7Million Closed Beta begins

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, announced that the first Closed Beta phase of the urban MMO 7Million has begun this week. Any amateur mobsters who would like to take part are welcome to register for the next beta phase at the official website www.7million.com.

Starting now, the first chosen players get to sneak through Paradise City in the current Closed Beta phase of 7Million, and practice their skills as spare-time thieves. Testers who get to participate in this phase have already been notified by e-mail. However, there is good news for interested gamers who are not among the first participants: Deep Silver will continue to send out invitations. Moreover, beta testing will take place on a much larger scale in a few more weeks.

Please visit www.7million.com to register as a Closed Beta tester, and find news and updates on the game.

7Million is a free massively multiplayer online game, set in a modern world full of life, glamour, and spectacular heists. The freely explorable setting of Paradise City serves as a background for numerous thrilling missions and as a meeting point for gamers from all over the world who meet and team up here with their individually created characters.

7Million is developed by Team Vienna and produced by Cliffhanger Productions.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all computer and video gamers who enjoy and share a passion for thrilling gameplay in modern game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to professionals and beginners, children and adults.

Deep Silver has published around 40 games since 2003, including the most successful adventure of 2006, Secret Files: Tunguska, the bestseller ANNO 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), the challenging CrossworDS knowledge puzzle game, the horse simulation Horse Life DS, and the soccer MMO World of Soccer Online. Current developments include Warhammer® - Battle March™ (in cooperation with Namco Bandai), the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (in cooperation with Ascaron), S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the sinister Chernobyl shooter for PC, and the new game from the Piranha Bytes team. Deep Silver's own developing studio opened in 2007. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com.

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own sales activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, and it has formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Ascaron, Braingame, D3P, G-Data, Gamelife, Kaspersky Lab, Lexware, Namco Bandai, Pinnacle, Square Enix, Sony Online Entertainment, System3, etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns publishing and distribution branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and the USA. www.kochmedia.com

About Team Vienna:

Team Vienna is a development studio founded in 2006 by a team of games industry veterans. The core team around Markus Hajek, Kaweh Kazemi, Peter Pisarik and Erik Pojar has successfully worked at executive and lead level on titles like the Max Payne Series, GTA-Doublepack and The Clou!. Team Vienna guarantees development work in time and budget while achieving the highest possible quality level, and combines extensive international experience with expertise on all current platforms. For more information please visit www.teamvienna.at

About Cliffhanger Productions:

Cliffhanger Productions is an independent Production Company in the emerging computer and video games market. Formed in 2005 by experienced industry specialists Michael Paeck and Jan Wagner, Cliffhanger Productions offers a range of services to Game Publishers, Game Developers, IP holders and investors, from industry-specific consultancy to full game production, with its global network of outsourcing partners and development team. Cliffhanger Productions has been producing a range of internationally recognized and commercially successful titles such as SpellForce 2 and Gothic 3. Cliffhanger Productions operates offices in Frankfurt/Germany and Vienna, Austria. For more information please visit www.cliffhanger-productions.com

For further information, please contact:

Koch Media / Deep Silver

Amy Curtin ( a.curtin@kochmedia.com)

Head of Marketing and PR

Tel: ++44 870 027 6524

Christopher James Stevens ( c.stevens@kochmedia.com)

Marketing Assistant -

Tel: ++44 870 027 6505


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