World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria's release date is September 25! Are you ready to be a Panda? You've got a few months to prepare before Wow's next big expansion arrives. Mists of Pandaria introduces a new race, the Pandaren, a new starting zone based on the back of a huge turtle, new mounts, new quests, new skills, a new class. Here's everything you need to know about Mists of Pandaria , and here's Blizzard lore builder Chris Metzen on why YOU are the real monsters in this brave new world of adorable bears wearing hats and doing martial arts. Need to know more? Here's our PvP guide , our look at Mists of Pandaria's endgame and our video preview .
Mists of Pandaria is available to pre-purchase now. It comes in several different forms. The standard edition containing the expansion alone costs £29.99 / 34.99 Euro / $39.99, but there's also a digital deluxe edition for £39.99 / 49.99 Euro / $59.99 and a Collector's Edition which will cost £59.99 / $79.99. The standard and digital deluxe editions can be bought now, the Collector's Edition will be available in retail stores. Here's Blizzard's word on what each contains.
Collector's Edition - contains digital deluxe items plus...
Pre-purchasing will let you pre-load most of the the Mists of Pandaria files onto your PC ahead of release, so you'll be able to jump straight in when the floodgates open and Azeroth is swamped by a frenzied horde of frantic pandas.