Blizzard is taking a page from Disney
with this one: in "approximately one week" the Digital Deluxe edition of Mists of Pandaria
will be sent to the Blizzard Archive. Meaning: Unable to be acquired for an undetermined amount of time. If you don't have the Imperial Quilen
mount or the Lucky Quilen Cub
pet but were considering picking them up, upgrade your account before it's too late. Much like your favorite Disney film, the Mists
Digital Deluxe might return one day, but who knows when.
Personally, I'm curious why the Digital Deluxe is going away at all. Digital items have no real scarcity beyond the artificial
. It's possible we'll see Mists of Pandaria
become a part of a Warlords of Draenor
battle chest, rendering a digital deluxe of anything prior to Warlords
a complication. When the Digital Deluxe returns, we might see it in the form of buying the included digital items individually rather than as a package. That's only speculation, however. You can view the full blue post behind the cut below or on Battle.net.
Mists of Pandaria® Digital Deluxe Edition Heading into the Blizzard Archive
In approximately one week (no sooner than March 10), the Mists of Pandaria Digital Deluxe edition
will be earning a bit of much-deserved rest in the Blizzard Archive. If you've been thinking about upgrading your standard edition for the in-game extras or contemplating coming back to the game to check out the latest content, you might want to consider snagging the Digital Deluxe Edition now before it heads into the vaults.
If you already own the standard edition of Mists of Pandaria and are interested in upgrading, you can head over to your account management page
to do so now. The Digital Deluxe edition might come back out of the archive in the future, but even the jinyu waterspeakers don't know if or when.
The Digital Deluxe edition of Mists of Pandaria includes the Imperial Quilen Mount, the Lucky Quilen Cub pet, a Mists of Pandaria–themed Diablo III banner sigil and accent, and Horde- and Alliance-themed StarCraft II portraits. Learn more about the Digital Deluxe Edition here