Berlin, 30.09.2009: Thanks to a new tournament system Bounty Bay Online players will be able to go up against one another in various combat modes from Q4 2009 . Whether in a nail-biting one-on-one, or a thrilling group encounter in 2vs2 or 5vs5 mode, the coming‘Beyond the Horizon’ expansion will let plucky players measure themselves against their peers in both land and sea combat. Two new arenas will be opening their gates as venues for the tournaments. The land combat arena with its Asiatic look and the deceptively picturesque bay which forms the new sea combat arena, will invite belligerent players from all over the seafarer world to take on all comers. There will be four NPC’s at the harbour in Athens who will accept players’ registrations for the weekly tournaments within a defined signing up period. During the registration players will also select between individual or group combat and decide on either the land or sea combat arena as their tournament showplace. Respective opponents will be drawn on a random basis. The best participants will compete over three rounds towards a final where highly desirable in-game prizes beckon. A detailed ranking system will provide continuous information about the outcomes of the conflicts; number of knockouts, match timings, listings of the best teams or individual combatants.
Frogster will be publishing‘Beyond the Horizon’ in line with current plans in the course of the fourth quarter 2009. Together with the new PvP arenas and tournaments, the add-on will include lots of new features such as the new continent of South America, six new cities, five new character classes, new instances, new pet-system and new pets, new ranking systems and new mini-games. In keeping with its predecessors,‘Beyond the Horizon’ will be available free of charge. Players can obtain regular bulletins about the up-coming expansion at a special info web page: http://bth.bountybayonline.com.
About Bounty Bay Online
With Bounty Bay Online players enter the Age of Discoveries from the 15th to the 17th century. MMO fans are able to choose an online career as a merchant, sailor, fisherman, pirate or adventurer and make their fortune at land and on the seven seas. Alone or with a guild of players, many adventures and gripping quests lie on their way. Thousands of ancient discoveries on all continents like the pyramids of Gizah or the Chinese Wall are waiting to be explored. After exciting PvP combat at land and on the seas, strong guilds can take control of colonies and cities and decide upon their destiny. Bounty Bay Online features a unique trade system based on supply and demand. In April 2008 Frogster has started a free-to-play server withan integrated item shop as an alternative to the subscription model, so that new sailors can now roam the Seven Seas without any fixed costs. More information is available on www.bountybayonline.com.
• Hundreds of authentic ship models
• Land and sea combat
• More than 60 realistic towns and harbours in historical authentic style
• Guilds can conquer towns
• Trade system based on supply and demand
• Free Colony Add-on: Guilds can now found their own colonies and then decide upon the rules in their territories.
• Coming in 4th quarter of 2009: The comprehensive expansion‘Beyond the Horizon’ will allow a complete circumvention of the world for the first time and will contain new cities, one new continent, some new instances and many new quest.
About Frogster Interactive Pictures AG
As a holding with different shares in the computer games industry, the listed Frogster Interactive Pictures AG based in Berlin is focusing on the growth sector of massively multiplayer online games. The company licenses, markets and operates different online games in the German speaking market and internationally. Its Korean joint venture Frogster Asia Co. Ltd. based in Seoul develops MMO Games and markets their own as well as licensed virtual worlds in Asia. Frogster America Inc. based in San Francisco, USA, markets and operates MMO Games in North America since January 2009. At their offices in Berlin, Seoul and San Francisco, the Frogster group employs more than 100 staff members in the fields of development, marketing, PR, web design, community management, customer support, hosting, billing and administration. Internet: www.frogster.de
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