The developers of the hugely popular Wizard101, KingsIsle, have just announced a new partnership with GameStop to offer players a new incentive to play their top MMO titles. GameStop will now offer a variety of game cards for both Wizard101 and the upcoming Pirate101. Players that purchase a Pirate101 game card from GameStop will get the opportunity to join the head start access to the upcoming MMO, beginning October 15th. More information on the game cards can be found here.
“As part of our on-going effort to efficiently deliver new digital content in our stores, we are thrilled to partner with KingsIsle as they launch their second major title, Pirate101,” said Brad Schliesser, GameStop’s Director of Retail Digital Distribution. “Wizard101 cards are consistently some of the most popular game cards and customers who shop our stores will be able to use cash, gift cards and trade credit towards their purchase.”
“The launch of Pirate101 is a significant event for KingsIsle,” said Elie Akilian, chairman and CEO of KingsIsle Entertainment. “It showcases our creative talent and our ability to develop and publish multiple compelling online family entertainment properties.”