Electronic Arts announced that it will commemorate the 7th anniversary of Ultima Online by releasing a special edition of the game bundled with all kinds of extras. Scheduled for release this summer, the Ultima Online 7th Anniversary Edition will include a copy of the original game as well as The Second Age, Renaissance, Third Dawn, Lord Blackthorn's Revenge, and Age of Shadows expansion packs. The bundle will also contain a collector's edition of the Ultima Online Fan Guide, one of seven rare and powerful anniversary gifts, and a full version of Ultima IX: Ascension--the most recently released game in the Ultima series.
"We are very proud and excited about UO's upcoming seventh birthday, a record in the online gaming world," said Anthony Castoro, producer of UO. "To celebrate, we want to give our players the total UO experience plus a few unexpected surprises."
No pricing information or specific release date has been announced for Ultima Online 7th Anniversary Edition at this time. We'll bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.