DRAGONS WILL DOMINATE THE SKIES WHEN SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT KICKS OFF DRAGON'S PROPHET OPEN BETA IN NORTH AMERICA STARTING MAY 30th

SAN DIEGO - May 21, 2013 - The time to CAPTURE, TRAIN, RIDE and FIGHT, hundreds of unique dragons is near. Today,  Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced that the Open Beta period for the free-to-play, massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Dragon's Prophet  is scheduled to begin in North America on May 30, 2013. Dragon aficionados are invited to join current Closed Beta players on that date to adventure through the vast, diverse realm of Auratia, and see if they have what it takes to become the next  Dragon's Prophet All Dragon's Prophet   Founders will have access to the Open Beta phase one day early on May 29, 2013.

In conjunction with the announcement of the Open Beta date, SOE has also lifted the  Dragon's Prophet  consumer Closed Beta Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Beta testers can now openly share tales of their epic adventures in a land populated and ruled by dragon-kind. From escaping the scorching flames of enemy dragons to subduing winged-beasts found throughout their journey, players' stories are not short of valor, danger and glory.

Developed by Runewaker Entertainment, creators of  Runes of Magic,  Dragon's Prophet is currently in Closed Beta and is scheduled to begin Open Beta phase testing in North America onMay 29, 2013 for  Dragon's Prophet   Founders. All other players will be able to join the Open BetaMay 30, 2013.

Players will be transported to the dragon-filled, beautiful world of Auratia, where they can capture, train, ride, and fight hundreds of unique dragons.  Dragon's Prophet features an action-based combat system that gives players visceral battle action gameplay. Set in a realm where dragons roam the land, sea and air, the game lets players band together to battle a variety of dragons as they work to restore order to the land from the evil Black Dragon that has escaped his eternal prison, and is more dangerous than ever.

Dragon's Prophet  will launch as a free-to-play MMORPG in 2013 for PC systems via digital download.

Dragon's Prophet is not yet rated. Visit  www.esrb.org for rating information.

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About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games.  Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including  EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, PlanetSide®, Free Realms®, Star Wars®:  Clone Wars Adventures ™, DC Universe™ Online, and the recently launched  PlanetSide®2, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for a variety of platforms.  SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of online worlds through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages.  To learn more, visit  www.soe.com.

SOE, the SOE logo,  EverQuest, Champions of Norrath, PlanetSideand Free Realms are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.

About Runewaker Entertainment

Runewaker Entertainment was founded in August of 2004. Runewaker is one of the leading Taiwanese entertainment software developers. All the founding members of the team are industry veterans who share the same dream and vision. All members of the Runewaker team are passionate and well-versed in different genres of games. Equipped with the most advanced artistic style and innovative development technology the company aims to create a games that are enjoyable for a wide range of audiences. In addition to having a group of talented and dedicated in-house staff, Runewaker also actively collaborate with leading publishers to create games that will be setting a new standard for the industry.

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