For immediate release
Dublin, Ireland– June 24th, 2010– gPotato Europe is pleased to announce the release date of the first Allods Online expansion on the gPotato.eu portal. Volume 1: Revelations of Gipat will come to the European servers on Tuesday, July 6th 2010.
With this expansion Allods Online will introduce a new zone, new content and many more quests. To make life easier for all players, some parts of the game mechanism will see a change.
Thanks to intensive testing and feedback from the Allods Online community, the controversial and unpopular debuff‘Fear of Death’– a death penalty that occurred 100% of the time and reduced all of the statistics of the players by 25%– is removed with the new expansion.
Nevertheless, Volume 1: Revelations of Gipat won’t make life too easy! With the introduction of the‘Cursed Items’ all players will have to face a new challenge when dying. Randomly, a slot in their equipment will be chosen to receive a curse on that item by inverting its statistics bonus. For example, if a belt normally gives +8 Wisdom, when cursed, it would take away -8 Wisdom instead.
But don’t worry - not every item will receive a curse; only rare quality (blue) or higher items can be cursed. Maybe you’ll be lucky and the chosen slot will be empty or have an uncommon quality (green) or lower item equipped, and then you won’t get this penalty at all.
Are you looking for the full patchnote and more detailed information? Those will be released on July 1st at http://allods.gPotato.eu.
About Allods Online
Allods Online is a subscription-less, AAA MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe. Developed by Astrum Nival, the development studio owned by Mail.Ru and published across Europe in English, French, and German by gPotato.eu. Allods Online has just won the award of the Most Anticipated MMO in 2009, in the readers choice awards of MMOsite.com.
Allods Online features unique player-built and player-controlled astral battleships and the dynamic Astral space to explore, and creates a new standard of co-operative gameplay. Join one of the two factions at war and discover the deep storyline by choosing from one of the 28 classes available and six distinct races. Customise your character and pet with the rich creation system, and level up by completing over 1,500 quests at launch and confronting over 300 unique creatures. Explore and fight your way through dungeons, castles and temples as a group or raid. Allods Online also features Faction vs Faction, Player vs Player and Ship vs Ship combat mechanisms. Players can register and download this free MMO game at the official European website– http://allods.gpotato.eu.
About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu
Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online, Castle of Heroes and Canaan Online. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over four million users. An eighth game, currently going under the working title‘Project 9’ will be released during 2010. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.
Mail.Ru is the foremost Russian Internet portal, serving the entertainment and communication needs of the global Russian-speaking community with a comprehensive array of more than 40 services including the largest Russian free e-mail service, instant messenger Mail.Ru Agent, national social network My Mir@Mail.Ru, and search engine Poisk@Mail.Ru. With over 50 percent market share and more than 40 titles to satisfy a full range of individual preferences, Mail.Ru is also the leading Russian online gaming publisher. Its portfolio includes internally developed hits like Allods Online and Legend: Legacy of the Dragons as well as successful international licenses such as Perfect World II, Lord of the Rings Online, Fly For Fun, Jade Dynasty (Zhu Xian), Cross Fire and ZhengTu Online. Additional information is available at www.mail.ru.
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