March 19, 2013 - Leading online game developer and publisher Joymax is launching their biggest PVP update yet for their long-running worldwide MMORPG, Silkroad Online. As protectors of the Silk Road, you must save the Forgotten World!  Now is the time to seek glory for your name with a variety of events including double EXP point and Double item drop rate.  Seek out your destiny on the merchant trail at http://www.joymax.com/silkroad/

New, Returning, and Veteran Player Boosts

No matter what stage of Silkroad Online you belong to, there’s a special in-game bonus for you starting today.  New players will receive, alongside the global EXP and item drop boost, a pack of benefits and items intended to boost them up to level 70 in no time with special prizes awarded every 10 levels and an adjusted exp gain rate and a new rested EXP system.  Returning to Silkroad Online after a brief break?  There’s plenty of new content to jump straight into fueled by powerful rewards.  Veteran players can jump straight into both the Survival Arena and the Forgotten World!

The Survival Arena Begins

Calling all players over level 116, the Arena is now open!  From now until April 16 th, the more you compete the more you can win, with Level 13 Legendary Accessories up for grabs.  Be among the top 10 participants in your shard to win some extreme bonuses.  The top 3 ranked players will receive highly coveted Level 13 Legendary Weapons!  Whether you participate in 1 or over 120 battles, each player will receive a reward based on participation.  With this update also comes a change in the Title system, with new honorifics for those who compete in the Arena, including Crest of Justice.

The Forgotten World Has Gone Mad

While all of the high level players descend upon the Arena, the Forgotten World has resurged!  Open to all players between 35 and 110, take up arms to protect your precious cargo from these furious monsters.  All players who participate in the Forgotten World event from now until April 16 th will be able to snag 10 FREE Skill Point Scrolls after the event has finished next month.  There will also be new titles associated with the Forgotten World, so grab them while you can!

Players can watch the official Silkroad Online Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/officialsilkroad for all of the news surrounding this massive update! Better yet, to start leveling up and prepare for combat, visit the Joymax portal: http://bit.ly/Join_Silkroad


About Silkroad Online

Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters.

About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging online game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC market. With its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, the game has grown to offer service in over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a proven global entertainment company, providing multimedia content for all. For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.com  

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