Games Workshop Launches 40k 9th Edition’s Starter Set Pre-Orders Next Week

Games Workshop has revealed what’s coming for pre-order this coming week and Warhammer 40,000 fans will be really happy.

The three already revealed starter sets will all be up for pre-order allowing players to have three entry points as well as an opportunity to expand your current armies. But there’s so much more!

Check out what you can get below!

Warhammer 40,000 – Recruit Edition

The “Recruit Edition” is focused on those brand-new to the hobby. It’s goal is to allow individuals to easily learn or teach the basics of the game.

The set includes miniatures, dice, range rulers, a mat, and a Recruit Manual featuring each unit’s datasheet and how to learn the basics of the game.

Warhammer 40,000 – Recruit Edition
Warhammer 40,000 – Elite Edition

The “Elite Edition” features a larger selection of units including a Necron Overlord and a Primaris Captain. This option is for those looking to expand their collection but also a step to learn the game.

Warhammer 40,000 – Recruit Edition
Warhammer 40,000 – Command Edition

The “Command Edition” is the way to dive into the hobby. It includes the models in the “Elite Edition” but also a fold-out, double-sided game board and terrain.

The Command Manual features a narrative-drive set of six missions to teach aspects of the game. Also incliuded is a 184-page rulebook to help you expand your games and take the next steps to play more complicated and in-depth games.

Warhammer 40,000 – Command Edition
Paint Sets and Tool Kits

Games Workshop has three paints sets incoming. There’s two paint sets focused on model makers featuring either three Assault Intercessors or three Necron Warriors. Each set also includes six Citadel paints, a Starter Brush, and a guide to help you paint your models.

There’s also a paint set that includes tools. This set features 13 paints which are the colors found in the two other sets but also a pair of clippers and a mold line scraper.

Warhammer 40,000 Command Edition Battlefield Expansion Set

The Warhammer 40,000 Command Edition Battlefield Expansion Set includes a fold-out, double-sided gaming board and a selection of 12 pieces of plastic push-fit terrain. All of this is also available in the Command Edition starter set.

Black Library

Black Library has some new books for you to read to expand the worlds of Warhammer 40,000, The Horus Heresy, and Necromunda.

Avenging Son is the first book in a series about the Indomitus Crusade. Written by Guy Haley, it’ll be available as a paperback as well as one of 2000 signed copies in a special edition which also includes a bonus story “A Witch’s Fate”.

The First Wall is written by Gav Thorpe and takes place during the Horus Heresy’s Siege of Terra. The Traitor forces prepare to launch their main assault on the Emperor’s Palace. Perturabo must take the indomitable Lion’s Gate spaceport to land his mightiest weaponry.

Finally, enter the world of Necromunda with Sinner’s Bounty and Kal Jerico. Jerico is on the hunt for the mastermind of a Guilder armory heist but another bounty hunter is doing the same.

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