Even though the majority of the Carbine staff is out of office for the holidays… there was still a store update this morning.
We got the now customary “Hey, we updated with new shiny stuff” new post from Team WildStar here.
Today’s update brought two new minipets, a new costume, a new mount, and some New Year’s Eve themed Hoverboard flair!
Buckets of Champagne, and Sparklers! Who doesn’t need that to Celebrate a New Year coming to Nexus (or, you know.. Earth…or, I guess.. whatever planet you’re currently living on).
The mount flair is single character claimable only.. but, It’s priced correctly (IMO) for that at 120 NCoin/60 Omnibits.. I’ll probably grab a couple of these.
Screenshot doesn’t do it justice, but the Champagne flows out of the top of the bottle..very cool animation.
What better way to ring in the new year (besides shooting Champagne all over Nexus while hovering around?) than with… Fireworks!
Another single character useable item..but, again.. priced appropriately for that.. and at 80 NCoin/40 Omnibits.. picking up a few for your alts.. is not going to bankrupt you.
Explosions and Champagne not your cup of tea? Perhaps you’d prefer a nice new companion to start the year off with?
Beaksy might fit that need! One of two minipets added with today’s update, Beaksy is available in both single character, and account wide variants.. 490 NCoin/245 Omnibits for single claim, 860 NCoin/430 Omnibits for account wide.
Looking for a new friend, that is maybe a little less feathery? Sniffles is the second pet added today, and the poor guy looks like he could use a warm housing plot to stay in:
See? The poor guy is covered in ice!
Looking for a new ride to start the new year out with? Got you covered there too… Another reskin of the Velocirex has been added with today’s update too. Nice golden colored fella..
Available in either single character, or account wide options as well (790 NCoin/395 Omnibits for single character. 1380 NCoin/690 Omnibits for the account wide option), still feels a little expensive for a mount (though, the account wide option feels less pricey to me).. I think I’d rather see both prices dropped by about 100 NCoin. Still, as Velocirexs go.. this is a handsome looking fella.
Last, but certainly not least… a new costume set has been added to the store as well.. simply called “Veteran”.. it feels very “Fallout-y” to me.. but that’s a good thing!
Like all costume pieces, the Veteran is usable for all characters, via the holo-wardrobe. Coming in at 790 NCoin/395 Omnibits.. It’s in a good price point (IMO) for costumes.
For a holiday week, when I certainly wasn’t expecting any updates from Team WildStar.. this is a nice little surprise, and at reasonable prices (Just don’t tell my wife I’m buying more stuff)!
Hope everyone has a good New Year’s celebration.. whether it’s on Nexus, or out in the real world.. remember.. you can drink and hoverboard in game.. don’t drink and drive out in the real world.. our crypt keepers don’t have the same smart ass replies as Nexus’ do… they like to keep you!