Beta 1.0 For 7Million begins

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, announced that 7Million has now reached Beta 1.0 status. This means that the urban MMO has completed the Closed Beta run, and is now accessible to everyone in the updated version.

Deep Silver and the developer team hope to test server stability and performance more thoroughly that way, and receive additional valuable feedback from newcomers to Paradise City. During the Beta 1.0, 7Million will keep changing and developing; of course, as before, every update will incorporate feedback from the players. The freely accessible version contains numerous further developments, such as a new login system that allows each player to have multiple characters, tools for the various mini-games, a reputation system for missions and social quests, and, of course, many improvements to missions and performance.

Interested gamers will find more information about Beta 1.0 and the client at www.7million.com.

7Million is a free massively multiplayer online game, set in a modern world full of life, style, and spectacular heists. The freely explorable setting of Paradise City serves as a back-ground 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 gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting 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 pros and beginners, children and adults.

Deep Silver has published more than 80 games since 2003, including Anno 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), Gothic 3 (co-published with JoWooD), the successful Secret Files adventure series, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (co-published with Ascaron), and the Horse Life series of horse simulations. The company's own brands Risen (Xbox 360 and PC), the new role-playing game from the Piranha Bytes team, the urban MMO 7Million, the survival/horror game Cursed Mountain (exclusive on Wii), and the multi-platform action game Ride to Hell are currently being developed. Deep Silver's own production company in Vienna 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 publishing activities, marketing and distribution extendthroughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, PC Tools, Net Nanny, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, AVG Technologies, Eleco, Mr Site, Braingame, Mindscape, Slitherine, RTL, Blade Interactive etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, 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 internationalexperience 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


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