JOYMAX LAUNCHES ‘ARGOS’ THE EUROPEAN SERVER FOR SILKROAD ONLINE 

Seoul, KOREA – August 12th, 2011 – Joymax, a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for the global market, today announced that they have rolled out a new European server for Silkroad Online.  With an increasing number of European players keen to experience the universe of Silkroad Online the new server ‘Argos’ will provide new benefits and a smooth gameplay experience for the popular MMORPG.

“We have been delighted to see a big increase in European players in recent months”, said Nam-chul Kim, CEO of Joymax, “With the recent introduction of the eighth expansion for Silkroad Online, Mysterious Temple of Jupiter, the launch of the European Argos server will allow players from all over the continent access to the game without the effects of network latency on player performance”.

To celebrate the launch of ‘Argos’, Joymax are organizing a series of special events for four weeks from now until September 2 nd where players will have the opportunity to be awarded a 300% increase in experience points, gold and special items. Become the greatest hero of ‘Argos’ in high speed races and receive bonus experience points and items that will increase your characters’ growth.

Every player on Argos will receive special benefits including a 200% increase in experience and skill points during the event period. Players at level 50 – 75 will be awarded benefits to enhance the gameplay experience including the reverse return and instant resurrection scrolls and Pandora’s Box. For those players that reach level 75 or above they will receive 11 th grade normal weapons. Finally 87 lucky players who reach level 80 or above will be randomly for a special item gift: 11th Grade Fight Weapons.

Players can learn more about Silkroad Online at   http://www.joymax.com/silkroad/, or watch for updates on the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/officialsilkroad and Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/SilkroadOnline 

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. The most recent expansion, Legend V Plus: Battle Arena provides players with a new PvP arena battle system where they can duel adversaries for Arena coins and Experience as they compete for ultimate domination!

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About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has become a global entertainment company developing and publishing high-quality multimedia content.  Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, which launched in 2004, has since grown to offer service in 200 countries.   For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.com

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