RuneScape launches Clan celebration Month

Cambridge, UK– Tuesday 8 th March 2011– Jagex Games Studio, developer of RuneScape, the world’s most popular free-to-play MMORPG, today announced the start of

RuneScape’s clan celebration month. 

The month long clan focus promises to be the largest and most event filled celebration to date.   Each week during March will be themed around a different style of clan based activities, so whether you are into skilling, killing or chilling, there will be an event for you! 

Throughout the month RuneScape will play host to a huge number of in-game events and activities throwing the spotlight on different types of clans as well conducting a series of Q&A sessions both with the RuneScape support team and notable clan leaders from within the community. 

But March isn’t only focused on clans, as the next bonus XP weekend will begin on 11 th March! More information about the bonus XP weekend, including details of the levelling multiplier, can be found here

“A huge proportion of our players are members of in-game clans and these play a huge role within the RuneScape community,” said Paul Mayer, RuneScape Community Manager at Jagex.“Some of our larger clans have more than 4000 members so it’s really exciting that we can focus an entire month celebrating them. For those in the community who are not already a member of a clan or who want to find out what clans are all about, then this is the perfect time to do start!”

This celebration kicks off today and culminates with a massive closing party on Sunday 3 rd April. The month long clan focus comes in preparation of the forthcoming clan content update which players can expect shortly.  To find out more about this content update, please read our developer blog.

To create a free RuneScape account and take part in the clan celebrations head on over to: www.RuneScape.com.

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About RuneScape

RuneScape is the world’s most popular free-to-play MMO (as recognised by Guinness World Records), from multiple award-winning independent British development studio Jagex. Set in a richly detailed, medieval fantasy world of epic scale both geographically and historically, RuneScape proudly draws its inspiration from classic role-playing games. RuneScape delivers a contemporary, innovative and original experience for millions of players across the globe as a fully featured free-to-play game, with a popular subscription option of even greater scale and ambition, both running directly within almost any computer’s browser.

Thanks to its character-class-free skill system and elective gameplay, there are no limits to the hero players can become, no quest you cannot complete and no requirement to collaborate with others or face them in player-versus-player combat unless you so choose. RuneScape’s distinctive role-playing style rewards players who think strategically and play smartly. Its witty, intelligent tone, finely balanced gameplay, epic questing and myriad in-world diversions combine to create a game that has earned its place as the most popular free-to-play massively multiplayer online game of all time and continues to push the boundaries of online role-playing as it enters its glorious tenth year.

About Jagex– Just About the Game Experience:

Jagex Games Studio is a multi-award winning games developer and publisher based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games and is the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.

Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world’s best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles including the world’s most popular free online multiplayer game, RuneScape.

Press Contact:

Adam Tuckwell

PR Manager

Jagex Games Studio

Email:   Press@Jagex.com

Tel:         +44 (0)844 588 6607

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