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TERA: Pre-orders Now Being Accepted

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  • TwiggLeTwiggLe Lakemore, OHPosts: 80Member

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

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  • stayontargetstayontarget Tacoma, WAPosts: 6,068Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

    http://tera.enmasse.com/news/posts/beta-test-schedule

    Velika: City of Wheels: Among the mortal races, the humans were the only one that never built cities or great empires; a curse laid upon them by their creator, Gidd, forced them to wander as nomads for twenty centuries...

  • TwiggLeTwiggLe Lakemore, OHPosts: 80Member

    Originally posted by stayontarget

    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

    http://tera.enmasse.com/news/posts/beta-test-schedule

    Yeah I understand/saw that and have been signed up for beta before they made the new website and just signed up again when they got the new site...

     

    But why do the EU pre-orders "include beta access" and also include  "37 Days of gametime"

    When the NA mention neither? I know the servers are controlled/run by different companys but ...

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  • FilburFilbur Posts: 83Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Originally posted by stayontarget


    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

    http://tera.enmasse.com/news/posts/beta-test-schedule

    Yeah I understand/saw that and have been signed up for beta before they made the new website and just signed up again when they got the new site...

     

    But why do the EU pre-orders "include beta access" and also include  "37 Days of gametime"

    When the NA mention neither? I know the servers are controlled/run by different companys but ...


     

    Uhm..

     

    "Players who pre-order TERA will gain access to all five closed beta tests and be allowed to retain their characters and their progress for the duration of the closed beta period."

  • mikunimanmikuniman Keene, NYPosts: 312Member

    We're proud to announce that TERA is now available for pre-order on the En Masse Entertainment store! Pre-ordering will grant access to all of TERA's five closed beta tests and allow players to retain their characters and their progress for the duration of the closed beta period from February to April. Interested in learning more about the beta tests? Check out TERA'sbeta test schedule!

     

    Wow, saving characters and levels in the closed beta stages that's different and a big plus for all your hard beta work. Wish more betas were like this.  Nice work Tera!

  • OzmodanOzmodan Hilliard, OHPosts: 7,183Member Uncommon

    Preordering any game is dumb, this one is just a bit dumber

     

  • CoolitCoolit FalkirkPosts: 468Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by RedKatana

    Allright I preordered Rift but after got bad experience with it passed on star wars, now Tera looks different from the wow clone games recently released. It was about time we get a different game.

    Going right now to Best Buy to preorder CE, also if any good guild allready forming let me know thanks.


     

    That's exactly how I feel, getting bored of MMO's being nearly all the same underneath, the combat system in Tera is really what's making me interested in it, the political system looks interesting too. 

  • DragnelusDragnelus UtrechtPosts: 476Member Uncommon

    Pre-ordered it!!!

  • VikingGamerVikingGamer Nowhere, TXPosts: 1,347Member Uncommon

    EnMasse might be pushing forward with the release despite the lawsuit for a couple of reasons. First, I don't think the lawsuit is against them. It is against the developer Bluehole. EnMasse has already bought rights to run the game here in NA so I am sure they just want to get it out there, even if it turns out that the developer goes under and there are no further updates.

    Second NCSoft might want to shut the game down but even if they win the suit that might not be what the courts do the reward them. The court may find that shutting it down unnecessarily harms distributors like EnMasse and Frogster and also needlessly screws end customers. I kind of doubt that that NCSoft could successfully convince a court to shut the game down at this stage. A year or more ago maybe but not as it is being released. Courts don't take kindly to business that sit on a lawsuit until a  strategic point in time. If you have a complaint then you need to move forward on it in a timely manner or have a good excuse for the delay. Failure to enforce your copy or trademark rights in a timely manner once you become aware of the infringment can often result in loosing them.

    Besides, NCSoft might not be gunning to shut it all down anyway. They would, after all, come across as the bad guys to a huge chunk of MMO gamers who happen to like Asian styled games. And that is exactly NCSoft's target demographic in NA.

    More likely If NCSoft wins the suit Bluehole will end up owing them a percentage of the profits or at worse Bluehole will become owned by NCSoft who will simple have to take over the obligations that Bluehole laid out with distributors like EnMasse and Frogster. So I wouldn't worry at all about the game being shutdown before release.

    All die, so die well.

  • smh_alotsmh_alot Area 51Posts: 976Member
    Oh wow. Seems like there'll be 2 new AAA MMO's that will arrive around the same time, TERA and The Secret World.
  • smh_alotsmh_alot Area 51Posts: 976Member
    Originally posted by Coolit


    Originally posted by RedKatana

    Allright I preordered Rift but after got bad experience with it passed on star wars, now Tera looks different from the wow clone games recently released. It was about time we get a different game.
    Going right now to Best Buy to preorder CE, also if any good guild allready forming let me know thanks.

     

    That's exactly how I feel, getting bored of MMO's being nearly all the same underneath, the combat system in Tera is really what's making me interested in it, the political system looks interesting too. 

     

    Heh, funny. If you think that TERA will be that much different from other themepark MMO's that you people seem to dislike, I'd suggest to do some more research. The key defining feature that really is different is the more action oriented combat system, all the rest is themepark as has been done for years now. Political system is a nice-on-paper system, but that's it so far. So if the different combat mechanics is enough to make you people forget all the rest that still is the same old and business as usual, then go for it. If that's not enough to wash away the WoWesque themepark taste, then I foresee disappointments for some after playing it for a few weeks.
  • timotii48timotii48 MalmöPosts: 2Member

    Wierd, when I try to create my account after having purchaset the pro order for EU, the page thay linked in the email comes up with "403 Forbidden".

    Anyone knows what up with that ? 

  • pl3dgepl3dge TruroPosts: 182Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by timotii48

    Wierd, when I try to create my account after having purchaset the pro order for EU, the page thay linked in the email comes up with "403 Forbidden".

    Anyone knows what up with that ? 


     

    same problem. havnt a clue how to login! Wtf is up with the EU website... there is a huge button on the US one lol. so confused!

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  • PiezoPiezo Richmond, BCPosts: 7Member

    Hmm maybe I should post my question here instead.

     

    Do you guys know if I preorder through somewhere like amazon, will I still get access to all the beta tests? Or is it only through enmasse that I get that?

    My reasoning is that if I can preorder through amazon and I don't end up liking the game or feel the price is justified, I can just cancel my preorder and not pay a dime. I think with enmasse they will charge you right away upfront... someone correct me If I'm wrong on that.

    I know with SWTOR, they would email you a key that you would input into your account so you could get access to the beta... I'm thinking tera might similar to this.

  • eye_meye_m Notta Chance, ABPosts: 3,133Member Uncommon

    I really want to try this game, but with it being subscription based and GW2 on the horizon, I'm going to have to give it a pass.

    All of my posts are either intelligent, thought provoking, funny, satirical, sarcastic or intentionally disrespectful. Take your pick.

    I get banned in the forums for games I love, so lets see if I do better in the forums for games I hate.

    I enjoy the serenity of not caring what your opinion is.

  • ZefireZefire lol, CAPosts: 676Member

     

    More subscription fees for thempark games.No thanks.

    I ll wait for archeage if theres one game to pay per month and play gw2 and diablo 3 which they are free


     








     




     

  • arctarusarctarus nilPosts: 2,570Member Uncommon
    If not for the region lock I would have pre-order immediately.

    Now I need to wait and see which server I can play on and decide.

    Sad, after waiting for so long ...

    RIP Orc Choppa

  • SujieunSujieun Salisbury, NCPosts: 10Member

    We'd like to compliment you on your great taste in game editions.Your preorder entitles you to a variety of privileges and features,including:

     

    Access to our beta events

    A unique mount and special items

    Early character name reservation

    Early head start access to the game

    And of course the envy of your friends, family, and guildmates

     

    Msg in email after preordering

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  • VinterkrigVinterkrig BOSTON, MAPosts: 1,672Member

    nothing for me to play, think I'll pre-order tomorrow just to give it a run... 

  • evilastroevilastro EdinburghPosts: 4,270Member

    Originally posted by NBlitz

    EUROPE PRE-ORDERS

    http://community.tera-europe.com/shop.html

    Somebody should tell them that pounds are worth more than US dollars.

  • evilastroevilastro EdinburghPosts: 4,270Member

    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

    EU also gets to pay $80 for the standard version (30 dollars more than US) and $95 for the digital collectors edition (35 dollars more than US) because they think that pounds convert directly into US dollars.

  • marinridermarinrider Tomball, TXPosts: 1,556Member

    Originally posted by evilastro

    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

    EU also gets to pay $80 for the standard version (30 dollars more than US) and $95 for the digital collectors edition (35 dollars more than US) because they think that pounds convert directly into US dollars.

    Only Britan uses pounds. But even with the Euro the exchange rate is certainly not 1:1

  • stayontargetstayontarget Tacoma, WAPosts: 6,068Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by TwiggLe

    Huh, the EU gets a "mini" (Paid beta access?) version and 37 days access for full retail. White NA gets no beta access with pre-order and 30 day game time with purchase?

    Na's launch starts on the 1st of May and the Eu launch starts on the 3rd of May,  The 7 extra days is a way to make up for the difference in launch days.

    Velika: City of Wheels: Among the mortal races, the humans were the only one that never built cities or great empires; a curse laid upon them by their creator, Gidd, forced them to wander as nomads for twenty centuries...

  • RaxeonRaxeon cedar falls, IAPosts: 2,088Member Uncommon

    to bad i dont have a extra 50 im getting a ps vita : / first edition at that

  • revy66revy66 NY, NYPosts: 464Member

    Originally posted by evilastro

    Originally posted by NBlitz

    EUROPE PRE-ORDERS

    http://community.tera-europe.com/shop.html

    Somebody should tell them that pounds are worth more than US dollars.

    Somebody should tell you that that's euros not pounds.

    In fact I am right now.

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