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Munich, Germany – March 13, 2012. Marvel's Super Heroes will speak French: The localized version of Marvel Super Hero Squad Online is now available to fans in French-speaking regions of Europe. Following the official launch by ProSiebenSat.1 Digital in November, the free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMO) based on the internationally renowned "Super Hero Squad“ franchise of the legendary comic book heroes from Marvel is now also available completely in French. French-speaking fans can now register free of charge at www.super-hero-game.fr.
"Fans of the Marvel Universe, MMO gamers, and comic book readers were thrilled by the official launch of Marvel Super Hero Squad Online," says Markus Büchtmann, Managing Director of ProSiebenSat.1 Games. "We didn't want to keep our French community, which has been loyal to our games for so long, waiting anymore."
Varied gameplay for everyone
As in the other versions, players of the French version of Marvel Super Hero Squad Online take on the roles of their favorite Super Heroes such as Spider-Man, Wolverine, or Thor, and prevent evil Super Villains like Magneto or Docteur Fatalis from taking control. The varied gameplay allows players to embark on action-packed missions individually or in teams of up to four players, in all available languages! Fans can discover additional areas online with their friends, take part in exciting, strategic collector's card duels, enjoy the entertaining challenges of arcade games, and explore and individually design their own headquarters! The challenge mode provides players new to the MMO genre and experienced gamers alike with an additional incentive, as certain quests are rewarded with heroes or tickets for the prize wheel.
New heroes available regularly
Once registered, every player can don the outfit of Thing, Cyclops, Falcon, or Ms. Marvel. Premium members of Marvel Super Hero Squad Online have even more choices: These players can access exclusive characters in advance, such as Iron Man or Black Suit Spider-Man. The French-speaking audience will also be delighted with the cast of more than 40 additional well-known characters currently available from the in-game shop. With more than 5,000 heroes in the Marvel Universe, Super Hero Squad Online regularly adds new heroes!
About ProSiebenSat.1 Digital GmbH
ProSiebenSat.1 Digital manages the online, video, and games business, as well as the strategic areas that are closely tied to the core TV business, such as mobile and HbbTV. In the online video area, the company bundles the broadcaster sites such as ProSieben.de and SAT1.DE, the video community MyVideo as well as the games portal www.sevengames.com.
About Gazillion Entertainment
Gazillion Entertainment is a privately held developer and publisher of free-to-play online games for all ages. Gazillion’s games feature revered brands and original properties, superior production quality and unmatched gameplay. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Gazillion has development studios in California and Washington. For more information on Gazillion and its studios please visit www.gazillion.com.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com.
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