SOE and Flying Lab Software send word that Pirates of the Burning Sea will be released worldwide on January 22, 2008. The highly anticipated MMO features action on the seas and sets players in a world of pirates and plunder.
Pre-orders for the game will begin on October 23. Those who pre-order will receive an invitation to access the game 15 days prior to launch. During this time, players can level up to 20 and keep their characters after launch, with a purchase of the game and paid monthly subscription. Pre-orderers will also receive a blue or yellow parrot, as well as a powerful weapon and an original game soundtrack CD complete with 60 minutes of pirate-themed music.