In celebration of seven years of Ultima: Online, EA/Origin has released this anniversary edition which includes Ultima: Online
, all five expansion packs: The Second Age
, Third Dawn
, Lord Blackthorn's Revenge
and Age of Shadows
and the full version of Ultima IX: Ascension
Also available is an exclusive in-game gift, one of seven rare and powerful items, new character slot to try out a different profession and keep your old character and seven "Buddy" registration codes to bring your friends along for a free 30 day trial. Included in the box is an Official Fan Guide with a brief history of the game and all the expansions along with quotes from Richard Garriott
, producers, programmers, designers and even game players and a paper map of the Ancient Land of Malas on one side and basics of building a house and home building tools (in UO of course) on the other. Both 2D and 3D worlds are available to play in which you can choose a strictly two dimensional world or a pseudo 3D world (three-dimensional appearance) that you can zoom in on your characters.