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Wardens in the Wild pre-order packs.[1]

Hunters. Scouts. Rangers. Guardians. These are the courageous souls that dare to leave the safety of civilization and brave the uncharted hinterlands. Some seek wealth and fame. Others are drawn by the reckless thrill of impossible odds. The worthiest of heroes seek only to protect and defend their own from the perils that lurk in the dark places. Many brave outriders stepped through the portals with sword or bow in hand, steeling themselves against the perils of the lost world they sought to reclaim as their birthright.[1]

Vorbesteller-Pakete are available from the Kosmetikshop.[2]

We offer cosmetics for players who wish to support the project early. The exclusive nature of the limited availability is something I think collectors value. If you buy cosmetics as an MMO player, I know I enjoyed if the cosmetic is rare and not every girl at the party is wearing the same dress. In addition, these cosmetics are used to populate the world through NPC variants and color/texture changes so their offering aligns with our production schedule. The good thing about these packs is they contain no P2W advantages and there is no box cost, so from a mechanics standpoint you do not need to buy them to excel in the game on launch. And also, there are comparable and subjectively more grand cosmetics achievable in game as well.[3]Steven Sharif

Pre-order pack cosmetic skins cycle monthly and are never available again for purchase. Apart from the cosmetic skins, the packages can also include subscription time, embers (virtual currency for future cosmetics when the game is live), access to alphas and betas, and other perks such as name reservation.[6]

  • Pre-order pack holders may purchase individual cosmetics (at the same or lower level as their pack purchase) as add-ons in the month that they are on sale.[5][6][10]

These packs are completely optional and provide no vital components for succeeding in Ashes.[6]Steven Sharif

Die Alpha-1 kann durch das Adventurer pre-order pack, vom 5. Mai 2021 um 11:00 a.m. Pacific bis 13. August 2021 um 11:00 a.m. Pacific, erworben werden.[11][7][12]

Wayfarer pre-order pack

The Wayfarer pre-order pack is available from the Kosmetikshop.[13]

Expeditionary pre-order pack

The Expeditionary pre-order pack is available from the Kosmetikshop.[13]

Voyager pre-order pack

The Voyager pre-order pack is available from the Kosmetikshop.[13]

Voyager plus pre-order pack

The Voyager plus pre-order pack is available from the Kosmetikshop.[13]

Kosmetische Gegenstände

Rime and Regal‎ pre-order pack cosmetics.[15]

We are very transparent in the business model of subscription with cosmetic only marketplace... I respect and understand the opinion of rather having a box price in-place of cosmetics, but that is not the direction I’ve decided to take. After weighing the benefits to the game and its population, I believe a lower barrier to entry is healthier in the long run, and the steady content release and quality of the product will sustain the retention for subscription and in-turn provide a healthier content release strategy for Ashes.[6]Steven Sharif

Kosmetische Gegenstände ermöglichen eine Vielzahl von Anpassungen in Ashes of Creation.[16]

  • Durch Echtgeld kaufbare Gegenstände bieten keine Spielvorteile und sind nicht Pay-to-Win.[6][17]
All skin cosmetic items are cosmetic items only and do not grant the user any other benefit. The lore text is flavor text, and background of the creatures and items in the world of Verra.[15]
  • Gleichwertige kosmetische Gegenstände, sowohl in Bezug auf die Menge als auch auf die Qualität, können im Spiel erreicht werden.[18] Die im Spiel erhältlichen kosmetischen Gegenstände werden denen im Shop gleichwertig und im Falle der legendären Skins sogar aufwändiger sein.[19][20][6]
I want to make sure that equitable cosmetics both from a quantity and quality standpoint are achievable through in-game achievements. Time, effort should let you be happy with what you can accomplish.[18]Steven Sharif
In my opinion quality of cash shop cosmetics should be equal to in game achievable cosmetics, but offer a diverse selection of unique looks.[21]Steven Sharif
The most grand looking cosmetics will be from in-game achievment only.[22]Steven Sharif
From an armor standpoint, we cut armor sets up into many different pieces. These pieces can sometimes be used as part of other sets, that may include helmets, wrists, gloves etc. So while you will not see an achievable white version of the corvid castigator set in the game for example, you may see its shoulder piece used in another set, or its leggings, or wrist piece used in another set (not every piece as to form the whole set, but perhaps a couple pieces). This would be difficult to notice at first glance, due to the material, texture and color variation used, but this modular approach to content creation makes achieving a wide variety of looks achievable for an MMORPG of our size.[19]Steven Sharif
While the exact same skin will not be available again in the future once it's gone from the Shop, these skins are all variants of creatures that you can expect to see across Verra - so perhaps you will find one with a similar style in-game![23]Sarah Flanagan
  • Es wird keine kosmetischen Gegenstände im Stil von Maskottchen oder Furries geben.[27]
It's important to remember, Ashes is a NO-BOX COST subscription only game, with an optional cosmetic marketplace. This achieves a few things from a monetization model. Having a lower barrier to entry for players to try the game when they don't have to fork out $60 for the box price is good, our box price is 0$. This also places an emphasis on the game's retention and our continual updates and content creation to keep players playing and staying subscribed (a put your money where your mouth is sort of philosophy for us as a company). It also means players don't have to spend $60 every time there is an expansion.[19]Steven Sharif
Is there an answer that satisfies everyone? Nope. And that's ok. We are open and transparent with our philosophies and business model. You know what you are getting with Ashes and to me, given my experiences in other games, it is a nice breath of fresh air.[19]Steven Sharif
I know there have been quite a few questions regarding cosmetics over the years. As we get further along in development, we'll be providing more specific information regarding what specific buildings, items, etc., you can place each cosmetic on. We'll update this for all past items.[30]Margaret Krohn

Kosmetikshop

Ashes of Creation cosmetic store.[2]

There is going to be legendary cosmetics that can be earned and achieved in the game through the game systems, but that's going to take a significant amount of effort and work; and those cosmetics are going to be on-par with the cosmetics offered in the marketplace... What that does is it provides additional revenue to the company so that we can continue to fund the development of content as well and bridge the divide that not having a box cost would have and not having any pay-to-win mechanics whatsoever.[20]Steven Sharif

The Kosmetikshop enables players to purchase Kosmetische Gegenstände for use in Ashes of Creation.[33] The cosmetic store offers limited time, limited quantity items to help sustain game development.[18]

  • Equitable cosmetics, both from a quantity and quality standpoint, are achievable through in-game means.[18]
  • Nothing in the cosmetic store will be pay to win.[17]

Nothing in our shop will ever be pay to win as we believe this practice greatly hurts the MMORPG genre.[17]

  • Cash shop cosmetics will offer a diverse selection of unique looks.[21]

I want to incentivize purchase in the cosmetic shop for sustainability of what expansions we have intended, since we are not a box cost. I want to incentivize purchase by offering limited items: limited time, limited quantity, so you have confidence that when you purchase them, they won't be offered later on in some other way.[18]Steven Sharif

  • All cosmetic store items will be non-tradeable.[32] There will be no gifting mechanism for cosmetic items.[34]

I don't want cosmetic items that can be purchased from the market to be transferable... because it is in a way a transfer of money for potentially something in-game.[34]Steven Sharif

Skins

Cinderhorn Steer pre-order pack cosmetic mount skin.[35]

Providing these limited options that collectors out there like when it comes to achieving and/or purchasing cosmetics. It means something I think when players make that decision to purchase or they go through the rigorous portion of achieving those things in game that it is not just everywhere around them and becomes meaningless at that point.[36]Steven Sharif

Haustiere, Reittiere, Rüstung, Gebäude and Accessoires sold in the cosmetic store are skins.[37]

  • The flavor text next to store items relates to the lore and background of creatures and items in the world of Verra.[15]
  • Caravan skins change the appearance of an in-game mount and in-game caravan that are hooked up to each other.[40][41]
    • The caravan and mount skin components are not able to be utilized separately.[40][41]
  • The best skins will be in-game achievable.[42]

The best skins will be in-game achievable (obviously “best” is subjective, so I’d say the most ornate and detailed/unique).[42]Steven Sharif

NPC variants

There will be variants of the monthly cosmetics for NPCs and Mobs.[19][3]

We've mentioned this before about what the cosmetics do, but all of those pre-order pack items allow us to create the world. They're the NPCs in the world. They help us make NPC variants. The clothing and costumes are costumes that we'll be putting on NPCs. You're actually helping us create the world.[44]Margaret Krohn

Pre-order pack addons

Pre-order pack addon pricing.
Cosmetic item Price.[45]
Accessory USD $5.00
Pet USD $15.00
Mount USD $20.00
Character costume USD $25.00
Transport skin USD $25.00
Freehold skin USD $25.00

Pre-order pack owners have the ability to purchase individual pre-order pack cosmetics (at the same or lower level as their pack purchase) as add-ons in the month that they are on sale.[5] [6][10]

Pre-order pack upgrades

Pre-order pack pricing.
Pre-order pack tier Price.[5]
Wayfarer pre-order pack USD $75.00
Expeditionary pre-order pack USD $150.00
Voyager pre-order pack USD $250.00
Voyager plus pre-order pack USD $375.00

The Pre-order pack upgrade price is the difference between the new and old pack prices.[7][5]

  • Kosmetische Gegenstände owned prior to upgrading a are retained.[49]
  • Cosmetics in the new package tiers in the month of the upgrade are gained.[49]
  • Upgrades won't unlock cosmetic items in tiers that were already granted by a previous package.[5]

List of pre-order pack cosmetics

Siehe auch

Einzelnachweise

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ashes of Creation Store: November cosmetics.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ashes of Creation cosmetic store.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 steven-cosmetics.png
  4. pre-order-tiers.png
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 What is included with my Pre-Order package?
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 Ashes of Creation Reddit - Heat and Harmony.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Liveübertragung, 2021-04-30 (4:02).
  8. 8.0 8.1 steven-alpha-1-sales.png
  9. 9.0 9.1 steven-a1-upgrade.png
  10. 10.0 10.1 pre-order-pack-addons.png
  11. Ashes of Creation Store: May cosmetics.
  12. Blog: Creative Director's Letter, April 14 2021
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 Ashes of Creation Store: November cosmetics.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 What is included with my Pre-Order package?
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 Rime and Regal.
  16. Liveübertragung, 2017-05-08 (48:52).
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 kickstarter microtransactions.png
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 Liveübertragung, 2018-04-8 (PM) (58:29).
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 steven-cosmetic-variants.png
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Liveübertragung, 2020-07-25 (1:53:46).
  21. 21.0 21.1 equitable-cosmetics-quote.png
  22. steven-grand-cosmetics.png
  23. 23.0 23.1 toast-creature-variants.png
  24. Liveübertragung, 2019-06-28 (1:25:55).
  25. margaret-gear-appearance.png
  26. Liveübertragung, 2020-06-26 (1:42:55).
  27. Podcast, 2020-11-15 (49:02).
  28. cosmetic-levels.png
  29. Liveübertragung, 2020-11-30 (57:50).
  30. freehold-skin-clarification.png
  31. steven-cosmetic-reassignment.png
  32. 32.0 32.1 cash shop non tradable.jpg
  33. cosmetics obtaining.png
  34. 34.0 34.1 Interview, 2018-05-11 (32:36).
  35. Ashes of Creation Store: Pre-order packs.
  36. Liveübertragung, 2020-11-30 (56:02).
  37. cosmetic skins.png
  38. Liveübertragung, 2018-12-06 (41:43).
  39. Liveübertragung, 2020-11-30 (58:24).
  40. 40.0 40.1 toast-caravan-skins.png
  41. 41.0 41.1 margaret-caravan-skins.png
  42. 42.0 42.1 steven-best-skins.png
  43. 43.0 43.1 Liveübertragung, 2021-05-28 (1:49:24).
  44. Liveübertragung, 2021-04-30 (6:46).
  45. Intrepid Studios Support - 2022 Monthly Cosmetics.
  46. pre-order-pack addons2.png
  47. pre-order-pack-clarification.png
  48. toast-pre-order-upgrade.png
  49. 49.0 49.1 pre-order-pack-upgrades.png