Get the skinny on MechWarrior Online Founder's Program

Listen up joystick jockeys! The eagerly awaited Mech Warrior Online is now running it’s Founder’s Program and you need to pay attention unless you want to be left behind.

Early Access:

Each Founder’s package offers early access to MechWarrior Online. All Founder’s package owners will enjoy early access beginning on August 7th 2012.

Founder’s Mechs:

Founders’s Mechs are customer models and come with an exclusive Founder’s skin. Models are based on the Prime Variants:

  • Atlas: AS7 -D
  • Hunchback: HBK -4G
  • Catapult: CPLT-C1
  • Jenner: JR7-D

Legendary account owners will receive all found Founder’s Mechs.
Elite account owners will receive their choice of one the Founder’s Mechs.
Each Founder’s Mech earns 25 more C-Bills per match.

Founder’s Tag:

Each Founder’s package comes with  unique ‘Founder’s Tag’. Founder’s Tag’s will be visible next to your name in the online forums and in-game for instant Founder’s recognition (Cannon Fodder for sure). Founder’s Tags are permanent; you will be indicated as a ‘Founder’ for as long as your account is active.

Premium Accounts:

Premium accounts will be active at the start of the Open Beta. Premium account owners will earn 50% more XP and C-Bills per match.

In-game Currency:

Founder’s accounts will be credited beginning August 7th with a non-refundable amount of in-game currency equal to the retail cost set out in each package above ($40 for Veteran Founders, $80 for Legendary and Elite Founders), and those credits may be users for in-game purchases of virtual items only.


Legendary account owners will have their place in MechWarrior Online history. Account owners will have their names including among the ‘MWO Legends’ section of the MechWarrior Online credits.

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