Seoul, Korea 18th August 2010.
Following the recent announcement at E3, that<Uncharted Waters TM Online>(THE“UWO”) is finally coming to the West, publisher CJ Internet today, are excited to announce that the closed beta test site is open.
Participants will be able to download the game client from 20th of August and get ready for the closed beta test that will begin on Wednesday 25th August, and lasts through to Monday 6th September.
The closed beta test for<UWO> will offer participants the complete campaign. Users will get to travel from the tutorial, right the way up through the ranks and across the world.
There are vast areas to explore and conquer, coupled with game play elements and styles that come together to deliver a more realistic and compelling MMORPG experience that rewards players’ efforts.
During the closed beta test period, players will be able to register their interest to become an‘<UWO> in-game supporter’, named by CJ Internet as Game Assistant (THE“GA”). GA will be able to moderate and manage discussions within CJ Internet’s<UWO> forum. Privileges and benefits for GA’s will be announced when the game enters open beta.
To date, Netmarble has been building relationships with the<UWO> community via Facebook and Twitter updates, as well as sharing the latest information on game play features.
CJ Internet has placed great emphasis on the importance of social media for<UWO> players in the West with the support of a dedicated community manager.
Fans and followers alike on the official Facebook and Twitter profiles have already expressed their excitement and desire to play the game. Many fans of the original Uncharted Waters TM Series that the MMORPG is based upon have been waiting years for this opportunity to come.
Fan sites, blogs sites and Wikipedia pages have already been set up following E3, ready to chart the voyage of this epic MMORPG.
For more information about Uncharted Waters TM Online, and to sign up for the closed beta test visit: http://global.netmarble.com/uwo
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ABOUT CJ INTERNET
Located in Seoul, Republic of Korea, CJ Internet is a global entertainment company dedicated to enriching people's lives through fun, social, and massive online gaming. The company currently provides over 200 game titles to more than 20 million registered players via portal site named‘Netmarble ( www.netmarble.net),’ which is a highly popular Korean gaming portal launched in 2001. Also, CJ Internet is operating direct gaming platform, 'Global Netmarble ( http://global.netmarble.com)' to global market with<Mini Fighter> in English and Spanish versions since 2009.
ABOUT Uncharted Waters TM Online
Uncharted Waters TM Online is a MMORPG developed by TECMO KOEI set within several timelines during the Age of Exploration as a romantic and historic fictional account of the era. Players will live and play real world of 15th century to make their own histories. Players may choose from 6 nationalities; England, Dutch Republic, Ancient Régime in France, Spanish Empire, Kingdom of Portugal, and Republic of Venice. Players may also choose from several occupations after choosing a basic class of adventurer, merchant or soldier. Players are able to trade, explore, battle and join in live events such as "Great Sea Fights.”
ABOUT TECMO KOEI GAMES
TECMO KOEI GAMES is a developer of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds, digital download content, as well as online and mobile games. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive ® , Ninja Gaiden ® , Tecmo Bowl ® and Fatal Frame ® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors ® and Samurai Warriors ® franchises and online titles such as Uncharted Waters TM Online and Nobunaga’s Ambition ® Online.