Champions Online pre-order choices aplenty

They’re going pre-order crazy with Champions Online this summer, offering four different incentives with four different retailers. 

Your choices, the usual suspects: GameStop, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and Amazon. Depending on where you decide to drop your cash, you’ll get everything from special packaging to in-game items or powers. The complete list of what you can get and where, you can find after the jump. But regardless of where you pre-order the game, you’ll get accesss to the open beta test, which begins on August 17.

Champions Online ships this September. Make your choice wisely. Me, I’ll be the dude wearing the Insectoid Airfoil costume; the wings flap 90 times per second, OMG.

GameStop customers who pre-order Champions Online receive access to the Early Start Program. Battle an alien menace, collect exclusive items, and join the early start weekend to get a jump on the action! GameStop customers also receive the exclusive Insectoid Airfoil costume piece and Experimental Anti-Graviton Generator flight travel power at character creation for an early boost in mobility.

Wal-Mart is offering an exclusive Limited Edition Package with collectible lenticular cover that includes an exclusive zone map, iron-on decal and an additional ten in-game micro-transaction dollars! Check online and in-store for more details and other potential offers.

Best Buy
Best Buy is offering their customers the fun and functional Lil’ Champ Pack. These persistent pets are iconic, knee-high characters from the Champions universe! Best Buy Customers receive their own Lil’ Champ. In addition, Lil’ Champ owners also receive a functional damage resistance item.  Best Buy pre-order customers will also receive access to the Early Start Program and head start weekend.

The High Roller Pack is perfect for players who insist on the finest accoutrements for their avatar. With three unique, exclusive apparel options (harlequin headpiece, black knight helmet, grenade chest strap), and an additional five in-game micro-transaction dollars, you’ll have plenty of options to push your “High Roller” look.


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