SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Oct. 11, 2012 – Blades clash, magic flies, and blood spatters in the exciting PvP (player vs. player) combat of DK Online. Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games, today detailed the exciting PvP features in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, following the recent spotlight on PvE (player vs. environment) content.
PvP is one of DK Online’s strongest focuses, which is reflected in the diversity of the different classes’ gameplay. Leading the charge are the melee masters, Warriors and Paladins, who can get up close and connect for serious damage. Even at range these brawlers are dangerous, thanks to key abilities in their skill set that help close the gap through slowing and stun effects. Sorceresses, conversely, would do well to exploit the range difference with their high-powered spells, while Shadowmages dish out the pain with a unique mixture of debuffs to weaken their foes while weaving in damaging magic.
In addition to skirmishes between individual players, DK Online has several large-scale PvP options in development. For an all-out war for honor and bragging rights, RvR (realm vs. realm) is a titanic battle pitting players from one faction against another. The huge swarm of players locked in deadly combat is undeniably epic to witness, let alone take part in.
For guilds looking to be the top dogs on their server, Castle Siege mode is the ultimate PvP challenge. This mode provides highly coordinated matches between the most competitive guilds on a server. Attacking guilds will assault the castle stronghold of another, and the victor of the battle earns ownership of the castle and all the amenities therein—at least until other guilds come along to challenge them next week!
DK Online will be free to download, and like all Aeria Games titles, will be free-to-play. Players can sign up for closed beta now at http://dkonline.aeriagames.com.
About Aeria Games & Entertainment, Inc.
With a rapidly growing community of over 40 million core players and a deep portfolio of development partners, Aeria Games is a leading destination for free-to-play online multiplayer games. Founded in 2006 and with offices in the US, Germany, and Brazil, Aeria Games publishes and develops high quality online games in nine languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian, Turkish and Russian - covering more than 30 countries. The company’s proprietary technology offers strong benefits to both players and developers. Players gain access to a universal gaming destination providing deep, immersive online games accessible from browser, PC, tablet, and smart phones. Developers get a blazingly fast point of entry to the global gaming market via Aeria Games’ specialized platform that enables quick and easy game integration. The company’s diverse portfolio includes highly engaging fantasy MMORPGs, action shooters, anime-style social games, and multiplayer mobile game titles. For more information, visit http://www.aeriagames.com.