THQÂ today announced that a collectorâ€™s edition as well as six individual race packs for its upcoming real time strategy game, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution, are now available for pre-order.Â
Leading the charge, the Dawn of War II – Retribution Collectorâ€™s Edition will give the most dedicated Warhammer 40,000 fan access to all of the available bonus wargear for each of the six playable races in the game as well as an exclusive poster, six race art cards and a high-quality collectorâ€™s box. The collectorâ€™s edition is available for pre-order with a suggested retail price of Â£39.99.
Fans of a specific race can pledge their allegiance by pre-ordering one of the six available specific race packs for the same suggested retail price as the regular version of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution, Â£29.99. These race packs are only available for electronic distribution and ONLY available for pre-order. Each race pack includes four unique ability and Wargear items that can be used to enhance the single player campaign. The Ork Race Pack is exclusive through STEAM and the Tyranid Race Pack exclusive through the THQ.com E-Shop. The Space Marine, Chaos Space Marine, Eldar and newly announced Imperial Guard race packs are available for pre-order through the THQ.com E-Shop, STEAM and other electronic distribution partners. Post launch, gamers will have the option of purchasing the specific race packs digital content through STEAM for a nominal fee.
Newcomers to the Dawn of War II Universe also have the option of pre-ordering the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Complete Collection which includes Dawn of War II, Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising and Dawn of War II – Retribution for the special suggested price of Â£49.99.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II â€“ Retribution is scheduled to be released for Windows PC on 4 March 2011.