World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Release Date and Collector’s Edition

Blizzard Entertainment have announced the official release date for the fourth expansion to the World of Warcraft game, Mists of Pandaria. This means that fans of the super-popular MMO can now preorder the standard or Collector’s editions to secure their adventure to the lost content. Plus for the first time ever a special Digital Deluxe version of the expansion will be available for gamers purchasing online, so they too can get their hands on the exclusive in-game bonus items.

The Mist of Pandaria expansion will allow players to explore the long-lost continent of Pandaria, which has remained hidden from the world since the sundering of Azeroth over ten thousand years ago. The Mists of Pandaria Collector’s Edition contains:

  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PC/Mac game
  • Behind the scenes DV & Blu-Ray two-disc set
  • Collector’s Edition soundtrack
  • The Art of Mists of Pandaria
  • Chen Stormstout Mouse Pad
  • Exclusive in-game content:
    • ‘Imperial Quilin’ Mount & ‘Lucky Quilin Cub’ Pet
    • StarCraft II Portraits
    • Diablo III Banner Sigil and Accent

Mist of Pandaria will at last be available in stores and online starting September 25, 2012. The expansion pack is available for preorder now at Australian retailers, with pricing for the standard edition set at AUS $44 at JB Hifi and $58 at Eb Games, while the Collector’s Edition will be retailing for AUS $94 at JB Hifi and $98 at Eb Games.

In addition to the standard and collector’s editions, for the first time Blizzard will also be including a Digital Deluxe version of the expansion. This online purchase will include a full digital copy of Mists of Pandaria, plus the in-game content available in the Collector’s Edition (the exclusive mount, pet, portraits, banner sigil and accent).

The Digital Deluxe version is available for preorder now on the Battlenet site.

To find out more about the new game content and adventures hitting World of Warcraft in Mist of Pandaria, check out the game announcement details. You can also check out the official website to marvel at our new furry friends/foes.