BURDA:IC ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF FANTASY MMORPG FLORENSIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MUNICH, Germany– October 15, 2008– Burda:ic, a publisher of online games worldwide, today announced the official launch of free-to-play, fantasy MMORPG Florensia. Following an overwhelming 250,000 registered players in the open beta, Burda:ic has also doubled server capacity already. This means that there’s sure to be plenty of room for potential adventurers from every corner of the globe, so sign up today and experience the thrilling maritime world of Florensia.

“We are convinced that Florensia will give fans a terrific gaming experience”, says Ingo Griebl, Managing Director at Burda:ic.“And we are already excited about doubling the server capacity again in the future.”“Although we offer Florensia free-to-play, the support by our team will be the same as for any pay-to-play online roleplaying game– that means customer support as well as the numerous expansions”, reassures Achim Kaspers, Managing Director at Burda:ic.

The launch also brings with it a number of changes and gameplay updates, from new French, Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish-language servers to the long anticipated Sealed Item System. All equipment pieces found will have a number of seals that can be released by specific NPC’s. Impress friends and enemies by becoming one of the first adventurers to sport items with the powerful unsealed effects!

To find out more about Florensia, visit http://www.florensia-online.com.

About Florensia

Florensia is a free-to-play, maritime MMORPG that blends vibrant, colorful graphics with classically accessible gameplay. Choosing one of four starting classes, from the sword-wielding Mercenary to the spell casting Noble, players will do battle with a huge variety of weapons and magical abilities as they explore expansive, underground dungeons and sail uncharted seas. Thousands of players have already signed up and headed out in search of adventure, and there has never a better time to join them in the wild and wonderful world of Florensia.

About Burda:ic

Burda:ic GmbH is an online games publisher that markets and distributes massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) such as Ragnarok Online, Florensia, and Hello Kitty Online. Furthermore, Burda:ic has established interactive gamer communities like alaplaya.eu or sanriotown.com. More information about Burda:ic is available at www.burda-ic.com.

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