Funcom gets the hump about cancelled pre-orders – beta now closed

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 14 May 2008 20:16 GMT

There is a message on the Funcom forums saying that Early Access keys to the Age of Conan beta are now sold out and that access is closed.

“We here at Funcom are extremely happy with the demand that has been for our Early Access program. That demand has been so immense, that we are now sold out!” says the site.

However, it appears that people who actually have Early Access keys are also being locked out. It seems Funcom’s frustrated at people acquiring keys by pre-ordering the game, entering the beta then cancelling their orders.

“Pre-orders on accounts that was later cancelled will have their keys/account disabled,” the site informs.

This has led to several enraged players creating a 34 page thread on the German forums complaining about it, and many Brits who have keys and their pre-orders intact have apparently been denied access.

Funcom hasn’t commented on the situation as yet.

By Mike Bowden

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