March 7, 2013 - Leading online game developer and publisher Joymax is teasing an upcoming update for their long-running world renowned MMORPG, Silkroad Online.  Despite heavy competition from others titles in the dominant RTS and FPS fields, the PVP arena has flourished and shows no signs of dying off.

During the last seven years with the rise of MOBA titles such as League of Legends, Silkroad Online has three PVP modes that still bring players to the game in droves.  Whether a player is looking for one-on-one action, team gameplay, or goal-oriented play, there’s a little something for everyone.

Fortress War

The Fortress War is a bi-weekly event held every first and third Sunday of the month at 17:00 UTC (GMT).  During this intense hour of combat, guilds compete to see who can plunge into the depths of the Fortress and claim it for their own.  Guilds who conquer the stronghold are able to set the tax policy for the traders on the Silkroad, craft special items, and apply a levee to enter large cities.  During the next fortress war, that guild will be challenged to maintain their hold on the Fortress, or lose their benefits!

Battle Arena

With 2v2, 8v8, 16v16 and even 32v32 combat, the arena is open twice daily to both random and arranged matches.  Whether taking up arms as a party, within a guild, or divided into their two job categories, working together is tantamount to victory.  Once the teams have been chosen, battle participants will be able to choose between Capture the Flag or Point Battle – and may the hardiest team win!  A successful match will earn players Arena Coins, which can be used to purchase Rank 9-11 Accessories.

Battlefield of Infinity

Open 24/7, the Battlefield offers players level 70 and above a challenge that can be tackled solo or within a party of up to eight members.  Players must protect their Guardian Stone during each progressive stage; if it drops to zero health, the Battlefield will end.  Players will have up to two hours to complete all the tasks or they will be kicked out with no rewards. Finishing a successful run of the Battlefield will award players Arena Coins.

With an increasing number of games that focus on the short and intense match style gameplay, Silkroad Online is ready to introduce a fourth mode of PVP.  Players can watch the official Silkroad Online Facebook at! on March 19 th for all of the news surrounding this monumental update! Better yet, to start leveling up and prepare for combat, visit the Joymax portal:


About Silkroad Online

Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters.

About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging online game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC market.  With its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, the game has grown to offer service in over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a proven global entertainment company, providing multimedia content for all. For more information, please visit


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