Berlin, 25.06.2009: The French version of the free colony add-on for Bounty Bay Online is to be released in France on 30th June 2009. The comprehensive expansion which has been available in Germany and England since January enables the historical seafarer world’s guilds to found their own whole colonies complete with towns and harbours. For this purpose the historical world of exploration has a total of 33 coastal territories standing ready for development. Along with the outside appearance of the colony, players can define the trading policies within their sphere of influence and also their colony’s future development. Upcoming guilds can in this way create a profitable trading centre and individual retreat.
Since its French launch in December 2008, the seafarer MMO has also enjoyed great popularity with already more than 50,000 explorers roving about on the Calypso game server. Community management and PR is taken care of locally in the territory by WGames and VPCOM.
Bounty bay Online is available free of charge. Download and register at www.bountybayonline.de.
About Bounty Bay Online
With Bounty Bay Online players enter the Age of Discoveries from the 15th to the 17th century. MMO fans are able to choose an online career as a merchant, sailor, fisherman, pirate or adventurer and make their fortune at land and on the seven seas. Alone or with a guild of players, many adventures and gripping quests lie on their way. Thousands of ancient discoveries on all continents like the pyramids of Gizah or the Chinese Wall are waiting to be explored. After exciting PvP combat at land and on the seas, strong guilds can take control of colonies and cities and decide upon their destiny. Bounty Bay Online features a unique trade system based on supply and demand. In April 2008 Frogster has started a free-to-play server with an integrated item shop as an alternative to the subscription model, so that new sailors can now roam the Seven Seas without any fixed costs. More information is available on www.bountybayonline.com.
• Hundreds of authentic ship models
• Land and sea combat
• More than 60 realistic towns and harbours.
• Guilds can conquer towns and decide upon their taxes and tariffs
• Free add-on„Storm Island“ with new items, new features and new regions included
• Free Colony Add-on released in January 2009
About Frogster Interactive Pictures AG
As a holding with different shares in the computergames industry, the listed Frogster Interactive Pictures AG based in Berlin is focusing on the growth sector of massively multiplayer online games. The company licenses, markets and operates different online games in the German speaking market and internationally. Its Korean joint venture Frogster Asia Co., Ltd. based in Seoul develops MMO Games and markets their own as well as licensed virtual worlds in Asia. Frogster America Inc. based in San Francisco, USA, markets and operates MMO Games in North America in 2009. At their offices in Berlin, Seoul and San Francisco, the Frogster group employs more than 100 staff members in the fields of development, marketing, PR, web design, web development, community management, customer support, hosting, billing and administration. Internet: www.frogster-interactive.de
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