Stronghold Kingdoms Reaches 500,000 Registered Players

London , UK9 th March, 2012 – Firefly Studios, creators of the Stronghold series and free-to-play MMORTS Stronghold Kingdoms, hit a major milestone this week with 500,000 registered players.

Yesterday Kingdoms’ 500,000 th player joined ‘World 4’, bringing the total number of Lords and Ladies to half a million. World 4 is the game’s newest English-language server, launched on Saturday 3 rd March to keep pace with the recent influx of new subscriptions that is showing few signs of subsiding. Achieving this milestone puts Firefly half-way to achieving their goal of one million registered players, which it is hoped can be achieved with new markets and platforms. Firefly does not expect World 4 to be the last opened in 2012.

Here’s to another 500,000!

More information on Stronghold Kingdoms and Firefly Studios can be found at www.strongholdkingdoms.com and www.fireflyworlds.com. Kingdoms can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StrongholdKingdoms and on Twitter @shkingdoms. Alternatively you can follow @AskTheWolf to be insulted by a psychotic medieval warlord.

About Stronghold Kingdoms

Stronghold Kingdoms is the medieval online castle game. Join hundreds of thousands of players in a rich world of Lords, Ladies, Bumpkins and Barons as you build your village, research new technology and strive to be the greatest in the land. Construct mighty castles to defend your lands against insolent intruders, develop your economy and trade your way to victory, lead your fellow noblemen to war and control of the Kingdom. Build, besiege, pillage, farm, explore, research, vote, trade and banquet your way to the throne!

About Firefly Studios

Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles. Formed in 1999 by Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette, the company has brought to market a number of high profile and commercially successful strategy games, including the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over five million. Firefly has offices in the UK and US. For more information please visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.

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