World of Warcraft WoTLK Classic Gold : Mists of Pandaria, the newest expansion to Blizzard entertainment's massively multiplayer online role-playing game, is scheduled to be released on the 25th of September. The fourth addition to the game will be available at retail and online in two months' time today for $39.99 (PS29.99 within the UK), with a Collector's Edition on sale for $79.99 (PS59.99 within the UK).

The World of Warcraft expansion introduces the playable race of a different region to the seven year-old MMO game. They're the Pandaren who are like pandas who are martial artists, as well as Pandaria, their homeland. The update also raises the limit of leveling to 90 and adds a monk class.

Pandaria lands in September.

The Collector's Edition comes with a behind the scenes DVD and Blu-ray as well as a soundtrack CD, an art-book, a mouse pad, as well as a special game-specific pet or mount. In a touch of Blizzard game cross-promotion, the edition also comes with an exclusive Starcraft 2 Battle.net portraits (infested orcs and night-elf templar) as well as a World of Warcraft banner sigil and accented with Pandaren logos.

Players can pre-purchase this digital version today at the official website. Blizzard offers the Digital Deluxe Edition ($59.99. PS39.99) in which players get the same bonus items included in the Collector's edition along with an expansion download. If users decide to download the original version of the game and decide to upgrade at a later buy WOW WoTLK Classic Gold time, they'll be in a position to purchase the additional game-specific enticements in The Digital Deluxe Edition for $20