Irvine, Calif., May 25, 2012 –Reloaded Productions, the wholly-owned creative development studio for GamersFirst, today announced the live release of version 1.8.0 for the Free2Play® online action game, APB Reloaded. Following the successful 1.7.0 update last month, update 1.8.0 introduces new Weapon Skins that give the citizens of San Paro the power to customize the look of their weapons, a new Joker Mystery Box, an exclusive reward for completing the 1.8.0 Challenge, and a hefty 40% marketplace discount.
Key Features of the Update Include:
1. Weapon Skins – The Armas Marketplace is stocked with 14 new Weapon Skins and even more are available through in-game progression!
2. Joker Mystery Box 3 - Gives players a chance at the new OCA Nano 'Connoisseur,’ and other cool prizes. The Nano is a never-before released unique, silenced automatic secondary weapon and is the most wanted prize for this box. In the spirit of San Paro, every box contains a prize!
3. Memorial Day Double Discount Weekend– From May 26 thto May 28 th, Premium members can add an additional 20% to their existing 20% Armas Marketplace discount and get their favorite weapons and items, including the new Weapon Skins for 40% off!
4. The 1.8.0 Challenge – Citizens that complete 10 Action District Missions, each day, for 3 days in a row (Friday – Sunday, 5/25/2012 – 5/27/2012 PDT) will be rewarded with five Joker Mystery 3 Boxes! Completion of this challenge also grants players an entry into a drawing to win the never before released 4-slot Vegas G24 and Hot Rod kit! 10 Lucky winners per server will be the first to cruise the streets of San Paro in this brand new ride.
“We are proud to fulfill our community’s desire for wanting the option to customize the look of their weapons,” said Myra Widodo, producer for APB Reloaded. “As always, we continue incorporating feedback from the APB community and our development team is burning the midnight oil to bring new content to the game”
Released in 2011, APB Reloaded melds player-on-player combat within the immersive world of a city on the edge of total chaos. Powered by Epic’s Unreal 3 engine, APB Reloaded features a robust set of customization tools second to none, providing gamers the ability to create the exact look of their in-game avatar, character symbols, clothing and even customize cars they drive. To get up-to-date information on GamersFirst and APB Reloaded’s Community and Fan Pages, check out the following links:
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/apbreloaded
Development Blog – http://apbreloaded.gamersfirst.com/
Twitter – @apb_reloaded
About Reloaded Productions
Reloaded Productions is the creative game development studio subsidiary of GamersFirst.com with studio operations in Irvine, CA, Cary, NC and Edinburgh, UK. Reloaded Productions’ roster of massively multiplayer online games includes APB Reloaded, Hailan Rising and Fallen Earth. For more information about Reloaded Productions, please visit http://www.reloadedproductions.net or follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/reloadedproductions.
GamersFirst is the leading Free2Play® MMO game publisher in the Western hemisphere. GamersFirst.com serves more than 30 million players in over 160 countries with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. GamersFirst.com features the hit MMOG's APB Reloaded, Fallen Earth, Sword2, and future hits Hailan Rising and Taikodom: Living Universe. Read more about the company and its games at http://www.GamersFirst.com.