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Oslo, Norway – April 11 th, 2013 - The online browser-game ManagerLeague is entering its 100th online season. Since the launch of the game in September 2005 almost 1.000.000 people from over 180 countries have played the game. Today, there are 45.000 active players, and the 'oldest' players have been with the game since launch.
Developer Christian Lassem says: 'The fact that we've managed to entertain so many people for so many years is a clear indication that there are a lot of people out there with a passion for manager-games. We work continuously on improving our product to satisfy an increasingly demanding audience. Since the launch of the game we have revised the match simulator 14 times. In addition, we have made major revisions to the graphics, the user interface, tactical options and the transfer market. The constant rejuvenation of the game has contributed to keeping players interested, and I'm hoping that the surprises we have planned for season 100 will add to that.'
ManagerLeague is a football manager game that uses virtual players, rather than actual players. Your abilities as a manager determine the development and success of both your players and the team as a whole. The matches are played in both a league system and a cup system involving players from all over the globe. Two matches are played each weekday, and each season lasts four weeks.
About Fifth Season AS
Fifth Season was founded in Oslo in 1999, and is developing and maintaining web-based massively multi-player online games. The company has at present 4 employees.
Planetarion was the first game released by Fifth Season in 2000. This browser-based game was a huge success, and had, at its peak, over 180.000 active players, which was more than 3 times more than any competitors. The game was later sold to another company.
ManagerLeague was launched in 2005, and is still played by thousands of players all over the world.
In 2010, the company began work on its third title, the sci-fi game AD2460. It is set to reinvent and reboot the genre originally defined by Planetarion. AD2460 is expected to launch in 2013.
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