RAGNAROK ONLINE KICKS OFF AN INTERNATIONAL 9TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Marina Del Rey, California - June 01, 2012 – Gravity Interactive, a publisher of exciting massive multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), launches their yearly tradition: an annual celebration for their wildly popular anchor title, Ragnarok Online. To celebrate the game’s nine years of service, “Where the Old Meets the New“ is this year’s slogan in what is to be one of the biggest in-game celebrations to date for RO veterans! Players should run, not walk, to the official site and prepare for a day at the fair via Play Ragnarok Online, and join the community on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/playragnarok 

“We’re celebrating nine amazing years this summer and want to wish a happy birthday to Ragnarok Online,“ said Jason Heimdallr Koerperich, Ragnarok Online Producer at Gravity Interactive. “Our players are diving into their summer for some hard earned fun and there’s plenty of celebrating going on in Midgard.”

Welcome to the 1st Annual Midgard Exposition And Bazaar.  Presented by the Eden Group and the Lighthalzen Chamber of Commerce, this festive event is a grand Expo celebrating the defeat of the Demon, Satan Morroc, and the discovery of the New World. The Expo’s grounds are a painstakingly accurate recreation of the old town of Morroc where the Demon first appeared, and the theme of this year’s festivities is ‘Progress and Harmony for Midgard‘.  Adventurers are invited to visit the Expo, which has run into some ... well, let’s just say ... difficulties.

During the course of their exploration of the Expo and its quests, players will be pulled into an unusual story where they will be aiding the Expo in getting up and running as well as unravelling a sinister secret that is lurking within the middle of otherwise peaceful fairgrounds.  Players will need to be at least level 70 to experience the full breadth of the Expo events but no cutting in the ticket line!

One thousand years of peace have reigned, and the world has forgotten the horrors of the age of myth; as in all things, peace can never last forever and evil waits patiently.  Once friendly monsters turned aggressive; soon after followed demons attacking and the dead rising from their graves.  Heroes appeared to beat back the invasions until the fateful day that Satan Morocc destroyed the peaceful town of Morroc with his freedom granted by the insane and corrupt humans of Midgard.  The heroes re-gathered themselves and pushed back with everything they had but only a stalemate was possible. The delicate seals that protect the world from spilling into complete chaos weaken and break, and only the knowledge and power from the age of myth can save Midgard from certain doom.  Can you and your allies push back the threat of total annihilation and protect Midgard from the final Ragnarok?  Join now at Play Ragnarok Online, or follow the official Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/playragnarok

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About Ragnarok Online

Ragnarok Online is a fast-paced, 3 rd person fantasy MMORPG, where friends can make parties, groups can make guilds, and the powerful can battle for top spots in weekly Guild vs. Guild battle to gain supremely powerful items of the Gods. 

Combine hundreds of options to optimize your equipment and appearance, along with fully customizable stats and skills to make your adventurer truly unique! With dozens of classes, you can find the one that fits your play style, band together in parties to fight powerful MVP bosses for unique gear or hunt monsters for cards to get unique and customizable effects for your equipment.

Sell these newly acquired items or player-created ones, including potions and weapons, to your fellow adventurers in a fully player-driven economy.  Take pets out for a walk through the hundreds of areas from lush forests to creepy ruins or even through the bottom of the ocean!  Quest to hunt the deadliest of creatures, to learn about the lore and history of Midgard, or find a way to journey to new locations that become available with Ragnarok’s regular update schedule.

About Gravity Interactive, Inc.

Headquartered in Marina Del Rey (California, U.S.A.), Gravity Interactive, Inc. was established in March 2003 and is the U.S. subsidiary of Gravity Co. Ltd. (South Korea, Nasdaq GM: GRVY).  Gravity Interactive, Inc. is a world-renowned leader in online game publishing and operates Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) for the North American casual and hardcore gaming markets.  The company’s flagship title, Ragnarok Online, has over three (3) million North American subscribers (about 50 million subscribers worldwide) and has been joined by other titles Dragon Saga, Requiem: Memento Mori, and ROSE Online.  More information can be found at www.warpportal.com

 


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