Seoul, Korea, September 19, 2011 - Joymax, a leading online game developer and publisher, announced today that the Cash Shop for its first-person shooter World War II game, Karma Online: Prisoners of the Dead goes live tomorrow and will be available to its community of players. The first wave of cash shop items includes new weapons, equipment, abilities and bonuses. To learn more about the game, players can visit http://www.joymax.com/karma/
"The latest update to Karma Online provides a host of new exciting features and improvements, that will evolve the Karma Online experience for both new and old players alike," said Joymax CEO, Nam-chul Kim. "The first wave of items in the cash store will provide unique new weapons and equipment that can be used in the battle for global victory - equally we are incredibly excited to have Karma Online fully localized for those players from Germany, Spain and Turkey."
In addition to a variety of new equipment-varying from clothing and boots to supply boxes, the first wave of items to hit the Cash Store will include powerful new weapons, such as the AWP and the Camo AVS-36. Players will even be able to purchase items for skill resets, new character slots and quick respawns.
Coinciding with the launch of the Cash Shop, Joymax will also be launching a series of improvements to the open beta client and gaming-network. As part the initiative, the European and North American network infrastructures were upgraded to ensure a smooth and lag-free gameplay experience for players from all regions. In addition, the new clan matching system will match players for battle according to a variety of different criteria. Finally, language packs for German, Spanish and Turkish were added.
About Karma Online: Prisoners of The Dead
Developed in conjunction with Dragonfly, and published by Joymax, KARMA Online: Prisoners of the Dead is the newest installment in the KARMA Online series, the top online first-person shooter series in Korea. Players go back in time to World War II, where they must choose to side with the Axis or Allied powers and join the fight for global victory - with a zombie twist. In this virtual and historical simulation, players will be up against enemy troops as well as hundreds of the walking dead from the remains of the catastrophic battle. KARMA Online: Prisoners of the Dead will be available in English, German, Spanish and Turkish. To become a fan of Karma Online: Prisoners of the Dead, players can visit http://www.facebook.com/#!/KarmaPOD or http://twitter.com/karmapod and http://www.youtube.com/user/KarmaPOD
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
Established in 1995, Dragonfly is the developer of the world's first Online FPS, Karma Online. Dragonfly's broad credits also include co-developing famous titles with Activision, including both Quake Wars Online and Soldier of Fortune Online. Dragonfly continues to build on its other signature titles as it expands towards distribution overseas. For more information, please visit www.dragonflygame.com/eng/.