Avalon Heroes: Countdown for the ESL Major Series

- to be published immediately -

Munich , Germany , September 30, 2010

The ESL Major Series is all set to go. On October 11, the eagerly anticipated group phase is finally going to start. At this point, it is even still possible to join. Just keep in mind that the deadline for signing up is approaching fast. September 30 is the final day where you can apply together with four friends to participate in the largest "5on5" Avalon Heroes tournament. You will certainly find it worthwhile! Every team that makes it among the last 16 will definitely win a share of the€ 5,000 prize money.

What else is new in Avalon Heroes? A selection of brand-new outfits! Starting immediately, the four heroes Bazraal, Bentilus, Kazure, and Seimei will join the fracas wearing the latest in warrior fashion. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead, create a "Kin" in the free-to-play online RTS RPG, and immerse yourself in a world filled with fierce battles and countless challenges.

Please visit http://www.esl.eu/eu/avalonheroes/news/135453 to sign up for the upcoming ESL Major Series. For more information about Avalon Heroes, see the official website at www.avalonheroes.alaplaya.net. The current game client is available for free download at www.avalonheroes.alaplaya.net/download.

 

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About burda:ic &alaplaya

burda:ic GmbH is a leading publisher of free PC online games with headquarters in Munich, Germany. The company markets and distributes massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) such as LOCO– Land of Chaos Online, Avalon Heroes, S4 League, and Florensia. Since its launch in the summer of 2007, the innovative alaplaya games platform has grown immensely and is expecting its ten millionth registered user by the end of 2010. For more information about burda:ic, please visit www.burda-ic.com.

About ESL

With more than 2.6 million members, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) is the largest and most important computer gamers league in Europe. Founded by Turtle Entertainment GmbH in 2000, the ESL offers a platform with more than 3,500 leagues and games from all genres, hosting hundreds of thousands of matches every month. The ESL website, www.esl.eu, receives more than ten million visits (IVW) per month.

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