City of Heroes Deluxe Edition will be available this week in stores throughout Europe. This expansive release exclusive to European gamers contains many bonus extras including all three game content updates (Issues 1-3), an 88-page comic digest, serial codes to unlock an in-game Prestige Power, unique cape (available for Level 20 characters) and a VIP badge.

"We are extraordinarily happy with how well the European Beta went," says Sebastian Vidal, COO, NCsoft Europe. "Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are looking forward to a similarly successful retail launch."

City of Heroes will be available for £29.99. Monthly subscriptions will be £8.99 with discounts available for three-months £23.99 and six-months £44.99. Game Time Cards will also be available, allowing players without credit cards to play for 60 days at £17.99 and come in three different designs.