WARSAW, POLAND, March 27, 2011— Did upgrading your PC to a hardcore gaming machine leave your wallet a little light? Don’t worry, you’re still entitled to a premium gaming experience and City Interactive SA is going to give it to you with World of Mercenaries, a new free to play AAA first person shooter currently in development exclusively for PC.
Powered by Unreal Engine 3 © and to be distributed digitally via Steam ©, World of Mercenaries is a skill based competitive FPS with stunning graphics, fluid controls, customizable weapons and focus on teamwork as a core element for player progression. Immerse in the life of a fearless mercenary!
“Our veteran team is comprised of some of the most devoted FPS fans in the world and we’re excited to use our knowledge and experience to fuse the best elements of previously released games in the genre with new and exciting advancements – be it in terms of graphics, controls or skill based game play.” says Bogdan Oprescu, Executive Producer for the title. “Our closed beta program will be an integral part of the development process for World of Mercenaries, as it is our goal to deliver a game made by, for and with FPS fans. We are shaping the future of competitive FPS, and are fully confident it will be achieved with the enthusiasm and help of our beta testers.”
More information on the game and the launch of the Beta registration process will be made public soon at www.worldofmercenaries.com.
About City Interactive SA:
City Interactive is an international publisher, developer and distributor of interactive entertainment products with sales in more than 40 countries worldwide. It was established in 2002 and is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
City Interactive has development and publishing offices throughout the world including Poland, United States, Germany, UK, Canada, and Romania. The company was created in 2002 by combining a publishing house with two computer game developer studios. Its global presence distinguishes City Interactive as one of the most dynamically developing company in the industry.
November 2007 marked its debut on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. In May 2010, the Polish nationwide business, stock exchange, and economic journal, "Puls Biznesu", named City Interactive S.A. the best company of Q1 2010. In this most prestigious category, the editors evaluated the quality of financial results, distinguishing City Interactive S.A. for the rapid improvement of net profit as well as for the increase in their stock price.
In June 2010, the biggest production in the history of City Interactive - "Sniper: Ghost Warrior", hit the shelves. The game proved to be a staggering success sales-wise, selling more than 2.000.000 copies worldwide. This success markedly stoked investors - interest in the Polish game industry. It has also put Marek Tyminski, the president of City Interactive, on the cover of Forbes magazine.
Currently, City Interactive has nearly 200 employees. The company has been awarded the "Solidna Firma" (Solid Company) certificate three times (in 2005, 2006, and 2007) in the nationwide programme for verification and promotion of fair and reliable businesses.