CITIES XL Beta Sign-Ups– Last Day To Join

Paris, France– 10 June 2009. Monte Cristo, developer and publisher of CITIES XL, has announced that registrations for the game’s closed beta must be in by the end of Wednesday June 10, 2009, around 7pm UK time (BST). Gamers interested in testing the game and offering input into the development of Monte Cristo’s next-generation city builder/MMO should sign up today at http://jointhebeta.citiesxl.com.

“We’ve had a great response to our call for beta players so far,” said Jerome Gastaldi, CEO of Monte Cristo,“But we can squeeze just a few more people in to test this game in the last crucial months before it’s released. CITIES XL offers something different and refreshing in the world of MMOs and we already know that its appeal reaches way beyond the hardcore gamer.”

The closed beta programme for CITIES XL will begin shortly, when successful registrants will be able to begin playing a fully-featured version of the game.

About CITIES XL

CITIES XL enables gamers to develop cities on realistic 3D maps, which feature a variety of environments from mountain ranges to beaches and islands. The cities you will build are based on American, Asian and European-influenced architectural styles. You must create the right combinations of job opportunities, social services, leisure activities, and special events within your cities in order to keep your citizens occupied and happy. Whether you’re planning and building a new zoo, public park, residential neighbourhood or transit system, there's always a fresh and exciting challenge for would-be city managers and mayors in CITIES XL.

For more information about CITIES XL, please visit www.citiesxl.com.

About Monte Cristo Games

Created in 1995 Monte Cristo is a leading game production company with over a decade of experience, having successfully published 30 games worldwide. Backed by leading international venture capitalists, we are currently focusing a team of over 80 people on the development of CITIES XL which merges video gaming with social networking and virtual worlds.


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