ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Koch Media have recently announced that PlanetSide 2 will be available as a boxed product for the first time. It’s due to hit the shelves on August 16th 2013 priced at £7.99. The downloadable version of this mmofps has always been available for free and will remain so.

For £7.99 new players are being treated to content worth over £40 if they were to buy it separately. At launch the retail version will include the latest client with all updates and expansions, as you would expect. So far, the boxed game also includes;

24 Carat Power Pack:

  • Exclusive to the retail version: Golden SMGs for each of the three empires:
    • Vanu Sovereignty Eridani SX5-G: The Eridani SX5 fully automatic submachine gun excels in close quarter combat situations.
    • New Conglomerate AF-4 Cyclone-G: The AF-4 Cyclone is a fully automatic submachine gun that has a higher damage output than most weapons in its class.
    • Terran Republic SMG-46 Armistice-G: The SMG-46 Armistice fully automatic submachine gun features a fast rate of fire and larger than average ammunition capacity.
  •  7-day +50% XP boost:  increases experience gain by 50% for 7 days on your character
  •  1000 SevenCash / Station Cash (worth £7.99), redeemable through PlanetSide 2 accounts from ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Sony Online Entertainment

 Battle Buddy:

  • This 3-day +50% XP boost code can be given to a buddy or squad mate to increase experience gain by 50% for 3 days on their character