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  • [RS] Rising Storm pre-purchase very soon - pricing info

    Rising Storm is going to be available for pre-purchase very soon, via the Steam store page, with the Base version of the game at these prices: 19.99 USD/ 17.99 EUR/ 14.99 GBP/ 399 RUB.

    You can also buy the Rising Storm Steam Digital Deluxe Edition, which adds the following extras:
    • Day 1 Unlock of the US M12 Trench Shotgun, Japanese Type 99 LMG, Japanese Type 99 Sniper Rifle with 4X scope (level 2) and the US M1 Garand with bayonet (Level 2).
    • 2 Rising Storm soldier playable characters for Killing Floor - Ricky Vegas and Hayako Tanaka.
    • The Rising Storm and Red Orchestra 2 soundtracks.
    • AND all the upgrades for the RO2 Digital Deluxe Edition (4 day 1 unlock weapons, 2 playable RO2 characters in KF, and 2 RO2 hats in TF2)
    The Steam DDE is priced at 29.99 USD/ 24.99 EUR/ 19.99 GBP/ 499 RUB.

    Discounts and specials:
    • Pre-purchasing Rising Storm (Base or DDE) will grant immediate access to the Rising Storm Beta (note that experience earned in the Beta will NOT carry over to the released version).
    • There will be a 15% discount off the pricing during the pre-purchase period
    • All existing RO2 owners get an additional 25% discount off Rising Storm (Base or DDE; does NOT apply to a later upgrade from Base RS to DDE)
    And last, but by no means least, all those early purchasers of RO2 who earned the "In B4 Reset" Achievement will get all the Day 1 unlocks for Rising Storm (4 weapons) PLUS a 2X multiplier on experience points earned during the first 2 weeks after release.

    See you on the battlefield!
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  • #2
    Quick question, if you receive RS as a gift on Steam, it will integrate into HoS as planned, right? (e.g. notice the Inb4reset etc.)
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    • #3
      Wow, you really know how to create a loyal customer base - BUT where’s the TF2 hats this time, eh!?

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      • #4
        Can't wait to get mine Enjoying the beta.

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        • #5
          Sounds good to me
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          • #6
            Originally posted by b0sco View Post
            Quick question, if you receive RS as a gift on Steam, it will integrate into HoS as planned, right? (e.g. notice the Inb4reset etc.)
            That's a YES.

            Originally posted by Pechente View Post
            Wow, you really know how to create a loyal customer base - BUT where’s the TF2 hats this time, eh!?
            We've created hats - as soon as they are up in the TF2 Workshop, we'll give you a link. And expect you all to go vote. A lot.

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            • #7
              I'm kind of relieved about the inb4reset rewards. I missed out on the achievement because of low bandwith, but those rewards don't really interest me. So yay

              Can't wait to buy several copies of this.

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              • #8
                Great news, especially for one who owns Ro2 and has Inb4reset.
                (and some people are saying that you don't care about your loyal fans, hah)
                Also known as McNools in some communities.

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                • #9
                  So let me see if I understand correctly.

                  I have the InB4Reset "achievement" in HoS, therefore I'll still get the Day 1 weapons unlocks. Since I don't play KF or TF2, and I already have the HoS DDE, then there is no point for me to get the RS DDE at all.

                  So, $19.99 USD for the base edition, take 15% pre-purchase discount, then another 25% discount for owning HoS, I'll have to pay.. *maths*.. $12.74 USD, or at present exchange rate, $12.89 AUD.
                  [url=http://steamprofile.com][img]http://badges.steamstatus.com/profile/default/steam/76561197992218660.png[/img][/url]

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Rabid Penguin View Post
                    So let me see if I understand correctly.

                    I have the InB4Reset "achievement" in HoS, therefore I'll still get the Day 1 weapons unlocks. Since I don't play KF or TF2, and I already have the HoS DDE, then there is no point for me to get the RS DDE at all.

                    So, $19.99 USD for the base edition, take 15% pre-purchase discount, then another 25% discount for owning HoS, I'll have to pay.. *maths*.. $12.74 USD, or at present exchange rate, $12.89 AUD.
                    Something very much like that (I'm not sure on exact AUD pricing).
                    Pretty, what do we blow up first? - Myn Donos

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                    • #11
                      As a KF player and someone who preordered ROHOS on day 1, this is a pretty boss deal.

                      I'm liking the beta of RS a lot so far!

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                      • #12
                        Excellent discounts for us!! looking forward to pre-purchase it!!!
                        Admining servers and trying to learn to shoot since 2.1 :-D

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                        • #13
                          Supported you guys by buying RO2 day 1 and I will do the same with RS. Thank you for the discount to your loyal fans!

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                          • #14
                            I've played the invitational beta, and I'm extremely happy with the deal us veterans of HoS are getting and the inb4reset stuff too. I feels like i'm stealing the game from you guys for giving it to us for that cheap. Thanks again Tripwire for another amazing game. Can't wait for the summer!

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                            • #15
                              And last, but by no means least, all those early purchasers of RO2 who earned the "In B4 Reset" Achievement will get all the Day 1 unlocks for Rising Storm (4 weapons) PLUS a 2X multiplier on experience points earned during the first 2 weeks after release.
                              is this the only thing we get for in b4 reset players?
                              if so then it's quite unfair to the people who can't afford or not buying rising storm.

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