Stronghold Kingdoms Becomes 2nd Most Popular Free-to-Play Game on Steam

London, UK28 May, 2012 – Firefly Studios today announced that Stronghold Kingdoms has remained the second most popular free-to-play game on Steam since the title launched on the service three months ago.

Stronghold Kingdoms has made a name for itself on Steam since the game become available on the service on 28 February 2012. Claiming the number two spot in Steam’s free-to-play section ahead of titles like APB Reloaded and DC Universe Online, Kingdoms has remained the second most popular free-to-play game on Steam for three months. Instantly popular with Steam users, Kingdoms managed to hold off newcomers such as Super Monday Night Combat and World of Battles: Morningstar and even break into the overall top ten played games on Steam.

Firefly had previously stated its intention to bring Kingdoms to new platforms and territories. With the game’s Steam release and the opening of new German, Russian and French worlds, the company’s goal of one million registered players is closer than ever.

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About Stronghold Kingdoms

Stronghold Kingdoms is the medieval online castle game. Join hundreds of thousands of players in a rich world of Lords, Ladies, Bumpkins and Barons as you build your village, research new technology and strive to be the greatest in the land. Construct mighty castles to defend your lands against insolent intruders, develop your economy and trade your way to victory, lead your fellow noblemen to war and control of the Kingdom. Build, besiege, pillage, farm, explore, research, vote, trade and banquet your way to the throne!

About Firefly Studios

Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles. Formed in 1999 by Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette, the company has brought to market a number of high profile and commercially successful strategy games, including the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over five million. Firefly has offices in the UK and US. For more information please visit their website at or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.



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