IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- JANUARY 7, 2011 -- Atlus Online today celebrated the launch of the Pandora Saga™ open beta with much mirth and fanfare, inviting F2P MMORPG fans to sign up and take part in the game's massive realm vs. realm battles. In addition to raising the player level cap and unlocking all classes, the open beta also offers fans who play during the open beta's first week free Trial Dexterity and Trial Life Perfumes, in-game boost items that will aid them on their journey.
"We're excited to be able to introduce our fans to the full experience," commented Tsuyoshi Onozuka, Director at Atlus Online. "We believe in continuously engaging our community. As we demonstrated in the closed beta and intend to deliver in the final release, our biggest focus remains making the Pandora Saga community enjoyable, exciting, and rewarding to be a part of. To that end, fans who register and sign into the open beta can look forward to a full slate of fun in-game events and hands-on game managers, something they should expect to see through and after the game's release."
The open beta follows a successful closed beta which included a number of group excursions into the game's inhospitable wilderness, culminating in a large inter-realm clash. It served as a sneak peek for fans into the breathtaking battles--at times up to 600 players large-- Pandora Saga promises to deliver when it launches in early 2011.
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About Pandora Saga
There once stood a Great Empire where a primeval relic known as "Pandora" kept peace and harmony. One fateful night, peace was shattered as a great fire rained down upon the earth, leaving nothing behind but smoldering ash. Overnight, the once great empire was reduced to rubble, wiping out any traces of Pandora along with it. Three new nations emerged from the ruin - The Kingdom of St. Pfelstein, The Empire of Latuga, and The Confederation of Varik - each vying for ultimate control of both territory and resources in this developing land, and searching for the long-forgotten artifact, Pandora. Prophecy states, "Those who find Pandora will be granted unparalleled honor, power, and riches." The truth of these words, however, remains unclear. So it is amidst this battle for supremacy that you awaken. Bereft of memory, you will choose a side and lend your strength to their defense lest the war for control and quest to find Pandora first brings the walls of your nation crumbling down...
- <*> War of tremendous scale--With an emphasis on PvP action and a variety of immense theatres of war upon which to wage battle, some of Pandora Saga's greatest conflicts can host as many as 600 combatants.*> <*> Real-time, strategy--laced combat-Breaking from genre traditions, attacks occur in real-time based on user inputs. Bonuses based on player tactics, such as the direction from which an enemy is attacked, can be exercised by either combatant, making for exceptionally tense PvP encounters.*>
About Atlus Online
Atlus Online is the online interactive entertainment division of Atlus U.S.A., Inc., renowned for its proud tradition of publishing exceptional role-playing games with strong niche appeal. Atlus Online's flagship title, Neo Steam: The Shattered Continent, a unique steampunk free-to-play MMORPG, complements the existing library of critically-acclaimed Atlus video games, including: Demon's Souls, 3D Dot Game Heroes, Odin Sphere, the Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. More information can be found at www.atlusonline.com.
About ROSSO INDEX K.K.
ROSSO INDEX develops and operates online games such as Master of Epic -The ResonanceAge Universe-, Shaiya ETERNITY, RAN ONLINE, PANDORA SAGA, The Tower of DRUAGA -the Recovery of BABYLIM- and ARCADIA SAGA. By offering special in-game items for purchase and user-friendly systems, ROSSO INDEX ensures unique game experiences that both advanced users and online game novices can enjoy. ROSSO INDEX distributes and licenses its online game titles to overseas territories through its subsidiaries Rosso Index Malaysia and Goldsky Digital Technology Ltd.
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