes with the royal emblem of King Conan. Naturally it comes in a larger-than-life box, with inlay page and individually numbered holographic sticker.
- Hyborian World Faux Leather Map – Made with a unique finish and designed by celebrated cartographer Clayton Bunce, this 14″ x 20″ faux leather map gives players an authentic overview of the vast Hyborian world.
- Unique Bonus DVD – The bonus DVD is filled to the brim with visual entertainment, and includes trailers, a greeting from the game director, behind-the-scenes videos, developer diaries and artwork.
- Official Age of Conan Soundtrack – The official game soundtrack CD features a hand-picked selection of the best music from the game. Composed by Knut Avenstroup Haugen, the official Age of Conan soundtrack delivers an incredible and powerful musical journey.
- Age of Conan Art Book – With hundreds of art pieces hand-picked by the Art Director, this 128-page book delivers a stunning visual experience. Featuring never-before-seen pieces, it fully depicts the incredible amounts of art which went into the creation of the savage world of Hyboria
- The Drinking Cape (Bonus In-game Item) – As fitting for a mature MMO game, the Drinking Cape gives you access to free drinks in all the taverns of Hyboria. This dream-come-true outfit will never be available after the game launches, and with it you can impress friends down the road by proving your status as a pioneer player.
- Five Free Guest Passes – Online games are all about having fun with your friends, and only in the Collectors Edition will you get five special guest passes to Hyboria. With the guest pass you can invite five selected friends, allowing them to play together with you, at no cost, for a limited time period.