Canaan Online reveals its first free expansion - "Journey to Elven Land" today!

Press Release

For immediate release

Dublin, Ireland– April 8th, 2010– gPotato is pleased to announce the launch of“Journey to Elven Land”, the first expansion to their manga MMO Canaan Online. The expansion raises the level cap to 80, unlocks three new zones (with associated instances) and introduces the ability to dismantle equipment, train pets and take part in PvP.

The new pet "breeding" system allows players of Canaan Online to combine pets to generate increasingly powerful sidekicks. Meanwhile, dismantling allows you to take apart unwanted gear to provide raw materials and generate new items.

The new Fellias map allows access to the Golden Lake instance, whilst the Kartal Peninsula contains the Tranquil Valley instance. Moreover, two new instances have appeared - the Meditation Battlefield and the Red Lake Battlefield - to provide high-level, high reward battles in older zones. These areas contain several bosses and are designed as a challenge to more seasoned groups of heroes. Finally, players will be able to continue their adventures in Elven Land itself and discover the strange treasures that this secretive race is hiding.

The game is available on both PC and Mac, for free and with no download required: just register at the official website at http://canaan.gpotato.eu or log in with your existing gPotato.eu account details, and you can play straightaway!

For more information please visit the official Canaan Online website: http://canaan.gpotato.eu

About Canaan Online

Canaan Online is a free browser-based social MMO game developed by XPEC Entertainment and published across Europe in English, French and German. It is available to play at the gPotato.eu gaming portal.

An exciting adventure awaits players with hundreds of quests to complete as you discover the story behind Canaan Online. It features a comprehensive pet system and dozens of collectable pets to capture, train and trade, instances, dungeons, a full crafting system, auction house and a well developed chat system. It also features the choice of automatic or manual modes, allowing all types of players to play. Players can register and play this free MMORPG game at the official European website– http://canaan.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 3 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 XPEC Entertainment

Established in 2000, XPEC Entertainment is the leading interactive entertainment software developer and publisher in Greater China. With great passion and solid development skills, XPEC delivered more than 14 titles in the worldwide market in the past 9 years Latest titles include,“Kung Fu Panda”(PS2/ Wii, 2008),“Hardy Boys- the Hidden Theft”(Wii/ PC 2009)B

Located in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and Suzhou with more than 500 employees, XPEC builds up a skilled and experienced team with solid achievements. In the mean time, XPEC has dedicated eight years in research and development for web MMORPG and is amongst the few studios in the world to have spent so much effort for web MMORPG development. XPEC is the pioneer and leader in the field for developing client-free game.

You can also find Canaan Online at:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Canaan/237900926314

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/canaan_en

PR Contacts: media@gpotato.eu


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