Clarification on Unlocking Times

Chris Priestly at Bioware posted up a list of the official preloading and unlocking times for Dragon Age 2, which varies based on the region of your copy.

Pre-Loading is based on the region you live in. Pre-loading of digital versions begins at the following times:

  • Asia/Pacific region – 18:00 GMT on March 4th
  • Canada & United States – 18:00 GMT on March 4th
  • Russian Federation - 18:00 GMT on March 4th
  • Western Europe – 10:00 GMT March 7th
  • Australia & New Zealand – 09:00 GMT on March 8th
  • Central and South America - 10:00 GMT on March 8th
  • Eastern Europe – 10:00 GMT March 8th
  • Great Britain & Ireland – 10:00 GMT on March 8th

Unlocking is based on the official game release date for the region you live in. The PC versions, both digital and retail, will unlock beginning at the following times:

  • Asia/Pacific region – 0000h on March 8th
  • Canada & United States – 0000h on March 8th
  • Russian Federation - 0200h on March 8th
  • Western Europe – 0000h on March 10th
  • Australia & New Zealand – 0000h March 9th
  • Central and South America - 1700h March 10th
  • Eastern Europe – 0000h March 11th
  • Great Britain & Ireland – 0000h March 11th

The information quoted above was originally found here.