Sunnyvale, Calif. – September 21 st, 2011 Over 1.5 million players have experienced Rappelz Online, but they never saw an event like this. The well-loved MMORPG will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a series of five events, beginning with a video contest and a +55% EXP boost that lasts until October 5. The boost is twice the size of past EXP events, an unprecedented increase that will help players both new and old race through the skill tree to find the strongest character build.
This is just the beginning of the ramp up to November 2, the day Rappelz officially launched as one of the first fully-featured, free-to-play games for the West. Since then, the game has seen 7 major content updates and now features over 650 quests, 15 classes, and of course, 25 of its signature pets. Players can tame the monster they choose, from the humble Tortus to the noble White Dragon, and train it to fight beside them with a variety of unique skills.
Now Rappelz invites players to share what makes their pets so special in the Pet Appreciation contest. Participants have until October 28 to submit a short video of their pet in action. Winners in three categories will receive top-notch Astro A40 gaming headsets with speaker-quality sound and one-of-a-kind custom Rappelz tags. One grand prize winner will get an upgrade to the unbeatable A40 Wireless System and a bonus 5,000 gPotato award.
Rappelz promises a two-month long extravaganza with new events every two weeks. The celebration begins now and there has never been a better time to build your hero. Get started today at the official Rappelz website!
Rappelz is a visionary MMORPG with gorgeous graphics, an in-depth pet system, extensive quests, nimble mounts, an innovative class structure, player ownable dungeons, and a dynamic PVP system. Players choose from three races – the Deva, Gaia, and Asura – representing Creation, Earth, and Destruction. Characters can then become one of fifteen distinct classes through customization, from monster tamers to axe-wielding battle mages. Players can also enjoy taming, raising, and evolving their battle pets. Magical pixies, ferocious orcs, and divine white dragons can all be yours to command!
Founded in 2004, gPotato is a leading publisher of free-to-play online games. The gPotato Game Portal at www.gpotato.com hosts a diverse and lively portfolio of games such as Fly for Fun, Rappelz, Tales Runner, Iris, Luna, Aika, Allods, Prius, and Uncharted Waters Online. gPotato now eagerly awaits the upcoming release of its newest MMO, Sevencore! Over 10 million registered users gather to play gPotato’s games for free every day. Through the uniquely powerful vehicle of online games, gPotato connects people from all over the world to create a fun and friendly global community.