The new "Good Versus Evil Edition" is now available at retailers across North America such as Gamestop, EB Games and online at Amazon.com. The new package includes complete City of Heroes and City of Villains games, as well as a set of exclusive in-game bonus items. These items include a "jump jet" prestige power, four additional character slots per server (12 total per server) and a "Pocket D" VIP card teleport power. The retail package also includes a DVD packed with bonuses, including City of Heroes comic books, an Issue 7 strategy guide, movies, game trailers and screenshots. The box also contains a two-sided poster featuring Paragon City[tm] and the Rogue Isles[tm] maps. Customers receive the first month of play free and both games can be played for the single monthly subscription price of $14.99.
The new City of Heroes and City of Villains referral program enables current players to email 10-day trial codes to friends. If one of their friends buys a standard account and pays for one month of subscription to City of Heroes or City of Villains, the referring player will be automatically credited with one month of free game time. Players will receive one month of credit for each friend successfully recruited. Players can invite their friends through their Account Management page on www.plaync.com. Note, referred friends must apply their purchased serial code to their free trial account in order to guarantee referral credit time to the referrer.