We’ve all seen the announcement about the Guild Wars 2 pre-purchase options. Like everyone else, I squeed when I saw it, but something about the pricing was off: players in the EU will be charged approximately $50 more for the CE than players in the US. The EU CE is $129.99, which at today’s exchange rate means that we would be paying approximately $204.27 rather than the $149.99 that US players will be playing. Offensive, yes. Am I going to take a stand and NOT buy this game? Absofrickinlutely not. I’m not buying the CE edition, of course, but I am going to be all over that standard edition and headstart. :)
It feels as though we’ve all been waiting for this for years. Hell, we have been waiting for this for years.