Guild Wars 2 Collector's Edition, Specs Announced

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Guild Wars 2's <a target="_blank" href="" target="_blank">official site</a> has revealed three editions of the game available for pre-order.<br/><br/>Beginning April 10th, two digital versions of the game will be available. A game-only option will be offered, as well as a Digital Deluxe edition including the following in-game skills and items:<br/><br/><UL><li><b>Summon Mistfire Wolf Elite Skill:</b> summon a temporary Mistfire Wolf pet for use in combat</li><li><b>Rytlock Minitature:</b> a perfect replica of Rytlock Brimstone to accompany your character on all of their adventure</li><li><b>Golem Banker:</b> five days of a golem banker who will grant you access to your account storage from anywhere in the world</li><li><b>Chalice of Glory:</b> A one-time use chalice to unlock rewards in PvP as well as compare your progress against other players</li><li><b>Tome of Influence:</b> a one-time boost used to unlock guild vaults, emblems and other items for your guild</li></UL><br/><br/><img src="" /><br/>The Sylvari homeland is called The Grove. It's super pretty.<br/><br/><br/><br/>In addition, a Collector's Edition will be available with the following physical items:<br/><br/><UL><li>10-inch Rytlock figurine</li><li>Making of Guild Wars 2 book (112 pages)</li><li>Custom art frame</li><li>Art portfolio and five art prints</li><li>Best of Guild Wars 2 soundtrack CD</li></UL>The Collector's Edition will be available for $149.99. No prices have been announced for the digital or digital deluxe editions. Customers who pre-order any of the three versions will also receive the following pre-order bonuses:<br/><br/><UL><li>Access to all Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Events</li><li>Three days of headstart access</li><li>Hero's Band in-game accessory (offers +2 Power, +2 Precision, +2 Toughness, +2 Vitality, +2 Condition Damage, +2 Healing, and +2% Critical Damage)</li></UL>Finally, Guild Wars 2 will support the following minimum system requirements: <br/><br/><UL><li>Windows XP Service Pack 2 or better</li><li>Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, Core i3, AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better</li><li>NVIDIA GeForce 7800, ATI Radeon X1800, Intel HD 3000 or better (256 MB of video RAM and shader model 3.0 or better)</li><li>25GB available HDD space</li></UL>Interestingly, the following caveat is included with the specs, so you may not want to get too attached to your computer if you're at the lower end of the spectrum: "Due to potential changes, system requirements may change over time, and you may be required to upgrade your current system (or obtain a new system) to continue to play the game."<br/><br/>Pre-orders for Guild Wars 2 will begin on April 10th, though no release date has been announced. For the latest on the game, be sure to check out our impressions <a target="_blank" href="" target="_blank">playing as the Guardian</a> and <a target="_blank" href="" target="_blank">playing as the Warrior</a>.<br><br> <br/><br/>&#169;2012-03-13, IGN Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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