Major update for Canaan Online goes live today in Europe

Press Release

For immediate release

Dublin, Ireland – August 1st, 2012Gala Networks Europe, one of the leading free-to-play games publishers and operators of the http://www.gPotato.eu portal, is delighted to announce the launch of a new major expansion for Canaan Online, a free browser-based MMORPG set in a manga universe. This important update will be released this afternoon on their English, French and German servers

This major expansion will give all the adventurers the opportunity to try the brand new Druid class.

The Druid is like no other class in Canaan Online and offers players the chance to experience a range of different abilities and skills in game. By casting their many buffs, Druids can increase the attributes of pets beyond their normal limits and confer new active and passive abilities never seen before.

The Druid may act as a support class who augments the party’s damage and survivability, or fill the role of a damage dealer, utilising his trademark whip and an array of poisons and debuffs.

The Druid release is accompanied by a host of new content, including new items, new weapons, more quests, new player mounts, and of course: new pets. These will give even long-established players the opportunity to experience a new chapter in the story of Canaan Online!

Also featured will be an improved tutorial that should appeal to players newly arrived in the exciting world and will make it easier for them to familiarise themselves with all the unique features Canaan Online has to offer.

But that’s not all, to mark the occasion, the Canaan Online team has prepared a special event which will start this Friday and all characters will earn double experience to help level up their new Druids and existing characters!

Canaan Online is a free browser-based MMORPG based in a cute manga universe. No download is required, and the game can be played directly from your browser!

All press information for Canaan and all the gPotato.eu games can be found at our press centre at http://press.gpotato.eu/latest.asp.

To find out more about the game visit our official website at http://canaan.gPotato.eu

PR Contact:

Tom Reynolds

Peppermint P

T: +44 (0) 207 2402645

tom.reynolds@peppermintp.com

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About Canaan Online

Canaan Online is a free browser-based social MMORPG developed by XPEC Entertainment and published across Europe in English, French and German. It is available to play at the gPotato.eu gaming portal.

An exciting adventure awaits players with hundreds of quests to complete as you discover the story behind Canaan Online. It features a comprehensive pet system and dozens of collectable pets to capture, train and trade, instances, dungeons, a full crafting system, auction house and a well developed chat system. It also features the choice of automatic or manual combat modes, allowing all types of players to play. Players can register and play this free MMORPG game at the official European website – http://canaan.gpotato.eu.

About Gala Networks Europe Ltd. & gPotato.eu

Gala Networks Europe Ltd. of the leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Dragonica, Allods Online,   Canaan Online and Terra Militaris. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 8 million users. It will also publish the martial-arts MMORPG Age of Wulin and the fusion-fantasy MMORPG SEVENCORE in 2012. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.

About XPEC Entertainment

Established in 2000, XPEC Entertainment is the leading interactive entertainment software developer and publisher in Greater China. With great passion and solid development skills, XPEC delivered more than 14 titles in the worldwide market in the past 9 years. Latest titles include, “Kung Fu Panda” (PS2/Wii, 2008), “Hardy Boys – The Hidden Theft” (Wii/PC, 2009).

Located in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and Suzhou with more than 500 employees, XPEC builds up a skilled and experienced team with solid achievements. In the meantime, XPEC has dedicated eight years in research and development for web MMORPGs and is amongst the few studios in the world to have spent so much effort for web MMORPG development. XPEC is the pioneer and leader in the field for developing client-free games.


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