If you're ever wished your Guild Wars characters could have wings, you're in luck. NCsoft just announced a cross-game promotion between Guild Wars and Aion that will give you an emote to summon wings for your Guild Wars character. All you need to do is purchase either the Aion SteelBook edition or the Aion Limited Collector's Edition to obtain the emote code. The wings become available when Aion launches in North America on Sept. 22. You can read the FAQ regarding the promotion after the jump.
In other news, Aion was named "best online game" at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany. The category was voted on by six game experts, including representatives from magazines, retailers and Web sites.
Q: What is Aion?
A: Aion is a visually stunning massively multiplayer online role-playing game, MMORPG, where you explore an epic celestial world as tension mounts between twin races of winged beings.
Wielding devastating powers and the capability of genuine flight, you must restore balance to a beautiful world shattered by cataclysm. Customize your online experience like never before in preparation for story-driven quests and innovative combat on land and in the air.
For more detailed information about Aion check out www.AionOnline.com
Q: How do I get the Aion wings emote on my Guild Wars account? Is there any other way to get the Aion wings?
A: Players who purchase an Aion Limited Collector's Edition or a first run SteelBook Edition at retail will be rewarded with an Aion wings emote code. This is the only way to receive the Aion wings emote for Guild Wars, as the emote is not available via digital download. Click here for a list of locations that carry Aion.
Q: Does every copy of Aion include a serial code for this exclusive emote? How do I know if I bought the right version?
A: The emote is limited to only the SteelBook and Limited Collector's Edition versions of Aion sold at retail in North America and Europe. Both retail versions will include a serial code for this limited edition Guild Wars emote. Check the list of locations and make sure that you purchase either a SteelBook or Collector's Edition version of Aion.
Q: I purchased Aion and have my serial code. Does it cost anything to redeem my Guild Wars emote?
A: This exclusive emote is absolutely free with your purchase of Aion.
Q: When will the Aion wings emote become available?
A: The Aion wings emote for Guild Wars will be available on Tuesday, September 22, the day of Aion's North American retail launch.
Q: Can you describe the emote?
A: The Aion wings emote is just that, an emote featuring the magnificent wings that have become synonymous with Aion. The wings will have animated movement but no functional gameplay enhancements.
Q: How long will the wings emote last in Guild Wars?
A: There is no end date; the Aion wings emote will remain active in your account for the life of the game.
Q: What is the Guild Wars game command to activate my new emote?
A: Type "/Aion" to summon your Aion wings!
Q: Does my Guild Wars account have to be linked to a NCsoft® Master Account to redeem my serial code?
A: No, redeeming this serial code is done directly through the Guild Wars game. Players must use the "Create an Account or Add Access Key" link located on the login screen of the Guild Wars game in order to redeem their serial code. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to redeem your serial code.
Q: Does this emote expire or have a limited number of uses?
A: Once the serial code has been applied you may use the Aion wings emote as many times as you would like. Both the serial code and emote have no expiration date.
Q: How many times can I use my serial code?
A: Each serial code can only be used once, so make sure to redeem it on your account or give it to a close friend, family member, or guild mate.
Q: May I give/gift my serial code to someone else?
A: If you haven't used your serial code and don't plan on using it, we're sure one of your close friends or guild mates would be very excited to have a new exclusive Guild Wars emote.
Q: Will this emote work on all of my characters in Guild Wars?
A: This emote will work on any character that exists now or in the future on the Guild Wars account that you entered when applying your serial code.
Q: Is there a different wing style for every profession?
A: No, there is only one version of the Aion wings emote.
Q: Will we get a Guild Wars item/emote in Aion?
A: No, this is a specific promotion showcasing the Aion wings for Guild Wars players.
Q: Will Guild Wars or Guild Wars 2TM feature flight capabilities?
A: No, flight is not a featured character capability in Guild Wars or Guild Wars 2.
Q: Will the Aion wing emote transfer to Guild Wars 2?
A: No, this promotion is exclusive to Guild Wars.
Q: I made a mistake and chose the wrong Guild Wars account to apply my serial code to. Is there anything I can do to switch it?
A: Once your serial code has been applied it is permanent. Remember to double check that the Account Name you typed in is the account that you would like to have your new emote applied to.
Q: I've followed the above instructions and I still can't get my serial code to work, can someone help me?
A: Please visit our Guild Wars Support Center at http://support.guildwars.com, where you can view a list of frequently asked questions or submit your question using the Ask a Question option.