UPDATE: PIRATES OF THE BURNING SEA™ PRE-ORDER TO START NOVEMBER 13

WHAT: Pirates of the Burning Sea, the MMORPG featuring high seas action and adventure in a bold world of pirates and plunder, is scheduled to be available for digital and retail pre-order starting Tuesday, November 13th .

PRE ORDER

FEATURES: Players who pre-order the game at retail will receive the following:

• An invitation to the“Pre-Boarding Party” allowing them access to the live game up to 15 days prior to launch, and the ability to keep their characters, skills and equipment after launch with purchase of game and paid subscription (characters will have a level cap of 20 during the pre-boarding party)

• Captain’s Best Friend– a blue and yellow parrot

• Mighty Blades - Swedish Rapier, Old World Steel or Musketeer’s Matching Blades (depending upon which fighting style is selected)

• Original Game Soundtrack CD– 60 minutes of pirate themed music (comes in pre-order box)

Players who pre-order the game digitally through www.station.com or Direct-2-Drive will receive:

• An invitation to the“Pre-Boarding Party” allowing them access to the live game up to 15 days prior to launch, and the ability to keep their characters, skills and equipment after launch with purchase of game and paid subscription (characters will have a level cap of 20 during the pre-boarding party)

WHEN: Pirates of the Burning Sea is scheduled to be available for preorder in North America on Tuesday, November 13, 2007. A European pre-order date has not been set yet.

For more pre-order information on Pirates of the Burning Sea log onto www.piratesoftheburningsea.com

For art assets log onto www.soepress.com

ABOUT PIRATES OF THE BURNING SEA: Pirates of the Burning Sea is an MMORPG featuring high seas action and adventure in a bold world of pirates and plunder. Set against the backdrop of the New World of the 18th Century, players can choose one of three nations– England, France or Spain– or choose the role of a Pirate and battle it out for glory and power.


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