XSEED Games has announced a pre-order incentive for the upcoming Ragnarok DS, appealing to Ragnarok Online PC players. The pre-order bonus offers the "Ragnarok Online Prepared for Adventure Pack" containing exclusive items for Ragnarok Online, usable when picking up a copy of the DS game:
- Audumra's benefit: increased experience points and damage from monsters
- Odin Mask: additional damage against certain monsters
- Hermode Cap: increased attack speed
- Bijofnil's wing decoration: chance of increasing minimum and maximum weapon attack
Also included with Ragnarok DS (with or without pre-ordering) are the following items for Ragnarok Online users from the "Ragnarok Online Setting out on my Journey Pack":
- Shaman earring: increases intelligence
- Shaman ring: increases maximum HP and SP recovery
- Shaman's hair decoration: increased resistance to attacks
Ragnarok DS includes multiplayer exploration and customization. Players can team up with two other DS-users, through ad-hoc or internet connection, to adventure through the Tower of Mirages, full of rare items and randomly generated completion conditions in its 50 floors. Characters' base levels will increase, along with opportunities to customize job classes such as Swordsman, Thief, and Merchant, and on to more advanced classes such as Knight, Assassin, and Blacksmith.
Ragnarok DS offers the storyline and experience of Ragnarok Online, optimized for the handheld. This portable entry will be available for the DS in February 2010. Gravity Interactive will offering special Ragnarok DS packages that include Kafra points.