RUNESCAPE BONUS XP WEEKEND STARTS ON FRIDAY

Thursday 15 th March 2012, Cambridge, UK – Are you ready for a weekend of extreme levelling and off-the-charts in-game progress? Of course you are. It’s time to grab your sword, polish your shield, gather your clan mates and jump into RuneScape, the world’s most popular Free to Play MMO, for this weekend’s Bonus XP event. 

Whether it’s stocking up on rune essence, collecting potion ingredients, planning the perfect Dungeoneering party set-up with your friends or just limbering up to take on your favourite Agility course, now is the time to prepare so you can make the most progress possible this weekend. Practice makes perfect if you want to maximize your XP gain for this weekend, so get in early to ensure top form for this weekend’s pillaging. 

The Bonus XP Weekend event will begin at 12:00 GMT (8:00am EST) this Friday and will end at 12:00 GMT (8:00am EST) on Monday the 19th of March.

Once the Bonus XP Weekend begins, all RuneScape members will receive a multiplier on any standard training activity they perform as they play. This multiplier will begin at 2.7 times the normal training activities rate, and will decrease every thirty minutes of game time until it reaches 1.1 times the rate, where it will remain for the rest of the Bonus XP Weekend.

To create your account and prepare for this weekend’s Bonus XP multiplier, visit www.RuneScape.com today.

About RuneScape

RuneScape is the world’s most popular free-to-play MMO (as recognised by Guinness World Records), from multiple award-winning independent British development studio Jagex. Set in a richly detailed, medieval fantasy world, RuneScape’s traditional storytelling proudly draws its inspiration from classic role-playing games. RuneScape delivers a contemporary, innovative and original experience for millions of players across the globe every day. RuneScape offers a fully featured free-to-play game, with a popular subscription option of even greater scale and ambition, both running directly within almost any computer’s browser.

Thanks to its character-class-free skill system and elective gameplay, there are no limits to the hero players can become, no quest you cannot complete and no requirement to collaborate with others or face them in player-versus-player combat unless you so choose.  RuneScape’s distinctive role-playing style rewards players who think strategically and play smartly. Its witty, intelligent tone, finely balanced gameplay, epic questing and myriad in-world diversions combine to create a game that has earned its place as the most popular free-to-play massively multiplayer online game of all time and continues to push the boundaries of online role-playing games.

About Jagex – Just About the Game Experience:

Jagex is a multi-award winning online games developer based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games with supporting platform and technology. Jagex is also the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.

Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world's best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the world's most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com. Jagex currently have two games in development including TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE and 8realms.com a ground breaking browser tactical strategy game.

In addition to RuneScape, Jagex and has released a series of #1 iPhone games including BounceDown, StarCannon, Miner Disturbance and Undercroft.   


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