Irvine, Calif., April 23, 2009 - Ntreev USA, a leading online game developer and publisher, announced today that it has re-launched Pangya, its popular, online casual golf game in North America. The game, previously known as Albatross 18 in the U.S. is now in beta at http://Pangya.ntreev.net.
The newly launched beta includes full game play content from Pangya's Season 3. Before summer, Ntreev USA will introduce Season 4 with new characters, locations, all-new customization features and more. Members who previously had accounts for Albatross 18 will be able to transfer their accounts over to Pangya. All accounts setup during this beta phase will transfer over when the game launches commercially next month.
"Pangya has enjoyed worldwide success and popularity, including its tremendous mainstream popularity in the U.S. market," said Chris Lee, CEO at Ntreev USA. "Pangya offers a unique golf experience that is easy to pick-up-and-play, and appeals to a wide variety of skilled and casual players alike. We are excited that we could bring it back to the North American players who love it."
Pangya is a casual golf game that takes the difficult rules of golf and transforms it into an easy to pick-up -and-play casual golf experience that a player of any skill level can enjoy. Featuring simple and intuitive controls, Pangya allows anyone who has used Windows to easily play with other gamers and unlike other online games; players in Pangya are friends, not enemies!
In Pangya, players are taken to 14 gorgeous locations where they can choose one of 8 unique playable characters. Pangya offers players an extensive customization experience with thousands of possible combinations of costumes, accessories, equipment, golf clubs, power boosts and more that help them to become a pro out on the green.
Pangya is free for players to download and play, while some items in the game including certain characters, clothing sets, new equipment and accessories will be available to purchase via micro-transaction.
The in-game currency in Pangya, called Pang, allows players to purchase items from the game's shop that will upgrade a character, provide new inventory and equipment, allows them to send gifts to other players and more. Gamers can earn Pang by finishing a hole at par or better, and by showcasing powerful shots.
The beta for Pangya is now available, with a full commercial launch in May.
About Ntreev USA Inc.
Located in Southern California and established in the fall of 2006, Ntreev USA Inc. is a sister company of Ntreev Soft, specializing in online game development and publishing. Ntreev USA currently publishes the anime MMORPG Trickster Online Revolution, online action brawler Grand Chase and the online casual golf game, Pangya.