Sunnyvale, California – October 4, 2011 Historic nautical MMO Uncharted Waters Online TM (UWO) is elated to announce the arrival of its very first birthday! Having originally launched via the Netmarble Portal, UWO has continued to grow and has proudly achieved a strong community of avid adventurers. Today marks one year of exciting service, and with North American partner gPotato, UWO anticipates many sailing expeditions for years to come.
To show their appreciation to all UWO players who have traversed the high seas, the team has prepared daily item giveaways and boosts for the entire month of October!
- Premium Ticket Blast – During this event, players will receive a Premium Ticket if they are logged-in to UWO on October 8 at 8:00 AM exactly. This quality item is an adventurer’s chance at trying out a coveted sailing vessel or other valuable prizes.
- Three Week Marathon Event – Players can receive daily items and boosts just by logging in! During the week of October 5, those with a Fame above 500 will receive a different item each day if they log in for 7 days straight. The following week players will automatically get 2X Skill Proficiency points, and 2X Fame points are available the week after that.
- UWO Sailors Writing Contest – Throughout the month players can test their literary skills with the ‘UWO Sailors Writing Contest’. Players are encouraged to submit personal stories and thoughts about their exciting adventures in UWO. The bestpieces will be nominated to win one of 13 desirable prizes including exclusive ships such as the Modified Royal Frigate, the Custom Schooner, or the grand prize - a Custom La Royale. Find out more information on our Official Forums.
Play via gPotato ( http://uwo.gpotato.com/uwo/main.asp )
Play via Netmarble ( http://global.netmarble.com/uwo/main.asp )
About Uncharted Waters Online
Uncharted Waters is a historic nautical game developed by Tecmo Koei. Ever since 1991’s original Uncharted Waters game, the series has been well-loved by a wide range of players. Known for its rich historical plots and detailed setting, players will live, work, and play the past, rewriting the 15th century to make their own history.
About Netmarble and CJ E&M Games
Located in Seoul, Republic of Korea, CJ E&M Games is a global entertainment company dedicated to enriching people's lives through fun, social and massive online gaming. The company currently provides more than 200 game titles to more than 20 million registered players via its portal site Netmarble, a highly popular Korean gaming portal launched in 2001. CJ E&M also operates a direct gaming platform, Global Netmarble in English and service Mini Fighter Online and Uncharted Waters Online since 2009.
Founded in 2004, gPotato is a leading publisher of free-to-play online games. The gPotato Game Portal at www.gpotato.com hosts a diverse and lively portfolio of games such as Fly for Fun, Rappelz, Tales Runner, Iris, Luna, Aika, Allods, Prius, and Uncharted Waters Online. gPotato now eagerly awaits the upcoming release of its newest MMO, Sevencore! Over 10 million registered users gather to play gPotato’s games for free every day. Through the uniquely powerful vehicle of online games, gPotato connects people from all over the world to create a fun and friendly global community.
About TECMO KOEI GAMES
TECMO KOEI GAMES is a developer of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds, digital download content, as well as online and mobile games. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive®, Ninja Gaiden®, Tecmo Bowl® and Fatal Frame® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises and online titles such as Uncharted Waters™Online and Nobunaga's Ambition Online®.