Grand Fantasia Kicks Off Open Beta with 1 Million AP Giveaway

SANTA CLARA, Calif.December 1, 2009– Aeria Games is celebrating the launch of Open Beta for Grand Fantasia by hosting a leveling contest, the winner of which will receive 1 million Aeria Points (AP). The event comes after the conclusion of a successful Closed Beta period, in which the game attracted more participants than any other launch in the history of the publisher.

AP is a form of currency that can be used to purchase virtual items for games published by Aeria. All players who reach level 50 in Grand Fantasia before the contest end date will be entered into a raffle for the 1 million AP grand prize. Additionally, players who achieve the level goal will receive an exclusive in-game item, the Silver Sprite Trophy. Aeria Games has also announced that the first ten players of each class to reach level 35 will win 1,000 AP.

Grand Fantasia is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the magical world of Saphael. In addition to creating their own heroes, players can customize pets called“sprites” and use them to gather resources, create items, and salvage loot for parts. Those seeking a more action-oriented experience can participate in player-versus-player (PvP) combat, team-based battlefields, and challenging dungeons.

The 1 Million AP Giveaway contest will conclude on January 5, 2010. For more information about Grand Fantasia, or to participate in the contest, players are encouraged to visit the official website at http://grandfantasia.aeriagames.com/playnow.

About Aeria Games

Aeria Games is one of the fastest growing publishers of free-to-play online games providing an unrivaled MMO gaming experience to a growing community of over 7 million members. With a diversified portfolio of titles including renowned games, Shaiya, Shin Megami Tensei, and Hello Kitty Online, Aeria Games is committed to delivering a dynamic gaming experience with high-quality, innovative content combined with unprecedented quality customer service.

Based in Silicon Valley, California, Aeria Games&Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 2006 and has offices in the United States and Germany. More information about Aeria Games&Entertainment can be found at www.aeriagames.com.

Contact: Jehanzeb Hasan

E-mail: jhasan@aeriagames.com


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