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Future Shop Opening 61 Stores at Midnight for WoW: Mists of Pandaria

by Blogger ‎09-17-2012 09:45 PM - edited ‎09-17-2012 09:48 PM

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Attention World of Warcraft fans!  Just announced today, Future Shop will be having midnight openings for the next expansion pack of the world's most popular online role-playing game, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

 

61 of its 149 stores across Canada will open their doors at 11:59pm on Monday, September 24, for the release of the much anticipated World of Warcraft expansion.  Furthermore, all 28 stores in Quebec will open at 8:00am on Tuesday, September 25, to give fans a chance to pick-up the game before regular store hours. 

 

For a complete list of Future Shop stores that will be opening early, please visit: www.futureshop.ca/wow.

 

All stores opening early for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria will have collector's items to give away, including:

 

  • Limited-edition, Future Shop exclusive World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria SteelBooks (minimum 20 per store).
  • Branded mouse pads (minimum five per store) and branded posters (minimum 15 per store).

Thousands of fans are expected to line-up early to pick-up a copy of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria.  The popular online role-playing game, which debuted in 2004, boasts 9.1 million subscribers as of August 2012. 

 

This is not the first time Future Shop has held midnight openings for a World of Warcraft expansion, with stores also opening early for 2010's World of Warcraft: Catacylsm

 

Future Shop will be selling a World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Collector's Edition and regular edition, both of which will be available at the midnight openings.  The Collector's Edition includes many bonuses, such as a behind-the-scenes DVD and Blu-ray and a soundtrack CD.  For a full list what's in the Collector's Edition, check out this blog post

 

Mists of Pandaria will introduce a brand new race to the World of Warcraft universe called the Pandaren, a mysterious race that has long been unknown to the rest of Azeroth.  A video clip of the Pandaren can be found here.

 

Over the last few weeks, our very own Rajio has written several Tech Blog articles to help everyone get "WoW Ready" before the expansion pack hits, here are links to his articles:

 

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria is releasing on DVD-ROM for Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7 and Macintosh on September 25, 2012.  The expansion pack is being developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.

 

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria is rated T for Teen.

 

To pre-order the World of Warcraft expansion set, or the official strategy guide, please visit the futureshop.ca product pages below:

 

SKU: 10207655

Warships of the Alliance and Horde clash off the coast of a lost continent, scattering shipwrecked survivors across the shores of an exotic new frontier.


 

SKU: 10184786

Warships of the Alliance and Horde clash off the coast of a lost continent, scattering shipwrecked survivors across the shores of an exotic new frontier.


 

SKU: 10219556

Venture forth to Pandaria with all the knowledge within your grasp thanks to the World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Signature Series Guide. Going in-depth on every facet of the game, this guide covers all 11 classes and 13 races as well as some pro tips for PvP battles and the new game modes. It's a must for any serious WOW player!


 

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