SAN JOSE, Calif. - June 25, 2008 - Joymax, an independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that the company’s popular free-to-play MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has garnered over 7.2 million registered users and is supporting 100,000 concurrent players on their global servers (including North America). Including their licensing partners in four other countries, along with the players on the Korea servers, Silkroad Online actually services over 18 million registered users and 170,000 concurrent players. Joymax recently released a new expansion, Legend III Roc Mountain, featuring new territory, quests, weapons, and an increased level cap for adventurers to enjoy within Silkroad Online.
About Silkroad Online
Silkroad Online is a historical fantasy massively multiplayer online RPG that puts the player deep into ancient Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jang’an, China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters. Silkroad Online is free to play, and offers the unique chance for players to develop their characters free of restrictions or fixed paths.
Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has grown to offer service in 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is to become a global entertainment company providing multimedia content. For more information, please visit www.joymax.co.kr/eng.
More information about Silkroad Online and Legend III Roc Mountain are available at http://www.silkroadonline.net.
Rannie Yoo, TriplePoint