If you plan on purchasing Dragon Age 2, it's safe to say you should pre-order it by Jan. 11 so you can receive the BioWare Signature Edition of the game. This special edition contains the full version of Dragon Age II plus $20 of additional content, including the newly unveiled "The Exiled Prince" downloadable content pack, the game's digital soundtrack and an exclusive in-game digital armory featuring a variety of in-game weapons.
The BioWare Signature Edition is only available by pre-ordering the game by Jan. 11. Once that deadline passes, it will be gone forever. Of course, you'll be able to purchase "The Exiled Prince" separately for $7. The downloadable content is comprised of three missions and introduces the noble archer Sebastian Vael, with players joining him in the middle of his quest to avenge the brutal murder of his family.
Dragon Age II is scheduled to launch for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on March 8 in North America and March 11 in Europe. For more details on the BioWare Signature Edition, check out the FAQ after the jump.
Dragon Age II BioWare Signature Edition FAQ
Q: If I already Pre-ordered Dragon Age 2, will I be upgraded to the BioWare Signature Edition?
A: YES! Anyone who has previously pre-ordered with the retailers listed below should be included in this offer, but ultimately this is up to the retailers, so please check with them directly.
Q: What retailers will be offering the BioWare Signature Edition?
A: The Dragon Age II BioWare Signature will be available at Gamestop, Amazon, Electronics Boutique, and the EA store on October 14th. Other retailers will be following suit and we will offer an updated list at a later time.
Q: Will the BioWare Signature Edition be available in Europe and other regions?
A: Yes! In Europe, the BioWare Signature Edition will be available in the following territories
- Czech Republic
- South Africa
- New Zealand
Q: How long will the BioWare Signature Edition be available?
A: The BioWare Signature Edition will be available until January 11th, 2011. After that date, you can no longer order the BioWare Signature Edition of Dragon Age II.
Q: How do I ensure I get the BioWare Signature Edition?
A: Pre-order Dragon Age II at one of the participating retailers listed above before January 11th, 2011 and you will be automatically upgraded to the BioWare Signature Edition.
Q: Will I be able to get the BioWare Signature Edition after January 12th, 2011?
A: No. The only way you can get the BioWare Signature Edition is by pre-ordering Dragon Age II on or before January 11, 2011. After that, the BioWare Signature Edition will no longer be available.
Q: What content is included in the BioWare Signature Edition of Dragon Age II?
A; The Dragon Age II BioWare Signature Edition includes the full version of Dragon Age II plus an additional $20 worth of bonus content that includes:
- A downloadable bonus playable character and missions
- Downloadable game soundtrack
- Downloadable in-game items including the digital armory that will feature a special weapon for each of your character classes
Q: This seems too good to be true, what's the catch?
A: No catch, we just want to reward our most loyal fans and present them with this special version as a "thank you" for being an early adopter.