Allods Online sets sail into a new version

Press Release

For immediate release

Dublin, Ireland– April 28th, 2010– Allods Online, the fantasy space opera MMORPG published by Gala Networks Europe in English, French and German on the gPotato.eu portal, is delighted to launch its first major content update on the European servers this afternoon.

Ten weeks of the Allods Online Open Beta are already gone. After weeks of intense testing and collecting reports from the constantly growing communities, the time has come to implement many enhancements, additions and fine-tuning into the game.

A demonic Arena of Death appears in the Yazes Shard where players of both factions can now fight each other in a dedicated area with a specific Glory Points bonus. An Astral ship training mode is now available for players from level 38, to learn the basics of piloting and sailing Astral Ships. This interactive training can be completed on the deck of ship to prepare for the terror of the Astral.

Additionally, various aspects of the game mechanics have been improved; quests have been added, polished and fixed. Many areas and buildings are graphically enhanced and various other issues have been fixed. Some classes and professions have been updated and many more improvements can be discovered from today in Allods Online.

To get the new update, just log in to the game and the patch will start automatically. Are you new in the Allods Online universe? Just register for a free gPotato.eu account and download the game at http://en.allods.gpotato.eu/Download/Client.aspx.

For more information please visit the official Allods website: http://allods.gPotato.eu.

About Allods Online

Allods Online is a subscription-less, AAA MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe. Developed by Astrum Nival, the development studio owned by Mail.Ru and published across Europe in English, French, and German by gPotato.eu. Allods Online has just won the award of the Most Anticipated MMO in 2009, in the readers choice awards of MMOsite.com.

Allods Online features unique player-built and player-controlled astral battleships and the dynamic Astral space to explore, and creates a new standard of co-operative gameplay. Join one of the two factions at war and discover the deep storyline by choosing from one of the 28 classes available and six distinct races. Customise your character and pet with the rich creation system, and level up by completing over 1,500 quests at launch and confronting over 300 unique creatures. Explore and fight your way through dungeons, castles and temples as a group or raid. Allods Online also features Faction vs Faction, Player vs Player and Ship vs Ship combat mechanisms. Players can register and download this free MMO game at the official European website– http://allods.gpotato.eu

About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu

Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online, Castle of Heroes and Canaan Online. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over four million users. An eighth game, currently going under the working title "Project 9" will be released during 2010. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.

About Mail.ru

Mail.ru is the foremost Russian Internet portal, serving the entertainment and communication needs of the global Russian-speaking community with a comprehensive array of more than 40 services. Among these are the largest Russian free e-mail service, popular instant messenger Mail.ru Agent, national social network My Mir@Mail.ru, search engine Poisk@Mail.ru, and hosting for photos, videos and blogs. With over 50 percent market share and more than 40 titles to satisfy a full range of individual preferences, Mail.ru Games is the leading Russian online gaming publisher. Its extensive portfolio includes internally developed hits like Allods Online (created by Astrum Nival) and Legend: Legacy of the Dragons as well as successful international licenses such as Perfect World II, Lord of the Rings Online, Silkroad Online, ZX Online, Cross Fire and ZT Online. Mail.ru's eight Russian offices are in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Nizhniy Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Samara and Kazan. The company also has international locations in Kyiv, Ukraine and Hamburg, Germany. Additional information is available at www.mail.ru.

Social Networks

English Guild Portal: http://allodsonline-en.ning.com 

German Guild Portal: http://allodsonline-de.ning.com

French Guild Portal: http://allodsonline-fr.ning.com

English Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-en

German Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-de 

French Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-fr

English Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_en

German Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_de

French Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_fr

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/allods

PR Contacts: media@gptoato.eu


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