FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Göteborg, Sweden - February 19, 2010 - First Planet Company, developer and publisher of the largest real money Massively Multiplayer Online Game, announced today the newest version, 2010|01 is available for download. This new version is the fusion of ideas from the community and a desire to make the game world the best it can be.
The new Quest/Mission System is a preview of what's to come as Planet Calyspo collects users experiences, sentiments and suggestions so that the official missions release will be as finished as possible. There is a mission broker in Port Atlantis that will initiate new players with five starter missions. The five sample missions will be built upon so that new pioneers have a more focused experience as they enter Planet Calypso. This will also lead to advanced missions eventually allowing players of all levels to get in on the action and experience the ongoing storyline. When players have completed the sample missions they should provide feedback using the survey found here http://survey.planetcalypso.com/survey ... /index.xml to make sure their ideas are used to improve the system. Planet Calypso will be improving the GUI of the mission system so interactive objects will be more clearly marked.
Planet Calypso also heard the cries from pioneers that updates were needed to the graphics and design of the main areas. As a great start the Cyclops area between East Scylla Mountains and Fort Troy, as well as some Land Areas and Outback Lands to various degrees on Amethera have been improved. Not only do they look a lot better than before, they are also optimized better for performance. The Cyclops area is being used as a reference work for future server area updates so that the full performance of the CryEngine2 can be seen and felt allover the planet.
• Newcomer spawn - When first arriving to Calypso the new settlers spawn in the following order:
2. Cape Corinth
3. Fort Ithaca
If the Port Atlantis server is full or down the newcomers will spawn at Cape Corinth, and so on.
• Added trilomite spawns at Amethera
• Deer Mall fee balancing.
• General Outback Land Area dressing up and bug fixing.
• Tweaked spawns at Swamp Camp and on the road to Port Atlantis.
• Fixed streaming audio at CND Control Room.
• General bug fixing.
• Estate Development Implementation from participant orders.
• Land Areas, Shops and Shopping Booths fixed
First Planet Company is the developer and publisher of Planet Calypso, the largest real economy Massively Multiplayer Online Game in the world. Players have the ability to participate in a unique virtual world where they have no monthly costs. Its innovative real money economy uses a virtual currency which has a fixed exchange rate with the US dollar. This allows players to deposit and withdraw real funds for their adventures on Calypso or in the real world. It is also the first MMORPG to use CryTek's stunning CryENGINE 2 for amazing graphics and physics. Planet Calypso is the oldest planet in the Entropia Universe and is free to download.
Planet Calypso is a free download available at the game's website, www.planetcalypso.com.
About First Planet Company
First Planet Company AB is a subsidiary of the MindArk Group. First Planet Company AB developsand markets Planet Calypso, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) based on the Entropia Platform, and is part of the Entropia Universe. Set in a distant future, the planet Calypso is home to an expanding human colony struggling with the natural and economic elements involved in establishing their new civilization.
For more information on First Planet Company (FPC) and Planet Calypso please contact us at the numbers above or go to our website at http://www.planetcalypso.com
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