MechWarrior Tactics Enters Closed Beta, Founder’s Program in North America Now Available (PC – News)

Collect, Customize, Conquer and Contribute In MechWarrior Tactics for the PC

MONTREAL – January 9, 2013 – True BattleTech game play is back and bigger than ever in 2013 as the highly anticipated online strategy title MechWarrior Tactics launched its Founder’s Program today (www.mwtactics.com/founders). With three unique packages available now for purchase, fans of this beloved franchise will gain immediate access to the Closed Beta, help shape the game’s development by contributing valuable feedback while and securing exclusive benefits including: In-game currency, limited edition “Seventh Kommando? MechWarrior units, decals, skins, a Founder’s badge and more.

Making it easy for players and friends to connect with one another, MechWarrior Tactics now supports 1v1 invite-only game matches, encouraging fans to form individual Lances in preparation for the onslaught of hexagonal war.

“MechWarrior Tactics is a game deeply rooted and inspired by the original and cherished BattleTech tabletop games. It’s important for us to bring to life the essence of the BattleTech experience for fans and we’re looking forward to their valuable feedback. This is truly a project where the Closed Beta will be one, long conversation with the fanbase ensuring that we are creating an experience which captures the magic, excitement and flavor of the BattleTech universe,? said Chris Cleroux, Game Director, Roadhouse Interactive.

MechWarrior Tactics allows players the freedom to collect and purchase combat and cosmetic resources to outfit each ‘Mech and assemble a Lance of four ‘Mechs. Master each ‘Mech Chassis, perfect insidious tactical maneuvers and develop endless new configurations in your Mech Bay. Assemble a Lance for the ages and keep one step ahead of both your friends and enemies.

Veteran Founder’s Package ($20) Includes:

  • $25 value of in-game currency* (2,500k C-Bills) for in-game item purchases.
  • Two exclusive, Seventh Kommando MechWarrior units
  • Four limited edition Seventh Kommando decals
  • Seventh Kommando Veteran rank badge – sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums
  • One-month Lance Tier Premium Account to MechWarrior Tactics at launch: More C-Bills, Earn XP & Scrap faster
  • Early access to the game starts January 9, 2013

Elite Founder’s Package ($50) Includes:

  • $60 value of in-game currency* (6,000k C-Bills) for in-game item purchases.
  • Two exclusive Seventh Kommando MechWarrior units
  • Two limited edition Seventh Kommando ‘Mech Chassis – get a leg up on combat out of the gate!
  • Two limited edition Seventh Kommando skins let you look your best on the battlefield
  • Four limited edition Seventh Kommando decals allow you trick out your Lance!
  • Seventh Kommando Elite rank badge – sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums
  • Two-month’s Company Tier Premium Account to MechWarrior Tactics at launch: More C-Bills, Earn XP & Scrap faster
  • Early access to the game starts January 9, 2013

Legendary Founder’s Package ($120) Includes:

  • $100 value of in-game currency* (10,000k C-Bills) for in-game item purchases.
  • Four exclusive Seventh Kommando MechWarrior units
  • Four limited edition Seventh Kommando Mech Chassis
  • Four limited edition Seventh Kommando skins
  • Four limited edition Seventh Kommando decals
  • Seventh Kommando Legendary rank badge – sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums
  • Two-month’s Battalion Tier Premium Account to MechWarrior Tactics at launch: More C-Bills, Earn XP & Scrap faster
  • Early access to the game starts January 9, 2013

All Founder’s Package in-game items, premium account access and in-game currency boosts will be unlocked for Founders members upon the commencement of Open Beta, currently planned for later this year.

A free-to-play game experience where players lead their ‘Mechs to victory on the battlefield, MechWarrior Tactics is power and strategy united. Reserve your pilot name at <gp_link type=”http” loc=”//www.mwtactics.com”>www.mwtactics.com and become a MechWarrior Tactics Founder at<gp_link type=”http” loc=”//www.mwtactics.com/founders”>www.mwtactics.com/founders.

* For in-game currency, Founders’ accounts will be credited upon Open Beta and will be non-refundable.  The in-game currency included in any of the above packages may be used for in-game purchases of virtual items only. The Founder’s Program will be supported in North America only.  During Closed Beta, additional temporary currency may be granted for testing purposes.

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