MechWarrior Online is heading into closed beta this week. Are you ready for this?

You can register at the MechWarrior Online site for a chance to reserve your pilot’s seat into the closed beta.

Piranha Games and Infinite Game Publishing’s also revealed today an exclusive founder’s program called OPERATION INCEPTION, all caps included. Essentially, it rewards players for hopping on board early to fund MechWarrior Online. If you want to cash in on OPERATION INCEPTION, the program’s slated to go on sale June 19th.

OPERATION INCEPTION will be sold at two levels, ELITE and VETERAN. Here’s the breakdown to the advantages of each pack, to quote the press release:

ELITE: $60

  • Exclusive custom “Founder’s BattleMech.” This Mech includes a lifetime, per-match C-Bill booster.
  • $80 value of in-game currency* for in-game item purchases.
  • Two-month premium account to MechWarrior Online at launch: Earn XP & C-Bills faster.
  • Founder’s Tag – sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums.
  • Early access to the game along with Founder’s assets availability starts July 17th.

VETERAN: $30

  • $40 value of in-game currency* for in-game item purchases.
  • One-month premium account to MechWarrior Online at launch: Earn XP & C-Bills faster.
  • Founder’s Tag – sets your status apart from the crowd & get noticed in-game and on the forums.
  • Early access to the game along with Founder’s assets availability starts July 17th.

Buying each pack is a discount, considering you’re getting more value in in-game currency just for cashing in earlier. And let’s not kid ourselves, it’s MechWarrior Online. You’re probably gonna spend this money anyway.