October 23rd, 2012 - Joymax, leading online game developer and publisher widely known for Digimon Masters and Knight Age, is putting a new POP in player’s step in their anchor MMORPG, Silkroad Online!  October is a month filled with exciting updates, including the fan-made Fellows, spooky trick-or-treating tasks, and now a special treat for the avid POP lottery users!  Not part of the Silkroad community yet?  Join now at http://www.joymax.com/silkroad/

Magic POP Card users already know they’re out of luck when their card turns out to be a losing ticket; giving players less desired consolation prizes instead.  But today’s update brings new life to these alternative prizes as a whole list of newly added items become available!  Some of these are flower-shaped items which cast one of five major party buffs: Increased aggro, HP/MP heal, increased hit points, decreased enemy damage, and decreased enemy attack speed.

Also new to the POP draw system is new scrolls which can temporarily change a player’s appearance during Berserk mode.  Will you become a fierce white tiger, a roly-poly panda, or a waddling penguin?  It’s entirely up to chance!  Though these items do not give any particular buff, it will definitely be cause for a good laugh and some great screenshots. With all these new prizes added, perhaps it's better to lose than win with tempting prizes like these…?

“Entering the POP lottery should be fun; it was disappointing to us when players worked hard for a POP ticket then didn’t win, so we’ve adjusted the system so that more players get some prize – and we wanted some funny items that players could celebrate,” said the executive director of Silkroad Online.  “The new Berserk scrolls are just in time for Halloween too, so players can truly be in the season!”

If you haven’t grabbed a POP for the lottery yet, now’s the perfect time!  From now until November 20 th, all Magic POP Cards are buy one, get one free.  This extra card will come in handy when gunning for the best prizes in the POP lottery – including of course, the newly updated items.

To see the latest scoop on upcoming content, cash shop sales, find out what the GMs are doing, or want to connect with fellow Silkroad Online inhabitants; check out the official Silkroad Online Facebook at  http://www.facebook.com/officialsilkroad  or Twitter  https://twitter.com/SilkroadOnline !


About SilkroadOnline

Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters.

Did you know?  Silkroad Online was one of the first MMORPGs on the market to hit the coveted 100,000 concurrent logged in users, and at the time it was a plateau that was widely thought to be unreachable for any titles beyond a few big budget offerings.  For a free to play to reach such a status was practically unheard of, but Silkroad's success continues to this day.

About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging online game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC market.  With its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, the game has grown to offer service in over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a proven global entertainment company, providing multimedia content for all. For more information, 


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