MechWarrior Online 'Founder's Program' bonus packages on sale now
MechWarrior Online's Founder's Program offers bonus in-game content in three tiers: Veteran, Elite, and today's new addition, Legendary. Legendary runs $120 and includes early access to the closed beta starting August 7, an exclusive founder's tag, three months of a premium account, $80 worth of in-game currency, all four founder's mechs and recognition in the game's credits.

Elite costs $60 and includes early access, a founder's tag, two months of a premium account, $80 worth of in-game currency and a choice of one founder's mech. Veteran runs $30 and includes early access, the tag, one month of a premium account and $40 worth of in-game currency. The Founder's Package and closed beta is available in North America only.

All three ranks are available for purchase via the MechWarrior Online Founder's page.
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MechWarrior® Online™ OPERATION INCEPTION Founder's Program On Sale Today, Includes New LEGENDARY Tier Option



- High Demand for OPERATION INCEPTION Founder's Program Sees Legendary Tier Option Added for the Most Complete MechWarrior Online Experience -



MONTREAL – June 19, 2012 – The exclusive MechWarrior Online™ Founder's Program goes on sale today, and the new LEGENDARY tier option has been added for the hard-core MechWarrior fan. Dubbed "OPERATION INCEPTION," the Founder's Program participants gain early access to the game, starting on August 7th in addition to other valuable benefits: in-game currency, custom BattleMech(s)™ (ELITE and LEGENDARY levels only), a free premium account (1-3 months), a permanent "Founder's Tag" and more. This limited chance to secure exclusive MechWarrior Online game content is available for purchase via three ranks on www.mwomercs.com.



$120 LEGENDARY Founder's Package Includes:

All 4 exclusive "Founder's BattleMechs." These Mechs include a lifetime, per-match C-Bill booster.
$80 value of in-game currency* for in-game item purchases.
Three-month premium account to MechWarrior Online at launch: Earn XP & C-Bills faster.
Founder's Tag - sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums.
Game credits – The player's name included as one of the "Legendary" in the MechWarrior Online game credits.
Early access to the game along with Founder's assets availability starts August 7th.


$60 ELITE Founder's Package Includes:

One exclusive custom "Founder's BattleMech." This Mech includes a lifetime, per-match C-Bill booster.
$80 value of in-game currency* for in-game item purchases.
Two-month premium account to MechWarrior Online at launch: Earn XP & C-Bills faster.
Founder's Tag - sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums.
Early access to the game along with Founder's assets availability starts August 7th.


$30 VETERAN Founder's Package Includes:

$40 value of in-game currency* for in-game item purchases.
One-month premium account to MechWarrior Online at launch: Earn XP & C-Bills faster.
Founder's Tag - sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums.
Early access to the game along with Founder's assets availability starts August 7th.

OPERATION INCEPTION assets and early game access will be available for LEGENDARY, ELITE or VETERAN package players starting August 7th.



Reserve your pilot name at www.mwomercs.com.



*For in-game currency, Founders' accounts will be credited beginning August 7th with a non-refundable amount of in-game currency equivalent to the retail cost set out in each package above ($40 value for VETERAN Founders, $80 value for LEGENDARY and ELITE Founders), and those credits may be used for in-game purchases of virtual items only. The closed beta and OPERATION INCEPTION assets will enjoy support only in North America.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.