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Warframe’s TennoCon 2018 Details Revealed

Independent game developer and publisher Digital Extremes plans to celebrate its third annual Warframe® convention this July with more head-turning activities and mind-blowing announcements than ever before. After two years of growth and sold-out success, TennoCon 2018 will take place on Saturday, July 7, at the London Convention Center in downtown London, Ontario, spotlighting an array of new developer-led panels and workshops, entertaining Warframe activities, playable game kiosks, and a gamut of surprises. Eager players (known in-game as ‘Tenno’) can buy tickets from a flexible range of tiers with the knowledge that a portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to this year’s official partner, Canada Learning Code.

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TennoCon tickets will be available for purchase at the official TennoCon website, warframe.com/tennocon.

Four tiers of tickets will be available including Full Day, Collector’s, VIP, and Legendary tickets. For players unable to attend TennoCon, an exclusive Digital Pack — chockfull of exclusive in-game items and gear — will be made available Tuesday, April 3.

  • Full Day Ticket – $30 CAD – includes full-day access to the conference and Swag Bag, plus digital Glyph, Sigil, Cosmetic (Armor Set), 370 Platinum, Digital Art Piece, and exclusive access to Baro Ki’Teer in the TennoCon Relay.
  • Collector’s Ticket – $75 CAD – includes full-day access to the conference, Swag Bag, and Collectors’ T-shirt, plus digital Glyph, Sigil, Cosmetic (Armor Set), 1,000 Platinum, Digital Art Piece, and exclusive access to Baro Ki’Teer in the TennoCon Relay.
  • Limited VIP Ticket – $250 CAD – includes full-day access to the conference, Swag Bag, Collectors’ T-shirt, VIP Brunch at Digital Extremes, Early Access to TennoCon, and a Collector’s Statue (choose from Valkyr, Nyx, Rhino, Mag), plus digital Glyph, Sigil, Cosmetic (Armor Set), 1,000 Platinum, Digital Art Piece, and exclusive access to Baro Ki’Teer in the TennoCon Relay.
  • Limited Legendary Ticket – $1,000 CAD – includes full-day access to the conference, Swag Bag, Collectors’ T-shirt, VIP Brunch at Digital Extremes, Early Access to TennoCon, a Collector’s Statue (choose from Valkyr, Nyx, Rhino, Mag), 4x TennoCon T-shirt mega-pack, NPC Voice Recording Session (Voice a Relay NPC!), DevStream Team Session (Ask your own questions for a 15-minute personal Devstream!), Custom Personal Glyph (We’ll design a Glyph with you that’s yours), plus digital Glyph, Sigil, Cosmetic (Armor Set), 1,000 Platinum, Digital Art Piece, and exclusive access to the Baro Ki’Teer in the TennoCon Relay.
  • Digital Pack – $20 USD – For players unable to attend TennoCon, this Digital Pack offers a gamut of exclusive goods. On sale Tuesday, April 3, this package includes TennoCon digital Glyph, Sigil, Cosmetic (Armor Set), 370 Platinum, Digital Art Piece, and exclusive access to Baro Ki’Teer in the TennoCon Relay. Digital Packs can be purchased at Warframe.com/tennocon, and at the PlayStation Store and Xbox Games Store.

As a central pillar in its mission to embrace and support community institutes, Digital Extremes this year will officially partner with Canada Learning Code, a vital educational organization that teaches computer programming and other technical skills for the next generation of Canadians. Canada Learning Code sees teaching digital skills to women, girls, people with disabilities, indigenous youth, and newcomers as key to improving society through empowerment, development and success.

“Partnering with Digital Extremes is thrilling to us because it exemplifies the link between excited first-time coders and a fully-fledged, digital product,” said Melissa Sariffodeen, Chief Executive Officer, Canada Learning Code. “More women than ever are learning technical skills at an earlier age, and our programs guide them to build viable skills and techniques with a can-do attitude. Building this partnership with Digital Extremes opens the doors of our students to a world of opportunities right here in London, Ontario. We can’t wait to introduce our students to TennoCon!”

For more information on Canada Learning Code’s education vision and programs, head to www.canadalearningcode.ca/.

With more than 30 million registered users worldwide across PC, PlayStation® 4 and Xbox OneWarframe has nurtured a devoted community vital to its growth. Now in its third year, TennoCon is Digital Extremes’ way of thanking its community and celebrating its diversity, support, and citizenship! In this once-a-year event, players will meet with the game’s creators through interactive panels, autograph tables, and workshops.

Following last year’s debut Cosplay contest, this year’s Warframe enthusiasts are in for a huge opportunity: Digital Extremes is offering a grand prize total of $10,000 (CAD) to the best-of-show contestant. Following the day’s rich mix of programs, contests, and panels, Digital Extremes’ core DevTeam will then conclude the day’s events with its live Twitch show, TennoLive. Last year’s show debuted the open-world Plains of Eidolon. What will conclude TennoLive in 2018? Come to TennoCon and find out! Players unable to attend the event can tune into TennoLive online at twitch.tv/warframe.

For more information about Warframe and to download it for free on PC, Xbox One or PS4, visit the official website at warframe.com.

About Digital Extremes

Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world’s top independent video game development studios. Originating with the co-creation of Epic Games’ multi-million unit selling Unreal® franchise including UnrealUnreal Tournament – and all its iterations – Digital Extremes went on to develop Dark Sector®, BioShock® for the PlayStation®3, the BioShock 2 multi-player campaign, and The Darkness® II. The studio has reached its greatest critical and commercial success with the free-to-play action game, Warframe®, boasting a global community of more than 30 million registered players on PC, PS4™ and Xbox One. For more information about Digital Extremes, visit www.digitalextremes.com. To sign up for Warframe, visit www.warframe.com.

About Canada Learning Code

Canada Learning Code is a national charity championing digital literacy education, working nation-wide and across all sectors to equip Canadians with technical skills. To date, the organization has taught over 80,000 learners through their in-person educational programs, which are offered in over 30 cities across the country.  The organization runs programming for adults, youth and educators through programs Ladies, Girls, Kids, Teens and Teachers Learning Code.  Canada Learning Code’s goal is to create 10 million technology learning experiences for Canadians over the next ten years.  Technical skills are a tool of empowerment, and it is the organization’s mission to ensure that all Canadians – particularly those who are currently underrepresented in the tech sector – have access to learn these critical skills and be active participants in the digital age.

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