Third Allods Online EU CBT launches tomorrow with access granted to all pre-registered players ahead of the Slaughter Week Stres

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DUBLIN, Ireland– 12th of January 2010– Allods Online is the fantasy space opera MMORPG developed by Astrum Nival and published by Gala Networks Europe in English, French and German which is currently running the Closed Beta Test.

After two highly successful and critically acclaimed Closed Beta Test phases across Europe, gPotato Europe is glad to announce the start of the third phase of testing. Servers will be patched during the afternoon of Wednesday January 13th with an increase in the maximum level to 34. This specific level is the limit before a quest chain can be accepted that enables players to build their own Astral Ships.

The last half of January will have a taste of challenge for the players as the Allods Online Ultimate Stress Test:“Slaughter Week” begins, Monday January 18th. On this occasion, all players are invited to login‘en masse’ and stress the game as part of the Beta Test. A number of in-game events will be organised by the Allods Online team over the week.

To celebrate Slaughter Week, all currently pre-registered players will be able from tomorrow on to download and log in the game from http://en.allods.gpotato.eu/Download/Client.aspx or the official Allods Online Bittorrent Release at http://tinyurl.com/allodseuencbtclient. Instant access will also be granted to all those who register between 13– 22 January at http://en.allods.gpotato.eu/ad

Information about the fourth phase of testing, which opens access to Astral ships, will be soon released at the official European Allods Online website at http://allods.gpotato.eu

About Allods Online

Allods Online is a subscription-less, full blown MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe with player-built and player-controlled astral battleships, creating a new dimension of co-operative game play. Join one of 2 factions at war in the deep storyline by choosing from one of the 28 classes available. Customise your character and pet via the rich creation system and level up by completing over 1500 quests at launch and confronting over 300 unique creatures. Explore and fight your way through dungeons, castles and temples as a group or raid. Allods Online features Faction vs. Faction, Players vs. Environment, and Ship vs. Ship mechanisms. Be ready to explore the Astral space on board of your own ship, and if piracy sounds like the life for you, Have at it!– http://allods.gPotato.eu

About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu

Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. Gala Networks Europe operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games via the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online and Castle of Heroes. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 2,000,000 users. Allods Online, the fifth game of the portal, will be available early 2010. Canaan Online and Castle of Heroes will be available in early 2010 and "Project 9" will be released during 2010.

About Astrum Nival

Founded in 2006, Astrum Nival, formerly known as Nival Online, is the leading developer and operator of free to play client-based online games in the Russian Federation and the CIS. Also the exclusive Russian operator of Perfect World, Granado Espada, and Pirate King Online (branded as Piratia™ in Russia), the company develops rich online worlds full of epic adventures, challenges and fun for international audiences. Its first announced title is Allods Online, the epic MMORPG continuation of the globally acclaimed Allods series (known internationally as Rage of Mages). Astrum Nival is headquartered in Moscow, with development studios in Moscow and Voronezh, Russian Federation. Additional information is available at www.astrumnival.com

Social Networks

French Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_fr

German Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_de

English Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_en

English Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-en

German Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-de

French Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-fr

English Guild Portal: http://allodsonline-en.ning.com

German Guild Portal: http://allodsonline-de.ning.com

French Guild Portal: http://allodsonline-fr.ning.com

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/allods

PR Contacts: media@gPotato.eu


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