CAMBRIDGE, UK—31st March 2010– Jagex Games Studio, the UK’s largest independent games company, today announced that its first third-party publishing title War of Legends has successfully reached the end of beta testing. The game has proved extremely popular during beta testing with thousands of new players joining the battle every day.
To celebrate the games full launch the War of Legends community team has planned a week of in-game celebrations and Jagex will additionally be rewarding all the beta testers by giving away free item packs to all the players who helped to make War of Legends such a success.
“We have been overwhelmed by the popularity of the War of Legends beta and we are extremely grateful to the fantastic community of beta testers who have made the game such a triumph” said Rob Smith, COO at Jagex Games Studio.“We have seen hundreds of thousands of players joining the game during the beta phase and we are delighted to see the community growing so quickly. With such a rich backstory, depth of content and unbeatable community support we are certain that War of Legends will continue to entice players to join the battle.”
War of Legends is a flash-based strategy game where players build vast empires, appoint legendary leaders and form multi-player alliances to reach eternal glory. The games rich back-story, based on ancient Chinese mythology, paired with the highest levels of development quality, depth of content, graphics and community support has positioned War of Legends as the leading free to play real-time strategy game.
About War of Legends
War of Legends is a real-time strategy game based on ancient Chinese mythology where players rule empires, manage resources, and command armies to conquer their enemies. The game is free-to-play and is playable directly in the internet browser without any downloads. War of Legends is the first third-party title published by Jagex Games Studio and is available to play for free today by visiting www.waroflegends.com.
About Jagex Publishing
Jagex Publishing is a division of Jagex Games Studio, the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.
Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles including the world’s most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com. Jagex’s latest release, War of Legends, is the studio’s first third-part title and the studio has ambitious plans to release multiple titles from third-party developers throughout the year alongside the studio’s own in-house titles.
Jagex– Just About the Game Experience
Jagex Games Studio is a leading independent computer games developer and publisher specialising in the development of high quality online games.
The studio has a long standing reputation for creating the world’s best online games by developing hugely popular, high quality, assessable, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the globe.
Jagex is best known for RuneScape, the three times Guinness World record holder for the world’s largest free-to-play MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game), and Jagex.com, the studio’s captivate games portal. Jagex currently employs almost 400 people across two Cambridge studios.