Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Launches April 27, 2017; Preorder Bonuses and Special Editions Revealed

By Tyler Fischer

March 6, 2017

Today, developer Relic Entertainment and publisher SEGA announced that Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, the long-awaited third installment in the iconic real-time strategy series, will launch for PC on April 27, 2017, and is available to pre-order via the game’s website and retailers worldwide.

Dawn of War III is available in three formats: a Collector’s Edition, Limited Edition, and Standard Edition. The Collector’s Edition, which will cost $129.99 USD,  includes a premium disc book, a lenticular art card, the official soundtrack, a replica of the Godsplitter Daemon Hammer, three mounted cloth faction banners, and the Masters of War Skin Pack.

Meanwhile, the Limited Edition, which costs $64.99 USD, comes with the premium disc book, the lenticular art card and the official soundtrack. The standard edition will be will be a plain ol’ normal standard edition, meaning it will just come with the game.

If you preorder any of the editions you will receive the Masters of War Skin Pack, a collection of three cosmetic skins for the game’s Super Walker Elites: the Dark Queen skin for Lady Solaria (Imperial Knight), the Ghost Seer skin for Farseer Taldeer (Wraithknight) and the Big Kustom skin for Beauty (Morkanaut). It’s important to note that players who do not preorder, will still be able to deploy the three Super Walkers, but only in their original forms

For more specific details on the three editions, be sure to check out the game’s official website.

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Philippe Boulle, Game Director of Dawn of War III accompanied the announcement with the following statement:

“We’re thrilled to tell fans know that they don’t have to wait much longer to return to battle. The whole team can’t wait to bring back Dawn of War, bigger and better than ever. April can’t come soon enough!”

Lastly, a new preorder trailer, which highlights the game’s preorder bonuses, has been released. You can check it out below:

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Tyler Fischer

Tyler Fischer is the Assignments Editor and News Editor at DualShockers. He specializes in writing breaking news, managing assignments, and organization. Born and raised in New York, Tyler studies journalism and public relations at SUNY New Paltz. In his free time he enjoys playing and watching soccer, getting lost in game lore, and writing comedy scripts.

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