Hi-Rez Studios today announced that a “Game of the Year Edition” (GotY) of Tribes: Ascend will be released on February 15th, 2013 as a single-purchase digital download for the PC. Game of The Year Edition includes weapon and perk DLC from all ten previous expansions as well as the new Shocklance weapon, giving players access to over 100 weapons, all 9 classes, and all 21 perks.

“Nothing changes for players that are enjoying the game with the free-to-play model,” says Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Chief Operating Officer. “But we now also offer an additional single-purchase option to unlock every weapon in the game.”

To celebrate the new edition Hi-Rez also released a new patch for all gamers which includes six brand new maps (three CTF & Blitz and three Arena maps), the new Shocklance weapon, and two new cosmetic skins.

The GotY Edition will be available at a launch discount price of £ 20.99, € 23.99 via Steam and www.tribesascend.com.  Existing Tribes VIPs can purchase the GoTY Edition for only £ 13.99
€ 15.99 at www.tribesascend.com.