Pirates of the Burning Sea: Power&Prestige Hits Open Beta!

7/9/2010, Seattle WA: Flying Lab Software is proud to announce that its anticipated expansion– Power&Prestige– has entered Open Beta as of today, July 9th. Anyone playing Pirates of the Burning Sea using a free 14-day trial (available at www.TryPirates.com) will be eligible to log into the Testbed server and try out the expansion with no level-cap before it goes live in early August.

Along with giving players a chance to preview Power&Prestige’s new features, including over 60 new missions, Port Governance, and a brand new“Brawling” fighting school, Flying Lab will be running events on the Testbed server every weekend so that players can get together and experience the new content.

“Power&Prestige’s closed Beta has been a great success,” said Tom Atkinson-Edwards, Community Manager at Flying Lab Software.“The feedback from our testers has been fantastic and we’re excited to show Power&Prestige to the world!”

Below is what our beta testers have to say about Power&Prestige:

“I like what they have done, a lot ... the new missions are great. The new graphics look really nice.”

“Good writing, good stories, memorable characters, fantastic images ... I laughed out loud, and still smile when I think about it.”

“Eager and Anticipating. That's the 2 words I would use for the release of P&P.”

Power&Prestige expands upon the game’s real-time Port Conquest system, allowing players to not only capture ports on behalf of their parent nations, but to also become a Port Governor with great economic and strategic influence. It also contains over 60 new missions, a new“Brawling” fighting school, and much more.

Pirates of the Burning Sea is an MMORPG featuring high-seas action and adventure in a bold world of pirates and plunder. Set against the backdrop of the New World of the 18th century, players can choose one of three nations— England, France or Spain— or choose the role of a Pirate to battle it out for glory and power.

About Flying Lab Software

Flying Lab Software, a Seattle, Washington, based game development company established in 1997, is the maker of the critically acclaimed Rails Across America. Flying Lab Software is currently working on expanding Pirates of the Burning Sea and several new games for its Casual division. For more information about Flying Lab Software, please visit www.flyinglab.com<http://www.flyinglab.com<http://www.flyinglab.com>>


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