NCsoft Now Offering Game Cards Via North American Retailers

NCsoft has announced an agreement with some of North America’s largest retail chains to offer pre-paid NCsoft Game Cards for use with its MMOs. The game cards are for City of Heroes, Tabula Rasa and Exsteel and come with bonus in-game items.

City of Heroes and Tabula Rasa game cards will allow gamers that don’t have credit cards get in on these subscription games. Exsteel cards are good for micro transactions for the free-to-play MMO, similar to cards offered for Gaia and Maple Story.

Gamers can now find NCsoft Game Cards for City of Heroes and Exteel at Target stores City of Heroes, Exteel and Tabula Rasa cards hit Best Buy August 3 and Rite Aid will begin offering City of Heroes cards on September 3. NCsoft will be adding more retail stores to its program in the near future.

A full description of cards benefits for each MMO follows after the break.

The City of Heroes cards will provide purchasers with an exclusive in-game jet pack in addition to a convenient way to download and play the comic-book inspired online computer game without requiring a credit card. The City of Heroes Game Cards will retail for US$20 and come with 30 days of game play.

Tabula Rasa Game Cards will retail for US$14.95 and will be available exclusively at Best Buy stores. Those who purchase the Tabula Rasa Game Card will get an exclusive in-game rocket. Like the City of Heroes card, the Tabula Rasa card provides a handy method for downloading the game and includes 30 days of game play.

Those who enjoy the fast-paced action of fighting robots on futuristic battlegrounds can purchase the new Exteel Game Cards at participating retailers. The cards will provide buyers with NCcoin™, NCsoft’s new micro-transaction system that allows customers to use real-world money to purchase in-game items and upgrades. The Exteel card will include 1,000 NCcoin, plus 200 bonus NCcoin, to purchase more powerful weapons, skills and parts for your fighting Mechanaught. Exteel is a free-to-download and free-to-play game. The Exteel Game Card retails for US$10.

via Business Wire

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1 Comment on NCsoft Now Offering Game Cards Via North American Retailers

Chris

On July 28, 2008 at 1:20 pm

I’ve kinda wanted to start playing City of Heroes/Villains again. I never played it all that much, and the last time I was on was as Villains was announced. So it’s been a while.

A jetpack sure would be fun…