Munich, Germany, March 20, 2012. Following the successful open beta phase, the free-to-play browser strategy game Skylancer – Battle for Horizon is officially launched today. At the time of its release, the title is available in six languages, and contains new quests and an improved PvP* matchmaking system. Air pirates can now register free of charge at www.skylancer.com and delve into the adventure-filled world of the browser-based MMO.
Skylancers conquer the world
At the time of its release, Skylancer – Battle for Horizon is available in German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Turkish. Each country has its own game world. In addition to the contents of the open beta phase, a number of new quests for PvE** fans are now playable. These are aimed at low-level players as well as more experienced players who have already completed level 20, and enable PvE players to level up even more smoothly than before. The PvP matchmaking system has also been optimized and provides improved opportunities for players to compare their skills with each other.
About Skylancer – Battle for Horizon
As the ruler of a flying island, the player will encounter many different challenges in Skylancer – Battle for Horizon: building up an island, embarking on exciting quests, gathering and managing resources, sending increasingly powerful troops into battle with different special abilities, exploring the planet of Horizon, and even taking part in a race to build a tower to the moon, where even more valuable resources await.
The free-to-play browser game combines elements such as quest systems, leveling up and PvP combat with elements of building simulations and strategy games.
Skylancer – Battle for Horizon is being created by the development studio Chimera Entertainment in Munich together with its publishing partner GamesInFlames, and distributed by ProSiebenSat.1 Games.
*PvP: player versus player
**PvE: player versus environment
Images and video footage of Skylancer – Battle for Horizon are available on the following server:
About ProSiebenSat.1 Games GmbH
The games publisher focuses on the Europe-wide licensing of online games as well as games partner acquisition. The portfolio includes, among other things, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online, L.A.W – Living After War, LOCO – Land of Chaos Online, S4 League, and Audition.
About Chimera Entertainment
Chimera Entertainment is an independent development studio for digital entertainment software with a focus on online games and cross-platform development. The company, located in the heart of Munich, won the LARA Startup Award in 2007 and has more than 30 employees. Since its foundation in 2006, Chimera Entertainment, with its partners, has already published titles on five platforms, including the browser MMOG "Warstory – Europe in Flames", "Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima", and "Demolition Dash" which was awarded the Deutscher Entwicklerpreis (German Developers Award) in 2011.
GamesInFlames is an online game label founded by three games industry veterans who share a total of 40 years’ experience in the games business. GamesInFlames enables developers to reach their full potential by supporting the development process, helping to improve game design, securing financing, assisting with technology and operations and promoting new IPs. Working with developers and publishers beyond simple game development, GamesInFlames assures lasting gamer relationships with fewer risks for publishers. For more information about GamesInFlames, please visit http://www.gamesinflames.com.