According to a press release that Mythic Entertainment sent us earlier this afternoon, players are no longer required to purchase a retail copy of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning in order to subscribe to the MMORPG. Now you can simply subscribe via the trial version and your client will download all necessary files to get you up and running:
Mythic Entertainment Announces New Trial Upgrade Process for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR)
Trial Players Can Now Subscribe In One Easy Step
Mythic Entertainment today announced that subscribing to Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning® (WAR) is even easier with the introduction of the new one-step upgrade method for the critically acclaimed MMORPG (WAR). The new process allows endless free trial players the ability to upgrade to the full version of WAR simply by subscribing. Players who subscribe through the WAR free trial will not be required to purchase the retail version of the game.* (Existing retail codes are still valid for 30 days of game time for new accounts.)
Players can join the WAR endless free trial and experience the new user journey, all of the intense Realm vs. Realmâ„¢ action and subscribe to the full version of WAR by visiting: http://www.warhammeronline.com/.
*UPGRADE FROM TRIAL TO FULL VERSION OF GAME REQUIRES A MONTHLY PAID SUBSCRIPTION. EUALA, EA ONLINE TERMS & CONDITIONS AND SERVICE UPDATES CAN BE FOUND AT www.warhammeronline.com.
EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON www.warhammeronline.com.
Based on the popular tabletop war game from Games Workshop, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning features revolutionary Realm vs. Realm conflict that will provide players with an engaging battleground for years to come. WAR is available now for PC and Mac® is rated (T) for Teen by the ESRB.