FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DUBLIN, Ireland– August 25th– Allods Online is the AAA fantasy and space opera MMORPG developed by Astrum Nival and published in French, English and German on the www.gpotato.eu games portal this Autumn. As the game moves closer to launch, gPotato Europe is proud to announce that registration for the Allods Online Closed Beta Test is now open to public at http://en.allods.gpotato.eu/ad.
Developed by the Astrum Nival development team drawing on over a decade’s worth of experience on online development and a USD$12 million budget, Allods Online looks to set a new standard in the quality of free to play MMORPG. Set on the remains of the fantasy planet of Sarnaut, which exploded during its history, the six surviving races are scattered across archipelagos of floating islands known as allods. The games 1,500 varied quests at release unravel the mysteries of the planet’s past and intrigue, covering thousands of years of in-game history. By picking their allegiance from one of the 2 opposing factions, the League and the Empire, players can select from one of the 28 classes. With the best of traditional ground-based MMORPG gameplay that players expect from an AAA MMORPG, Allods Online raises the bar by giving high level players the Astral space, a dynamic environment ripe for exploration and ship based combat and voyages of discovery in their Astral battleships.
The Closed Beta Test will be kicking off in the upcoming weeks and the registration for this early test phase is now open. Beta access will be granted to selected players among the registered users, and more and more players will be able to enter the game throughout several phases of testing. Players who reach level 17 during the closed beta period will also be able to keep their character name and friend list for the launch of the game. Guild Leaders who reach level 21 and gather 24 members will also retain their Guilds into the Open Beta then further on to the release.
It’s easy to follow Allods Online. The official European website has lots of information on the game’s history, development and background at http://allods.gpotato.eu . Facebook users can join the Allods community here and YouTubers can watch the Allods Channel at YouTube.com/Allods. You can also follow Allods Online on twitter at http://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_en. Further information on the CBT will be announced in the coming weeks, so stay tuned to gPotato.eu for more information.
About Allods Online
Allods Online is free full blown MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe with player-built and player-controlled space battleships, creating a new dimension of co-operative game play. Join one of the 2 factions at war in the deep storylineby choosing from one of the 28 classes available. Customise your character and pet via the rich creation system and level up by completing over 1500 quests at launch and confronting over 300 unique creatures. Explore and fight your way in dungeons, castles and temples as a raid or as a group. Allods Online features Faction vs Faction, Players vs Environment, and Ship vs Ship mechanisms. Be ready to explore the Astral space on board of your own ship, and if piracy sounds like the life for you, it can be!– http://allods.gPotato.eu
About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu
Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. Gala Networks Europe operates the gPotato brand by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games via the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPG’s including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica and Allods Online. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 2,000,000 users. Allods Online, the fifth game of the portal, will be available in Autumn 2009 and Canaan Online will be available in early 2010.
About Astrum Nival
Founded in 2006, Astrum Nival, formerly known as Nival Online, is the leading developer and operator of free to play client-based online games in the Russian Federation and the CIS. Also the exclusive Russian operator of Perfect World, Granado Espada, and Pirate King Online (branded as Piratia™ in Russia), the company develops rich online worlds full of epic adventures, challenges and fun for international audiences. Its first announced title is Allods Online, the epic MMORPG continuation of the globally acclaimed Allods series (known internationally as Rage of Mages). Astrum Nival is headquartered in Moscow, with development studios in Moscow and Voronezh, Russian Federation. Additional information is available at www.astrumnival.com
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