Aeria Games is launching Shaiya in Italy

Berlin, 2nd June 2010– Aeria Games is in the preparatory stages of launching an Italian version of its best-known free-to-play MMORPG, Shaiya. Recognizing the importance of the Italian video games market, Aeria Games is proud to offer Italian gamers a fully translated version of its successful Shaiya MMORPG.

Shayia Italia will contain epic PvP, GvG and RvR battles taking place in a world breathtaking for its size and possibilities, as well as graphics unrivaled for an Italian free-to-play MMORPG. WASD-type character control in addition to a classic point-and-click system will allow players coming from other game types such as FPS to feel instantly at home. Several difficulty modes permit new players to rapidly advance in-game while allowing veteran gamers to create powerful, more intricate characters.

Gamers will also have access to Aeria Games’ vast social network of international gamers, their blogs and profiles as well as a vibrant forum community.

“We are looking forward to offering an immersive and social game play experience by taking care of our community and making sure that gamers feel listened to” says Philipp Karstaedt, Associate Producer responsible for Shaiya Italia.“We want to offer our gamers the quality of a subscription MMORPG for free, while ensuring that the game is enjoyable for spenders and non-spenders alike.”

Shaiya Italia’s closed beta registration is now live, and the launch of the closed beta planned for early Q3 2010. Italian-speaking gamers will be able to visit http://it.shaiya.aeriagames.com to express their interest in taking part in the CB. Shaiya Italia’s full web site and forums will launch in June.

About Aeria Games:

With a community of 13+ million members, offices in both the United States and Germany, and a diversified portfolio of MMO games, Aeria Games is one of the fastest growing publishers of Free-to-Play online games.

Aeria Games strives to provide the best free-to-play games and top notch customer service to each of its millions of passionate gamers. With games covering all genres from all ends of the world, players are sure to find a unique and exciting gaming experience in our community.

Founded in 2006, Aeria Games&Entertainment, Inc. is based in Silicon Valley, California. More information about Aeria Games&Entertainment can be found at http://www.aeriagames.com


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