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Ragnarök Renewal: the biggest, boldest game update ever, comes to Europe

Paris, June 1st, 2012 – The most important expansion Ragnarök Online has ever known will hit European servers in June.

After being extensively tested in several other countries, Ragnarök Renewal, the biggest update the 10-years-old online game has ever known, finally comes to Europe.

Not only does the patch bring new content such as 13 brand new job classes, each one with its own set of skills and spells, and raises the level limit to 150 (from 99), but it also shakes all the systems up and gives the game a second life.

Forget everything you have known so far, as Ragnarök Online takes a giant leap forward: most statistics and damage calculations get revamped to offer players a wider range of gameplay styles; a balanced experience curve will make the game easier to learn for new players and harder to master for veterans; all monsters get relocated to make the world exploration feel smoother and more intuitive; and much more changes that will bring the game a revitalizing breath.

Ragnarök Renewal is due out in June, though the exact release date is yet to be confirmed. Current players will be provided with a deep introduction to upcoming changes on a dedicated website to help them get prepared for the bombshell.

Characteristics:

-          Level cap raised to 150 (from 99)

-          13 new job classes: high-level characters can now turn into a 3 rd class evolution and learn new sets of skills

-          Game mechanics such as statistics and damage formulas get completely revamped

-          Experience curve adjusted from level 1 to 99

-          A new special area aimed at beginners to guide them through the first hours of their adventure

-          Enemies’ statistics and locations have been rearranged. Each area has had its average level rebalanced.

-          New weapons and armors for both new and old classes

-          User interface improved  

About Ragnarök Online

Ragnarök Online is a Korean MMOG. The game takes place in the realm of Rune-Midgard, whose animal life and lush vegetation make it a permanent discovery. The player begins his journey as a novice, but will acquire new skills through battles and quests, fighting alongside with other players. He will then be able to change into a large variety of jobs, such as wizard, priest, thief, hunter, etc… in order to face the most dreadful monsters in their lair! Amazing Asian-style graphics and 2D characters in a 3D environment are one of the countless assets of this game, which has greatly and quickly seduced millions of players worldwide.

For more information: http://www.ragnarokeurope.com

About Gravity Europe

Gravity Europe is the European exclusive licensee of Gravity Co, Ltd (GRVY, Nasdaq), a world-renowned Korean leading company in the online and mobile video games businesses. Gravity Europe is their first partner and gateway to Europe, operating Ragnarok Online, an international success with more than 50 million players. In July 2011, in order to quicken its development and growth, Gravity Europe joined the Media Participations group, owner of numerous powerful licenses, such as XIII, Lucky Luke, Garfield, Thorgal among others. Both companies can now benefit from each other’s knowledge, expand their expertise and look for synergies thanks to strong partnerships with worldwide online gaming developers , publishers and licensors. 

For more information: http://www.media-participations.com and http://www.gravity.co.kr  


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