NCsoft Launches Pre-paid Game Card Initiative

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If you’ve been eager to try out City of Heroes, Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa and/or Exteel but due to the lack of a credit card have been unable to do so, now there’s another option. NCsoft today announced an initiative to launch pre-paid montly game subscription cards at retail for the three aforementioned titles. City of Heroes game cards price out at $20 for 30 days of play each, Tabula Rasa $15 for 30 days, and Exteel $10 for 1,200 NCcoin to spend on upgrades via the game’s micro-transaction system. City of Heroes and Tabula Rasa cards also include bonus in-game items, a jet pack and rocket respectively.

City of Heroes and Exteel cards became available over the weekend exclusively at Target, with more scheduled to roll out to other retailers shortly. Cards for all three games are due for release at Best Buy on August 3rd, and strangely enough, come September 3rd Rite Aid will even offer City of Heroes game cards. NCsoft will also be making subscription cards available for other games soon.

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