RALEIGH, NC-September 18, 2009 - FALLEN EARTH, LLC announced today its self-titled massively multiplayer online (MMO) game will be available for pre-order and purchase through Steam®, a digital delivery and management platform for the PC, beginning immediately.
Players who pre-order Fallen Earth via digital download from Steam will receive immediate access to the game and an exclusive Steam® t-shirt for use in-game. When it is worn, the player gains a +5 bonus to the Scavenging, Nature and Geology skills, allowing for easier harvesting of critical components and a higher chance to get rare components from the same harvesting nodes. It also grants a 10+ bonus to the Social skill, enabling the character to get minor discounts from merchants. It is available to players immediately in game.
"We are excited to bring Fallen Earth to Steam's thriving community of subscribers," said Jessica Orr, product manager for Fallen Earth. "The Steam partnership gives our fans more choices and flexibility for purchase."
Fallen Earth takes place in the post-apocalyptic Grand Canyon where the Shiva Virus has wiped out most of the earth's population. The gamegives players the choice to rebuild the decaying world or participate in its destruction through use of the classless advancement system, real-time crafting and the seamless integration of first-person shooter and role-playing game mechanics.
To access the Steam pre-order site, click: http://store.steampowered.com/app/40000.
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About FALLEN EARTH, LLC
Formed in 2003, FALLEN EARTH, LLC is a special purpose entity born out of Icarus Studios dedicated to the production of the independently produced and published, massively multiplayer online game (MMO) unlike any other, Fallen Earth. Set in the Grand Canyon in 2156 and mixing first-person shooter-style action with role-playing game design, players explore a post-apocalyptic universe in which players must craft, trade, and scavenge through the wastelands of the American Southwest to unravel the mysteries of the deadly Shiva virus. Fallen Earth is co-developed with Icarus Studios using the patented technology xScape™ Platform and available exclusively for the PC.
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