D&D Insider raising subscription prices

Gaming, RPGs

The bad news for D&D Insider subscribers is that the cost is going up. The good news is that there’s still time to renew at the current price and get on board for cheap if you haven’t already joined.July 2 is when “introductory pricing” will end. Currently, the online service charges $7.95 for one month, $19.95 for three and $59.40 for 12. It’s going up after midnight July 1 to $9.95 for one month, $23.85 for three and $71.40 for 12.

D&D Insider includes online tools for players and dungeon masters, as well as access to the new online incarnations of Dragon and Dungeon magazines.

Here’s the official announcement:

Player’s Handbook 3 content to debut in D&D Insider starting July 2009. Take advantage of current introductory pricing before it’s gone!

Starting Tuesday, July 7, D&D Insider will debut complete sections of final, playable, Player’s Handbook 3 material each month leading up to the book’s release in March 2010. D&DI subscribers will be the first to receive nine months of content totaling 102 pages available only through their D&DI subscription.

Each month, the PH3 content will be made available through the Character Builder and Compendium accompanied by a comprehensive article. Subscribers can read more detail about the debut content in Bill Slavicsek’s upcoming Ampersand column.

Beginning July 2, introductory pricing for D&D Insider will expire and subscription prices will change to reflect the increasing value and new content. Starting today, current and new subscribers have 44 days to take advantage of the introductory pricing before it is no longer available.

Whether you want to extend, upgrade or become a new subscriber, be sure to visit our FAQ to make sure that you’re getting the most value for your money.

The deadline for taking advantage of introductory pricing is July 1 at 12 midnight EDT.*

New pricing for D&D Insider beginning July 2:
$9.95 for 1 month
$23.85 for 3 months (save 20%)
$71.40 for an annual subscription (save 40%)

If you have any questions about either of the changes listed above, or about your subscription, you can visit the FAQ or contact the Wizards of the Coast Customer Service team by visiting http://wizards.custhelp.com.

* expiration of your subscription and subsequent renewal or renewal after July 1 will be at the increased rate.

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