Today Blizzard finally announced the release date for the fourth expansion of it’s mega-popular MMO World of Warcraft. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria is set to be released on September 25th for $29.99 and will be also available in special Collector’s Edition and Digital Deluxe packages.
The Digital Deluxe package has a suggested retail price of $59.99 and includes the following in-game bonus content:
– World of Warcraft In-Game Mount: Take to the skies of Azeroth astride the mystical Imperial Quilen flying mount.
– World of Warcraft In-Game Pet: Journey across Pandaria with the Lucky Quilen Cub at your side.
– StarCraft® II Battle.net® Portraits: Bring the Horde and Alliance rivalry to the far reaches of the Koprulu sector with exclusive Infested Orc and Night Elf Templar Battle.net portraits.
– Diablo® III Banner Sigil and Accent: Display your status as a hero of Pandaria with the iconic markings of World of Warcraft’s newest playable race, the pandaren.
The Collectors Edition package will retail for 79.99 and include all of the bonus content the Digital Deluxe package offers in addition to:
– World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria DVD-Rom
– Behind-the-Scenes DVD and Blu-Ray: Learn about the creation of Pandaria with this two-disc set featuring over an hour of commentary, insider interviews, and developer roundtables.
– Collector’s Edition Soundtrack CD: Experience 20 orchestral pieces from Mists of Pandaria.
– The Art of Mists of Pandaria Book: Explore this 208-page hardcover tome featuring never-before-seen pieces from the expansion, from early concepts to final 3D renderings.
– Chen Stormstout Mouse Pad: Equip your desk with this special-edition mouse pad featuring the legendary pandaren brewmaster.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria takes players away from the familiar stomping grounds of Azeroth to explore a long-lost continent where warships engage in skirmishes along the shores while Horde and Alliance forces battle their way up the beaches to explore this long-forgotten land of mystery.
In addition to the familiar races of the previous expansions, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria also features a new playable race, the Panderen as well as a new class, the Monk.
With the expansion’s release date just two months away, here’s some screenshots to make the wait a little more unbearable, because we’re nice like that.