500 000 taking to the woods in online hunting game

Stockholm, Sweden - Feb. 25 2011. For immediate release.

theHunter, the online PC hunting game acclaimed for its realism and vast hunting environments has now more than 500 000 registered players, announced Expansive Worlds, developer and publisher of the game.

"We're proud to have reached this milestone together with our extremely dedicated community of players" said Stefan Pettersson, CEO at Expansive Worlds. "This is just the beginning, this year will bring the most extensive additions to the game yet as well as exciting partnerships with the hunting industry."

Since debuting in 2009, theHunter has been continuously developed with new content and features added on a regular basis. The game is free to play with additional content available through membership or purchases using virtual currency.

For further information and to play the game, please visit the game's official website at www.thehunter.com.

About Expansive Worlds

Expansive Worlds develops and publish online games with a strong focus on community-driven subscription-based titles. The company’s first release is the critically acclaimed free-to-play hunting game, theHunter. Expansive Worlds is a subsidiary to Avalanche Studios, the world renown AAA game studio of the Just Cause games.

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Media Contact:

Stefan Pettersson, CEO

Expansive Worlds AB

Phone: +46 8 442 76 70

E-mail: press@expansiveworlds.com 

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