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WAR hitting Mac on October 28

Wednesday, 30th September 2009 10:28 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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EA’s confirmed that WAR’s Mac version will release on October 28.

It’s going to be made available for download for a very reasonable $20.

If you’re a current sub, you’ll be able to get the new version at no cost.

PR after the break.

EA Sounds Call of WAR to Mac Gamers with Release of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning for Mac on October 28
WAR for Mac will be Available via Digital Download for $19.95; Beta Version Available Now for Download to Current Players, New Mac Users

FAIRFAX, Va., Sep 29, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mythic Entertainment(TM), an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) studio, today announced that the critically acclaimed MMORPG, Warhammer(R) Online: Age of Reckoning(R) (WAR),will be released for the Mac(R) computer platform on October 28, 2009. WAR on Mac will be available to new subscribers via digital download at Gametreeonline.com for $19.95 and includes 30 days of game time. Current subscribers will be able to download the Mac client at no charge for use with existing accounts.

“We’re incredibly excited to bring Warhammer Online and its enthralling Realm vs. Realm combat to the Mac community,” said Jeff Hickman, Executive Producer of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. “Come October 28th, the sides of Order and Destruction will be bolsters by a fresh recruit of Mac gamers experiencing for the first time exactly what we mean when we say that ‘WAR is everywhere!’”

The Mac version of WAR is currently being offered for beta testing and allows existing players to download the beta client to their Mac computers and play with their live game accounts. Players who do not have an existing live account, but are interested in playing WAR on the Mac, are able to participate in the beta by downloading a 10-day Mac beta trial. Players who participate in the WAR Mac beta test will receive an exclusive title and trophy reward for their characters within the game.

To download the beta version of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning for Mac or the 10-day beta trial, please visit: www.warhammeronline.com/mac.

Based on the popular tabletop war game from Games Workshop, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning features revolutionary Realm vs. Realm(TM) conflict that will provide players with an engaging battleground for years to come. Available now for PC and rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB, WAR will be available for the Mac on October 28, 2009. For more information about Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoningor to download the 10-day free trial, visit http://www.warhammeronline.com/.

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